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Former presidential candidate bringing his radio show to town

Herman Cain. Photo/Special.

Come join Herman Cain, a former candidate for the presidency, and host of The New Herman Cain Show on News/Talk WSB this Friday at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City at 6 p.m.

Hear Cain broadcast, get an autograph or your picture taken with him.

Bring your lawn chairs, food and friends and enjoy an evening of political banter where you can ask questions and get answers with Herman Cain. Read More»

Babytime is fun time at PTC Library

Babytime at the Peachtree City Library on Thursdays is a time for caregivers to expose their children to the wonder of stories that can be pulled off the shelf at any time.

At right, Babytime at the Peachtree City Library on Thursdays is a time for caregivers to expose their children to the wonder of stories that can be pulled off the shelf at any time.
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Touch a Truck is Saturday in Newnan

The 3rd Annual Touch A Truck event will be roaring back to Ashley Park Mall today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The event, organized by Odyssey School PTO and held in the parking lot behind Olive Garden, is a chance for kids and adults to enjoy vehicles, trucks and equipment from companies like Caterpillar, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Peterbilt, FedEx, and Southside Wreckers.

Kids can talk to the drivers, take pictures, honk horns and sit inside many of the vehicles. Read More»

Things to do-June 7-June 15

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June 7

School’s out, so let the summer concerts begin in Fayetteville.  This Saturday night, classic progressive-rockers Kansas will get the 2014 concert series in Fayetteville kick started with their catalog of 70s and 80s hits. Opening for Kansas is Arc & Stones, a rising group on the modern music scene. A few tickets still remain for Kansas, and range from $25 - $35.   Read More»

Twin Eagles

Twin Eagles

Joshua Villars, left, and Caleb Villars, right, have the distinct honor of being Eagle Scout twins. They are 16 years old and just completed their sophomore year at Konos Academy.

The boys started scouting in 2004 with Pack 74 and advanced into the troop in 2009. They have an older brother who is also an Eagle Scout and their younger brother is on his way to Eagle. Photo/Special.

Three concerts highlight weekend

Kansas will be in Fayetteville Saturday night. Photo/Special.

Music lovers are in for a treat this weekend, as three very diverse acts take the stage at the county’s two amphitheaters.

On Friday, bring the kids to an awesome night of music under the stars in Peachtree City that your whole family will enjoy. The night includes performances by the McIntosh High School Chorus, local singer songwriter Paige McCauley, and up and coming new group – Beyond 5.
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Family night at The Fred is set

Beyond 5 plays Peachtree City June 6. Photo/Special.

Next Friday, bring the kids to an awesome night of music under the stars at The Fred Amphitheater in Peachtree City that your whole family will enjoy.

The night includes performances by the McIntosh High School Chorus, local singer songwriter Paige McCauley, and up and coming new group – Beyond 5.

“When I first heard Beyond 5 perform at a music conference in Nashville, I knew that we had to bring them to Peachtree City,” said Nancy Price, amphitheater manager. “They are extremely talented and could possibly reach ‘One Direction’ popularity.” Read More»

Summer track series on the way this week

Participants from last year’s track series. Photo/Special.

The Peachtree City Running Club has announced the schedule for its 2014 summer track series, which is open to runners of all ages and abilities.

Meets will take place Wednesday evenings from June 4 to July 2 at Riley Field adjacent to Peachtree City Elementary School. Registration begins at 6 p.m. with the first event at 6:30 p.m.

Participation is free for all runners and spectators. Read More»

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

A benefit concert from Thrive Entertainment featuring Collective Soul is Saturday at the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville.

The silent auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Items from TV shows such as “The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Drop Dead Diva,” “Goosebumps,” “The Originals,” “Taken 3” and many more!

Come out for a night of great music, fun, and a stellar light show. All proceeds go to the support of local charities; Bloom, The Children’s Village, AV pride, Real Life Center, Dare to Make a Change, Coffee Gives and the Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund. Read More»