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F’ville council approves monument sign at new retail center

The Fayetteville City Council March 18 approves a monument sign variance for the Teton Village retail center on South Glynn Street at Grady Avenue.

The Fayetteville City Council Thursday night approved a monument sign variance for the new Teton Village retail center on South Glynn Street at Grady Avenue. The board in the brief meeting also adopted a resolution supporting a countywide initiative to have Google install a one gigabyte fiber network in Fayette County. Read More»

Burglars make quick, clean getaway at Best Buy

Fayetteville Police are asking for information on the theft of several iPods in an after hours burglary March 17 at the Best Buy store at the Fayette Pavilion. Read More»

Airman Ernest Clayton completes basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman Ernest Clayton

Air Force Reserve Airman Ernest Clayton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Ernest and Flora Clayton of Milam Road, Fayetteville, Ga. Read More»

Providence UMC cancels tonight's Marketplace

Providence United Methodist Church is cancelling The Marketplace this evening only, March 17, due to bad weather. The Marketplace will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 18-20, 6-9 p.m. as previously planned.

FCHS Academic Team places second in state

Fayette County High School placed second in the State Academic Bowl held in Athens March 6.  Team members are Steven Nelson, Arinze Nwajagu, Jeni Hill, Navroz Tharani, Diana Clokey, Iesha White, Sonika Reddy, Tristin Thompson. Kathy Moore is coach of the team.

Fayette County High School placed second in the State Academic Bowl held in Athens March 6. Team members are Steven Nelson, Arinze Nwajagu, Jeni Hill, Navroz Tharani, Diana Clokey, Iesha White, Sonika Reddy, Tristin Thompson. Kathy Moore is coach of the team.

Providence’s ‘Marketplace’ biblical village starts tonight

UPDATE: Due to bad weather, The Marketplace is cancelled for Wednesday, March 17, only. The event will continue as planned March 18-20.

The community is invited to Providence United Methodist Church for the “Marketplace” from 6-9 p.m. starting tonight, March 17, and running through Saturday, March 20. This free, interactive experience is a walk through Jerusalem with sights and sounds of a biblical-era village including live animals, Roman Soldiers, and children dancing at the firepit. Read More»

Lenten lunches continue at First Methodist

Lenten lunches will continue at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent (March 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The March 18 lunch will be hosted by the Mary Martha and Marie Lamb circles. The Rev. Kristen Heiden will be the speaker.

FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville.

For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

Kostuch

Brent and Tiffany(Naler) Kostuch of Senoia announce the birth of their son, Henry Alan Kostuch, at 3:31 p.m. on Feb. 15, 2010, at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville. Henry weighed 4 lbs., 12 oz., and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Norman and Helen Naler of Brooks and Ray and Darlene Kostuch of Fayetteville.

A history of misuse of parliamentary procedures by Democrats

The year was 1994 and President Clinton was trying to get his healthcare reform bill passed through Congress. In the beginning, the public supported his and Hillary’s healthcare reform. It sounded good on paper. At the time, the Senate like the House was controlled by Democrats. The Democrats held a 14-seat majority in the Senate (57 Democrats, 43 Republicans). In the House, the Democrats held 258 seats to the Republican’s 176, with one Independent. Read More»

Fayetteville council to consider sign variance, Google project

The Fayetteville City Council in a relatively abbreviated agenda Thursday will consider a monument sign variance for Teton Village on South Glynn Street and likely sign a resolution supporting an initiative to have Google install a one-gigabyte fiber network in Fayette County.

Teton Village retail center is requesting a variance from the general regulations of the sign ordinance that states a planned center is entitled to a ground sign that shall not be located within 10 feet of a street right-of-way, said city planner Linwood Robinson. Read More»

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