Fayetteville

Deadline is today for reservations for Oakland, Mitchell house trip

The SAGE group (seniors 55 and older) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is planning an outing to include a tour of the Oakland Cemetery, the Margaret Mitchell House, and lunch at Six Feet Under in Atlanta on Oct. 7.

The group will depart from the parking lot next to the Holiday Inn at 9 a.m. and return around 4:30 p.m. The cost is $25 plus the cost of lunch.

Deadline for registrations is Sept. 29, at which time 15 paid registrations are needed to make the trip. Read More»

FFUMC offers ‘Living Faith Fully’opportunities for October

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will focus on a variety of “how to” classes in October to explore ways to live faith using one’s hands.

Classes will cover gardening, basic home repairs, common car maintenance, and an introduction to writing/journaling.

The class will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

Also during October, the church will offer a study of Ron Greer’s book on integrity, “If You Know Who You Are You’ll Know What to Do.” Greer will join the group for the final class session on Oct. 27. Read More»

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»

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