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Librarians get in on the act at the Alliance

Local librarians Chris Snell and Sarah Trowbridge will have their moment in the limelight Oct. 5 at 2:30 p.m., when they serve as guest hosts for the Alliance Theatre’s world premiere production of “Native Guard,” an original staging of two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey’s Pulitzer Prize-winning poetic work. Read More»

Disney classic tale coming to Fayetteville

Mowgli (Aleena Soto) is caught by Kaa (Brielle Gradek) as Bagheera (Nia Tcheykov) tries to protect the man-cub.  Photo/Submitted.

A Company of Friends Theatrical Productions invites family audiences to come enjoy the musical jungle adventure, “Disney’s Jungle Book, Kids” on October 2-5.

Full of all the most beloved songs and characters from the Disney animated classic, this show will have you singing and dancing in your seats to favorites like “The Bare Necessities,” “I Wan’na Be Like You,” “Colonel Hathi’s March” and “Trust in Me!” Let us take you to a jungle full of crazy monkeys, funny elephants, cute honey bees, exotic jungle plants and even a little danger! Read More»

Comedy kicks off the season at the Legacy

The cast of “Moonlight and Magnolias.” Photo/Submitted.

Tickets are now on sale for Ron Hutchinson’s “Moonlight & Magnolias,” the hilarious comedy about the creation of ‘Gone with the Wind’. Just in time for the 75th anniversary of the classic film, this farce will be the first of five exciting shows being produced by The Legacy Theatre this season.

“We think our audiences are going to love Moonlight & Magnolias,” says artistic director, Mark Smith, who is also directing the fast-paced production. Read More»

All the news you have strength to print

All the news you have strength to print

There was far more than tractors and farm equipment on display at the 18th Annual Inman Farm Heritage Days held Sept. 19-21 at Minter’s Farm. Seven-year-old Ty Smith of Spalding County tried his hand at this circa 1900 Chandler Price printing press. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Things to do-Sept.24-Oct.25

September

September 24

Join Promise Place for an event today at 10 a.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church
in Fayetteville. The event is part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Learn the effects on our community and personal successes.
Light refreshments will be served.

September 26
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Styx sailing into Peachtree City

Styx sailing into Peachtree City

Classic Rock will fill the air Saturday night as The Fred finishes up the Lexus of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series.

The finale features the 70s and 80s band Styx.

The opening act is very special guest star Ed Roland and The Sweet Tea Project.

They will open the show at 8 p.m.

Spawned from a suburban Chicago basement in the early 70s, Styx would eventually transform into the virtual arena rock prototype by the late 70s and early 80s, due to a fondness for big rockers and soaring power ballads. Read More»

Classic cars headed to Senoia

Classic cars headed to Senoia

Mark your calendar for Senoia’s 10th Annual Cruisin’ to the Oldies car show Sept. 27 beginning at 11 am. Main Street will close at 6 am with car registration beginning at 7 am. Enjoy a day of fun complete with entertainment by “The Mustang’s,” 275 + antique automobiles, muscle cars and street rods (1989 & older) right in historic downtown Senoia and The Varsity serving their all-time favorites along with other food vendors at the food court. Downtown restaurants and shops will be open. For further information call 770-378-6627 or 770-599-8182. Photo/Submitted

Coweta County fair off to a good start

Children and adults of all ages enjoy the fair. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The 2014 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair on Pine Road will be open through Sept. 27. With special events and promotions, expect every visit to be fun-filled and action-packed. The fair’s hours are:

Today: noon to 12 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 21: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Monday,Sept. 22 - Thursday, September 25: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 26: 5 p.m. to 12 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 27: noon to midnight.

The Petting Zoo closes nightly at 9 pm. The exhibit hall and agriculture building close nightly at 10 p.m.

Gate admission is $5; children under 6 are free with paid adult admission Read More»

Coach Rock’s new arena

Ted Knapp with his new book. Photo/Bethan Adams.

‘Bury Me with My Whistle’

Coach Ted “Rock” Knapp woke up one day in March 2008 with both ankles swollen. He ended up at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, was diagnosed 36 hours later with two terminal diseases, amyloidosis and multiple myeloma, and given six to 11 months to live.

As his health waned, Rock, who lives in Peachtree City, quietly retired from Sherwood Christian Academy in Albany, Ga., after 30 years of coaching high school football across the continent. Read More»

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