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F’ville P.D. donates to Camp Southern Ground

F’ville P.D. donates to Camp Southern Ground

Fayetteville Police Chief Scott Pitts presented a $600 donation to help Camp Southern Ground’s mission to build an amazing camp and create unforgettable outdoor experiences for children of all abilities. From left to right: Ben Ferguson, Director of Construction, Major Jeff Mullan, Chief Scott Pitts, Captain Jeff Harris, Rob Parker, president and CEO of Camp Southern Ground. Photo/Special.

Mary Hill Fisher, 84, of Fayetteville

Mary Hill Fisher, 84, of Fayetteville, passed away May 14, 2014.

She was an employee of Bank of America from 1954 thru 2000. She was a member of the Fayette S.O.F.A. (Society of Fine Arts) and retired as treasurer. She was a graduate of O'Keefe High School in Atlanta and was a graduate of the class of 1948. She was a well-established oil, pastel and watercolor artist and published illustrator.

She was preceded in death by her son Col. Steve Fisher U.S.M.C. retired and her husband James H. Fisher, Jr. Read More»

3 child molestation, 2 assault charges lodged against F’ville man, 22

A Fayetteville man was arrested May 8 on charges of child molestation and aggravated assault in connection to three incidents involving two girls between 2007 and 2011. Fayetteville Police were made aware of the assaults after one of the girls recently contacted a school resource officer.

Shawn Boykin, 22, of Jasmine Court, was charged with three counts of child molestation and two counts of aggravated assault, according to Det. Scott Israel. Read More»

Keeping her eyes on the ball

Keeping her eyes on the ball

Fayetteville Police Officer Leslie Cash was a force to be reckoned with at the Fayette County Public Safety softball tournament held May 10 at McCurry Park. While the overall winner was the Peachtree City Police Dept. team, the Fayetteville Police Dept. team fell to the Fayette County team in an 8-7 squeaker. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Sen. Chambliss delivers help for Fayette veteran, Westmoreland not so much

U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA 3).

“To this day I’ve never heard from Westmoreland”
Rep. Westmoreland staffer sorry for snafu, blames omitted info
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Fayette may back off fire aid to F’ville

A Fayette County fire truck parked in Fayetteville recently. Photo/Ben Nelems.

Will county fire trucks roll or ‘wait’ on F’ville fires? Rapson: ‘We can’t be augmenting Fayetteville fire services’ Read More»

Lash-Munson engagement

Jessica Lash engaged to Jimmy Munson

Daniel and Linda Lash of Fayetteville would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica to Jimmy Munson.

Jimmy graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 2007 and a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. He is employed with United Distributors company in Smyrna.

Jessica is a 2010 graduate of Fayette County High School and will graduate in August from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Criminal Justice Read More»

Georgia Singers to perform at Fayetteville First UMC May 18

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women, will present the Requiem Mass by Francesco Brusa on Sunday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

Written in 1767 and originally performed in Venice, Italy, the Mass will be directed by Dr. Frank Green and accompanied by Rick Massengale and a string orchestra. In addition to the Mass, the Georgia Singers will share a variety of songs including folk, pop, jazz, and spirituals. Read More»

Performing at FPC Spring Fling

On the stage at the Fayette Presbyterian Church Spring Fling this weekend was the mother-daughter duo of Ros Winslett (L) and Jennifer Mozley. Mozley had just finished a solo set and continued on the keyboard as she and her mother joined to sing on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo/John Munford.

On the stage at the Fayette Presbyterian Church Spring Fling this weekend was the mother-daughter duo of Ros Winslett (L) and Jennifer Mozley. Mozley had just finished a solo set and continued on the keyboard as she and her mother joined to sing on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo/John Munford.

Lowry: District vote ruling was not racial

It is amazing that the issue of district voting versus at-large voting has so divided the citizens of Fayette County.

All one has to do is read the comments to my letter to you in the April 30 edition of The Citizen to see this divide.

A lot of this division is perhaps due to the way your newspaper reports this as a “racial issue.”

I’m sure that you know that using “race” as the primary basis for the way you report on the issue, makes The Citizen [to be] the Fox News, Wall Street Journal and the New York Post of Fayette County. Read More»

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