Fayetteville

Help bring the Appling Sword back to Georgia

In 2011 Georgia residents have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute in a tangible way to preserving a unique part of Georgia history: bringing the Appling Sword back to Georgia.

The Appling Sword is an elaborate ceremonial sword commissioned by the Georgia Legislature in 1814 to be presented to Lt. Col. Daniel Appling, a native of Georgia and a hero of the War of 1812. Read More»

Bowron to be ordained at Episcopal Church of the Nativity this Sunday

The Rev. Deacon Josh Bowron, formerly of Fayetteville

The Rev. Deacon Josh Bowron, formerly of Fayetteville, will be ordained to the Episcopal priesthood Saturday, June 18, in a service starting at 10 a.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville.

The Rt. Rev. Neil Alexander, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, will officiate. The Rev. Rita Henault, rector of the parish, will formally present Bowron for ordination. A reception in the parish hall will follow the service. Read More»

Nativity youth group leaves for mission in North Carolina

Ten young people and adults from the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, Fayetteville, will leave Sunday, June 19, for a one-week work camp mission in Lexington, N.C.

Parish youth on the trip will be Eli Jentzen, Breahna McNeirney, Zavi Norman, Lachlan Page, Zebulon Page, Olivia Richburg and Victoria Richburg. They will be accompanied by the Rev. Rita Henault, rector, and her husband, Mark, and by Bob Page, a vestry member. Read More»

Grebel-Brown engagement

Marianne Alexis Grebel engaged to Thomas Jackson Brown IV

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Grebel, Jr. of Leesburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Marianne Alexis Grebel, to Thomas Jackson Brown IV, son of Ms. Mary Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson Brown III of Fayetteville. Read More»

Margaret Lucile Burdette, 91, of Fayetteville

Margaret Lucile Burdette, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 12, 2011.

Mrs. Burdette was born in Fayette County, Georgia on August 17, 1919 to the late Earnest Bogan Williams and Sally Elizabeth Harris. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Preacher Chester W. Burdette; sisters, Dorothy Burdette and Kathleen Bray; brother Leonard Williams. Read More»

Mrs. Emmi Hanni Wuerz, 86, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Emmi Hanni Wuerz, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 11, 2011 at the age of 86.

Lovingly known as “Oma,” she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who believed in the importance of family. Emmi came to the United States from her home in Germany on December 12, 1999 and the family celebrated that occasion each year. She was a music lover who taught herself how to play the harmonica and accordion. She is described as one who was easy going, and who was always willing to help others. Read More»

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 9, 2011.

Mr. Dixon is preceded in death by his parents Shaltoe and Bonnie Palmour Dixon; brother Sherman Dixon; sisters Mildred Campbell and Ruth Anderson.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Eloise Dixon; daughter Nancy Stanley and her husband Rick of Fayetteville; granddaughter Megan White and her husband Matt of Rome; great-grandchild Harper White; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

The Association comes to The Villages

On Saturday night, June 18, The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville hosts the classic 1960’s pop group, The Association. Also appearing that evening will be the local group R&B, Inc. Read More»

4 arrested in Fayetteville Walmart theft

Four Decatur residents who stole a bank bag from the Fayetteville Walmart today have been arrested by police, officials said.

The incident happened late Thursday morning as two black men entered the store, with one serving as a lookout whlie the other took a bank bag from the customer service area at the front of the store, police said.

A manager saw the theft and watched the men leave the store in a Chevy truck, which allowed him to give the vehicle description and license plate to 911 operators. Read More»

PTC woman charged with heroin possession

A Peachtree City woman was charged June 4 with possession of heroin and cocaine after striking a vehicle on Johnson Avenue in Fayetteville that was being driven by a sheriff’s deputy.

Alicia Ann Seal, 21, was turning on to Johnson Avenue when her vehicle struck another, said Fayetteville Police spokesperson Steve Crawshaw, adding that the driver of the struck vehicle was a Fayette County Sheriff’s deputy driving his private vehicle.

Fayetteville Police were called to the accident scene and were told by the sheriff’s employee that the woman had been acting suspiciously, said Crawshaw. Read More»

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