Fayetteville

Mrs. Betty Gail Sharpton-Sagon, 67, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Betty Gail Sharpton-Sagon, 67, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 4, 2010.

Mrs. Sagon was preceded in death by her parents, Woodson Jackson Sharpton and Edna Tallant Sharpton, as well as her brothers, Doug Sharpton and Don Sharpton. Read More»

Reba Christopher, 90, of Fayetteville

Reba Christopher, 90, of Fayetteville, died May 3, 2010.

Mrs. Christopher was preceded in death by two daughters, Becky Blissett and Donna Rena Jackson.

Survivors include her husband, James Christopher; son James R. Christopher; daughters Sharon Arguello, Margaret Chassereau, and Jody Schoonover; 31 grand and great grandchildren, and also nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 7, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel, the interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery at 2:00 PM. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian hosts Spring Fling this Saturday

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its fourth annual Spring Fling, a community outreach festival, Saturday, May 8, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the church campus, 791 Forest Ave. (Hwy 92 North), Fayetteville.

Highlights of the festival include a variety of live music all day long, grilled lunches, inflatables, carnival games, bingo with prizes, used book sale, craft sale, and bake sale.

Local vendors include Bruster’s Ice Cream, Rizzo Massage Therapy, Humane Society pet adoptions and Muddy Puddle pony rides. Read More»

Donations still sought

Sheri Pepper (L), chairperson of the Square Foot Ministry Yard Sale committee, and Judy Reynolds. Photo/Special.

Sheri Pepper (L), chairperson of the Square Foot Ministry Yard Sale committee, and Judy Reynolds prepare for this year’s sale coming up Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15, at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Donated items will be taken through Friday, May 14 and may be dropped off at the church Thursday, May 13, or early Friday morning, May 14. For more information, contact Sheri Pepper, 770-354-8693. Photo/Special.

Boyd-Dickerson Engagement

Meagan Ruth Boyd engaged to Kevin Dorsey Dickerson

Mr. and Mrs. George R. Boyd III of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Meagan Ruth Boyd, to Kevin Dorsey Dickerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Dickerson of Grand Prairie, Texas and the Rev. David G. Blile of Jonesboro. Read More»

Richards-Maughan Engagement

Leah Richards engaged to Trey Maughan

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Richards of Brooks announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Richards, to Trey Maughan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Maughan formerly of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Wayne Richards of Fayetteville and the late Jean Richards, and Ralph Bedley of Greensboro and the late Eleanor Bedley. She is a 2004 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences from the Medical College of Georgia. She currently is a nuclear medicine technologist at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Ga. Read More»

Fayette Commissioner Eric Maxwell announces reelection bid

On Feb. 6, 2006, I announced my first candidacy for the Fayette County Commission with a campaign slogan of “Time for a Change.” During the last three years, following my election, I am proud of the changes I have brought to Fayette County.

I am sure that anyone who has ever been elected and then sought another term talks about running on their record. I am no different. But I back this up with a list of some of the milestone events that have taken place since I took office on Jan. 1, 2007. Read More»

Mr. Hoke Stephens, 82, of Fayetteville

Mr. Hoke Stephens, 82, of Fayetteville, GA died May 1, 2010.

He was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Stephens.

He is survived his two sons, Robert Stephens and Rhonda Osborne of Fayetteville and David and Shirley Stephens of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren Christopher, Bryan, Lance, and Savannah; three great grandchildren; brother Roy Stephens of Orlando, FL as well as nieces and nephews. Read More»

Risen Fest to rock Fayetteville May 8

Organizers recently announced the 2010 date for the popular Christian music festival Risen Fest. This second annual, free admission event will take place on May 8, at 7 p.m. at The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville.

Bringing more than 1,000 people in 2009, Risen Fest launched its explosive first annual kick-off as a community outreach event to celebrate the church’s five year anniversary. Due to the recent devastation in Haiti, the mission-minded New Vision Church decided to focus this year’s event towards relief efforts in this anguished country. Read More»

Askew and Hartley to be honored by F'ville City Council

Though the agenda at the Thursday night Fayetteville City Council will be brief, it will be a time to recognize the military service police officers Glenn Askew and Warren Hartley as they return from a 14-month deployment in the Middle East and central Asia.

The two will be recognized for their dedication to the country and to their community, said Police Chief Steve Heaton. Read More»

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