Fayetteville

New photo: F’ville police seeking 2 robbers who fired shots at Walmart; nobody hurt

This man is also believed to have participated in the shooting incident. Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of this man is asked to call Fayetteville police at 770-461-4441.

Two robbers fired two shots at a couple walking in the Walmart parking lot about 12:40 this (Friday) morning after demanding the couple’s wallet and purse, Fayetteville Police Detective Mike Whitlow said.

Neither was struck by the bullets nor otherwise hurt, and the robbers escaped in a maroon SUV with customized wheel rims, police said.

According to the news release from the department, “a black male wearing a blue shirt and blue hat armed with a handgun approached a couple walking in the parking lot of Wal-Mart, 125 Pavilion Parkway. Read More»

Bill Jones, 91, of Fayetteville

Mr. Bill Jones, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2010.

Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his parents Ben and Mary Spears Jones; one sister and five brothers. Read More»

Thanks, Sallie, for speaking up

My dear Sallie, thank you for expressing what has been a necessary factor for Fayetteville, etc.

The transportation discussion has always been one-sided — never what the people want and need.

As an older citizen, it would allow me to explore the area and not have to worry about driving.

Let us join together and let us see progress!

Sylvia Stroger

Fayetteville, Ga.

Word of Life Free Methodist will offer special six-week “Fearless” lecture series

Word of Life Free Methodist Church in Fayetteville will present a lecture series each Sunday entitled “Fearless” beginning this Sunday Sept. 19 at 10 a.m.

The six week series investigates the fear Americans are living in every day from terrorists, swine flu, layoffs, and foreclosures.

The Rev. Greg Nitchman will lead participants through a biblical study teaching how you should and could live fearlessly, utilizing Max Lucado’s book, “Fearless” as a guide. Read More»

Christianity, Science, the Bible conference starts tomorrow at Heritage in Fayetteville

Heritage Church in Fayetteville will host a free conference on Christianity, Science, and the Bible Sept, 16-18, from 6:30 - 9 p.m. each evening.

The conference will feature Professor A.C. McIntosh of Leeds University, England, and Dr. Charles Thaxton of Peachtree City, and will be held at Heritage Church, 150 Lester Road, Fayetteville. Refreshments will be provided.

On Thursday, Sept. 16, Thaxton (6:30) will lecture on Christianity and Science, and McIntosh (7:30) will address Design Intelligence and the Word of God. Read More»

FUMC’s seniors will tour Atlanta landmarks Oct. 7

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»

Tedford-Ivey Birth

Cole Ivey and Lynsey Tedford of Fayetteville announce the birth of their daughter, Rayah Layne, born Aug. 18 at 12:32 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Matt and Sonya Tedford of Fayetteville. Fraternal grandparents are Greg Ivey and Becky Ford, also of Fayetteville.

Job hunt: F'ville resident on new season of 'The Apprentice'

Job hunt: F'ville resident on new season of 'The Apprentice'

“You’re fired.”

Fayetteville resident Kelly Smith Beaty didn’t hear those exact words when she was laid off from her job at a global public relations firm, but being out of work stung just the same. She had recently been named to the Atlanta’s Power 30 Under 30 and was about to put money down on a condo but instead found herself moving back to her parent’s home in Fayette County. Read More»

Market Day in downtown Fayetteville Saturday

Visit downtown Fayetteville for another exciting Market Day, with several new vendors, just in time for some early Fall and Christmas shopping.
The fourth Market Day event of 2010 will take place at the Gazebo area

“This month we will have a bouncy house, compliments of Gym South in Fayetteville, and face painting, so bring the kids and enjoy a day of shopping while the kids play,” said Joyce Waits, Main Street Coordinator. Read More»

Dr. Ronald G. Hanie, Sr., 75, of Fayetteville

Dr. Ronald G. Hanie, Sr., 75, of Fayetteville, GA passed away September 12, 2010.

Ron served as a Baptist pastor in Georgia for 50 years at Ways Baptist Church in Wrens, GA., Cedar Hill Baptist in Owenton, KY., Pine lake Baptist in Pine Lake, GA., Park Avenue Baptist in Atlanta, GA., First Baptist of Chatsworth, GA., White Oak Hills Baptist in Stone Mountain, GA., Sonoraville Baptist in Calhoun, GA., and also a Chaplin at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. Dr. Hanie also served as a foreign missionary to Paris, France . Read More»