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Peachtree City author’s new book debuts July 1

The newest book by a Peachtree City author. Photo/Special.

Peachtree City author Jill Smith Entrekin’s second novel, “Buck’s Junction,” debuts July 1 and will be available online at Amazon.com and www.Room272.weebly.com and in local book stores.

Staying true to her Southern roots, the book is a coming-of-age story set in a small Georgia town that tells the touching, funny and sometimes heartbreaking story of best friends, who just happen to be cousins. Entrekin’s first novel, “Star of Flint,” was published in 2011. Read More»

Princess Tea Party returns

The Princesses are returning to Fayetteville.

Twilight Theatre is proud to announce the sixth performance of The Princess Tea Party at the Historic Fayette Train Depot. Join this enchanting group of storybook princesses in an afternoon filled with magical stories and enchanting singing about living, loving and dreaming big!

This show is the perfect way to make your little princess feel like true royalty. Each show is followed by a tea party included in the ticket price and hosted by the Princesses.

This year’s performance is directed by Amanda McDonald of Fayetteville. Read More»

‘Hitsville’ makes a stop at The Fred

The Temptations will bring their catalog of hits to Peachtree City Saturday, Photo/Special.

The Fred in Peachtree City hosts two of Motown’s legendary bands this Saturday. The Temptations and The Four Tops will perform some of the biggest hits in Motown history under the stars in Peachtree City. Although the show is nearly sold out, there are still a few reserved seats available. The Temptations take the stage at 8 p.m., and The Tops perform at 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 7 p.m. Read More»

Serenading Senoia

Serenading Senoia

Seven Handle Circus was one of the groups bringing music to the streets in Senoia June 15 for the first-ever Senoia Social, a concert benefiting Camp Southern Ground, which is a camp designed to blend special needs children with their able-bodied counterparts. CSG, the brainchild of music superstar Zac Brown and his family, is expected to open next year in rural Fayette County. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Senoia invaded . . . by fun-seekers

Senoia invaded . . . by fun-seekers

An unprecedented number of visitors to Senoia flooded into the downtown area June 15 for the first of what is expected to be the annual Senoia Social, a day of live music to benefit Camp Southern Ground for disabled children. A project of Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, the fundraiser featured a host of bands on Brown’s record label. The camp is located in central Fayette and serves specials needs children. Photo/Ben Nelms.

It’s ‘Moovie’ time in Fayetteville

Movie screening set for Fayetteville.

This Friday, Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its first free “Moovie Night” of 2013 at Southern Ground Amphitheater. Beginning at 7 p.m., June 21, families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and movies. Bring your own chair or blanket.

Before sundown, a DJ will play songs for all ages, and kids can meet and dance with the Chick-fil-A cows. MOMS Club of Fayetteville will be selling kids tattoos, necklaces and bracelets. Read More»

Kling heads to New York for theater career

From left, Sharon Kling, Rebecca Kling, Dan Kling. Photo/Special.

Rebecca Kristen Kling, daughter of Dan and Sharon Kling, of Peachtree City received her Masters of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Alabama in May.
She was honored with a full scholarship and assistantship as a graduate teaching assistant.
She additionally taught acting classes to under graduate theatre majors. Read More»

‘Inheritance’ book signing is Saturday

Victoria Wilcox, author of the award-winning novel “Inheritance,” will sign copies of her book at Omega Book Center in Peachtree City June 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. “Inheritance” is the first book in the historical fiction trilogy, “Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday,” and was named one of the “best new books of the season” by the Great Southeast Book Festival.
 Wilcox, who lives in Peachtree City, was founding director of Fayetteville’s Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum, where she discovered the story that led to “Southern Son: The Saga of Doc Holliday.”  Read More»

‘The Neverending Story’ plays this week

Bastian (Josh Safran) is watched over by the characters in his book...Falkor (Andrew Miller), The Childlike Empress (Lizzie Radcliff), Atreyu (Seth Moan) and Artax (Emory Ogeltree). Photo/Special.

A Company of Friends Theatrical Productions is set to take audiences on a magical journey of imagination and thrills as they present the epic tale “The NeverEnding Story.” 
Show dates and times are June 14 at 7 p.m., June 15 at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and June 16 at 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville Train Depot in Fayetteville.
This high adventure production is full of fun and unusual characters that will delight you and a story that will touch your heart as well as your mind.  Read More»

Truck show revs up this weekend

Bill Morath and his REO Speedwagon (left) and his Chevy Tanker (right) will be on display at the fourth annual Inman Antique Truck Show at Minter’s Farm in south Fayette County this Saturday. Photo/Special.

For people who love old trucks and old cars, REO Speedwagon is much more than an iconic rock band. It’s a truck, one that actually gave the band its name back in 1967 when one of the founders, Neal Doughty, studied about REO Speedwagons during a class on transportation history.
Although the band spells out REO, truck enthusiasts pronounce the three letters as one word, even if they do represent the initials of the company’s founder Ransom E. Olds. Read More»

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