Lifestyle

Flicks at 'The Fred' June 11

'How to Train Your Dragon' on the big screen

Bring the family out for a free movie under the stars as Dolce Hotels and Resorts presents “How To Train Your Dragon” Saturday, June 11 at ‘The Fred’ Amphitheater in Peachtree City, located at 201 McIntosh Trail. Gates will open at 8 p.m., with the movie starting at sundown, which is approximately 9 p.m.. There will be games, contests, face painting and more so make sure you come early! Chick-Fil-A will also be available for purchase. Flicks @ The Fred is a free event, and no tickets are needed. Read More»

A rose by any other age . . .

A rose by any other age . . .

John Simon of Fayetteville proves that, even at age 91, you’re never too old to enjoy growing roses. This World War II Air Force veteran was the proud winner of a rose bush at the recent South Metro Rose Society 26th Annual Rose Show. Held May 14-15 in Fayetteville, the rose show featured over 330 roses of all varieties grown by local rose enthusiasts, as well as rose arrangements. A large group of show visitors enjoyed viewing, smelling, and photographing the exhibited blooms at no charge. Read More»

Eye injury would have been prevented by safety glasses

By Dr. John Henahan
Special to The Citizen

We have all been reminded of the importance of safety glasses when using grinders, power saws and weed trimmers, said Dr. John Henahan of Spectrum Eyecare in Peachtree City.  "An unfortunate patient in my office the other day reminded me of just how any tool can cause a serious eye injury." Read More»

The accidental beekeeper

Bobby Torbush with just one of the frames containing a honeycomb and thousands of bees removed from Judy Ward's home. Torbush filled up all of his containers and had to use five gallon buckets for the remaining honeycombs and bees.Photo/Judy Ward.

Fayetteville woman learns about honeybees after beekeper finds over 60,000 in walk-in closet

Judy Ward, an ad sales representative for The Citizen and a Fayetteville resident, and her husband, Ron, noticed something strange occurring on the side of their house.  Read More»

Christian City offers a bit of the good life for seniors

By Heidi Becker
Special to The Citizen

Christian City is a wonderful option for active seniors looking to find an affordable place to call home. The sense of community and a full range of amenities are key factors when people make their decision to move to the Christian City campus.  Many affordable independent living options are available.  Whether you are interested in a beautiful patio home with a small yard for planting flowers and entertaining, or a low maintenance apartment, Christian City can meet your housing and lifestyle needs. Read More»

FAACE meets at Dogwood Gallery

FAACE meets at Dogwood Gallery

Artists often dream of selling their work in an art gallery - elegant surroundings, the perfect lighting and interested collectors.  Having your work in a gallery can make you feel like a legitimate artist.  If you are an artist yearning to be “discovered,” the evening of June 7 could hold the key for making that dream come true. Read More»

'Kung-Fu Panda 2': 2 Much Action, 2 Little Plot

Kevin Thomas's picture

There is a famous actor by the name of Jackie Chan. He has made numerous films, some really good (“The Karate Kid” remake) and some really bad (“Rush Hour 3”). The reason some of his movies are bad is their overreliance on action sequences. They have a bare minimum amount of plot, but hey, who needs that when you can see Jackie punch a guy in the face with his foot? DreamWorks’ latest film, “Kung-Fu Panda 2,” is like a bad Jackie Chan film with cute animals as characters. Read More»

Architectural Alphabet exhibit at HDF Museum

If you love looking at old homes and historical buildings, the newest exhibit at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum will be right up your alley. The Architectural Alphabet will both educate and enlighten visitors in a fun and creative presentation. Read More»

Helping seniors stay independent is the goal of Acti-Kare

What do you do for a senior loved one just beginning to need a little extra help, but determined to stay independent and continue living in their own home? This can be a difficult dilemma for their family, especially for those living farther away or shouldering an already-heavy schedule of family or work-related obligations. Read More»

Spine surgery in the 21st Century

The technological advances in spinal surgery over the last decade have been dramatic. Many of the instrumentation systems and techniques that are used by spine surgeons today were not even developed during my Fellowship training 14 years ago. Fortunately, our ability to learn and perfect these techniques has also improved with the availability of cadaver-based training facilities and surgeon mentoring programs. Read More»