Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville died at Piedmont Fayette Hospital on May 20, 2014.

She was born in Riverdale on Mar.21, 1992 to Paul Francis Pino and Adrienne Kim Irvin Pino. Brittany was a very generous and out going person, with many friends, and loved by many. Read More»

Rachael Faye Smith, 70

Rachael Faye Smith

Rachael Faye Smith, 70 of Franklin, Tenn, May 22, 2014.

Proud mother, grandmother & great grandmother who loved her family. She enjoyed the outdoors and animals. She had an infectious smile and she never met a stranger. Read More»

MOMS Club of F’ville thankful for generous givers

Sometimes reading the local news can make it seem as though Fayette County and the city of Fayetteville are in a period of contention, marked by an “Us vs. Them” mentality. I wanted to take a moment to relate the experiences I’ve had as a new(ish) resident to the county, which have demonstrated the very opposite.

I was pregnant with my first child when I moved to Fayetteville in 2007, and knew no one in the area. Without a support system, I found myself isolated and knew I needed to take action to prevent myself from sitting alone in the house every day with a newborn. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn is Friday in F’ville

Jason Bowen is set to perform. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville Main Street, along with The Citizen Newspaper is proud to present another Lunch on the Lawn event. On Friday, May 30, come be a part of this great lunchtime affair on the historic courthouse lawn that includes great entertainment and an opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break and enjoy the beautiful weather and music. Read More»

Memorial Day gatherings set for Monday

This ROTC unit presented the colors at Peachtree City's Memorial Day event last year. Photo/File.

Two Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies will be conducted in Fayette County Monday to honor those who “gave the greatest measure of devotion” serving in the U.S. military. Senoia will also host Read More»

After all-night standoff, F’ville officers cuff retired cop, son

Fayetteville Police have arrested a retired police officer following a domestic dispute and an all-night standoff at an east Fayetteville apartment complex that began before midnight Friday. They later arrested his son also. Read More»

A taste for line dancing

A taste for line dancing

Members of the Sharpsburg Country Western Line Dance Show Team really put on a show at the annual Taste of Fayette community event held May 18 in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Nice horsey

Nice horsey

Callie Hernandez, 4, of Fayetteville pets a miniature horse she rode during the Spring Fling hosted by Fayette Presbyterian Church recently at the Fayette County government complex in downtown Fayetteville. There were plenty of kids’ activities, food and a wealth of music from artists including the church’s praise band. Photo/John Munford.

PTC, F’ville hailed as 2 of top 10 places to live in Ga.

Real estate research blog Motovo has named Peachtree City and Fayetteville to its Top 10 Best Places in Georgia list.

The blog ranked the 10 best places to live in cities with more than 10,000 residents. Selections were based on criteria such as total amenities, crime, commute time, tax rates, unemployment, weather and quality of life issues such as cost of living, median home prices, median rent, median household income and student-teacher ratios.

Peachtree City came in at second place among the 10 cities while Fayetteville had a sixth place ranking. Read More»

Winners at the Courthouse Art Show

Winners at the Courthouse Art Show

These local students received scholarships from the Fayette County Art Association as part of the annual Courthouse Art Show this weekend. From left are Samantha Smith of Whitewater High School, Brinna Thomsen of Starr’s Mill High School, Lisa Tan of Starr’s Mill High School, Frankie Green of McIntosh High School and association representative Ed Gullett. Photo/John Munford.

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