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Cheerleaders lend a hand for a cure

Cheerleaders lend a hand for a cure

Newnan High School’s cheerleading squad recently organized their annual “Cougars for a Cure Pink Out” to benefit Piedmont Newnan Hospital’s Cancer Wellness program.

The cheerleading squad sold t-shirts and raised funds at a regular season football game, resulting in a $3,000 donation.

Because of philanthropic support such as the “Cougars for a Cure Pink Out,” Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Newnan offers free, with comprehensive services and programs to anyone in the Coweta community affected by cancer at any phase in his or her cancer journey. Read More»

Things to do-Nov.29-Dec.19

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November 29

Mingle with Kringle is today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come to downtown Newnan to celebrate the arrival of Santa to historic Newnan and witness the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Come drop by the Senoia Area Historical Museum and take a journey through the past. The museum’s newest exhibit,  “The Joy of Christmas Pasts,” showcases over 50 Christmas cards from the first half of the last century.  Come take a nostalgic trip down memory lane into the joys of Christmas past.   Read More»

Brooks ushers in holiday season

Come out to Brooks and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas, beginning with the Tour of Homes Sunday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., followed by the Town Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m., and Santa’s arrival at 6 p.m.,  The evening ends with a “Music Alive” concert. Downtown Brooks.

For more info, contact Bebe Moore at 770-719-3194 . Read More»

Pow-wow takes Coweta back in time, helps local student

Pow-wow takes Coweta back in time, helps local student

The skies over the fairgrounds in Coweta County were perfect last weekend. And so was the setting for “Hearts that Meet,” the county’s first Native American Pow-Wow that served as a history lesson on Coweta’s past and as a fundraiser for a 13-year-old girl of Native American descent who recently underwent reconstructive spinal surgery.

Right, the historic dances of Creek and Cherokee tribes came alive Nov. 16 at Coweta County’s first Native American Pow-Wow. Photo/Ben Nelms. Read More»

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

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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

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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»

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