Fayetteville

F’ville Council eases sign rules to help merchants during holidays

The Fayetteville City Council at the Nov. 18 meeting gave local businesses a better shot at increased sales during the holiday shopping season.

The council unanimously approved a resolution allowing businesses to display two additional display banners during the holiday season along with the two banners per year they are currently permitted under the sign ordinance. Read More»

F’ville approves city part of Fayette County road plan

Fayetteville City Hall.

The Fayetteville City Council at its Nov. 18 meeting unanimously approved its list of proposed projects for the 2010 Fayette County Comprehensive Transportation Plan.

The resolution includes a wish list of proposed projects that will be forwarded to the county for consideration. The council also adopted a resolution that complies with the new state law on outside watering. Read More»

Donate to ‘Wreaths across America’

For the second year now, Fayette County Post 105 has supported the local Civil Air Patrol (CAP), Falcon Field Squadron 116, in their “Wreaths Across America” program.

This program began as an effort to place Christmas wreaths on the graves of our military veterans resting in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., during the holidays.

The program has now gone national with thousands of additional wreaths placed on the graves of our veterans in local cemeteries across the country. Read More»

New Hope’s ‘Living Christmas Tree’ will perform Dec. 7-12

New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville invites the community to its presentation of The Living Christmas Tree 2010, “The Journey Home.”

This year’s production features 400 adults, students and children taking part in the choirs, orchestra and cast, as well as a 40 foot “singing” Christmas Tree with thousands of computerized lighting effects.

The all new original story focuses on a soldier returning home from war with many questions about his faith.

Reconnecting with his father in a coffee shop, the young man’s “journey home” weaves a path through dramatic scenes from the Bible. Read More»

Fayetteville First UMC to offer Financial Peace University beginning in January

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University, a 13-week course, in the winter through spring 2011. The course benefits couples and individuals of all ages, those with or without debt. Read More»

Fayetteville tree lighting, Dec. 4

Fayetteville Main Street officially marks the beginning of the Main Street Holiday Season with the return of the Downtown Christmas Parade and the 18th Annual Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to gather downtown for a fun celebration that concludes with complimentary carriage rides with Santa beginning at 7 p.m. The parade starts promptly at 4:30 pm and will ride through the downtown square. Across the street at the Gazebo, Big Daddy’s Hot Dogs will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs at an affordable price for the spectators before, during and after the parade. Read More»

Three years of incredible pain and now it's gone

Deanna Williams is a resident of Peachtree City and a patient of Dr. Earl Snyder at Outcome Medical of Georgia. Like many people who have suffered chronic pain, she has tried many different doctors and has had many different types of procedures performed on her from spinal adjustments to epidurals, sacroiliac joint steroid injections, medial branch injections, and radio frequency ablation in an effort to find a solution for her pain. Read More»

Jimmy Leon Wolfe, 64, of Fayetteville

Jimmy Leon Wolfe, 64, of Fayetteville, GA , formerly of Rockmart, GA, passed away November 21, 2010 after a three year battle with cancer.

Jimmy was a loving father and friend. He retired from a lifelong career with Georgia Specialty Equipment, formerly Georgia School Equipment in Fayetteville, GA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Edward and Annie Mae Austin Wolfe; brothers Edward Wolfe, Jr., and Richard Wolfe and sister Dorothy Brown. Read More»

Jennifer Renee Shroyer, 23, of Fayetteville

Jennifer Renee Shroyer, 23, of Fayetteville passed away November 19, 2010.

Jennifer was preceded in death by her sister Carol Yvonne Shroyer and her grandparents Moses Anthony & Balbina Josephine Paul.

Survivors include her father John Shroyer and mother Laura Paul; brother Daniel Anthony Shroyer; grandparents Daniel Lee & Betty Jane Shroyer; also aunts & uncles and nieces & nephews. Read More»

Missouri woman charged with identity fraud

Fayette County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a Missouri woman on Nov. 10 on charges of identity fraud.

Chevell Chamberlyn, 30, of Lee Summit, Missouri, was charged with two counts of identity fraud, according to sheriff’s spokesperson Brent Rowan.

Rowan said the case involved Chamberlyn fraudulently using a Fayette County victim’s Heritage Bank account number to pay her AT&T phone bill in the amount of $432.86 and $285.65.

Rowan said the fraudulent charges occurred in November 2009.