Fayetteville

Stacey Lynn Fox, 29, of Fayetteville

Stacey Lynn Fox, 29, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 2, 2011.

Stacey will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend to many. She graduated from Fayette County High School with the class of 2000 and had been working at the OK Café. Read More»

Mrs. Ruby Pauline Helmly Putnam, 85, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Ruby Pauline Helmly Putnam, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 1, 2011.

Mrs. Putnam was an employee of General Motors and retired with over 24 years of dedicated service. She was a faithful member of Fayetteville First Baptist Church and loved to travel with the Senior Group as well as sing in the choir at church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister

Mrs. Putnam is preceded in death by her beloved husband Charles Harold Putnam. Read More»

Mr. Jerry C. Walton, 74, of Fayetteville

Mr. Jerry C. Walton, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 1, 2011.

Mr. Walton spent 50 years in the insurance business and was the owner of Walton Insurance Services in West Palm Beach. He graduated from Russell High and attended Emory University at Oxford as well as Georgia Tech.

He is survived by his high school sweetheart whom he was married to for 56 years, Ann Strickland Walton; children, Connie Cates (John), and Scott Walton (Barbara); grandchildren, Tiffany, Ashley, Jerry, Cameron, Scotty (Amy), and Josh; one great-grandchild Aiden; one sister; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss

Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss

Today marked the birthday of Theodore Geisel known as Dr. Seuss to young readers. In celebration of his birthday Fayetteville Intermediate School participated in Read Across America Day with volunteer guest readers coming to the school to read to classes. FIS began the day with a visit by a couple of Seuss's characters, "Thing One" (Melanie Mikoy) and "Thing Two" (Bailey Towle). They are shown with Judy Pearson, media specialist, on the school's morning broadcast as a tribute to Dr. Seuss.

F’ville makes a road wish list

The agenda at the Thursday meeting of the Fayetteville City Council will be brief but will include a proposed resolution intended to have the city join with Fayette County and its municipalities in supporting potential projects that will be reviewed for the regional transportation 1-cent sales tax initiative going before voters in mid-2012. Read More»

F’ville P&Z approves South Glynn mixed use request

The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission last week approved a request for less intense commercial zoning on South Glynn Street just south of City Hall that provides a way for the owner to live on the second floor of the nearly 6,150 square-foot building while leasing the first floor for office space. Read More»

Fayette Air Force launches Dunk Squad

Fayette Air Force launches Dunk Squad

Fayette County High School’s varsity boys basketball team soared to a win over Northside, Warner Robins last Saturday. Tonight, they aim for a trip to the AAAA quarterfinals. They host Banneker at 7 p.m. Fans are hoping the Tigers winning trend continues and that players like LJ Erves (pictured) put on another dazzling display of dunks. For more on basketball, see the story at www.TheCitizenSports.com. Photo/John Munford.

Shrove Tuesday supper planned

Young people at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will serve a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at the church parish hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.

A free-will offering will be received. Funds raised will help finance a mission trip June 19-25. Six young people and four adults will spend that time in Lexington, N.C., repairing homes of elderly and disabled residents. Last summer, a group from Church of the Nativity spent a week on a similar project in southern Illinois. Read More»

Lenten services begin with Ash Wednesday at Church of Nativity

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will mark the beginning of Lent with three special services Wednesday, March 9.

The Holy Eucharist, including the liturgy for Ash Wednesday with imposition of ashes, will be celebrated at 7 a.m., noon, and 7 p.m. that day.

Beginning on March 16 and running through April 13, Church of the Nativity will conduct special Wednesday night Lenten programs. They will include a brief worship service at 7 p.m., a soup and bread supper at 7:30 p.m., followed by discussions on the theme of “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts.” Read More»

‘Life Groups’ are for all ages at FFC

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 recently started several new group ministries which are free and open to the community.

Called “Life Groups,” they run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, and several more.

Signups may be done on the church website, fayettefamilychurch.org, or by phone, 770-461-6235.

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