Come to Piedmont Fayette Hospital for tree-lighting ceremony

Come to Piedmont Fayette Hospital for tree-lighting ceremony

Public invited to Monday evening event Christmas is coming and Piedmont Fayette is excited to kick off the holiday season. The third annual Great Piedmont Fayette Tree Lighting will be held on Monday, Nov. 27, from 6-7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elf will once again visit […]

Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

A joint effort between the Peachtree City Police Department, Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, Fayetteville Police Department, and Tyrone Police Department has resulted in several arrests, across three jurisdictions, for thefts from vehicles and other related crimes. On Saturday, Nov. 18, a patrol sergeant from the Peachtree City Police Department stopped a vehicle for a minor […]

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of ‘Karate Kid’ series

Remember the “Karate Kid” movie? A portion of the 30-year follow-up to the movie shot in 10 episodes is being filmed in Fayetteville, with the casting company looking for a number of paid extras when filming comes to Fayetteville on Nov. 29. Marinella Hume Casting is currently seeking paid extras to work in an upcoming […]

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 responded favorably to objections to the annexation of 21 acres along Tyrone Road raised by the Fayette County Commission. The council’s action should preclude potential arbitration. The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 agreed to the conditions put forward by Fayette County on an annexation request along Tyrone […]

Dolores & Robert Ridikas of Fayetteville

Dolores Donald Ridikas, 82, Neosho, Mo., passed away at 1:20 a.m. on October 25, 2017 after a long illness.  During her illness, her husband, Robert J. Ridikas, devoted his life to taking care of her.  Shortly after her death, Robert, 82, of Neosho, Mo. passed away of a broken heart on November 11, 2017 at […]

Janetta May Cumming, 81

Janetta May Cumming, 81, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Fayetteville passed away November 15, 2017.  She was born on July 19, 1936 in Norman, Okla. to the late Harley and Nettie Walker Davis. Janetta is survived by her husband, Charles Cumming; daughters, Terry Wright of Gay and Debbie (John) Merrels of Fayetteville; […]

Robert William Newland, Sr., 87

Robert William “Bob” Newland, Sr., 87, of Eatonton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was born in Trout Lake, Mich. on February 23, 1930 to the late Martin William and Flaurence Bell House Newland. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He was a charter member and Deacon of Lake […]

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans Day events filled the latter part of last week in Fayette County, with ceremonies at Georgia Military College (GMC) and in Tyrone and Fayetteville. Above, an unidentified veteran salutes the flag during Veterans Day observances in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Nov. 9 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony at the GMC campus in Fayetteville was the […]

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital plans to construct a wellness center to serve Pinewood Forrest residents and the general public in the mini-city being built on Fayetteville’s west side. Construction is expected to get underway early next year, with opening projected in November 2019. The 60,000 square foot, two-story facility will create a culture of health and […]

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