Fayetteville

Questions about county’s 3-2 vote

I attended [the Jan. 5, 2011] Fayette County Commission meeting, and was disturbed by one particular vote. Commissioner [Steve] Brown proposed that before the commission votes on an action having a financial impact, the public be given at least a 24-hour notice. Read More»

Shroud of Turin presentation coming to Fayette’s Summit Church February 13

Shroud Encounter, a highly acclaimed 90-minute multi-media presentation, is coming to The Summit Church on Sunday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Shroud Encounter is a production of Shroud of Turin Education Project, Inc. and will be presented by renowned international expert Russ Breault. The presentation is a fast moving, big-screen experience using over 150 images covering all aspects of Shroud research. Read More»

Clark-Friel - wedding

Mrs. Anna Lane Friel

Anna Lane Clark and Justin Thomas Friel were married Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 4:00 pm at First Fayetteville United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, Georgia.  The officiating minister was Reverend Daniel Scott Hagan of Waverly Hall, Georgia. 

The bride was given in marriage by her father, Michael Eugene Clark.  Her Maids of Honor were sisters Suzanne Whitfield Clark and Catherine Lee Clark.  Other bridesmaids were cousins Mary Margaret Lee of Atlanta and Elizabeth Lee Beck of Atlanta, and friends Kathryn Gray Lyall of Atlanta and Megan Ruth McLees of Atlanta.    Read More»

Brooks-Dalrymple - engaged

LeeAnn Elizabeth engaged to Matthew Trigg Dalrymple

Dr. and Mrs. C. Paschal Brooks of Arlington, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, LeeAnn Elizabeth, to Matthew Trigg Dalrymple, son of Mr. and Mrs. Trigg L. Dalrymple of Fayetteville. Read More»

Fitzgibbon - birth

Scotty and Heidi Fitzgibbon of Fayetteville announce the birth of their son, Asher Daniel, on Nov. 16, 2010. He was born at Piedmont Fayette hospital, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. Grandparents are Gary and Becky Fitzgibbon of Jackson, Scott and Sally Simon of Peachtree City, and Ken Webb of Halls, Tenn.

Linda Zaporski, 60, of Fayetteville

Linda Zaporski, 60, of Fayetteville, GA died January 16, 2011.

Linda was born in Antigo, Wisconsin and received a bachelor’s degree in education. She was a teacher with the Fayette County School System.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents Anton Hallada and Marie Theisen Hallada. Read More»

Melba O’Quinn Purcell, 86, of Fayetteville

Melba O’Quinn Purcell, 86, of Fayetteville, went to be with the Lord and her Savior on January 16, 2011, from complications of pneumonia.

Melba was born in Adel, Cook County, Georgia on January 14, 1925 to the late Serena Iowa and Willie Washington O’Quinn. After graduating from business school, she moved to College Park, Georgia, and began her secretarial career with Delta Air Lines, Inc. It was there that she met her husband of 51 years, Carroll Hires Purcell. They married in November, 1959, and lived in East Point. They moved to Fayetteville in 1981. Read More»

Inez Jones Pye, 98, of Fayetteville

Inez Jones Pye, 98, of Fayetteville died January 15, 2011.

Mrs. Pye was born in Tyrone May 26, 1912 to Willie & Daisy Jones where she was raised and lived until she married William Pye in August 1931, and moved to Fayetteville and has lived here since. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of 60 years.

Survivors include son Hoyt & Carolyn Pye of Cartersville; daughter Harriett & Ronald Parham of Fayette County; 4 grandsons, 10 great grandchildren; sister Margie & Billy Braswell; brother Emory & Barbara Jones. Read More»

Burglars hit F’ville Foot Locker early Thursday

Burglars hit F’ville Foot Locker early Thursday

Fayetteville Police are searching for three suspects that burglarized the Foot Locker store at the Fayette Pavilion early Thursday morning.

Department spokesperson Mike Whitlow said surveillance video captured three suspects burglarizing a Fayetteville Foot Locker store early Thursday at approximately 4 a.m.

Whitlow said a silver vehicle, possibly a newer model crossover, backed up to the front door of the store. Three males exited the vehicle and shattered the front door using a tool similar to the Halligan tool fire departments use, Whitlow said. Read More»

Atlanta mayor added to regional transportation committee

At the behest of Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, the five-member executive committee of the metro Atlanta Regional Transportation Roundtable was tweaked a bit at a hastily-called meeting today.

The change added Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to the executive committee, which is charged with preparing a list of recommended projects to be funded by a potential 10-year 1 percent region-wide sales tax referendum that would include Fayette County. Read More»

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