Fayetteville

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»

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»