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Fayette students clean up 700 pounds of trash along Line Creek

Fayette students clean up 700 pounds of trash along Line Creek

The Adopt-a-Stream students from McIntosh High School and students from Sandy Creek High School’s Key Club combined one sunny Saturday morning recently and collected 700 pounds of trash along the course of Line Creek in western Fayette County.

The 65 volunteers were part of a Rivers Alive cleanup event sponsored by the Fayette County Environmental Management Department and the town of Tyrone. Rivers Alive is an annual volunteer waterway cleanup that targets all waterways in Georgia. This group picked up trash and debris along Line Creek. Read More»

Things to do-Nov.22-Dec.15

November


November 22

Friends of the Peachtree City Library invite the public to “American Pie: a Tour in Words and Music” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Local authors Pat Butler, Sara DeLuca, and Paul Lentz will read from their recently published books. Music will be performed by Tom Watts, and will include selections from his recent album, “One Sweet Day.” This is an “after-hours event,” and only the front door of the library will be open.
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Holiday classic comes to the Legacy

Patrons will be sent on a sentimental journey during the Legacy’s holiday production. Photo/Special.

This Christmas season, The Legacy Theatre invites you to step back in time as “The Andrews Sisters: Christmas of Swing” returns to the stage in Tyrone this week. More than just a musical review of 1940s swing music, this family-friendly show is a hilarious, endearing,and at times poignant homage to America’s greatest generation. The show takes place on Christmas Eve, 1944, in a New York City rehearsal hall. Read More»

Parade marshals announced

Pictured from left, bottom row,Newnan Police and Fire officers Sgt. Vic Kine, Norma Haynes,mother of public safety, Sgt.Brent McComas, top row Detective Chad Wood and Sgt. Johnny Minix. Photo/Special.

The city of Newnan’s annual Christmas parade will is December 8, beginning at 3 p.m. The parade begins at Salbide Avenue and Greenville Streets.  It’s a “Winter Wonderland” so bring on your snow!  The parade will include floats, walking groups, decorated cars and trucks, and marching bands. 
 
This year, the city is proud to announce Newnan’s Hometown Heroes Newnan Police and Fire personnel; honoring those that serve the community every day. Read More»

Can reindeer really fly . . . or be any cuter?

Can reindeer really fly . . . or be any cuter?

Getting ready to perform their Reindeer Dance are (L-R) Bailey Atkinson, Mallory Booth, Sidney Brown, Brooke Hughes, Emily Shride, Molly Waddell, Lilly Waddell and Macy-Kate Waddell of the Sharpsburg Dance Academy. The girls performed Saturday at the Fayette County Board of Realtors’ 19th Annual Noel November at Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. Read More»

Things to do-Nov.13-Dec.10

November

November 13

What’s New in Healthcare Today? is from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Piedmont Fayette Hospital, 1279 Building, Third Floor, Conference Room C. Light refreshments ptovided
 Presenters:  James Sams, M.D., Piedmont Clinic chief medical officer and co-medical director of Piedmont WellStar HealthPlans; Davette Taylor-Harris, Georgia Cares Expert Read More»

Starr’s Mill High School goes green: Fine Arts Department presents ‘Shrek the Musical’

Shrek, the title character in the SMHS musical production. Photo/Special.

In a faraway kingdom, an ogre shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won’t shut up, a bad guy with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits and that’s “Shrek The Musical.”

Starr’s Mill has assembled a cast of 50 student actors, singers, musicians, and dancers, some making their stage deput in the show. Read More»

PTC honoring Vietnam veterans

Paying respects — The public is invited to honor Vietnam veterans at Peachtree City’s 2013 Veterans Day Observance hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing at Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field today (Saturday, Nov. 9) from 9 a.m to noon. The program is free to the public. Photo/Pam Ellis.

This Saturday, Nov. 9, veterans of the Vietnam War will be recognized at Peachtree City’s 2013 Veterans Day Observance hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing. The program will be held during the flying museum’s third annual Veterans Day Open House from 9 a.m.-noon. The open house and program is free to the public.

 The open house begins at 9 a.m. with tours of the CAF Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility museum and workshop where aircraft are restored and maintained.

Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions regarding current projects and education exhibits. Read More»

Superheroes (and others) at Tyrone Town Hall

Tyrone town staff got into the Halloween spirit this week by dressing up as characters. Back row (L-R) are Jennifer Patton, Lynda Owens, Dina Rimi, Michelle Gaston, Beth Vaughn and Town Manager Kyle Hood. Front row (L-R): Sandy Beach and Dee Baker. Photo/Special.

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