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.

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
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»

CORRECTED DATE — Harp’s Crossing plans special service on Saturday for 9/11

Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church will host a special commemorative service [NOTE CORRECTED DATE] Saturday evening in remembrance of events of Sept. 11, 2001. The service will begin at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, with doors open at 6:30.

Special guest speaker will be Rear Adm. Deborah Loewer who was director of the White House situation room on Sept. 11, 2001. Loewer will present a glimpse of what actually occurred as she accompanied former President George W. Bush throughout that tragic day and the days that followed. Read More»

Concert at The Fred Sunday will remember 9/11

Pastor Doug Fultz, senior minister at Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville, will lead a memorial prayer moment during this weekend’s 9/11 Memorial Concert at the Fredrick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City.

The concert, scheduled for this Sunday evening at 7 p.m., will feature members of the Fayette Pops symphony orchestra, led by Maestro Ken White, and the Fayette County Mass High School Choir. The concert is free of charge.

The concert will also feature local musicians Jason Bowen, Ed and Patty Richardson, Dana Smith, and the Pops Men’s Quartet. Read More»

Prince of Peace plans service for home-schools

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 these students will highlight this 30-minute service. Read More»

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