Fayette County

Fayette County arrests - July 29 - Aug. 4

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, July 29 - Monday, Aug. 4

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Blanca E. Cisneros-Cerda, born in 1977, of Briar Street, Union City, for no valid license.

Elisa R. Frazier, born in 1963, of Lakeside Way, Newnan, for suspended registration and probation/parole violation. Read More»

Carriage Lane’s yard sale starts Friday in P’tree City

Members of Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City are accepting donations today until 7 p.m. for their annual Ranch on Jesus yard sale planned for this Friday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday Aug. 9 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual yard sale plays a large part in covering the educational costs of Ugandan children at Ranch on Jesus orphanage. Read More»

FFUMC’s S.A.G.E. group heads for High Museum’s car show

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will visit the High Museum in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to view the Dream Cars special exhibit of 17 concept cars built from the early 1930s to the 21st century. These cars pushed the limits of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design.

The group will then enjoy lunch at the High Café and explore other exhibits at their leisure.

The cost is $10 for tickets and transportation, plus lunch. The outing will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read More»

Lawrence Thomas Adams, 83, of Fayetteville

Lawrence Thomas Adams, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away August 2, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his son Brant Adams; daughter Robin Higgins; grandchild Mandy Levett; parents Meleres Thomas Adams & Mary Lillian Huddleston Adams; and brother Larry Adams.

He is survived by his wife Emily P. Adams of Fayetteville; daughters Kristi (Gary) Lovett of Fayetteville and Page Adams of Fayetteville; granddaughter Brittany (Keith) Brooks of Senoia; grandson Cory Adams of Fayetteville; and sister Kathleen Garner of Fayetteville. Read More»

Peter Viator Harrington, 77, of Peachtree City

Peter Viator Harrington

Peter Viator Harrington, 77, of Peachtree City, passed away August 5, 2014.

He was born June 2, 1937 in Chicago, Ill. to Pete and Nellie Harrington. He was the third of six children; 5 boys and one girl. He graduated from Marquette University in 1959. He met his wife, Cathy at Marquette and they married in 1962. Read More»

Laurel Borg Higgins, 74, of Fayetteville

Laurel Borg Higgins, 74, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on August 1, 2014.

Laurel is predeceased by her father John (Buck) E. Borg Sr. and mother Vivian M. Borg (Hedin).

Laurel is survived by her brother John E. Borg Jr. (Karen), nephew Michael J. Borg, great niece Crystal Aikens, son Walter Johnson (Connie), grandchildren Ellen, Laura, Rachel, Alex and Neil. She also leaves behind many other family members and friends that she met throughout her life. Read More»

Jeff B. & June Fulmer of Fayetteville

Jeff B. & June Fulmer

Jeff B. Fulmer, 90, passed away peacefully at his home in Fayetteville after a short illness on Sunday, July 27, 2014. His wife, June Fulmer joined him on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

They are survived by 2 daughters; and extended family members, Nancy Fulmer, Pam Parker, Debbie & Sam Corallo, Nick & April Corallo, Mike, Misty and Macy Corallo, Kelly Corallo and Vicki Holden. Read More»

Sharran Grimes, 77 of Fayetteville

Sharran Grimes, 77 of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away May 15. Sharran was born on March 18, 1937 in Omaha Neb. to the late Alyce and Earl Robinson.

Sharran retired from the Saddleback Valley Unified School District in 1995 as the print shop supervisor. She moved to Idaho and came to Georgia in 2007.

She is survived by her son JJ (wife Maria) Grimes of Fayetteville, Ga., daughters Cindy Waller of San Jose, Calif., and Linda (husband Michael) Holehan of Post Falls, Ind., her brother Lynn (wife Judy) Robinson of Claremore, Okla., and 7 grandchildren. Read More»

Martha Dumas Abel of Fayetteville

Martha Dumas Abel

Mrs. Martha Dumas Abel of Fayetteville passed away on July 25, 2014.
 
Mrs. Abel was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Abel.
 
Survivors include her brother, Hal S. Dumas of Manchester, Ga.; children, Joanne Abel and Rama Mills of Durham, N.C., Gladwyne and Richard Weisser of Sharpsburg, Ga., Lee Abel and Eleanor Kennedy of Little Rock, Ark.; grandchildren, Valerie Weisser and Bryan Kocher of Stratford, Conn., Corinne and Mike Sappington of Little Rock, Ark., and Warren Abel of Atlanta, Ga.
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‘Socialist’ water policy

I am a senior citizen that lives on Social Security and a long time resident of Fayette County. I want to express my voice in opposition to this new socialist type of water leak decision. What next? If my neighbor’s car breaks down will I have to pay a percentage of that as well? What about when he can’t pay his rent or taxes? Why not offer a plan whereas the pipe would be fixed if it leaked; like the $4 a month I pay on my hot water heater that will be replaced should it break down. That way everyone would benefit for what they pay out. Read More»

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