Fayetteville

Trading Post marks new era with tent sale

Donald Pope, nephew of Bill Davis, has worked at The Trading Post for 30 years. Photo/Sandy Zimmerman.

The Trading Post, known as the oldest continuously operating business in Fayette County, is emerging into a new era. Bill Davis began his business venture 64 years ago, in 1947, on Highway 54 west of Fayetteville in a location known for selling general merchandise – gas, clothing, groceries. Aided by location, a friendly environment and a growing population, The Trading Post quickly became known as a gathering place for the locals.  Read More»

163-apartment seniors complex proposed for F’ville’s Lafayette Village

An initial proposal to establish a residential area for seniors is expected to be presented at the May 10 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. The preliminary site plan for the Lafayette Village Senior Community shows a proposal to construct a total of 163 senior apartments and 28 cottage-style homes Read More»

AP classes: Consider the risks and rewards

Do high school seniors understand fully the risk-reward system associated with signing up for advanced placement classes? A search online will show that nearly 50 percent of students do not earn the 3, 4, or 5 on the exam to be able to earn college credit.

Also, if you plan on going to a division one school, 4’s and 5’s will probably be the only acceptable scores they will give you credit for. Read More»

Local gathering for National Day of Prayer planned for tomorrow

There will be a community prayer gathering for the National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Harvest Christian Community Center in Fayetteville.

The community is invited to join in praying for local and national leaders and local law enforcement officials.

A number of state and local leaders will be present.

The event is sponsored by Action of Faith Ministries and The Eleventh Hour Call Church.

The Harvest Christian Community Center is at 383 Fayette Place, Fayetteville. Read More»

SFM plans yard sale May 20, 21

Square Foot Ministry, a ministry of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, is now accepting items for its annual yard sale planned for May 20 and 21.

Items that will be accepted include furniture, books, jewelry., small appliances, knick-knacks, toys, linens, sporting equipment and household goods in good, saleable condition.

Items not accepted include clothing, mattresses or box springs.

Call Judy Reynolds, 404-386-1190, or Faye Livingston, 770-719-5494, or email squarefootministry@aol.com to arrange to donate or volunteer to work the sale.

FFUMC to offer summer music camp

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church in downtown Fayetteville will offer a summer music camp for children in kindergarten through sixth grade July 11-15.

Children will learn about strings, wind instruments, singing, rhythm and more.

Classes will meet every day from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $60 for the week.

Email Joan Aycock at aycockmusic@yahoo.com or call her at 770-460-0053, for more information.

Hardison-Settle engagement

Elizabeth Ruth engaged to Jonathan Daniel Settle

Mr. and Mrs. George Hardison of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ruth, to Jonathan Daniel Settle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Settle of Acworth.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. G.C. Hardison and the late G.C. Hardison of Birmingham, Ala., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Quenelle of Talladega, Ala. She is a 2004 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and a 2008 graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing. She is currently employed with TAPPI as an event manager. Read More»

Kidd-McCord engagement

 Tiffany Dale Kidd engaged to Aaron Nathaniel McCord

Dr. and Mrs. T. Dale Kidd of Dalton announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Dale Kidd, to Aaron Nathaniel McCord of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Falls Road Baptist Church School and attends Middle Georgia College. She will receive an associate’s degree in air traffic management in May 2011. She is currently employed by Eastman Bank. Read More»

Southern Crescent Chorale at The Villages May 14

The Southern Crescent Chorale makes its eighth appearance at the Villages Amphitheater with “toe tapping music” at their concert “Dancin’!” on Saturday, May 14 at 8 p.m.

The 70 voice choir will fill the evening air with dance music of all types from country and R & B to dance standards and movie favorites. Some of the songs you’ll hear are “Your Mama Don’t Dance,” “Dancing Queen,” “YMCA,” “Charleston,” and “Some Days You Gotta Dance.” There will be something for everyone at this rockin’ concert. Read More»

ATM stolen from F'ville Walgreens

Fayetteville Police are looking for two men responsible for crashing through the front of the Walgreens pharmacy on South Glynn Street in the early hours of May 2 and making off with the store’s ATM machine.

Department spokesperson Steve Crawshaw said that two men in a silver truck backed into the Walgreens building at approximately 3:30 a.m. on May 2. The men loaded the ATM machine in the truck and drove off, Crawshaw said, adding that the ATM was located near the front door. Read More»