Senoia blood drive is Monday

Senoia blood drive is Monday

Afraid of needles? You are not alone. Many people share that fear but find that they can still give blood. What most say is that the slight initial pinch pales in comparison to the feeling of accomplishment they get at the end of a successful donation! You’ll have an opportunity to get that great feeling […]

STEM students show off cooking skills on TV

STEM students show off cooking skills on TV

After seeing some of the inventions students from Flat Rock Middle School’s STEM program showcased at the Georgia Tech InVenture Challenge, representatives of Kids-R-Chefs, an online talk and cooking show for kids, invited the students to come by their studio to shoot an episode. Flat Rock Middle’s STEM founder and math teacher, Dr. Monica Reckley, […]

Inventors are headed to the National Invention Convention

Inventors are headed to the National Invention Convention

Young inventors from the STEM programs at J.C. Booth Middle and Flat Rock Middle brought home awards from the 2017 K-12 InVenture Challenge at Georgia Tech, and two teams of students are heading to the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo after taking top prizes in the competition. Georgia Tech’s InVenture Challenge is a celebration […]

Students walk for water

Students walk for water

Middle school students in the Konos Juniors program at Konos Academy are experiencing literature in a life-changing way. Inspired by their literature book “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park, the students are raising money for former Lost Boy Salva Dut’s organization, Water for South Sudan. The organization drills new wells in villages […]

Bark for Life honors canine caretakers

Bark for Life honors canine caretakers

The 8th Annual American Cancer Society’s Fayette County Bark For Life event is Sunday, April 30 from 1 – 4 p.m. (registration at 1 p.m, event starts at 2 p.m.) at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City. This family oriented event features good food, music, and demonstration from the Fayette County K-9 Unit, games, contests, door […]

Run Thingy brings the islands to PTC

Run Thingy brings the islands to PTC

You know it’s spring when the AVPRIDE Thingy is just around the corner. On Saturday, the fun kicks off at 4 p.m. at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City. Break out your Hawaiian shirts and dust off your grass skirts. It’s time for the Hawaiian Run Thingy to benefit AVPRIDE. AVPRIDE is committed to assisting Fayette […]

Big band concert is Saturday

Big band concert is Saturday

On Saturday, at 7 p.m, Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium audience will sway and sing along to jazz of the 1940s. Masterworks Chorale is sponsoring Still Swinging, the Les Still Big Band, and will perform a few swinging numbers themselves. A Georgia native from Cobb County, Les Still fell in love with big band music in the 1960s […]

Robotics team is a winner

Robotics team is a winner

The RoboChicks, a local team from Sharpsburg, competed at the Atlanta Seaperch Regional Competition at Chamblee High School and won first Place which qualified the team to compete at the national competition. The team consists of three members, Madison Kenney (eighth/ninth grade Homeschooled), Leilani Linehan( seventh grader from Brighton Academy) and Courtney Curtis (seventh grader from Brighton Academy). Seaperch is an […]

PTC Civil Air Patrol awards its officers

PTC Civil Air Patrol awards its officers

The Peachtree City Falcon Field Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol won several awards at the annual Georgia Wing conference and awards banquet last Saturday at the Peachtree City Conference Center. Three members received annual awards: Major James King-Jack Sorenson Cadet Program Officer of the Year; First Lieutenant Candice Serafin-Colonel (Bud) Payton Public Affairs […]

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