Fayetteville

Providence will offer parenting seminar June 12

Providence United Methodist Church will offer a “Parenting is Heart Work” seminar Saturday, June 12, from 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The seminar is open to the community and emphasizes helping parents solve the real problems they are facing. A children’s program is offered at the same time, so that the whole family can attend. Read More»

Rook-Humble Engagement

Allison Lynn Rook enaged to Timothy Lee Humble

Mr. and Mrs. James Hardy Rook of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Lynn, to Timothy Lee Humble, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lee Humble, also of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Linnie Koontz Coppley and John Clifford Coppley of Spencer, N.C., and Mrs. Iris Hardy Rook of Senoia, and the late Barney Bagley Rook. She is a graduate of Landmark Christian High School and Atlanta Christian College. She is head teller at United Community Bank in Tyrone. Read More»

Maxwell: Goatman Steve Brown and some of his ‘pet’ projects

This summer Hollywood will provide us with another adventure of action hero Iron Man. This summer Peachtree City and Fayette County is also presented with its fourth adventure of Steve “Goat Man” Brown.

It is said that politics makes strange bedfellows. I am still shaking my head after I learned that two of the most despised and disgraced former politicians have formed an alliance to run Steve Brown against County Commissioner Jack Smith. How Steve Brown and Harold Bost ever paired up is an unknown to me. Read More»

Just ‘change’ the name and interview with Chairman Smith could be one with Obama

I was amazed when I read an interview with Commissioner Eric Maxwell. The title of the article was “Maxwell says policy of change will continue.”

What amazed me was that if you changed a few words, the article could have been from an interview with Barack Obama. Read More»

Fayetteville Council considers time limits on downtown parking

The Fayetteville City Council at its May 20 meeting will take a look at imposing time restrictions on public parking near the courthouse square.
Main Street Director Brian Wismer in a May 10 memo said the proposal would create time limits for public parking spaces around courthouse square. City staff are recommending a four-hour time limit between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.

The courthouse square parking spaces would include those on South Glynn Street and on East Stonewall Avenue. Read More»

Courtney’s Cafe jazzes up Fayetteville with good food, entertainment

Talib Abdul Aziz and his daughter, Courtney. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Ribbon cutting set for tomorrow, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

In the same plaza in Fayetteville with Stevie B’s Pizza and the dollar theater, there’s a little restaurant that is starting to get noticed. Courtney’s Cafe, a warm place with a classy, yet casual atmosphere, opened six months ago and offers steak, seafood and some cajun cuisine, as well as live jazz every Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. Read More»

Grand opening for The Half Shell Oyster Bar this Saturday

The Half Shell Oyster Bar and Hot Dog Shop is owned by Natalie and Blaine Pitchford of Newnan, Ga. Oyster bar & hot dog style restaurants are common where they grew up (Dothan, Ala. - The Wiregrass). They couldn’t find that combination in Midwest Georgia, so they decided to bring some Wiregrass to the area. They started in downtown Newnan in April 2007. In May 2008, they opened a second location on Hwy 34 in Newnan. In march of this year, they opened their third location in Fayetteville. Read More»

F’ville Council work session called for May 20

A City Council work session has been scheduled for Thursday, May 20 at 5 p.m. in Council Chambers, 240 South Glynn Street to provide an update on the City of Fayetteville’s Livable Centers Initiative Supplemental Study.

As a part of the process, concept plan alternatives for three sites within the LCI boundaries were developed. The consultant firm for the study is Urban Collage, Inc.

Local chorale brings beach party to Fayetteville

Local chorale brings beach party to Fayetteville

The Southern Crescent Chorale makes its seventh appearance at the Villages Amphitheater with "fun in the sun music" at our Beach Party on Saturday, May 22 at 8 p.m. Read More»

Franklin “Frank” Wood Sr., 73, of Fayetteville

Franklin “Frank” Wood Sr., 73, of Fayetteville passed away May 10, 2010.

Mr. Wood had served his country in the U.S. Army. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife of 44 years Jackie Wood; son Frank Wood Jr. of Newnan; son and daughter-in-law David & Melissa Wood of Senoia; grandson Wyatt Wood; brother J.W. Wood; sister Carolyn Naylor; and also nieces and nephews. Read More»

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