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 […]

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 […]

Paul Anka cancels Peachtree City show

Paul Anka cancels Peachtree City show

The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater regrets to announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Paul Anka has cancelled his June 24 appearance in Peachtree City.  Representatives for Mr. Anka said they appreciate fans’ understanding in the matter, and Amphitheater staff apologize for the last minute notice.  No concert will be held on Saturday, June 24. A […]

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

The Hudson Family Foundation awarded Emily Cartledge, of Landmark Christian school, a $ 3,000 college scholarship to go towards her college tuition. Emily will be attending the University of Georgia in the fall. The mission of the foundation is to, “Make a positive and long lasting impact in the lives of children who have a […]

High school grads receive art scholarships

High school grads receive art scholarships

Three local high school graduates were each recently presented with $1,000 Senior Art Scholarships from Main Street Fayetteville in support of the local arts community.  Established about 20 years ago through the “Fayette Fine Art Show”, the scholarship program benefits local high school seniors planning to pursue art majors at the college and university level. […]

PTC tennis center receives top honors

PTC tennis center receives top honors

The USTA today announced that the Peachtree City Tennis Center is one of 12 winners in the 36th annual USTA Facility Awards program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country. The Peachtree City Tennis Center will be honored at the Next Generation: A Tennis Innovation Workshop at the […]

The Carnegie is offering contests

The Carnegie is offering contests

The Newnan Coweta-Art Association and Children Connect: Newnan Children’s Museum are gearing up to do another fabulous art installation of large fiberglass pieces painted by local artists. The theme for this new art installation will be “Newnan, a Storybook Town.” Included as part of this new installation will be the publication of a Newnan storybook […]

Foundation to offer training

Foundation to offer training

The Coweta Community Foundation along with the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy will host Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children training for nonprofit board members and nonprofit organization volunteers. The training is July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at The Newnan Centre, 1515 Lower Fayetteville Rd., Newnan, and it is available to local nonprofits […]

Good job, cadet

Good job, cadet

The Frankie Lyle Chapter #2074, United Daughters of the Confederacy, awarded Cadet Trinity Wilson a certificate and medal recognizing her as an outstanding cadet at Fayette County High School for the year 2017. Also pictured are Nancy Watkins, vice president, and Bonnie Lemacks, president. Photo/Submitted

Students get Merit Scholarships

Students get Merit Scholarships

Four 2017 high school seniors from McIntosh High and Sandy Creek High schools received National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. John McCauley and Cameron Stephens, both graduates of McIntosh High, received a scholarship backed by Bethel University and the University of Oklahoma, respectively. McCauley plans to major in physics and Stephens is […]