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Johnny Rivers to play Villages Amphitheater Sat. night

This Saturday, the legendary singer/songwriter Johnny Rivers makes his way to the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville. 

In 1964, Johnny Rivers began a stellar string of 29 chart hits, eventually selling over 30 million records and also ushered in the decade known as The Go Go Generation.  His first national hit, “Memphis” went straight to #1 that year.  Afterwards, he continued to write and produce award winning songs for himself and other great entertainers of the day.  Read More»

Family movie nights Fri in F'ville, Sat. in PTC

Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its first free “Moovie Night” of 2010 this Friday at the Villages Amphitheater. Beginning at 7p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and a showing of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” Read More»

Ga. Academy of Dance presents Coppelia ballet

Ga. Academy of Dance presents Coppelia ballet

It’s an exciting and special year for everyone at Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts as they celebrate 20 years of excellence in performing arts education and professional productions. Read More»

PTC Civic Ballet presents two shows this Saturday

PTC Civic Ballet presents two shows this Saturday

Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company presents a family ballet, “Pixie Dust and Fairy Dreams” on Saturday June 5 at Our Lady of Mercy High School at 1 p.m. The ballet is designed to introduce children to the art of dance with ticket prices of just $5. This program is supported in part by the Grassroots Arts Program of the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations of the General Assembly and in partnership with Arts Clayton. Read More»

Cheap Trick comes to PTC this Saturday

Cheap Trick, one of the most covered bands of all time will be center stage at “The Fred” on Saturday, June 5 as part of the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. Since the 1970s Cheap Trick has been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender,” and the late 80s lighter-waving favorite, “The Flame,” Cheap Trick are a musical institution. Read More»

'Lunch on the Lawn' this Friday

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host another wonderful opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy the beautiful weather and music on the Old Courthouse lawn.

Lunch on the Lawn will again take place from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. , and everyone is welcome to participate in this community event. PiesOn Pizza will be selling pizza lunch combos for $5, but people can bring their own lunch as well. Read More»

'Shrek Forever After' - Not too shabby

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The first thing I need to say about “Shrek Forever After” is it didn’t suck. Thank God. My mom thought it would stink and my sister, Carol didn’t even go with us. But surprise, the final Shrek movie is well plotted, better written and more laugh inducing. It brings back some of the magic of the first two films. Read More»

Healthpoint Pediatric friendly to families

Healthpoint Pediatrics opened its doors in 2004 in Tyrone by Dr. Marat Plotkin. He was motivated to open his own practice after providing ER services at Atlanta’s Scottish Rite and his goal was to provide an atmosphere in which parents are not rushed and are given time to discuss their children’s health with him. Healthpoint Pediatrics provides care to children ages newborn to 21 years old.

“Our goal is provide excellent medical care to our patients in a personalized manner, based upon trust and mutual respect with our families,” said Plotkin. Read More»

Am I Here?

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The title for this article is not original to me. It was the title of a poem written by a friend and if he still had it I would probably share it with you now, but he wrote it when he was a boy and it is apparently lost forever. The message of his poem, however, is one that shouldn’t be lost.

He wrote the poem at a point in life when he wondered if anyone noticed him. When he told a joke, no one seemed to be listening. If he was interrupted in telling a story, nobody asked him to finish it. “Am I here?” he wondered. Read More»

Memorial Day weekend activities planned

Memorial Day weekend activities planned

Memorial Day does mean a long weekend for a lot of people, but the meaning of the day goes a lot deeper. It is a time to reflect on the service that this nation’s men and women have provided in the Armed Forces. The people of Fayette County will have a number of opportunities to display their patriotism and honor those who have served this weekend. Read More»