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Fayette's newest Master Gardeners recognized

Fayette's newest Master Gardeners recognized

The Fayette Master Gardeners keep producing new green thumbs, welcoming the 2010 interns for this year’s effort. The bountiful garden is located along Heritage Parkway in Fayetteville just north of the library. Interns recently completed their training and 50 hours of volunteer service to receive certification as master gardeners. Pictured from the left are: (front) Jan Belvin, Lynn Amos, Anne Suenaga and Sheila Ostrofsky; and (rear) Kim Garwood, Joy Boyden and Harry Bolton. Photo/Ben Nelms.

From baseball to 'Moneyball'

Casey Bond

Starr's Mill grad grabs role in film with Brad Pitt

Casey Bond, a Starr’s Mill graduate, continued his baseball career in college and into the minor leagues. He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants and made it all the way to Class AAA before being released. After his release, Bond moved to Hollywood to pursue an acting career and struck gold with a role that combines acting with baseball. He is playing former Oakland A’s pitcher Chad Bradford in the upcoming film “Moneyball,” starring Brad Pitt. Read More»

Free screening of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' set for Friday

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as we show Raiders of the Lost Ark on the big screen Friday, August 27 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. This event was rescheduled from the original date due to inclement weather. Read More»

Slippery When Wet this Saturday night

Slippery When Wet this Saturday night

There all sorts of rock and roll dreams. Some people head out to karaoke nights and croon and strut like their favorite singers, while others toil in a garage and hope to have a night of glory on a local stage. Chris Verdon, a Peachtree City resident, had a dream about putting on a concert and decided to do something about it this year. Read More»

Got junk? See the Treasure Hunters in PTC this week.

If you have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around your house, the Treasure Hunters Roadshow wants to see them!
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow, based in Springfield, IL is bringing its five-day roadshow to Peachtree City for the first time this week, starting today at The Hampton Inn (300 W. Park Dr.)

“What we’ve really seen a ton of is gold and silver,” said Matthew Enright, the Roadshow’s Vice President of Media Relations. “As the dollar gets weaker, gold and silver go up in value. The gold market is through the roof,” he continued. Read More»

Market Day in Fayetteville, Aug. 21

Mark your calendar and plan to take time out of your busy day this Saturday, Aug. 21, for the 3rd Market Day event of 2010 at the Gazebo area in Downtown Fayetteville. “Last month, over 53 vendors participated and it just keeps growing,” said Joyce Waits, Main Street Coordinator. Read More»

Theatre training program accepting applications

Pictured are Maggie Spears, Fayetteville, Kathleen Balmes, Mallory Hu, Henry Bentley, Maria McCranie, Peachtree City, and Alexa Echevarria, Newnan. Photo/Special.

The Twilight Theatre is now accepting applications for their 2010-2011 Apprentice Company. In its third year, the Mission of the Twilight Theatre Apprentice Company is to expose young people to the full spectrum of theater through example, education and experience while reinforcing important life skills such as teamwork, cooperation, dependability, responsibility, accountability, and respect. Read More»

Grand Funk Railroad to play The Villages Aug. 28

Grand Funk Railroad will peform at the Villages Amphitheater, 301 LaFayette Avenue, in Fayetteville, on Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. There are a range of tickets available: lawn seats are $30 and reserved seating is $39, with tiered tables for eight people available for $400 and orchestra tables at $500.  Please call 770-719-4173 for more information.   The web site is http://www.villagesamphitheater.com. Read More»

Moovie Night at The Villages, Aug. 20

Fayetteville Main Street is giving the kids one more night of summer fun when it hosts the second “Moovie Night” of 2010 this Friday, Aug. 20, at the Villages Amphitheater. Beginning at 7 p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, games and movies. Read More»

Army Ground Forces band in PTC, Aug. 19

Army Ground Forces band in PTC, Aug. 19

The Army Ground Forces Band will perform at the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater Thursday, Aug. 19. Enjoy an evening of music under the stars featuring the works of John Williams, William Schuman, Saint-Saens, and the march king himself, John Philip Sousa. The concert is free to the public and no tickets are required. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m.
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