Fayetteville

Apple trip on tap for B-Acts group

The B-Acts group (seniors 50 and older) at Flat Creek Baptist Church between Fayetteville and Peachtree City will travel to north Georgia for lunch and apple shopping on Saturday, Oct. 9.

The bus will leave the church at 9 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m.

The cost is $6 for family style lunch at Pat’s Kountry Kitchen. Price includes tax and gratuity.

The group will stop at Mercier’s Apple Barn, a favorite stop among apple barn lovers. Merciers’s offers all types of apples, baked goods, canned goods, gifts, etc. Read More»

Olivet Church will celebrate 19th anniversary October 31

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will celebrate its 19th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 31 and invites the community to join in the celebration.

Special services are planned for each Sunday during the month of October.

“Our ministry leadership is working diligently to make our anniversary celebration second to none,” a spokesperson said. “The Olivet Church reaches out to enrich the spiritual lives of individuals, their families and other supportive community members through worship service. The environment is very uplifting and spiritual with joyous singing and meaningful messages.” Read More»

Jim H. Winslett, Jr., 66, of Fayetteville

Jim H. Winslett, Jr., 66, of Fayetteville passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2010, and is now with our Lord and Savior. Read More»

Theo James Odom, 102, Fayetteville

Theo James Odom, 102, died peacefully Thursday morning, September 23, 2010.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at National Heights Baptist Church, 103 Old Norton Road, Fayetteville .

Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Read More»

The Grand Finale

The Grand Finale

“Jesus Feast” a local project which joined hundreds in the community in a 40-day focus on Jesus, his miracles and his parables, came to a conclusion last Saturday with a rally and gathering at the Fayetteville Amphitheater in Fayetteville. An estimated crowd of about 500 gathered for singing, praising, communion and celebration. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Jesus Feast attendees cheer on bearers of ‘Love’ flags

Jesus Feast attendees cheer on bearers of ‘Love’ flags

Some of the estimated 350-plus worshipers greet flag carriers as the old song, “His Banner Over Me is Love,” plays in The Village Amphitheater in Fayetteville Saturday night. The event featured a worship band, readings of the miracles of Jesus and shared communion. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Church of the Nativity plans pet blessing, pet fair

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity will sponsor its second annual Blessing of the Animals and Pet Fair beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Gazebo and the surrounding parking lot in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

F’ville Council to decide on limits to waste transfer station locations

The Fayetteville City Council last week heard the first reading of a proposed amendment to the Waste Transfer Station Ordinance that would include locating waste transfer stations in districts zoned for heavy industry.

Senior Planner Linwood Robinson said the amendment would help ensure that waste transfer stations are specifically addressed, adequately approved for operation and placed in the appropriate zoning classification. Read More»

F'ville police still seeking 2 robbers who fired at couple outside Walmart

Surveillance photos provided by the Fayetteville Police Department show two men leaving the Pavilion Walmart moments apart just before the robbery attempt early Friday morning.

Fayetteville Police are still looking for two men wanted in connection with the Sept. 17 attempted armed robbery of a couple outside the Walmart at the Fayette Pavilion. One of the robbers fired shots at the couple as they fled the area but did not hit them.

Detective Mike Whitlow said the incident occurred as the couple was walking in the store’s parking lot at approximately 12:40 a.m. on Sept. 17. The men approached the couple and demanded their wallet and purse, Whitlow said. Read More»

Public servants or Caesar Augustus?

It saddens me to see that none of our commissioners are supporting the public the way they used to do. The commissioners run the county, but are supposed to support the will of the majority of voters.

No clearer picture of the will of the voters was painted than the July 20 Republican Primary Election. It was a case where just about everybody who was anybody in Fayette County endorsed the incumbent Commissioners. Read More»

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