“Starry, Starry Night’ predicted for Fayetteville Saturday

“Starry, Starry Night’ predicted for Fayetteville Saturday

Don McLean, who was catapulted to superstardom after releasing his 1971 song “American Pie”, will perform in concert Saturday night, July 29, at Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Amphitheater in historic downtown Fayetteville. “We’re expecting a sell-out crowd, but we do still have tickets available,” Main Street Fayetteville Director Brian Wismer said Monday. Gates open at […]

Christian City gets generous donation

Christian City gets generous donation

Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop in Peachtree City continues to serve the community by awarding a generous grant of $25,000 to Christian City Children’s Village, a safe place for children who have been abused or abandoned. Kevin Barbee, Executive Director of Clothes Less Traveled, presented the check to leaders and staff of Christian City Children’s […]

Kate Crawford named to Blackboard’s MVP Program

Kate Crawford named to Blackboard’s MVP Program

Fayette County Public Schools’ instructional technology and media coordinator, Kate Crawford, has been selected to participate in an elite MVP program ran by education technology leader Blackboard, Inc. Participants of the Blackboard MVP Program consist of faculty members, administrators, educators, and instructional designers who have proven themselves as leaders in the education technology community. They […]

Police academy registration nears

Police academy registration nears

The Fayetteville Police Department is pleased to announce the seventh annual “Citizens Police Academy”. The academy will be held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning September 5 and ending October 24. The program combines both classroom training and hands on experience in the following areas: firearms training, defensive tactics, patrol functions, criminal […]

Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary presents gift to the hospital

Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary presents gift to the hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital will celebrate its 20th anniversary this September and when they do they will certainly honor the efforts of the Piedmont Fayette Auxiliary, which has been instrumental since the hospital’s inception. The group, nearly 250 members strong, volunteers in multiple departments at Piedmont Fayette, seven days a week, and also raises money that […]

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

European discount grocery gets OK to build in Fayetteville

Lidl enters supermarket fray locally Another European grocer will soon open in Fayetteville. The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night unanimously approved a series of annexation and zoning requests to allow Lidl to set up shop where J&R Clothing is currently located on north Ga. Highway 85. Above, a Lidl storefront shown on the company’s website. Since […]

‘Trash or Treasure’ this Saturday in Newnan

‘Trash or Treasure’ this Saturday in Newnan

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS) serves all of Coweta and beyond, and offers a number of community programs that are both entertaining and rich with history. This weekend the society will offer an antiques appraisal event, the first of its kind in Newnan. The special event, inspired by the popular PBS program, “Antiques Roadshow,” will […]

Craving tomatoes? Head to Peachtree City Saturday

Craving tomatoes? Head to Peachtree City Saturday

It’s summer, and who doesn’t like a fresh, ripe tomato? The Tomato Tasting Party is Saturday from 9 a.m.- noon at the Peachtree City Farmers Market in Aberdeen Village Shopping Center. Come out to the farmers market and sample dozens of varieties of cherry, heirloom and hybrid tomatoes, grown by members of Down To Earth […]

Sizzling summer is perfect time for cool art

Sizzling summer is perfect time for cool art

The Carnegie and the Newnan Coweta Art Association partner up to present a variety of art for the art gallery on the second floor. The Newnan Coweta Art Association has provided a new exhibit for the summer. “Our program and meeting room attendees really enjoy strolling through the art gallery. The Newnan Coweta Art Association […]