Fayetteville

Goals for Landmark’s beginning seniors

Al Mead, associate pastor of sports and recreation at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville is shown with interim head of Landmark, Leanne Messer. Photo/Special.

Al Mead, associate pastor of sports and recreation at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, delivered the convocation address to the senior class of Landmark Christian School in Fairburn. He is shown with interim head of Landmark, Leanne Messer. Mead spoke to the class about courage in the face of adversity and encouraged them to intentionally pursue their God-ordained destinies. Mead is also the father of two Landmark alumni, Ashley (Class of 2006) and Monique (2009). Photo/Special.

NFUMC plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Registration for the event is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church.

The event is open to runners and walkers of all age groups.

This is an officially timed event, and will be held rain or shine. Runners start at 8:30 a.m. and walkers begin at 8:35 am. Winners in each category will receive a trophy. Read More»

F’ville’s Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 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-schooling families. Uplifting songs, Scripture, a positive Christian “object lesson,” prayer, and a blessing for the students will highlight the 30-minute service. Discussion about continuing the services on a regular basis will follow, and a light lunch will be provided. Read More»

Fayetteville remembers 9/11

Fayetteville remembers 9/11

Fayetteville residents honor the flag during a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner at a concert Sunday to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Read More»

Built during Great Depression, Fayetteville’s iconic Log Cabin needs help

exterior photo of the American Legion Log Cabin in Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

By ROBERT LADD
American Legion Post 105 Historian

Fayetteville’s historic and iconic Log Cabin was completed in late August or early September 1936, 75 years ago. The Log Cabin is located at 180 Glynn Street South (Ga. Highway 85) in downtown Fayetteville, just south of the old Fayette Courthouse and across the street from the Fayette County Administrative Complex. Read More»

F’ville adopts rollback millage

The Fayetteville City Council as expected at the Aug. 18 meeting approved a combined general fund and capital projects rollback millage rate of 3.441 mills, a two-hundredths of 1 percent decrease over last year. The council also approved a sign variance for the new LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant being constructed on Ga. Highway 85 south of the Fayette Pavilion.

The council approved a general fund millage rate of 2.691 mills and a capital projects rate of .75 mills for a total of 3.441 mills. Read More»

F’ville husband scares off wife’s mugger with gunshots

A Sept. 1 attempted robbery outside a Swanbrook Drive residence in Fayetteville was foiled when the husband fired shots in the air after a man ran into his yard and attempted to steal his wife’s purse as she was exiting her vehicle.

Fayetteville Det. Mike Whitlow said the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. as the homeowner arrived home in the subdivision off East Lanier Avenue, got out of her vehicle and was about to remove her young child from the car when a male mugger ran up and attempted to grab her purse. Read More»

Dunk Fayetteville mayor and others at Lunch on the Lawn

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host another wonderful opportunity for locals to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy beautiful weather, music, and entertainment on the lawn of the Historic Courthouse square
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Lunch on the Lawn will take place from 11: 30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and everyone is welcome to participate in this community event.

The Rotary Club of Fayetteville will be selling hot dog lunch combos for $5, but people can bring their own lunch as well. Read More»

F’ville mayor Steele to face rare challenge in November election

While the political rhetoric has been ongoing in Peachtree City for a while now in advance of the November election, things may be about to get spicy in Fayetteville too.

For the first time in recent memory, Fayetteville Mayor Ken Steele will face a challenger: computer salesman Greg Clifton.

Qualifying for various council seats ended last week, setting the stage for the fall political season. Read More»

UPDATED: Belly-button piercing goes bad; 2 FCHS girls, 1 boy charged

UPDATED FOR PRINT, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011 — A female student at Fayette County High School faces charges relating to the forcible body piercing of a 13-year-old female during the school’s lunch period on Aug. 26.

The girl had asked for the piercing earlier in the day but changed her mind as the incident was occurring, police said. She was being held down by two other juveniles when a school administrator intervened. Read More»

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