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Look, Mom, I fit!

Look, Mom, I fit!

Five-year-old Fayetteville resident Lola Knowles got an up-close look at one of the large tires on an earth-mover that was part of the Touch-a-Truck fundraiser for the Odyssey Charter School in Newnan. The June 7 event at Ashley Park in Newnan featured more than 40 entries. Photo/Ben Nelms.

PTC’s Victoria Wilcox is Ga. ‘Author of Year’

Peachtree City author Victoria Wilcox. Photo/Submitted.

A Peachtree City author was named Georgia Author of the Year for Best First Novel by the Georgia Writers Association June 7.

Victoria Wilcox authored “Inheritance,” which is the first in a historical fiction trilogy about the life and times of Georgia native Doc Holliday.

She discovered the story while serving as the founding director of the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum in Fayetteville, and Wilcox subsequently spent 18 years researching and writing about Holliday. Read More»

National Trail Day observed at The Ridge Nature Area

Southern Conservation Trust members (L-R) Keith Larson, Monica Coleman, and Jim Coleman (no relation) help out with National Trail Day at The Ridge Nature Area. Photo/Bonnie Hester.

By BONNIE HESTER
Intern for The Citizen

On June 7 the Southern Conservation Trust and Southside Cycling Club hosted National Trail Day — a collection of outdoor events held annually to celebrate America’s trail systems — for a second time at The Ridge Nature Area.

The Ridge is currently under development as the fifth public nature area to be owned or managed by the Southern Conservation Trust in Fayette County. Read More»

Things to do-June 12-June 20

June


June 12

Athletes, coaches, weekend warriors, or couch potatoes
are invited to a presentation from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Due South Restaurant in Peachtree City. Everyone is invited to get first-hand knowledge on the vital importance of nutrition, exercise and eating well. The presentation is given by David Phillips, M.D.
Please contact Diane Morris 678-389-1016 to RSVP or dianebmorris@gmail.com with questions.
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Award winners

Jeff Yeater accepts his award.

At this year’s Fayette County High School Senior Awards ceremony, two graduating seniors were recognized by Fayette County Post 105 with the 2014 American Legion School Awards. Pictured in the right photograph is Jeff Yeater, Post 105 Senior Vice Commander presenting the award to Jonathan Taylor. In the bottom photograph, Yeater is presenting the award to Megan Lewis. After graduation, Jonathan is planning to move to Alabama where he will study culinary arts. Megan will enroll at Georgia Southern and plans to major in sports medicine. Read More»

Summer means reading time

Summer means reading time

The Fayette County Public Library and The Friends of the Public Library invited children of all ages to join in this summer’s Vacation Reading Program. There is a wide variety of programs planned Monday through Thursday for the various ages. Children coming to the official kickoff received stories, balloons and ice pops as treats. Schedules can be found on the Web and in the library. Photo/Carolyn Cary.

Courthouse 5K is Saturday

For over 21 years, runners from all over the Atlanta metro area and beyond have come to Fayetteville to spend their Saturday mornings enjoying the fun, the exercise, the fellowship and the opportunity to help those that can’t help themselves by participating in the annual Old Courthouse 5K.

The Fayette County Civitan Club is putting on their 22nd Annual Old Courthouse 5K June 14.

The run will begin at 8 a.m., at the Fayette County Senior Services Center located at the Fayette County Justice Center, 4 Center Drive in Fayetteville. Read More»

Cruise’s new thriller will have you on the ‘edge’ of your seat

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In 1988, Bill Murray starred in a romantic comedy called “Groundhog Day,” a film where he was forced to repeat the same day repeatedly until his conflict was resolved. I do not remember how “Groundhog Day” ended because I was not a fan of it. I felt extremely annoyed seeing the same thing over again with minor modifications. I know it’s a fantasy, but I simply cannot wrap my head around two people falling in love with each other if they do not remember the connection they shared the previous day. Read More»

Former presidential candidate bringing his radio show to town

Herman Cain. Photo/Special.

Come join Herman Cain, a former candidate for the presidency, and host of The New Herman Cain Show on News/Talk WSB this Friday at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City at 6 p.m.

Hear Cain broadcast, get an autograph or your picture taken with him.

Bring your lawn chairs, food and friends and enjoy an evening of political banter where you can ask questions and get answers with Herman Cain. Read More»

Babytime is fun time at PTC Library

Babytime at the Peachtree City Library on Thursdays is a time for caregivers to expose their children to the wonder of stories that can be pulled off the shelf at any time.

At right, Babytime at the Peachtree City Library on Thursdays is a time for caregivers to expose their children to the wonder of stories that can be pulled off the shelf at any time.
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