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Southern Crescent Chorale headed to Spivey Hall March 1

The Chorale gets ready for Spivey Hall. Photo/Special.

Now in its 12th season, the Southern Crescent Chorale has established a reputation for excellence and achievement in the south metro area arts community. Read More»

Miss Sandy Creek Pageant is this Saturday

Proceeds will benefit school’s choral department

The Sandy Creek High School Choral Department has rescheduled the 2014 Miss Sandy Creek Pageant after inclement weather forced the original pageant to be cancelled. The pageant is Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $7 on Friday, Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the SCHS cafeteria, or for $10 at the door. Read More»

PTC’s Father-Daughter Dance lights up the night

Bert Saunders took his daughter Haley for a twirl on the dance floor Saturday night at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. The popular event gave dads and daughters an excuse to dress fancy and have some quality time together. Photo/John Munford.

Dressed-up dads and daughters descended upon the Kedron Fieldhouse Saturday night for the annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. The popular event gave dads and daughters an excuse to dress fancy and have some quality time together.

At right above, Bert Saunders took his daughter Haley for a twirl on the dance floor Saturday night at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance hosted by the Peachtree City Recreation Department. All photos/John Munford.

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Things to do-Feb.21-March 22

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Student readies for Junior Olympics

East Coweta High School student Glen Lauzon, a 17-year-old Junior at ECHS, is a member of East Coweta’s air rifle team and a Marine Corps JROTC cadet. Lauzon, pictured right, practices along with ECHS student Destiny Collier, a sophomore and a fellow East Coweta rifle team member. Photo/Special.

East Coweta High School student Glen Lauzon has qualified for this year’s Junior Olympics air rifle competition. A junior at ECHS, 17-year-old Lauzon is a member of East Coweta’s air rifle team and a Marine Corps JROTC cadet with the rank of sergeant.

Lauzon will participate in the Junior Olympics men’s rifle competitions held at the Olympics Training Center in Colorado Springs in April after coming in first at the state Junior Olympics tryouts held Jan. 11 in Griffin. Read More»

Some got their Citizen ... others will Thurs., Fri.

Collage from Maggie Laton.

To our readers: Because of ice storm conditions Wednesday, many readers will experience delays in the delivery of the print edition of The Citizen for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.

Depending on road conditions, we expect to resume home delivery Thursday by midday. Some routes may be delayed until Friday morning.

The photo collage by Maggie Layton shows that some papers did get out early Wednesday.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this extraordinary weather event.

— Cal Beverly, publisher

Things to do-Feb.12-March 22

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Drone’s view of snowbound Fayetteville

Drone’s view of snowbound Fayetteville

Richard A. Greuel of Fayetteville had a new hobby device Jan. 28, and the three inches of snow that blanketed the area gave him a chance to try it out. Read More»

Things to do-Feb.6-March 22

February

February 6
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Southside staging civil rights drama

Cheryl Booker, Adrienne Harris, Lauran Wilkerson star in the production. Photo/Special.

Southside Theatre Guild is proud to announce in celebration of Black History Month the award winning play, “Waiting to be Invited.” The play will be performed beginning Feb. 6 and running for the next three weekends. “Waiting to be Invited” takes place in 1964  Atlanta.

Four middle-aged black women, co-workers from a local doll factory, travel by city bus to a “whites only” eating establishment inside a downtown Atlanta department store. Their purpose is to “test” their newly acquired civil rights handed down by the Supreme Court outlawing segregation in eating establishments. Read More»