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Bring on the Pancakes Superbowl!

Bring on the Pancakes Superbowl!

He wasn’t in the pancake eating competition, but Thomas Keohane came to McIntosh High School ready to put away the flapjacks Saturday morning at the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. Participants got all you can eat pancakes and sausage along with entertainment including the pancake eating contest, face painting and a fire truck on display. Photo/John Munford.

Things to do-Jan.30-March 22

January


January 30

“Plaza Suite” is today at 8 p.m. at the Newnan Community Theater Company. The three-act play tells the stories of three different couples who successively occupy Suite 719 of the New York Plaza. To purchase tickets, visit Newnan Theatre Company’s web site at http://www.newnantheatre.org or visit the box office before or after any performance. The theatre is located in historic downtown Newnan at 24 First Avenue.


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Library hosting book release party

Library hosting book release party

The Fayette County Public Library invites the public to an all-ages launch party celebrating the release of Vincent Wolf’s second children’s book, “The Boy with Hearts for Hair,” on Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Read More»

'Plaza Suite' open for business

Susan Patterson and Jeff Allen prepare for the show. Photo/Special.

By Joan Doggrell

Gear up your brain and dust off your funny bone for another uproarious Neil Simon farce. “Plaza Suite,” one of Simon’s best-loved New York plays, opened at Newnan Theatre Company this week and runs through February 2.
“’Plaza Suite” has slapstick moments, romantic moments, plus a little heartbreak in the first act. If you like comedy light and funny you’ve got that. Broad and farcical, a little hint of drama to it, you’ve got that too,” said NTC’s artistic director Tony Daniel. Read More»

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

Fayette Woman at Pinewood Gala

January 2014 Fayette Woman Cover Lady Maggie Laton (center) chats with Pinewood Atlanta Vice President of Operations Brian Cooper (R) at the Pinewood Gala Saturday night in a soundstage on the Fayetteville studio site. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Things to do-Jan.22-March 8

January


January 22

The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a trip to the King Center at  8:30 a.m. Read More»

Carter family's music hits the stage

When the Legacy Theatre’s Artistic Director, Mark Smith, chose “Keep on the Sunny Side: The Songs and Story of the Carter Family” as the anchoring show for the professional theatre’s eighth season, he knew it would be a kind of homecoming.

“I grew up in the Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia,” said Smith. “I know this story, this music, and these people like the back of my hand.”
Smith is referring to the first vocal group to become country music stars—the Carter family. Read More»

Battle of Brown's Mill reenactment slated for next weekend

Those interested in American history will be able to get an up-close look at a portion of it later this month. The weekend of Jan. 24-26 will feature the Battle of Brown’s Mill-Hospital Town Reeanctment 2014.

To be held at the historic battlefield site on Millard Farmer Road, the event will be the kick-off for the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Battle of Brown’s Mill which will include a reenactment of the battle and of Newnan as a “hospital town” during the Civil War. Read More»

There she is ... Miss Starr’s Mill

There she is ... Miss Starr’s Mill

On Saturday, Abby Feltner was crowned the new Miss Starr’s Mill 2014. Thirty-two Starr’s Mill high school girls competed for the title in casual wear, evening gown, interview and talent.

Abby wowed the audience with her rendition of the song “At Last.” This was the junior’s second year competing in the pageant. She was last year’s runner-up to outgoing queen Emma Wernecke.

Between her two wins, Abby has won $3,500 in scholarship money. The Miss Starr’s Mill pageant awards more scholarship money than any other high school pageant in the nation. Read More»

‘Chicago’ at McIntosh H.S. Thursday night

‘Chicago’ at McIntosh H.S. Thursday night

The McIntosh High School Drama Department is presenting “Chicago” Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students. To reserve tickets, email infoatmcintoshtheatre.org, or for more information visit, mcintosh theatre.org. Photo/Special.

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