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Honor Chorus participants

Selected chorus members from grades 7-8 at J.C. Booth Middle School performed in the Georgia Music Educators Association's District 6 Honor Chorus Nov. 20...

Christmas in the country

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Brooks. Brooks resident Marge Counts decorates the town tree in preparation for the upcoming Christmas in...

Chair-ity Event is Dec. 3

Volunteers, community leaders and the local art community are coming together to host the ninth annual Chair-ity Event benefiting children who live in the...

Christmas with Elvis set for Dec. 5

The Centre for Performing & Visual Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan, hosts “Christmas with Elvis” Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. Joseph Hall’s...

Thanksgiving at the firehouse

The Thanksgiving Day celebration at Station #2 for Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services was cooked at the station, but delayed until the evening...

Parade set for Dec. 5

Fayetteville Main Street officially marks the beginning of the Main Street Holiday Season with its annual Downtown Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting festivities.  The...

Harper Lee book talk Dec. 7

Join resident and retired educator Audrey Fowler for a book talk and discussion of the works of Harper Lee Monday, Dec. 7, at 7...

Lunch and Learn set for Dec. 8

“Consider the Conversation” is the topic for the Lunch & Learn session scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 8, noon-2 p.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville...

Local photographers exhibit nature work

“No Boundaries, the world around us” is a nature photography exhibit that has tapped the talents of local photographers, capturing nature in all of...

Giving to others

Faculty and staff at Robert J. Burch Elementary School partnered with Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone to collect socks for the Central Night...

Christmas fair set for Dec. 5

St. Andrew's Fine Art & Craft Christmas Fair and ECW Bazaar & Golden Elephant Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m....

NNLC honors Bedosky

The Peachtree City Chapter of New Neighbors League Club has presented Deedie Bedosky with the New Neighbor of the Month award for November. Originally a...

Morehouse dean to speak Dec. 2

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President and Dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine, will be the speaker at the Newnan-Coweta Chamber’s Women of Prosperity...

Drive-thru nativity Dec. 10-13

Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Newnan will share its drive-thru nativity, “The Greatest Gift,” again this year. It will be presented this year from 6-9:30...

Art Exhibition opens Dec. 1

Millie Gosch's "return home" to where she grew up takes place this week with an opening reception Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at...

Three Rivers jobless rate falls

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Three Rivers region in October was 5.9 percent, down two-tenths of...

Berry garners March of Dimes award

The Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes honored 15 outstanding local nurses at the 2015 Nurse of the Year Awards. Joanna Berry, RN,...

Coweta Pets of the Week

Laverne is a terrier mix looking for Love. ID # A031059. Kennel # I-10. BONUS: This pet is eligible for one 20-percent discount training...

Local author’s signing Dec. 5

C. E. Walz, local children's book author and composer, will be selling and signing her latest children's book at Sara Harp Minter Elementary School...

Ready, set…shop

Senoia resident Joshua Maslak, in front, was the first Black Friday shopper in line at the Best Buy store in Peachtree City on Thanksgiving...

PTC is in the top 10 markets for finding a job

A report by zippia.com lists Peachtree City in the top 10 best places in Georgia to find a job. The report was based on...

Newnan man arrested at Atlanta airport

A Newnan man was indicted by a federal grand jury on Nov. 23 on charges of assaulting and injuring a Customs and Border Protection...

Amazing display

These folks were just a few of the 200 people to visit the Peachtree City home of Denny and Paulette on Nov. 21 to...

Feeding the masses

What a sight to behold. Kindergarten students at the Coweta Charter Academy in Senoia recently celebrated Thanksgiving in style. Photo/Submitted.

GBI is still investigating death in Coweta County

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating a use of force incident in Coweta County on Nov. 20 that resulted in the death...

A helping hand for Santa

Santa’s helpers Jordan Powell, L, and Lauren Owens joined Mayor Eric Dial in preparation for Tyrone’s Town Tree Lighting ceremony and festivities coming Dec....

Get ready for holiday fun next weekend

If the past Christmas celebrations in Senoia and Tyrone are any indication, this year’s kick-off to the Christmas season on Dec. 5 and 6...

Blue Devils shine on gridiron

The Fayette County 11-under Blue Devils wrapped up an outstanding season this weekend with the Turkey Bowl game in Conyers. The team reached the Super...

O’Hara hosts local camp

Kelley O'Hara, fresh off her U.S. Women's Soccer team's win in the World Cup, hosted a one-day camp for kids Nov. 23 at the...

ALTA champs

This Flat Creek club team won back-to-back ALTA (Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association) city championships for the 2015 spring and fall seasons. The roster includes captains...

Northgate reaches Final Four

The Northgate Vikings football team is in the state semifinals for the first time in the school's history. After a 34-21 win over Kell in...

Dumb things high school boys do

Recently, according to news reports, a male student at a local high school draped himself in a Confederate battle flag and donned a hood...

Smudge-proof Black Friday

After 10 years in our dream home, The Wife and I find that we must now suddenly move out. It wasn’t our idea; we...

Jacob Wright Drew, 20, of Peachtree City

Jacob Wright Drew, 20, of Peachtree City, passed away November 23, 2015. He was an avid musician, artist and comedian, loved by his family...
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