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Georgia author Diana Palmer to speak and sign books at Fayette County Library July 9

Diana Palmer, best-selling author of popular novels of romance and suspense, will visit the Fayette County Public Library on Friday, July 9 at 1 p.m. She will talk about her novels and her writing career, answering questions from the audience. Following her chat, Palmer will sign copies of her new book, “Dangerous,” which will be on sale at the event. “Dangerous,” part of the long-running “Long Tall Texans” series, tells the story of Kilraven, the ruthless yet mesmerizing FBI agent with a haunted past. Read More»

Swingin' Medallions kick off holiday weekend

Swingin' Medallions kick off holiday weekend

The Swingin’ Medaillions will be in town Friday, July 2 at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. Dubbed by Lewis Grizzard as ‘The Party Band of the South’, the concert kicks off the Independence Day celebrations in Peachtree City. Read More»

America and Christopher Cross at 'The Fred'

Christopher Cross

Riding into town this weekend, America is set to play ‘The Fred’, with special guest Christopher Cross, Saturday, June 26. The concert is part of the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. Read More»

3rd 'Toy Story' is funnier than its predecessors, has more heart

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Some film sagas and its characters you never forget. Shrek, Indiana Jones and Edward Cullen are a few of these characters. Oh yeah, and Harry Potter, too. Another set of these people are the “Toy Story” gang. Woody the headstrong cowboy (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear, space ranger (Tim Allen) are the heads of this wonderful group, which also includes Hamm, the piggy bank (John Ratzenberger), Jessie, the cowgirl (Joan Cusack), and Mr. Potato Head (Don Rickles.) Read More»

New 'Kid' kicks in the right direction

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In 1984, there was a story of a teen that learned karate from a maintenance man because the kid got beat up by bullies. That was the plot of “The Karate Kid” then and now, except the kid in the new version learns kung fu. This version, set in modern-day China, is better in pace and action and great music is also present. Read More»

Take a walking tour of Fayetteville

Just in time for the summer break, Fayetteville Main Street has printed two, separate walking tour brochures for visitors and locals that are interested in learning about the history of our wonderful city. The brochures are available at the new Directory kiosk located next to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville, and also at the Train Depot Welcome Center. Read More»

'The Karate Kid' - Remake connects

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This had all the makings of a train wreck. Read More»

Market Day in Fayetteville this Saturday

This Saturday, June 19 is the first Market Day event of 2010, so come and join Fayetteville Main Street as they welcome everyone to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville and browse through a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade and homegrown products.  Everything from jewelry, jellies, flowers, and birdhouses to organic vegetables are available for sale to the public.  The Market opens at 10 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m.  Subsequent Market Days will be held on the third Saturday of every month, now through September, and on the fourth Saturday of October. Read More»

'Oh What a Night!' at The Fred, June 19

The music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons takes center stage at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater on Saturday, June 19 in the show “"Oh, What a Night!" Read More»

Southern Chorale presents Friends and Family night June 18

The Southern Nights Chorale presents its sixth season-ending “Friends & Family Concert” on Friday, June 18. The Chorale will introduce its 2010 repertoire, which includes special crowd-pleasers “Ezekiel Saw the Wheel” and “Hallelujah! We Shall Rise!” You will also hear such perennial favorites as “You Raise Me Up,” “Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho,” and the “Manly Men Extravaganza.”

The public is invited to enjoy a melodic evening of popular, sacred and patriotic music performed by this select, men’s a cappella glee club. Read More»