Gordon Lewis Haygood, age 70 of Fayetteville

Mr. Haygood was born in Acworth, GA on January 24th 1941 to the late Mr. James Thomas Haygood and Ms. Lorene Martin. He was preceded in death by his sister Ms. Imogene Wilkey.

Mr. Haygood is survived by his wife of 51 years Mrs. Julia E. Haygood and daughter Summer Haygood , both of Fayetteville. He is also survived by his brother Grady T. Haygood of McDonough, sister-in-law Nancy Smith of Mentone, Ala., God daughter Christine Cole of Fayetteville, special “granddaughter” Kera Parr of McDonough and many nieces and nephews. Read More»

Augusta man charged in credit card theft

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office on June 17 announced the arrest of an Augusta man on charges related to the theft of credit cards stolen at a Fayetteville restaurant then fraudulently used in Fayette County and in Atlanta.

Thirty-one year-old Antonio Larry, of Augusta, was charged on June 1 with with entering auto, financial transaction card fraud, and 12 counts of financial transaction card theft, according to sheriff’s office spokesperson Brent Rowan. Read More»

Donna Ruth Yoder, 73, of Fayetteville

Donna Ruth Yoder, 73, of Fayetteville passed away June 18, 2011. She was a member of Harps Crossing Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters Robin Veld and her husband Daryl, of Mingo, IA, Lori Loewer and her husband Dennis of Fayetteville, and Gayle Yoder of Woodland, CA; grandchildren Seth, Sean, Nathan, Natlie, Shelby, Shane, Kimberly, and Kevin.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Pastor Ken Helms officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Mildred Maroney Pope, 73, of Fayetteville

Mildred Maroney Pope, 73, of Fayetteville passed away June 17, 2011.

Mrs. Pope was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas T. Pope.

Survivors include daughter Andrea Camp; grandson Jordan Camp; sisters Barbara Reid and Sue Rogers.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, June 20, 2011 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Pastor Mike Kofhal and Pastor Larry Hammock officiating. The burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Harold E. Barnett, 74, of Fayetteville

Harold E. Barnett, 74, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on June 16, 2011.

He was born in Atlanta, GA on July 27, 1936 to the late Thomas S. and Annie Lou Barnett. He served 2 years in the US Marine Corps and 3 years in the US Army. He was a member of the sheet metal workers of Amer Local 85. He retired from BH&W Sheet Metal Co. after 35 years. He grew up in Hapeville, GA, living in Fayetteville GA the last 35 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.

Harold was preceded in death by his wife Mary Barnett and his brother Tom Barnett. Read More»

Dinner on the Lawn in Fayetteville Friday

Piggy-backing on the popular Lunch on the Lawn series, Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host its first Dinner on the Lawn on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse square this Friday, June 24. This all-ages, community event is open to everyone and will have award-winning food and live entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Read More»

Genevieve Oddo, 94, of Fayetteville

Genevieve Oddo, 94, long-time resident of Fayette County, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday morning, June 12, 2011. Read More»

Flora Mae Perkins, 99, of Fayetteville

Flora Mae Perkins, age 99, of Fayetteville. Read More»

First Market Day of 2011 in Fayetteville Saturday

This Saturday, June 18 is the first Market Day event for 2011 and the marks the 4th year since its inception. Along with over 50 vendors, Fayetteville Main Street wants to welcome everyone to come out to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville and browse through a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade and homegrown products.  Everything from jewelry, jellies, flowers, and birdhouses to organic vegetables are available for sale to the public.  The Market opens at 10 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m.  Read More»

F’ville eyes budget cut again, but rate may rise

The numbers have been crunched and the Fayetteville City Council on June 16 will hear the first reading of the FY 2012 General Fund budget proposal totaling $9.41 million. A decrease of $169,000 over last year, the FY 2012 budget continues the long-time hiring freeze, anticipates Read More»

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