Fayetteville

Terry Lynn Long, Jr., age 27

Mr. Terry Lynn Long, Jr. (TJ) passed away Monday, September 6, 2010. TJ was 27 yrs old and attended Fayette County High School. He had been a quadriplegic since 2005. Mr. Terry Lynn Long, Jr. is survived by a daughter Bianca Garza and son Zachary Shae Sontimer. Mother, Sandra Goza Lyle and father Terry Lynn Long Sr. Sisters Christa Lyle McConnell and Faith Lyle Felth. Preceded in death brother Jason Lyle. Check with C.J. Mowell Funeral Home in Fayetteville GA for arrangements.

The Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra at this week's Lunch on the Lawn

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host another wonderful opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy the beautiful weather and music on the Old Courthouse lawn in Historic Downtown Fayetteville.

Lunch on the Lawn will again take place from 11.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m., and everyone is welcome to participate in this community event. PiesOn Pizza will be selling pizza lunch combos for $5, and Rita’s Italian Ice will be offering cool dessert treats, but people can also bring their own lunch to the gathering. Read More»

Bells Across America next Friday

The James Waldrop Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public to join in the Bells Across America Celebration on September 17 at noon as the United States celebrates the 223rd anniversary of the signing of the US Constitution.  

The bell ringing will be held on the Fayetteville Square next to the flagpole at the Old County Courthouse
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The Marquis de Lafayette Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will provide a musket salute in honor of this historical event.
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Prayer services in F’ville Sept. 11 and 18

The events of Sept. 11, 2001 will not soon perish from the minds and hearts of Americans. Aside from a national tragedy, the day has also become a time of prayer. And within that framework there will be two prayer services held in Fayetteville that day, one at noon at the old courthouse and the other at the Villages Amphitheater beginning at 5 p.m. Read More»

Local project, ‘Jesus Feast’ continues through Sept. 18

The Jesus Feast, a project focusing on the miracles of Jesus, will continue through Sept. 18.

Individuals are encouraged to spend 40 days focusing on Jesus, from Aug. 10 until The Day of Atonement, Saturday, Sept. 18.

Local radio station J93.3 will read one miracle each day at 2:40 p.m. The project will conclude with a community service at the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville on the final day, Sept. 18.

Visit the website, www.jesusfeast.org, for more information.

F’ville plans veterans memorial at Patriot Park off Redwine Road

The city of Fayetteville is planning to build a new veterans memorial at the Patriot Park area off Redwine and Old Senoia roads.

A schematic of the proposal shows a 10-foot tall obelisk with the emblems of each branch of the armed services. But the true feature will be the two memorial walls on either side, which will list each local veteran who was killed in action.

The obelisk and walls will be made of a black granite that will be reflective, similar to the material used on the Vietnam wall. Read More»

F’ville to add Hwy. 85 light near county's busiest intersection

The Fayetteville City Council is expected to approve an intergovernmental agreement with Fayette County Thursday night that will put in motion the $600,000 Lafayette Avenue Signal and Extension project at North Glynn Street funded by previously collected 1-cent sales tax revenues. Read More»

Fayetteville votes to keep its property taxes level

The Fayetteville City Council held to its promise to hold down any increase in property taxes this year. The council Aug. 19 approved a rollback millage rate of 3.24 mills. The rate will include 2.345 mills for the General Fund budget and .895 mills for the Capital Project Funds budget.

This year’s rate is considered a rollback, or perhaps a roll-up, due to the reassessment of real property, most of which saw a decrease in value over the past year, Finance Director Lynn Robinson said. Read More»

Commission to get info on regional transportation tax

A briefing on a plan to implement a regional 1 percent sales tax for transportation projects will be presented to the Fayette County Commission Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

The information will be presented by the Atlanta Regional Commission, Read More»

David Curtis Sanders, 53, of Fayetteville

David Curtis Sanders, age 53, of Fayetteville passed away August 27, 2010.

He was a retired scheduler in the wheel and brake shop at Delta Airlines.

He is survived by his wife Lynne Booker Sanders of Fayetteville; a son Michael David Sanders of Fayetteville; his parents, Glenn and Johnetta Sanders of Cleburne, TX; a sister, Glenda and Dean Woodruff of Cleburne, TX, mother-in-law Dollye Booker and brother-in-law Don and Connie Booker both of Houston, TX and numerous nieces and nephews. Read More»

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