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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers welcomes 33 new associates

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers is pleased to announce that 33 new sales associates have recently joined the company, 3 of which will work out of the Peachtree City Office.

Martin Wise, Lisa Cockerham, and Sarah Johnson will work out of BHGRE Metro Brokers’ Peachtree City Office located at 1218 North Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.     Read More»

Fayette County Board Of Realtors rally with realtors in New Orleans

Jackie and Gary Begg.  Jackie is 2011 President of Fayette County Board of Realtors. Photo/Special.

Several Realtors from the Fayette County Board of Realtors joined thousands of Realtors across the country in New Orleans during the 2010 REALTORS Conference & Expo held November 5-8. Read More»

Hight addresses Master Gardeners at November meeting

Hight addresses Master Gardeners at November meeting

Carol Hight, a Carrolton Master Gardener and retired school teacher, was the main speaker at the Nov. 15 Fayette County Master Gardener meeting.  Her subject was Hellebores - Winter Beauties and she drew a crowd of more than 60 members.  Hellebores, or Lenten Rose, are carefree, evergreen, low maintanance plants that should be a part of everyone’s garden.  They bloom in a variety of colors and can be enjoyed from Christmas through April which will brighten your winter landscape.

New Master Gardeners

New Master Gardeners

From left are new Master Gardeners Jeanne Belvin, Diane Hartman, Ann Suenaga and Sylvia Benedetti.  As interns they completed 50 hours of volunteer work in the county.  They were presented with their certificate and badge at the November 15 monthly meeting by Sandy Edwards, Horticulture Program Assistant.  If you would like more information on the program, please contact the UGA Cooperative Extension Fayette County, 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Suite 209, Fayetteville.  Telephone 770-305-5176.

Tyrone hosts ‘Tree Lighting’ next Friday

The Town of Tyrone has been busy with plans for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. The celebration will include local schools groups such as Tyrone Tempos, Burch Elementary, Flat Rock Middle School Chorus and Band to perform festive Christmas music to get you in the holiday spirit. Read More»

2010 Newnan Yuletide Tour of Homes on Dec. 3

One of the houses on the annual Yuletide Tour of Homes in Newnan. Photo/Special.

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS) will present this year’s annual Yuletide Tour of Homes on Friday, Dec. 3 in Newnan, the “City of Homes.” The tour is from 5 to 9 p.m. and includes seven homes that span over a century of architectural styles.

This popular event has been presented by the Piedmont Newnan Hospital Auxiliary for the past twenty-three years, and NCHS is honored to be this year’s sponsor. Read More»

Cathy and his cars on this year’s Christmas Tour of Homes

Restaurateur Truett Cathy stands by one of his dozens of antique autos, a 1934 Ford Cabriolet with a sales price of $525 at that time. The car only has 1,500 miles on its odometer. His car barn is on the Christmas Tour sponsored by the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Photo/Carolyn Cary

The Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is again holding its Annual Christmas Tour of Homes. It will be Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and 5.

Restaurateur Truett Cathy has generously allowed his antique car barn to be on the tour, however it will be open only on Saturday, Dec. 4.
There are dozens of antique autos to see, from 1920’s T-Model Fords, to cars belonging at one time to Billy Graham, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, and Ava Gabor. Read More»

Hometown Holiday in PTC, Dec. 4

The annual Hometown Holiday in Peachtree City will take place Saturday, Dec. 4.  Festivities will begin with the Candy Cane Hunt at 5:15 pm on Shakerag Knoll. Hometown Holiday continues at 6 p.m. with a musical program at ‘The Fred’, sponsored by Sam’s Club. The evening concludes with the Lighting of the Grand Christmas Tree approximately 8 p.m. at City Hall located on Highway 54. Read More»

Fayetteville tree lighting, Dec. 4

Fayetteville Main Street officially marks the beginning of the Main Street Holiday Season with the return of the Downtown Christmas Parade and the 18th Annual Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to gather downtown for a fun celebration that concludes with complimentary carriage rides with Santa beginning at 7 p.m. The parade starts promptly at 4:30 pm and will ride through the downtown square. Across the street at the Gazebo, Big Daddy’s Hot Dogs will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs at an affordable price for the spectators before, during and after the parade. Read More»

Legacy presents 'Sanders Family Christmas'

From left are Larry Cox, Jr., Caitlin Smith, Becky Clark, Doug Stroup, Richard Smith, Amy Bridges and Lamar Payne. Photo/Special.

In January of 2008 The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone brought you one of this country’s most produced shows during the last 20 years: Connie Ray and Alan Bailey’s bluegrass and gospel musical comedy, “Smoke on the Mountain.” Two years later it still stands as one of the most successful shows the theatre has produced.  The Legacy is excited this Christmas to bring their patrons the fantastic follow-up to this one-of-a-kind show.  Read More»

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