Brian McKnight to play Peachtree City

Brian McKnight to play Peachtree City

As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has released 16 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x platinum, and he has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a talented […]

North Fayetteville restaurant cluster delayed for more study

Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission

North Fayetteville restaurant cluster delayed for more study

An update of the proposed retail development on nearly 10 acres along Ga. Highway 85 North near the Fayette Pavilion will have to wait a while longer. The proposal was tabled at the June 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Originally presented on April 25, project representative Archie Wannamaker gave an overview […]

Free movie Saturday at Southern Ground in Fayetteville

Free movie Saturday at Southern Ground in Fayetteville

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2016), set in a galaxy far, far away, will land at Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Amphitheater in historic Downtown Fayetteville July 8th as part of the ‘Spotlight Series’ of free outdoor screenings, presented by Pinewood Atlanta Studios and Main Street Fayetteville. Gates open at 7 p.m. with the movie […]

Coweta student has good showing at nationals

Coweta student has good showing at nationals

Kate-Lynn Loper traveled to Louisville, Kentucky in June to represent Coweta County and the state of Georgia in the 2017 SkillsUSA National Championship. Loper, a 2017 graduate of Northgate High School, competed in the field of Early Childhood Education, where she placed 14th in the nation. Loper became involved with SkillsUSA while enrolled in the […]

Disney classic opens Friday in Tyrone

Disney classic opens Friday in Tyrone

The Legacy Theatre is producing Disney’s classic, Beauty & the Beast to open Friday, July 7 and run through Aug.6. In 1991, Walt Disney created the animated masterpiece, “Beauty & the Beast,” which became an instant box office hit. A few years later, it became Disney’s first Broadway musical adaptation and has been delighting its […]

New film hopes to bring awareness to a medical illness that strikes many children

New film hopes to bring awareness to a medical illness that strikes many children

Late this spring, The Southeastern PANS/PANDAS Association (SEPPA) hosted a screening of the documentary “My Kid is Not Crazy” by Emmy-nominated director Tim Sorel at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema. The film tracks the journey of 6 children who have a dramatic, overnight personality change, developing severe psychiatric symptoms. The families discover their children- labeled […]

Melissa Etheridge to play The Fred

Melissa Etheridge to play The Fred

Melissa Etheridge is one of rock musics great female icons. Her critically acclaimed eponymous debut album was certified double platinum. Etheridge hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album, Yes I Am, featuring the massive hits “I’m the Only One and “Come to My Window,” a searing song of longing that brought her […]

Fayetteville sees uptick in 2018 budget

Finance Director Mike Bush

Fayetteville sees uptick in 2018 budget

Fayetteville’s staff and City Council are currently holding staff meetings to get further input on this year’s proposed $13.5 million general fund budget. “This is a conservative budget,” said Finance Director Mike Bush, when he rolled out the facts and figures to the City Council June 15. While he said county tax officials said Fayetteville’s […]

Coweta, Fayette ready for festive July 4

Coweta, Fayette ready for festive July 4

In Peachtree City, it’s the signature event of the year. On July 4, the Independence Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. on South Peachtree Pkwy (from Village on the Green to McIntosh Trail, ending at Shakerag Knoll/Huddleston Elementary). The city also has the 4th Fest at City Hall Plaza from 5 – 9 p.m. The […]