Fayetteville

Jean McLaurine Cassimus, 87, of Fayetteville

Jean McLaurine Cassimus

Jean McLaurine Cassimus, 87, of Fayetteville, GA, went to be with the Lord on March 6, 2011. Jean showed godly hospitality to all who entered her home and was an active servant of those in need. She also served faithfully in Grace Evangelical Church for many years.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, William Dawson Cassimus, brother George McLaurine, and sister Eunice McLaurine Stevens.

Jean leaves behind her four children, Bill, Ann, Cathy and Randy, their spouses, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Read More»

Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville

Mr. Donald Edward McEachern, 72, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 6, 2011.  Mr. McEachern was a member of Lisbon Baptist Church and retired from Ford Motor Company.  He is preceded in death by his parents, L.V. “Jim” and Velma Williams McEachern and his brother Lowell McEachern. Read More»

Mr. David Lorne Wilson, 55, of Fayetteville

Mr. David Lorne Wilson, 55, of Fayetteville, GA, died March 4, 2011.

He loved NASCAR, cooking and golf as well as fishing with his family. He was a member of Hampton Untied Methodist Church .

He is survived by his daughters Lisa Counasse of Erie, PA and Kayla Morris of Senoia; two grandchildren; father James E. Wilson, of Daytona, FL; brother Darrell & Jean Wilson, sisters Denise Johnson and Bonnie & Kevin Kanofsky, all of Fayetteville, as well as several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. David Morris Hill, 85, of Fayetteville

Mr. David Morris Hill, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 3, 2011.

Mr. Hill proudly served in the U.S. Marines and then retired as master sergeant in the U.S. Army. He later retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 20 years dedicated service. He was an active member of McDonough Road Baptist Church . Read More»

Hair-raising theatre in Fayetteville this week

Jacqueline Berthold as Rapunzel in Twilight Theatre’s production of ‘Let Your Hair Down Rapunzel.’ Photo/Special.

Twilight Theatre presents children’s musical comedy, ‘Let Your Hair Down Rapunzel’

The Twilight Theatre invites young and old to let your hair down and have a little fun as they bring a rollicking version of the age old fairytale “Rapunzel” to the stage.

Full of crazy adventure, upbeat songs and zany characters, this 70-minute show will enchant family audiences of all ages. A cast of 25 talented youths sing, dance and act their way through this show that is full of laughs. Read More»

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»