Fayetteville

Margaritas, Methodists separated now only by a Square

Looking slightly northeast across the Old Courthouse Square toward the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

Church, meet your close neighbor, liquor by the glass.

Distance is no longer a factor in Fayetteville for those wanting to purchase alcohol at restaurants around Courthouse Square and in shopping centers in close proximity to churches. The City Council Aug. 19 approved the measure by unanimous vote. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian offers FPU, other programs on Wednesdays

Fayette Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will offer a number of programs this fall as part of its Wednesday night activities.

The church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University on Wednesdays from 6:15-8 p.m., beginning Sept. 8. This is a biblically based, video-driven small group study that teaches families to beat debt, build wealth, and give like never before.

Registration and one $99.51 FPU kit is required per family. To register and/or order, visit www.fayettepcusa.org/fpu.htm.

For more information, contact the class leader Will Stone, at 678-787-2332. Read More»

Charping anniversary

Charles and Carolyn Kay Charping

Charles and Carolyn Kay Charping of Fayetteville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

The Charpings were married Aug. 6, 1960 in Andersonville, S.C.

Celebrating with them were daughters, Deborah C. Mitchell, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Sherry Annette Taylor, McDonough, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Help Fayette Hospital keep fragile Fayette newborns in Fayette

Dear Fayette Community Friends and Neighbors:

We need your support! Piedmont Fayette Hospital recently filed an application with the state of Georgia to expand our existing five-bed Level II neonatal unit and to establish a Level III neonatal service, ensuring our capacity to care for those fragile newborns who are born in our community.

Unfortunately, Southern Regional Medical Center has opposed our request to expand these services, which could result in the continued need to separate delicate newborns from their mothers and families. Read More»

Elizabeth Ann Maas Roughton, 86, of Fayetteville

Elizabeth Ann Maas Roughton, 86, of Fayetteville, died August 18, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband William L. Roughton, son Albert C. Roughton, a brother, and two sisters. Read More»

Travis Lee Cantrell of Fayetteville

Travis Lee Cantrell, infant son of Heather Fikes Cantrell and James Farrell Cantrell of Fayetteville, died Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Read More»

James Oliver DuRant, 74, of Fayetteville

James Oliver DuRant, 74, of Fayetteville, GA and Florence, SC passed away August 17, 2010.

Mr. DuRant was a retired Air Traffic Controller, and he had served his country in the U.S.A.F. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Theresa DuRant; son, James A. (Andy) DuRant of Forest Park, GA.; brothers David DuRant Jr., Charles DuRant, Sr., and Kenneth DuRant; sisters Irene Poole, Cathrine Allen, and Virginia Baird. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mrs. Nina Laura Hardin Garner, age 96, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Nina Laura Hardin Garner, age 96, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2010.

Mrs. Garner was born on September 25, 1913, in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in Cabool, Missouri, to the late Grover Cleveland (G.C.) Hardin and Iva Ann Weber Hardin. She was the third of ten children. After graduating from Mountain Grove High School in Mountain Grove, Missouri, where Mrs. Garner grew up, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work for the federal government. Read More»

Fayetteville sees four burglaries in past week

That’s four times in a week. Fayetteville has seen three burglaries at restaurants and one at a dental office in the past eight days. Three occurred over the weekend at the southside McDonald’s on Glynn Street, the La Parrilla restaurant at the Fayette Pavilion and the Dental One Associates office on North Jeff Davis Drive. The other break-in came at the Dairy Queen on North Glynn Street on Aug. 9. Read More»

New route approved for F’ville Xmas parade

The Fayetteville City Council Aug. 5 approved a new route for the Main Street Christmas Parade to be held Dec. 4. The route will begin and end at the Fayette County Justice Center southeast of town after making its way through a portion of the downtown area.

Main Street Director Brian Wismer in promoting the new route said city staff, along with the Fayetteville Police Department, devised the new route that will begin at the Justice Center and proceed west to South Glynn Street. The parade will go north to Stonewall Avenue, east to Lee Street and back to the Justice Center. Read More»

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