Fayetteville

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»

SFM yard sale starts Friday

Square Foot Ministry (SFM), the local non-profit organization, will take donations through Friday morning for its annual yard sale, coming up this weekend, May 14-15. The yard sale will be in the parking lot and Family Life Center of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) in downtown Fayetteville from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Read More»

FUMC’s Seasoned Singers to perform Sunday

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Seasoned Singers, a group of older adults, will perform at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services at the church this Sunday, May 16.

The group meets each Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Room B-225 for fun, laughter, singing and fellowship. The next collection the group will work on will be a patriotic collection.

The group will perform at both Azalea Estates and LaFayette Nursing Homes in late June or early July, dates to be announced.

To find out more about the group, contact Tom Robinson, 770-461-7795, or email robi4131@bellsouth.net.

Providence will offer parenting seminar

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»

Stephens-Johnson Engagement

Jessica Darlene Stephens engaged to Frank Joseph Johnson III (Tripp)

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stephens of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Darlene Stephens, to Frank Joseph Johnson III (Tripp), son of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson, Jr. of Bluefield, Va. Read More»

Maxwell: Will fight MARTA ‘’til hell freezes over’

It appears to me that there are those who wish to distort the facts concerning the role that the current Fayette County Board of Commissioners has with current transportation issues. I write this letter to set the record straight and to address some of the misinformation that is being spread as a result of contested political races. Read More»

Commissioners Smith, Maxwell must answer for West Bypass

I came across an old article dated July 16, 2009 where Jack Smith was quoted as saying, “Voters approved the (West Fayetteville) bypass in the last SPLOST. The money is there. the only thing that can stop that project from moving forward now is a court order.”

Yet, seven months later, the project has stalled. It’s now in the hands of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where it has been sitting since early March. Read More»

Book lover asks for help to save B&N

A month ago I heard sad news for our community that the Barnes & Noble bookstore located in Fayetteville is about to close.

I remember when I first moved to Fayetteville and I did not have a job, friends and family, so I used to go frequently to the bookstore and spent many hours there, lost in the reading of different kinds of books, eating a delicious desert, with the help of such as wonderful workers who were ready to help every customer. Read More»