Walker Conner, 81, of Fayetteville

Walker “Ted” Conner, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away February 15, 2017. Ted is survived by his wife, Geraldine; grandchildren, Kayli (Matt) Seay of Fayetteville, Ga. and Anna Kate Stinson of Newnan, Ga.; great-granddaughter, Madison Seay of Fayetteville, Ga.; and sister, Eleanor Taylor of Good Hope, Ga. A graveside service was held Sunday, February 19, 2017, […]

Mary Dews, 107, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Mary Dews, 107, of Fayetteville passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. Mary was born in Charleston, W. Va. on August 23, 1909 to the late Ida and Brady Watkins. She was married to the late Sidney Dews. Mary was a very active and sociable person. She was a member of the Parsonage Club, Bridge […]

Leonore Emma Webb Basham, age 92

Leonore “Lee” Emma Webb Basham was born on March 15, 1924, in New Jersey and passed peacefully on February 19, 2017 in Fayetteville, Ga. She lived an amazingly active 92 years. Lee was the daughter of the late Thornton and Florence Webb. Lee was married to LTC Ret US Army Eldon “Pete” Orell Basham of […]

James Melson Houston, Sr., 89

James Melson Houston, Sr., 89, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born on December 17, 1927 in Newnan, Ga. to Lucille and James Hugh Houston.  Mr. Houston proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera, and his son, James Houston, Jr., and […]

Barry Lee Littlefield, 62, of Fayetteville

Barry Lee Littlefield, 62, of Fayetteville passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on June 19, 1954 to the late Byron and Frances Littlefield. Barry was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Mickey Littlefield; and his grandmother; and his parents. He is survived by his wife of 39 […]

Lt. Col. Thomas L. Wallace, of Fayetteville

Lt. Col. Thomas L. Wallace of Fayetteville passed at 1:16 p.m. on February 16, 2017, eighteen days before his 78th birthday. Lt. Col. Wallace was a career regular U.S. Army officer of the Quarter Master Corps. His stations were Ft. Lee, Va.; Ft. Leonard Wood, Va.; Ft. Richardson, Ark.; MACV Headquarters in Vietnam; Cameron Station, […]

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal

Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown

The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]

Hospital Gala raises nearly $200K for non-profit

Today, Piedmont Fayette has more than 1,600 employees, nearly 700 physicians and 250 volunteers. This spring, Piedmont Fayette Hospital will complete its third major expansion.

Hospital Gala raises nearly $200K for non-profit

Piedmont Fayette Hospital celebrated its “commitment to caring for the community” with its first-ever gala Feb. 11 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The event, a fundraiser for the 501(c)3 not-for-profit hospital, was held at the Delta Flight Museum. More than 450 people attended the event, which raised nearly $200,000. Proceeds from the event help Piedmont Fayette […]

All the way through to Hwy. 85

All the way through to Hwy. 85

The last phase of the large transportation project near downtown Fayetteville is open for traffic. The section of Easterbrook Way connecting Ga. Highway 85 to North Jeff Davis Drive and a new traffic signal opened Feb. 10. It becomes only the third traffic signal-controlled intersection in the mile-plus stretch of a busy five-lane highway between […]

Plan: How to attract businesses to downtown Fayetteville

The plan area includes more than 70 acres spanning the county complex property downtown, the school system property a short distance to the west and much of the property fronting Grady Avenue from Beauregard Avenue to Ga. Highway 54 West.

Plan: How to attract businesses to downtown Fayetteville

A presentation by city Economic Development Director Brian Wismer at the Feb. 9 and 10 retreat held by the Fayetteville City Council included community development goals, the need for a business development incentive plan and impediments to economic growth. The downtown master plan is one that has been in the works for approximately two years […]

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