Fayetteville

Brewer anniversary

Glenn “Tex” and Jeanne (Fort) Brewer

Glenn “Tex” and Jeanne (Fort) Brewer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug 2, 2010. They were married at Christ Church on St. Simons Island on Aug. 2, 1950.

Mr. Brewer is a retired U.S. Navy submarine captain and served 16 years as a councilman on the Fayetteville City Council. Read More»

McCully-Newman Engagement

Casey Aileen McCully enaged to Douglas Brian Newman

Mr. and Mrs. Dan McCully of Sharpsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Aileen McCully, to Douglas Brian Newman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Newman of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of L.D. Bryan III of Canton, Ga. and the late Ms. Helen Veronica Bryan of Albany, Ga., and Mrs. Sue Propst McCully and the late Nathan Paul McCully of Muscle Shoals, Ala. She is a graduate of Soaring Eagles and is an honors scholar at Georgia State University pursuing a degree in nursing. Read More»

Ezell-McGann Engagement

Emily Yulyn Ezell engaged to Colin Tavis McGann

Mr. and Mrs. Kenny and Stefini Smith announce the engagement of her daughter, Emily Yulyn Ezell, to Colin Tavis McGann, son of Mark and Eileen McGann of Fayetteville. Read More»

National Night Out tonight in Fayetteville, PTC

The community is invited to participate Tuesday in celebrating National Night Out with multiple law enforcement agencies at two different locations tonight. One event will be in front of the Fayetteville Target from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Fayette Pavilion shopping center. The other will be in front of Peachtree City's Target store from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kedron Village shopping center.

The events will be a special treat for children, as there will be fire trucks, helicopters, police vehicles and others on display. Read More»

Local UDC chapter welcomes new members

Local UDC chapter welcomes new members

100 Year old Miss Emmie Lou Pound and 16 year old Miss Macy Brown become oldest and youngest members of the Frankie Lyle Chapter

When Miss Emmie Lou Pound of Fayetteville overheard a conversation about the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), she said, “My granddaddy fought in that war and I would like to join up with those ladies.” That’s all Linda Robinson of the Frankie Lyle Chapter, UDC needed to hear. She immediately called Miss Emmie and found out that Miss Emmie’s grandfather, Joseph Gilbert Pound, joined the Confederate Army on February 24, 1862 in Talbot County. He served as a Private in Company K, 27th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Read More»

Merle “Harold” Stanton, 66, formerly of Fayetteville

Merle “Harold” Stanton, 66, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Fayetteville, died July 28, 2010.

He was preceded in death by his wife Patsy Ann Stanton and parents Merle and Mattie Stanton.

He is survived by his daughter Lisa and Russell McArthur of Plano, TX, formerly of Fayetteville; grandchildren Daniel McArthur, Jordan McArthur, Adam McArthur, Megan McArthur and Lizzy McArthur, all of Plano, TX ; father-in-law and mother-in-law Felton and Mary Ard of Pensacola, FL ; sister-in-law Gail Bennett of Charlotte, NC ; and brother-in-law Felton Ard II of Tallahassee, FL. Read More»

F’ville woman charged with murder of infant son

Mug shot of Kaisha Poulson.

A Fayetteville woman has been charged with the murder in March of her 2 month-old infant son. Autopsy results showed that the infant died of methamphetamine intoxication. Read More»

2 laundry workers get steamed as gun is pulled in workplace brawl

A workplace dispute at a Fayetteville business last week led to the arrests of two coworkers. And for one, the incident resulted in a host of charges, including aggravated assault. The dispute began over clothes at a local dry cleaners and quickly escalated to a physical assault.

Melinda James, 53, of Atlanta, was charged with aggravated assault, battery, carrying a concealed weapon, obstruction, pointing a weapon at others, reckless conduct and using fighting words, according to Fayetteville Police Det. Jeff Harris. Read More»

What’s next for redevelopment plans in F’ville after TAD’s defeat?

Will there be life for redevelopment in Fayetteville after last week’s defeat of the move to have selected areas of the city qualify as a Tax Allocation District (TAD)? For now the city will continue to look at other possibilities and perhaps put the initiative on the ballot sometime in the future. Read More»

F’ville teaches middle schoolers in Junior Police Academy

Fayetteville Police Officer Zac Mittenzwei works with several of the 20 Fayette County middle school students participating this week in the department’s 7th Annual Junior Police Academy. Aside from training on vehicle license checks, the young students attend classes in areas such as defensive tactics, crime scenes, the use of force, K-9 activities, fingerprinting and DUI law. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Being a police officer is much more involved than what many people may think. That reality is being driven home this week as 20 students from middle schools around Fayette County participate in the Fayetteville Police Department’s 7th Annual Junior Police Academy. Read More»