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3 arrested for pointing guns at Fayetteville officers

Fayetteville police arrested three people last night for pointing their guns at police officers after they exited a home on Buckeye Lane around 9 p.m.

Police had the area under surveillance after an anonymous complaint of activity in the area coincided with a previous arrest police made of one of the subjects, said Fayetteville Police Capt. Steve Crawshaw. Read More»

Forbes names Fayetteville as one of Top 10 retirement cities

Fayetteville has earned a distinction awarded to few communities across America. The city has been named one of the Top 10 Suburbs for Retirement by Forbes.com

The website in its description of Fayetteville said, “Homes in this 15,000-person suburb 22 miles south of Atlanta average about $200,000, reflecting the lower-than-average cost of living. There’s a local hospital. Mass transit to Atlanta, however, is limited, although the Atlanta Airport is just 10 miles away.” Read More»

Collector finds ‘smoking gun’ in $45 million dispute; her reward — $69

Former Fayetteville resident Omega Lamont shows off an antique bookstore purchase that landed her in the middle of a multi-million lawsuit between musicians and a record company. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Former Fayetteville resident Omega Lamont has a passion for collecting all kinds of things. But one of those collectibles found in an antique shop in Florida has landed her in the middle of multi-million-dollar lawsuit between the 1970s Scottish band Bay City Rollers and Arista Records, their record company at the time.

Lamont was inadvertently thrust in the cross-hairs of the litigation because what she found in the antique shop was a 1978 audit of Arista Records by then-Price Waterhouse and Company that refers to royalties, or the lack thereof, the Bay City Rollers say are owed to them. Read More»

Qualifying so far: 5 in F’ville, 4 in Tyrone, 0 in PTC

It’s put-up-or-shut-up time for municipal candidates in three Fayette cities this week. To be on the ballot this fall, candidates in Fayetteville, Tyrone and Peachtree City have to file official paperwork and pay qualifying fees this week. Read More»

Woolsey Baptist to present 9/11 tenth anniversary tribute

The Celebration Choir of Woolsey Baptist Church will present “America We Must Not Forget, A Patriotic Call for Revival in America,” as a tenth Anniversary tribute of 9/11 on Sunday night Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The musical was created by, Mike Harland with Chris Machen and Luke Garrett, arranged and orchestrated by Richard Kingsmore. Read More»

Prince of Peace plans special service for home-schoolers

Home-school families are invited to a Community Chapel Service and Fellowship to be offered at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Hwy. 314 in Fayetteville.

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m., Pastor Justin Kollmeyer will offer a community non-denominational daytime Children’s Chapel Service for students and parents of home-Sschooling families.

Uplifting songs, Scripture, a positive Christian “object lesson,” prayer, and a blessing for these students will highlight this 30-minute service. Read More»

Jozan-Bowlden engaged

April Michelle Jozan engaged to Nicholas Robert Bowlden

Mr. and Mrs. Gus Jozan of Woolsey announce the engagement of their daughter, April Michelle Jozan, to Nicholas Robert Bowlden, son of Barry Bowlden and Denise Bowlden of Woolsey.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Betty Buehl of Riverdale and the late Max Buehl and Jolan Jozan of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. and the late Laszlo Jozan. She is a 2007 graduate of Whitewater High School and a 2010 cum laude graduate of The University of West Georgia where she earned a bachelors degree in early childhood education. She is now pursing her M.S in elementary reading and math from Walden University. Read More»

Brooker-Durm engaged

Laura Beth Brooker engaged to Joshua Lee Durm

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brooker of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Beth Brooker, to Joshua Lee Durm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Durm of Franklin, N.C.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School. She is a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of Brevard College where she earned a bachelors degree in health science studies and in 2010 graduated from Western Carolina University with an accelerated bachelor of science in nursing degree. She currently works as a registered nurse in neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Read More»

Davis-Bringuel engaged

Emily Dale Davis engaged to Jonathan Michael Bringuel

Mr. and Mrs Dale Maxwell Davis of Fayetteville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Dale Davis, to Jonathan Michael Bringuel, son of John and Amanda Bringuel of Fayetteville.

The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr, and Mrs William Parham Davis of Macon, and the late Mr. and Mrs Wilbur Lamar Greer. She is a 2007 graduate of Whitewater High School and is currently a senior nursing student at Gordan College, with plans for graduation in December 2011. Read More»

Fayetteville man, former NBA player, wanted for Atlanta murder

Wanted poster of Javaris Crittenton supplied by the Atlanta office of the FBI.

Former NBA player Crittenton believed to be in Los Angeles area

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for help in locating a Fayetteville man who is wanted on murder charges stemming from an incident in Atlanta Aug. 19.

Javaris Crittenton, 23 and a former NBA player, is believed to be in the Los Angeles, Calif. area where he is known to have family and friends, according to FBI officials.

Crittenton is accused in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman which involved a dark-colored SUV driving by the location, firing an assault-type rifle. Read More»

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