Fayetteville

Mr. Bertrum Fred Long, 92, of Fayetteville

Mr. Bertrum Fred Long, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 30, 2011.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Minnie Long; son David Long and his wife Carol of Fayetteville; grandchildren Scot Long and his wife Shelly of Conyers, Ginger McKnight of Butler; eight grandchildren. Read More»

Chick-fil-A gets okay to add second drive-thru lane

Revised development plans for the Chick-fil-A on North Glynn Street in Fayetteville were unanimously approved May 24 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. For restaurant customers the approval means a quicker trip through the drive-thru window by adding a second lane.

The proposal called for reconfiguring a number of parking spaces adjacent to the existing drive-thru lane on the building’s south side, thereby making room for a second drive-thru lane and changing the current perpendicular parking spaces to ones that are diagonal. Read More»

191-unit senior complex gets F’ville P&Z green light

A proposal to establish a residential living facility for independent seniors at the Villages at Lafayette development on Ga. Highway 54 in Fayetteville was recommended for approval May 24 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on a 3-1 vote.

With the land currently zoned for office use, the recommendation will go before the City Council on June 9 for a zoning change. Read More»

Storm warnings on West Bypass funds

Sunny skies earlier in the day on Thursday had me smiling until the storms came through. We had one storm on the outside and another storm in the Board of Commissioners meeting in Fayette County. Read More»

FFUMC offering summer activities for toddlers 2-4

There’s still time to register your child for FFUMC’s summer program open to ages two through four. Summer Fun Days meet during June and July on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - noon. The cost is $15 per day, per child. Spaces are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Below are the themes for each day:

June 7 and 8 - Safari Adventure; June 14 and 15 - Beach Party; June 21 and 22 - Let’s Cook.

No Programs are scheduled June 28, June 29 and July 5, due to VBS and the July 4 holiday. Read More»

McDonough Rd. Baptist invites kids to ‘Big Apple Adventure’

The McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville invites children and students to join them for Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, June 6-10, from 9 a.m. – noon.

This year’s theme is “Big Apple Adventure: Where Faith and Life Connect.” Set in New York City, the adventure will help Bible schoolers discover a variety of enriching spiritual truths and experience fun activities, including crafts, music, and missions.

Classes are provided for children who are pre-K (turned five by Sept. 1 or have just completed pre-K) through seniors in high school. Read More»

Try ‘Zumba’ classes at FFUMC

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will add a new exercise class to its recreation program this summer — Zumba.

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system.

Two 5-week sessions will be offered this summer. The first will meet on Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10:15 a.m. beginning June 8. There will be no classes June 15, due to Annual Conference or June 29, due to Vacation Bible School.

The second session will meet on Tuesday evenings, from 6 – 7 p.m. beginning June 21. Read More»

Heritage plans VBS for June 27

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville is inviting kids to get cookin’ at its Shake It Up Café Vacation Bible School, Monday, June 27-Friday, July 1 from 8:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. VBS is open to kids who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade.

At the Shake It Up Café VBS, kids will become chefs in training. The day will begin with a high energy opening in the worship center followed by the Bible Bistro, with interactive Bible lessons. Read More»

Chadwick-Lake engagement

Tracey Elizabeth engaged to Justin Charles Lake

Allen Chadwick of Farmington, Conn. and Lori Chadwick of Burlington, Conn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracey Elizabeth, to Justin Charles Lake, son of Larry and Linda Lake of Fayetteville.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Keene State College in Keene, N.H. with a B.A. in communication and is currently attending the Aveda Institute in Atlanta.

The groom-elect is a graduate of The Art Institute of Atlanta with a B.A. in fine arts and graphic design and is part owner of Lake Roofing Systems.

The wedding will be Oct. 1 in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Read More»

The accidental beekeeper

Bobby Torbush with just one of the frames containing a honeycomb and thousands of bees removed from Judy Ward's home. Torbush filled up all of his containers and had to use five gallon buckets for the remaining honeycombs and bees.Photo/Judy Ward.

Fayetteville woman learns about honeybees after beekeper finds over 60,000 in walk-in closet

Judy Ward, an ad sales representative for The Citizen and a Fayetteville resident, and her husband, Ron, noticed something strange occurring on the side of their house.  Read More»

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