Thomas and Patricia Kozak of Libertyville, Illinois and Jim and Gini Ann Loeffler of Fayetteville, Georgia announce the engagement of their children, Carolyn Kozak and Benjamin Loeffler. Carolyn graduated from Libertyville High School, Libertyville, Ill., in 2005. She graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2009 with a B.A. in art history. She […]
William “Bill” Edward Eldred died on June 21, 2017 in Fayetteville, Ga. After enjoying several months in his assisted living community, Azalea Estates, his health began to decline. Bill was born on August 17, 1929 in Lincoln Park, Mich. to Harold and Magdalene Eldred. When he was 8 years old after his parents divorced, his […]
Georgia Military College Executive Director Scott F. “Rock” Donahue meets with Fayetteville and Fayette County public safety staff at the school’s First Responders Day event held June 15 at the Fayetteville campus. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Georgia Military College in Fayetteville on June 15 held its inaugural First Responder Day Recognition and Appreciation event. GMC Executive Director Scott F. “Rock” Donahue said the occasion will become an annual event. The event served a dual-purpose that combined the recognition day with a mock drill scenario for training purposes. “Since our opening on […]
Members of the Fayetteville City Council include, from left, council members Harlan Shirley, Kathleen Brewer and Paul Oddo, Mayor Ed Johnson and council members Jim Williams and Scott Stacy. Also pictured are City Manager Ray Gibson and City Clerk Anne Barksdale. Photo/Ben Nelms.
The Fayetteville City Council on June 13 put the finishing touches on the development agreement for the large Pinewood Forrest residential and commercial development on Veterans Parkway. The development agreement covers a multitude of areas, though what was essentially the primary area of concern at the June 12 workshop dealt with sprinkler systems in the […]
Oh, what a difference a month makes. On Thursday the Fayetteville City Council unanimously approved a new development on Ga. Highway 54 East. Last month, the City Council was skeptical of the proposal, but was satisfied with the changes in the plan. Originally, Jeff Landrum wanted to build 26 detached homes on six acres of […]
Operating behind the scenes at the June 17 Fayette County Balloon Festival at Whitewater High School were those keeping an eye on the weather. Among those were, clockwise, Fayette County Deputy Fire Chief Tom Bartlett, county EMA Director Mike Singleton, school system staff Katherine Michael, Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Maj. Brian Eubanks and ARES Radio […]
Bradley Payne and his wife enjoy the winning moment. Photo/Ga. Lottery.
Fayetteville resident Bradley Payne recently claimed half of a Georgia Lottery prize. prize. Payne and a second winner matched all five numbers in the June 4 Fantasy 5 drawing, splitting the $1.3 million jackpot prize into a $666,595 win for each. Payne purchased his winning ticket at K and R Food Mart, located at 8390 […]
Joshua R. Hancock
A Grayson man has been charged in the June 4 incident where residents of a Martin Court home near Fayetteville were held at gunpoint and assaulted. One of the home invaders was shot by the homeowner and was later arrested. Joshua R. Hancock, 24, of Grayson, was charged with armed robbery by intimidation, kidnapping and […]
There is nothing quite like seeing a group of hot air balloons glowing in the nighttime sky. And that is what those attending the annual Balloons over Fayette event saw on June 17 at Whitewater High School. Photo/Steve Rapson.
The crowds at the Balloons over Fayette event held June 17 at Whitewater High School got a close-up look at a total of nine hot air balloons hovering over portions of the school campus. The afternoon event sponsored by the Fayette County Recreation Department was complete with plenty of food and live music. Photo/Ben Nelms.