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Dance classes start Sunday in Tyrone

Starting Oct. 17, at the Tyrone Recreation Center, there will be three different dance classes. The first dance class will be a beginner “Swing”, which is from 5-6 p.m., and is a co-ed class. The “Swing” is the most popular dance, with great floor appeal, easy to learn and most of all, is lots of fun.

The second class will be intermediate “Tango” from 6-7 p.m., and this is also a co-ed class. The “Tango” is a classic dance.

The third class will be for Ladies Only, and the the dance will be beginner “Cha-Cha”, from 7-8 p.m. Read More»

Doggie Dash for Georgia Heartland Humane Society, Oct. 30

Doggie Dash for Georgia Heartland Humane Society, Oct. 30

Dog owners and lovers, plus their furry, four-legged friends, are invited to participate in the seventh annual Doggie Dash, a major fund-raising event benefiting the Georgia Heartland Humane Society, on Saturday, Oct. 30. This 3K (or 1.86 mile) walk meanders through the shady trails of Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City and will provide a one-of-a kind opportunity for you and your pet to “Trick or Treat” together. Read More»

Head over heels for the Great Georgia Airshow

Head over heels for the Great Georgia Airshow

Yes, that’s a human being standing on his head atop the wing of a venerable biplane during the multitude of spectacular events this past weekend in the annual airshow at Falcon Field in Peachtree City. We are told no animals were hurt in the filming of this stunt. Photo/Jeff Lange.

'BANG' - The sound of a hit

'BANG' - The sound of a hit

James Roberson, a junior defensive end and nose tackle for Landmark Christian School’s varsity football team, looks up to his brother, Deashawn, 24, a musician. The two have collaborated on songs in a number of different genres over the years including R&B, Gospel and Rap. In 2009, the duo recorded a song about the Landmark Christian School War Eagles football team.

“The music that was played at the home games seemed a little dull,” Roberson said. “My brother and I went into the studio and wanted to give them something with a new taste.” Read More»

Great Georgia Airshow takes off at PTC's Falcon Field

Great Georgia Airshow takes off at PTC's Falcon Field

The crowds poured into Falcon Field in Peachtree City over the weekend to take in the one-of-a-kind sights and sounds at the 2010 Great Georgia Airshow. A wealth of aerial acrobatics, aerial stunts, fly-bys, vintage warbirds and a host aircraft on display highlighted the two-day event. Click here for a gallery of photos from the airshow.

Guest lecture on mourning rituals next Saturday

 Some of the widows’ dresses and artifacts on display in the “Mourning Rituals” exhibit at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum through the month of October.

Notice the spelling, or you might think this is a lecture on waking up and pouring yourself a cup of coffee. Far from it, as the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum is pleased to welcome guest lecturers Betty English and Carolyn Balog who will be presenting an entertaining discussion on the rites and customs of mourning for lost loved ones in the Victorian era. Read More»

Miss Troup pageants open to young women from Fayette

The Miss Troup County Scholarship Program, Inc. is now searching for young women in the Troup, Heard, Harris, Meriwether, and newly added Muscogee, Carroll, Coweta, and Fayette counties.

This is the 36th annual Miss Troup County Scholarship Pageant and the 16th annual Miss Troup Teen Pageant. Contestants will compete in Private Interview, Physical Fitness, Evening Wear, Talent, and must have a community service platform. Read More»

‘Driving Miss Daisy’ opens at The Legacy Theatre Oct. 8

There is a definite buzz of excitement among The Legacy Theatre’s patrons as Alfred Uhry’s “Driving Miss Daisy” rolls onto the stage this fall. 

“Whenever I announce the lineup for our upcoming fifth season, the one show audiences respond to the most is ‘Daisy,’,” said Legacy’s Executive Producer, Bethany Smith.  “It’s personally my favorite play of all time, and I know audiences will want to add seeing this play to their list of things to do this fall.”   Read More»

Bluegrass at final Lunch on the Lawn of 2010

Fayetteville Main Street is once again excited to give local workers, students and residents an excuse to take an extended lunch break Friday, Oct. 8 with the final Lunch on the Lawn event this year. From 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., residents and local employees are encouraged to take their lunch break to the old courthouse lawn in downtown Fayetteville. Chick-fil-A will be selling a lunch package for $5, but people can bring their own lunch as well. Read More»

'The Apprentice' goes to the dogs

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Kelly Smith Beaty, Fayetteville’s contestant on the new season of “The Apprentice,” is still on the show. She hasn’t been fired by Donald Trump. She hasn’t done much of anything. At least in what’s been revealed to us by the producers and editors of “The Apprentice.” I assume it’s her strategy to not make waves, and it’s a good one, but it makes it kind of hard to write about. Read More»