Fayette County

Police reports Sept. 14-20

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Tuesday, Sept. 14 - Monday, Sept. 20

Joseph Patrick Davis, II, 18, of Ensign Road, Forsyth, for probation violation.
Richard Clarence Giles, 37, of Church Street, Riverdale, for burglary (3).
Clint Bernard Jackson, 28, of Double Bridge Road, Ellenwood, for window tint violation, suspended license and seatbelt violation. Read More»

Work begins soon on temporary traffic light for West F’ville Bypass

There have been plenty of improvements to the intersection at Ga. Highway 54 and the West Fayetteville Bypass in the past few weeks. But perhaps the most important improvement will be the installation of the traffic signal expected in October.

Fayette County Public Works Director Phil Mallon on Monday said the the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Traffic Management and Control section is expected this week to approve a temporary traffic signal. Read More»

The Grand Finale

The Grand Finale

“Jesus Feast” a local project which joined hundreds in the community in a 40-day focus on Jesus, his miracles and his parables, came to a conclusion last Saturday with a rally and gathering at the Fayetteville Amphitheater in Fayetteville. An estimated crowd of about 500 gathered for singing, praising, communion and celebration. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Jesus Feast attendees cheer on bearers of ‘Love’ flags

Jesus Feast attendees cheer on bearers of ‘Love’ flags

Some of the estimated 350-plus worshipers greet flag carriers as the old song, “His Banner Over Me is Love,” plays in The Village Amphitheater in Fayetteville Saturday night. The event featured a worship band, readings of the miracles of Jesus and shared communion. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Still more judge trouble in long-running divorce case

Case led to scandal, forced resignations of 2 judges; now new judge accused of ties to Judge English

A Fayette County woman is asking for the latest judge appointed to her long-running divorce case to be removed because of his connections to a previous presiding judge on the case: Paschal A. English Jr. Read More»

No. Fayette’s BBQ, race, set for Sat.

North Fayette United Methodist Church is hosting its Annual 5K Run and Barbecue on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The church also is offering booth space, available at $ 25 for one space or $40 for two spaces.

For further information on the race or to rent a space, call Theresa McDonald, 770-716-5942, or email mcdonald5942@comcast.net. North Fayette is at the corner of New Hope Road and Kenwood Road.

Bethany UMC will host revival Sept. 24 and 25

Bethany United Methodist Church will host a revival Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25, featuring the Rev. Dr. Phil Schroeder, associate director of Connectional Ministries of the North Georgia United Methodist Conference.

The Saturday service will begin at 5 p.m. and will feature the Good News Trio. Light refreshments will follow the service.

Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. with a covered dish lunch following the morning service and special music by some of Bethany’s own at the evening service. Light refreshments will follow the evening service. Read More»

PTC slammed for losing Low Temp and 165 jobs

A letter to the editor in today’s paper criticizes the Peachtree City Council for defunding the city’s development authority and not taking steps to enhance the recruitment of new large-scale industry and businesses here. Read More»

Christian Singers Workshop set for Oct. 1, 2, in PTC

Atlanta Christian College will host a Christian Singers Workshop on the college’s satellite campus, 800 Commerce Dr. in Peachtree City, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1 and 2.

Keynote speaker will be Sandra Dudley, assistant professor of commercial voice at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn..

Created to meet a need helping singers learn updated vocal techniques, the workshop focuses on singing skills used in praise and worship, inspirational, adult contemporary, gospel and pop styles. Read More»

Church of the Nativity plans pet blessing, pet fair

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity will sponsor its second annual Blessing of the Animals and Pet Fair beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Gazebo and the surrounding parking lot in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

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