Fayetteville

Car show at High Museum is destination of S.A.G.E.

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will visit the High Museum in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to view the Dream Cars special exhibit of 17 concept cars built from the early 1930s to the 21st century. These cars pushed the limits of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design. The group will then enjoy lunch at the High Café and explore other exhibits at their leisure.

The cost is $10 for tickets and transportation, plus lunch. The outing will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read More»

Heritage Christian hosts appreciation luncheon for Inman Elementary faculty

The tables were loaded with donated school supplies for the coming year at Inman Elementary after a recent luncheon hosted by Heritage Christian Church. Heritage also provides food for needy children through the Backpack Buddy Ministry. Photo/Special.

Heritage Christian Church recently hosted a teacher appreciation luncheon for the faculty of Inman Elementary School. The cookout, held at the outdoor pavilion by Lake Heritage, was hosted to support the teachers for the upcoming school year. Several needed supplies which the congregation donated were presented to the teachers.

“Our involvement with Inman stems from a relationship that has been built through the backpack buddy ministry,” said to Mike Conaway, discipleship pastor. Read More»

FFUMC’s Titus II group will host musical program Sept. 2

Titus II at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church kicks off the 2014 – 2015 year on Tuesday, Sept. 2, with a musical program presented by Cordially Yours, an a cappella vocal trio led by Ms. Cathy Wright.

Lunch will include a low country boil featuring shrimp, kielbasa, corn and potatoes plus a green salad, cheddar cheese biscuits, and apple cobbler.

Make reservations by calling Martha Turner at 770-461-2802 by noon on Thursday, Aug. 28. The cost is $6.

The October program will feature Carolyn Curry, author of Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas. Read More»

Theodore R. Harper Jr., 69, of Fayetteville

Mr. Theodore R. Harper Jr., 69, of Fayetteville, Ga. (formerly of Chester Pa.) passed Friday, 8/8/2014.

His services will be held Wed, Aug 13 at 11 a.m., Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, 212 Riverside Pkwy, Austell 30168.

Bishop Dale C. Bronner, and Pastor. Rev. John Williams, officiating. Remains will lie in state 10 a.m. until hour of service. Family to assemble at the residence at 10 a.m.

Griner-Ellison Funeral Home, 186 Hwy 279, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214. Call 404-366-1111 for information.

Market Day is Saturday

This Saturday, Aug. 16 is the third Market Day event of 2014, at the Lane Brown Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville. Fayetteville Main Street welcomes everyone to attend this open air market featuring a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade or homegrown products.

The Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Subsequent Market Days will be held on the fourth Saturday of September and October. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn is Friday

Fayetteville Main Street, along with The Fayette County Development Authority is proud to present another Lunch on the Lawn event. This Friday , the public is invited to be a part of this great lunchtime affair on the Historic Courthouse Lawn that includes great entertainment and an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break and enjoy the beautiful weather and music. Lunch on the Lawn is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and everyone is welcome to attend. Read More»

Hood Ave./Hwy. 92 realignment project moving forward

The Ga. Highway 92/Hood Avenue realignment project that will significantly impact the traffic flow on Fayetteville’s north side and in the downtown area is about to move a step closer to reality.

The City Council voted Aug.7 to approve a bid to demolish several structures along Ga. Highway 85 North. When completed, Hwy. 92 and Hood Avenue will merge and cross Hwy. 85, then link to North Jeff Davis Drive to the east. Read More»

Cart use measure tabled in Fayetteville

A measure by the Fayetteville City Council to align the use of motorized carts in Fayetteville with the county’s other jurisdictions was tabled at the Aug.7 meeting to give city staff time to obtain clarification on the use of golf carts on sidewalks adjacent to state roadways.

The agenda item had been tabled July 17 to give city staff time to review a request that would allow golf carts on city sidewalks. Read More»

Second hearing set on GMC site in Fayetteville

Architect Bill Foley provides information on the proposal by Ga. Military College to construct a campus in West Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

An Aug. 7 public hearing before the Fayetteville City Council that had Ga. Military College (GMC) proposing to construct a new campus in West Fayetteville came with few questions from council members. A second public hearing and a likely vote on the proposal will come Aug. 21. Read More»

Fayetteville police accreditation renewed

Members of the Fayetteville Police Dept. are presented the department's fifth consecutive accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Photo/Submitted.

The Fayetteville Police Dept. has received its fifth accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) review board.

CALEA in April conducted an on-site inspection of the department. Department staff heard the results of that inspection July 26.

“The review board made a recommendation that the Fayetteville Police Department be re-accredited,” said department spokesman Steve Crawshaw. 

The accreditation certificate was issued by the CALEA at a banquet held by the organization in Schaumburg, Ill. Read More»

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