Fayetteville

Prince of Peace has pumpkins for fall decorating

Six-year-old Helen Steffan spends time helping shoppers in the Prince of  Peace Pumpkin Patch. Photo/Special.

The local community is invited to come and buy their pumpkin at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Pumpkin Patch on Highway 314 in Fayetteville, between Lowe’s and the Pavilion. The patch is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Proceeds from sales benefit the youth summer mission trips and Christmas service project. Also, a percentage of the proceeds support farmers on the Indian reservation in New Mexico by leasing the land to grow the pumpkins and by hiring them to harvest them. The pumpkins are delivered and then sold at church locations across the country. Read More»

Olivet’s anniversary is this Sunday

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will celebrate its 19th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 31 and invites the community to join in the celebration. Special services have been held each Sunday during the month of October.

“Our ministry leadership has worked diligently to make sure our anniversary celebration is second to none,” a spokesperson said.

Everyone, regardless of their religious background is welcome to attend services.

Service times are 7:45, 9:30, and 11:15 a.m.

For more information, contact the church, 770-460-6656 or visit www.theolivetchurch.org . Read More»

Rolling Hills youth minister to Atlanta’s homeless

Devin Camp (right foreground) hands a towel to an unidentified homeless man during Rolling Hills Baptist’s recent youth mission in downtown Atlanta. Also assisting at the table were Mitchell Camp (left background) and Evan Mercer. Photo/Special.

Youth from Rolling Hills Baptist Church in Fayetteville travelled to downtown Atlanta recently to minister to many of the city’s homeless men and women.

While there, the group witnessed to individuals, assisted with feeding, and handed out over 150 hand and bath towels donated by the Rolling Hills congregation.

The Rolling Hills Youth Group makes quarterly trips to Atlanta to serve the homeless, feeding and distributing much needed items such as clothing, hygiene products, and shoes. Read More»

F’ville permits more amusement machines at some restaurants

It was a brief agenda before the Fayetteville City Council Oct. 21 but it was important to at least one local restaurant that had unwittingly run afoul of a change in state law pertaining to the number of coin-operated amusement machines allowed on the property. The council adopted an ordinance designed to permit dining facilities seating more than 40 to operate more than the nine machines currently allowed by state law.

The issue centers around Senate Bill 454 that regulates and limits coin-operated amusement machines. The law became effective July 1. Read More»

FFUMC will host Christmas Marketplace November 6

The 21st annual Christmas Marketplace will be held Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center in Fayetteville. The event is hosted by the United Methodist Women and will include more than 60 unique vendors, children’s clothing consignment, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale. Proceeds support church missions.

Donated items are now being accepted and may be dropped off at the church, 175 East Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Pies-On Pizza Patriotism

Pies-On Pizza Patriotism

The staff of Pies-On Pizza in Fayetteville recently was honored with a Flag Certificate of Appreciation by the James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. The certificate was for the patriotic presentation and correctly displaying the American Flag, thus reminding all citizens that the American Flag is a flag of freedom. The James Waldrop Chapter DAR is chartered in Fayetteville. In the front row are Lori Farr, Holly Hensly, and James Waldrop Chapter DAR members Jeffre Ray and Gerry Haymans. Read More»

Top sellers from FIS get a treat

Top sellers from FIS get a treat

Fayetteville Intermediate School’s top Sally Foster fund raisers were treated to a limousine ride and lunch at McDonalds. Pictured are Taylor Davis, Mykell Williams, Bethany Colbert, Tamara Young and Kieron Wright. Photo/Special.

A market day for pumpkins in Fayetteville

A market day for pumpkins in Fayetteville

Family members take in part of the array of decorated pumpkins Saturday at the Old Courthouse Square in Fayetteville in a festive day combining Market Day with the annual Pumpkin Walk involving several elementary schools and costumed children. Click here for more photos from Saturday. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Mr. Winston Erle “Wink” Moore, 67, of Fayetteville

Mr. Winston Erle “Wink” Moore , 67, of Fayetteville, passed away on October 21, 2010.

Mr. Moore was an aviation enthusiast who loved to fly. He was an aerobatic pilot as well as a commercial pilot for 33 years. He retired as a captain on the 747-400 for Northwest Airlines. He was a graduate of Auburn University and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Read More»