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Happier Homeschooling

February 27, 2014 by Jill Prouty  
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Like many moms who work outside of the home, last winter I found myself at wit’s end. My then-3rd grader was bringing home all kinds of work he couldn’t get done at school. He was tired and frustrated every night – and he wasn’t the only one. Our whole family was miserable. We spent our evenings yelling at [...]

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Entrekin Book Signing

August 1, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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Peachtree City resident and former FW cover girl, Jill Smith Entrekin, will be signing her lastest novel, Buck’s Junction, at Peachtree City Library on Sunday, August 4th, at 1:00 p.m.  Entrekin’s first novel, Start of Flint was released in 2011 by Room 272 Press and has maintained a 5 star rating on Amazon. Publisher’s Description of Buck’s Junction: Buck [...]

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Fayette County: Homes needed for kittens & puppies!

July 21, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Kitten season is still in full swing.  Fayette Humane Society (FHS), a 501(3)(c) nonprofit animal rescue group, is overwhelmed with requests from the community to take unwanted or stray cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies. FHS does not have a shelter, although a building fund has been started. The rescued pets live with foster families until volunteers can find them permanent, loving homes. [...]

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Atlanta Ice Cream Festival July 27

July 13, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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The third Atlanta Ice Cream Festival (AICF) will take place July 27, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Piedmont Park. This year’s event features local Atlanta ice cream shops, a kid zone, and health and wellness vendors. The Atlanta Ice Cream Festival was created for the love of America’s most enjoyed sweet treat [...]

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Free Gardening Make and Take

July 12, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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Peachtree City Library’s summer reading program for adults, Groundbreaking READS, is presenting a free “make and take” gardening project at the Peachtree City Community Garden on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m.   Volunteers from the library and Peachtree City Garden Club will show you how to turn an empty plastic water bottle into a self-watering planter. Attendees are [...]

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Local Literature – Live!

July 11, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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Local writers will take their turn at the microphone on Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. at The Georgia Shrimp Co. and Murph’s Bar in Peachtree City. The reading is a culmination of the first True Story! Writers Workshop held at Peachtree City Library on July 13 led by Kate Sweeney, co-founder and curator of [...]

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Smoke on the Mountain, July 11th-14th and 18th-21st

July 2, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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  Southern Crescent Chorale Presents Bramwell Theatre Corporation’s Production of Smoke on the Mountain JULY 11-14 AND JULY 18-21 THURS. –  SAT. AT 7:30PM SUN. AT 3PM FAYETTEVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH   175 E. Lanier Ave. Fayetteville, GA 30214 All Tickets:  $20.00 Buy tickets online at www.southerncrescentchorale.org Or  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/373964 Smoke on the Mountain is [...]

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Twilight Theatre Hosts the Princess Tea Party

June 26, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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An annual favorite for little princesses and their favorite adult, Twilight Theatre is proud to present another Princess Tea Party  portraying favorite princesses of all time. This short show is packed with music and tips on how to be the best princess ever PLUS after the show, enjoy special desserts (made specially for the little princesses by [...]

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True Story!

June 26, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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True Story!, the popular Atlanta-based nonfiction reading series where rogue writers and nervy journalists share true tales and actual artifacts that relate to those tales (think show & tell for grown-ups), is coming to Peachtree City in the form of a Writers’ Workshop! Kate Sweeney, who curates the successful reading series, will lead a True [...]

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6 Things You Can Do for a Summer of Happiness

June 1, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Summer of Happiness: Six Simple Things You Can Do This Summer to Let the Sunshine In If your life could use a little lift, Todd Patkin says there’s no better time than summer to make small changes that will have a big impact on your outlook. Summer is a time of warm temperatures, sunny skies, [...]

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Fayette County Public Library Teen Summer Reading Program

May 29, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Area teens are encouraged to participate in “Beneath the Surface,” the Fayette County Public Library’s teen summer reading program, from June 1 to July 31. Teens are invited to come to the library and read for prizes as well as taking part in workshops that are offered throughout the summer. Workshops this summer include: Teen [...]

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Christian City’s Graceland Thrift Store Grand Opening

May 22, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Join Christian City’s Board of Trustees, along with Mr. Truett Cathy and other special guests, as they celebrate the grand opening of the new and improved Graceland Thrift Store located on the Christian City campus at 7425 Red Oak Road in Union City. The event will be held on Thursday, May 23rd from 4:00pm-7:00pm with [...]

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