Family history class is tonight

The Fayetteville Family History Lab will hold its monthly family history class on Wednesday, June 4, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at 2021 Redwine Rd., in rooms 108-109. The event is hosted by the Fayetteville LDS Church.

The class will be “Exploring the Vastness of familysearch.org,” the official and free website of the LDS Church’s Family History Library based in Salt lake City. Users need not be members of the LDS Church to use the site, and no one will be contacted unless users request it. Read More»

Amoroso-Goldstrohm engagement

Natalie Amoroso engaged to Evan Goldstrohm

Anthony and Susan Amoroso of Fayetteville, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Natalie Amoroso, to Evan Goldstrohm, son of Raymond and Pamela Goldstrohm of Kittanning, Pa.

The future bride is a graduate of Fayette County High School, The University of Georgia, and East Carolina University where she received a MS in Biology. She is employed as a Fisheries Biologist for the state of Texas. Read More»

Heritage Baptist schedules VBS

Heritage Reformed Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible school June 16-20 from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the church, 150 Lester Rd. next to Cleveland Elementary. Children who have completed kindergarten through those in fifth grade are eligible to attend.

The theme is “Faith Expedition — God’s Treasure Revealed.” Students will travel across time through the lives of Moses, David, Daniel, Matthew, Paul and Silas in a program that incorporates skits, music, hands-on activities, rewards and much more.

Register at www.heritagebc.org. For more information, contact Becky Rast, 770-719-0662.

Rare mayoral veto on the agenda June 5 for F’ville

The agenda for the June 5 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council will feature a full range of items that include a decision on Mayor Greg Clifton’s veto of the Tidal Wave car wash vote, approval of a bid on the Stonewall Avenue sidewalk project, an increase in the hotel/motel tax and a public hearing on the Lafayette Square luxury apartment proposal. Read More»

Deadly 48 hours on north Fayette roads – 3 dead, 4 injured

Firefighters work to remove a door of the Toyota Camry to reach a victim who was trapped inside, while paramedics, at left, attend to victims of the crash including (at left) the one child in a car seat, identified as Caleah Thomas, age 3, who is in very critical condition. Photo/John Munford.

Fayette County just experienced more traffic fatalities in one 48-hour period than at any time in recent memory.

In the period from Friday morning to Sunday morning, three people lost their lives and four were injured in three separate crashes, all in north Fayette.

The first fatality happened Friday morning.

A Riverdale woman died in a traffic accident May 30 on Ga. Highway 279 near Helmer Road.
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Reflection on Obama’s foreign policy ‘blunders’

Reading the various whining columns of the regular “struggling” prognosticators and certain right-wing commentators, one would think that this special country is in danger of immediate relegation to the dust heaps of history. Read More»

Dan Allen Dorsey, 77, of Fayetteville

Dan Allen Dorsey, 77, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014.

He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on April 16, 1937 to the late John C. Dorsey and Mattie Kimbell Dorsey. Read More»

Herbert Summers, 79

Herbert Summers, 79, passed away May 27, 2014. 

He was born May 16, 1935 to H.L. Summers and Kate Summers in Atlanta, Ga. The family moved to Mississippi near the end of WWII. He graduated from high school in Meridian, Miss. in 1953. He entered Air Force Aviation Cadet Training in 1954 where he received Air Force wings and commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in 1956. Read More»

Richard Allen Combs Sr., age 59

Richard Allen Combs Sr., age 59

Richard Allen Combs Sr., age 59, of Ellijay, Ga., formerly of Peachtree City, Ga., passed from this life on Sunday, May 25th, 2014, at his residence in Ellijay, Ga.

Mr. Combs worked in Civil Service for the U.S. Government for over 30 years, and retired as Chief of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Atlantic Region, IMCOM, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Read More»

Wayne Henry Martin, 74

Wayne Henry Martin, 74, died June 1, 2014 after a decade long battle with cancer.

He is survived by his sister, Mary Frances Robinson, daughters, grandchildren, cousins, and several nieces & nephews.  He was a veteran serving in the United States Air Force.

Services and burial will be June 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Fayetteville City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville - www.mowellfuneralhome.com

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