Fayetteville

Commission to get info on regional transportation tax

A briefing on a plan to implement a regional 1 percent sales tax for transportation projects will be presented to the Fayette County Commission Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

The information will be presented by the Atlanta Regional Commission, Read More»

David Curtis Sanders, 53, of Fayetteville

David Curtis Sanders, age 53, of Fayetteville passed away August 27, 2010.

He was a retired scheduler in the wheel and brake shop at Delta Airlines.

He is survived by his wife Lynne Booker Sanders of Fayetteville; a son Michael David Sanders of Fayetteville; his parents, Glenn and Johnetta Sanders of Cleburne, TX; a sister, Glenda and Dean Woodruff of Cleburne, TX, mother-in-law Dollye Booker and brother-in-law Don and Connie Booker both of Houston, TX and numerous nieces and nephews. Read More»

Jewell Howell, 78, of Fayetteville

Jewell Howell, 78, of Fayetteville passed away August 27, 2010.

Mrs. Howell was a loving dedicated Christian wife, mother, and grandmother, she was a very talented at sewing and decorating. Mrs. Howell was a homemaker who loved her family. Read More»

F’ville seeks county participation in massive traffic shift on Hwy. 85 N.

City-supplied graphic shows aerial photo of Ga. Highway 85 (center, running north and south) with Hood Avenue-Hwy. 92 changes on the left and Jeff Davis Connector on the right.

The Fayetteville City Council last week voted to transmit a letter to Fayette County asking for assistance with a plan that would help mitigate traffic congestion and improve the traffic flow in several areas east and west of North Glynn Street and north of Ga. Highway 54. The projects are eligible for funding through previously collected 1-cent sales tax (SPLOST) dollars. Commissioners will take an initial look at part of the proposal Thursday. Read More»

Women’s Day set for this Sunday

Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Women’s Day Program Sunday, Aug. 29, with several services and guest speakers lined up.

The theme is “Called to be a blessing.” Suggested attire is clothing in shades of purple and white.

The Rev. J.T. Ware of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fairburn will speak at 8:45 a.m., Minister Regina Belle-Battle of New Shield of Faith Christian Ministries in Atlanta will speak at 10 a.m., and Bishop Dianne Collins of Faith Walk Ministries in College Park will speak at 3 p.m. There is no admission charge. Read More»

Margaritas, Methodists separated now only by a Square

Looking slightly northeast across the Old Courthouse Square toward the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

Church, meet your close neighbor, liquor by the glass.

Distance is no longer a factor in Fayetteville for those wanting to purchase alcohol at restaurants around Courthouse Square and in shopping centers in close proximity to churches. The City Council Aug. 19 approved the measure by unanimous vote. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian offers FPU, other programs on Wednesdays

Fayette Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will offer a number of programs this fall as part of its Wednesday night activities.

The church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University on Wednesdays from 6:15-8 p.m., beginning Sept. 8. This is a biblically based, video-driven small group study that teaches families to beat debt, build wealth, and give like never before.

Registration and one $99.51 FPU kit is required per family. To register and/or order, visit www.fayettepcusa.org/fpu.htm.

For more information, contact the class leader Will Stone, at 678-787-2332. Read More»

Charping anniversary

Charles and Carolyn Kay Charping

Charles and Carolyn Kay Charping of Fayetteville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

The Charpings were married Aug. 6, 1960 in Andersonville, S.C.

Celebrating with them were daughters, Deborah C. Mitchell, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Sherry Annette Taylor, McDonough, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Help Fayette Hospital keep fragile Fayette newborns in Fayette

Dear Fayette Community Friends and Neighbors:

We need your support! Piedmont Fayette Hospital recently filed an application with the state of Georgia to expand our existing five-bed Level II neonatal unit and to establish a Level III neonatal service, ensuring our capacity to care for those fragile newborns who are born in our community.

Unfortunately, Southern Regional Medical Center has opposed our request to expand these services, which could result in the continued need to separate delicate newborns from their mothers and families. Read More»

Elizabeth Ann Maas Roughton, 86, of Fayetteville

Elizabeth Ann Maas Roughton, 86, of Fayetteville, died August 18, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband William L. Roughton, son Albert C. Roughton, a brother, and two sisters. Read More»

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