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60s legend is set to play Fayetteville

Gary Puckett. Photo/Special.

On Saturday, Southern Ground Amphitheater in Fayetteville will feature the late-60s Grammy Award winning band, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap. Opening for Gary Puckett is Atlanta-based group, R&B, Inc.

Between 1968-1970, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap had six consecutive gold records. This west-coast, American pop band sold more records than any other artist in 1968 and had the ladies swooning to such classics as “Young Girl,” “Lady Willpower, “ and their version of the Bee Gees hit, “To Love Somebody.” Read More»

Musical legend to play The Fred

Michael Bolton. Photo/Special.

The Lexus of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series continues on July 26 with Michael Bolton playing The Fred in Peachtree City.

After four decades in the music industry, Michael Bolton has become one the most successful musicians of our time. Few musicians have touched so many people’s lives in so many ways.

Bolton has sold between 50 and 60 million records. He’s won two Grammy awards for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance. He has earned over 24 BMI & ASCAP Awards, including Songwriter of the Year, 9 Million Air Awards and the Hitmakers Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Read More»

The fish she would not let get away

The fish she would not let get away

Gabrielle Klinger, 17, of Peachtree City had to go the extra fathom to haul in this 12 pound, 1 ounce beauty of a largemouth bass at Lake Kedron Monday. Fishing with a friend off the dock in nothern Peachtree City, the fish took the bait but managed to break the line. Klinger jumped into the shallow water to grab the 29-inch fish before it could get away. Photo/Special.

Senoia’s Moth Ball is July 25

Lori and Doug Kolbenshlag at last year’s ball. Photo/Special.

The Senoia Area Historical Society announces the third annual Moth Ball July 25 at 8 p.m.

This year. participants will be dancing under the stars on the lovely grounds of the Veranda Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn at 252 Seavy Street. Music will be provided by DJ Ray McKnight. It’s a BYOB event so you can enjoy your favorite beverage. Iced tea and water will be provided. Light fare will be served.

Want a shot at being crowned the 2014 Moth Ball Queen? Read More»

Whitewater yearbook wins an international award

The Vision 2014 Whitewater High School yearbook has earned a Certificate of Merit from the Printing Industries of America (PIA) Premier Print Awards.

The Premier Print Awards is the world’s largest, most prestigious international publishing competition with over 3,000 entries from across all forms of publishing. The criterion for the competition is based solely on the overall look of the publication (the quality of photography, design expertise, printing, and binding quality). Read More»

Christmas in July car show benefits Fayette kids

A successful car show benefiting Fayette Toys for Tots was held in the Fayetteville Summit Point shopping center July 5.

The event was hosted by Restorod and Collision Auto Body Shop and all toy donation proceeds were donated to Fayette Toys for Tots, which focuses on providing toys to local families in need during the Christmas holiday season. Read More»

Crowd celebrates Declaration signers

John Sloan, Ted Hackney and the Rev. Jeff Lowe always participate in the county’s Annual Let Freedom Ring. This was their 13th year of honoring our country’s becoming a new nation. The Fayette County Courthouse building was constructed just 49 years after this independence was declared. Photo/Carolyn Cary

 The 13th celebration of Let Freedom Ring took place July 4 on the Old Courthouse lawn and was well attended.

Can you name the three signors for the State of Georgia?

All 50 of the United States celebrated the 238th year of our Independence Day, which is an increase from the original13 states.

The James Waldrop Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, hosted the annual event along with the Marquis de Lafayette Chapter Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, and the Button Gwinnett Society of the American Revolution. Read More»

Get your tomato on Saturday

A scene from last year's tomato tasting. Photo/Staff.

A tomato tasting party is Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peachtree City Farmers Market in the Aberdeen Village Shopping Center parking lot in Peachtree City.

If you’d like to tickle your tastebuds and sample some tried-and-true heirloom favorites as well as some newer hybrids, don’t miss this old-fashioned tomato tasting party, sponsored by Down to Earth Organics Association. Read More»

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