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A taste of the 70s comes to The Fred

The ABBA tribute band plays Peachtree City Saturday night. Photo/Submitted.

The Lexus of South Atlanta Summer Concert series continues Saturday at The Fred in Peachtree City with ArrivaI, the Music of ABBA.

If you love the music of ABBA, you are going to love the band Arrival at The Fred on Saturday night. Arrival from Sweden is the world’s greatest ABBA tribute show and has become one of the world’s best selling ABBA show bands. Read More»

We’re talking tomato here

We’re talking tomato here

Fayette Woman publisher Joyce Beverly congratulates Arlene Hege from Better Earth Farm as the winner of the largest tomato at last week's Tomato Tasting in Peachtree City. Photo/Staff.

Director leads program in Newnan

On July 30 at 2:30 p.m., Cassandra Scott will be at The Carnegie in Newnan for Kids Theatre “Sensing Adventure.” Kids will go on a bear hunt using all five of their senses and be asked to describe their experience. Kids can dress up for the occasion. Ages Pre-K through elementary.

Scott currently is Northgate High School’s theater director. She received her BS. Ed. with honors from Columbus State University. Read More»

Concert at Christian City set

The Peachtree Pops. Photo/Special.

Last month, the first in a series of Coffee & Classics events at Christian City was well attended by residents and guests. The evening, hosted by The Christian City Arts Alliance, included live music performed by vocalists and the Peachtree Pops String Quintet. Gourmet coffee and desserts were served to patrons of the arts who filled the Welcome Center. Read More»

Southside's new show debuts Thursday

Southside Theatre Guild’s upcoming musical production is really hot! “110 Degrees in the Shade” is a sizzling musical based on N. Richard Nash’s book and play, “The Rainmaker.” The musical centers around Lizzie, a spinster woman, who lives in her family’s ranch, in a hot and drought-stricken American Southwest town. The plot centers on her search for love and her choice between two suitors: Starbuck, a charismatic con man posing as a rainmaker who can bring rainfall to the drought-stricken, and Sheriff File, the town’s most eligible bachelor. Read More»

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»