She now lives out of state, but Edie Atkinson Kearley hasn’t forgotten Senoia, where she grew up. She recently made major donations to the Senoia Area Historical Society (SAHS) for its museum: both a sizable check and several boxes of vintage photos, clippings, and other items relating to her family and to local institutions [...]
A variety of events were held in honor of Martin Luther King Day in January. “One Nation, One Dream: Justice for All” was the theme of the 7th Annual MLK Day Parade and the 11th Annual Commemorative Program in Fayetteville, presented by the Fayette County branch of the NAACP. Highlights included an excerpt from the [...]
In less than a decade, the Southern Crescent Chorale (SCC) has built a reputation as one of the premiere arts organizations on Atlanta’s southside. A 75-voice, auditioned community chorus, the group is noted both for the quality of its performances and the breadth of its repertoire. The SCC is equally at home with major choral works, opera, pop, show tunes, or spirituals. Janice Folsom is Artistic Director and Conductor of [...]
An upcoming bike ride, open to riders of all ages and abilities, promises history, architecture, and fascinating tidbits of local lore. The Senoia Area Historical Society is sponsoring two bike tours of the city on Saturday, May 14, starting at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Proceeds will be used to preserve and display artifacts for [...]
The Southern Crescent Chorale’s season finale will be Saturday, May 14, at the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville. The pops program has a theme of “Dancin’.” For details, visit www.southerncrescentchorale.org or call 770-716-1231. The Chorale presented its seventh annual Benefit Concert in March. The event, which included the Fayette County High School and Starr’s Mill High [...]
Fayette lies in the Piedmont geologic/geographic region of Georgia, the area between the coastal plain and the Appalachians. The overall terrain is typical of the region: hills with broad ridges, sloping uplands, and relatively narrow valleys.