Take a walking tour of Fayetteville

Just in time for the summer break, Fayetteville Main Street has printed two, separate walking tour brochures for visitors and locals that are interested in learning about the history of our wonderful city. The brochures are available at the new Directory kiosk located next to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville, and also at the Train Depot Welcome Center. Read More»

Barry L. Howard, 50, of Fayetteville

West Palm Beach, Florida native Barry L. Howard, 50, of Fayetteville, GA died June 18, 2010 at Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City, GA following a long battle with cancer.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on June 22nd at Carl J. Mowell & Sons Funeral Home in Fayetteville , GA.

Barry Lee Howard was born September 17, 1959, in West Palm Beach, FL to Carlisle and Lourdes (Dumond) Howard. He graduated from Cardinal Newman High School in 1977 and later earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Bellevue University in Omaha, NE. Read More»

William “Everette” Webb, 92, of Fayetteville

William “Everette” Webb, 92, of Fayetteville, died June 18, 2010.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was retired after 32 years with Ford Motor Company. Mr. Webb was a very active and long-time member and deacon at McDonough Road Baptist Church. He was ordained as a deacon at the age of 16. He held many positions in Second Baptist Church at College Park and McDonough Road Baptist. Read More»

Doris S. Meier, 97, of Fayetteville

Doris S. Meier, 97, of Fayetteville, died June 18, 2010.

She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl F. Meier, Jr.

She is survived by her sons Harry Jay and Brenda Meier of Fayetteville and Carl F. Meier III of Griffin; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; 1 great-granddog; brother and sister-in-law Wayne and Evelen Spivey of Marietta; sister-in-law Laura Spivey of Smyrna; and various nieces and nephews. Read More»

Main Street Fayetteville installs new downtown signage

Main Street Fayetteville installs new downtown signage

The intersections in Downtown Fayetteville received a nice addition recently with the installation of new, directional "wayfinding" signage. 

The signs have a historic look to match the Main Street design theme, and help point the way to Fayetteville's civic and cultural places of interest. Read More»

F’ville: Restaurants, yes; pawn shops, no

The Fayetteville City Council will hear the first reading June 17 of an amendment to the pawn shop ordinance that would restrict those businesses to the M-1 (Light Industrial) and M-2 (Heavy Industrial) zoning districts. Pawn shops are currently permitted in C-3 (Highway Commercial) districts, which would allow them along the city’s main thoroughfares of Glynn Street and Lanier Avenue.

Senior Planner Linwood Robinson said that while there are currently no pawn shops operating in the city, there have been several recent inquiries. Read More»

FFUMC will offer four FPU classes

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University (13-week course) in the fall of 2010. The course benefits couples/individuals of all ages — those with or without debt.

The cost, including all materials, is $100. Once signed up, couples/individuals can retake the course without additional costs. All classes are held at the church. Read More»

Gunter-Burrell Engagement

Anna Elizabeth Gunter engaged to David Douglas Burrell

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gunter of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Elizabeth Gunter, to David Douglas Burrell, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Doug Burrell also of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the great-granddaughter of Betty Bennett and the late James Bennett of Griffin. She is the granddaughter of Annette Reynolds and the late James Reynolds, also of Griffin, and Sheila Gunter and the late James Gunter of Cordele. She is a graduate of Whitewater High School and a senior theatre education major at Piedmont College. Read More»

Smith - Born May 15

Andrew Smith and Nicole Huff of Fayetteville announce the birth of their son, William Parker Smith, born in Tift Regional Hospital in Tifton, at 5 p.m., Saturday May 15, 2010. Parker weighed 6 lbs 10.9 oz, and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Allen and Tracey Smith of Fayetteville, Paula Huff of Tifton, and Denis Huff of LaJunta, Colo.

Market Day in Fayetteville this Saturday

This Saturday, June 19 is the first Market Day event of 2010, so come and join Fayetteville Main Street as they welcome everyone to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville and browse through a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade and homegrown products.  Everything from jewelry, jellies, flowers, and birdhouses to organic vegetables are available for sale to the public.  The Market opens at 10 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m.  Subsequent Market Days will be held on the third Saturday of every month, now through September, and on the fourth Saturday of October. Read More»

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