1st geothermal community in U.S. opens in Fayetteville

Spiderman and Captain America, two of Marvel Comics signature heroes, greet families Saturday during opening ceremonies for Pinewood Forrest in west Fayetteville.

1st geothermal community in U.S. opens in Fayetteville

“Live, create, play.” Those words, perhaps heralding the future of New Urbanism, began to have a life of their own on April 22 as hundreds of people poured onto the property of the Pinewood Forrest development in Fayetteville for a community event highlighted by the first 50 homesites going on sale. Each of the homes […]

Fayetteville Police Department goes off-road with CARE unit

Fayetteville Police Department goes off-road with CARE unit

Police participation in neighborhoods around the city and at The Ridge Nature Area just got a leg-up with the addition of the Fayetteville Police Department’s new C.A.R.E. (Community Activity Resource and Education) unit. “The Fayetteville Police Department has initiated a new community-oriented unit to enhance and build upon the partnership we share with the Fayetteville […]

Proposed plan for Fayetteville’s west side calls for mixed use

Proposed plan for Fayetteville’s west side calls for mixed use

Is West Fayetteville getting ready to explode with development? During Thursday night’s City Council meeting, the City Council was hearing an update on the comprehensive plan from Interim Director of Community Development Jahnee Prince. Prince explained that a member of the audience wanted to address the issue. Chitra Subbarayan, who represents Ackerman and Company, showed […]

Dog walker calls deputies on 3 suspected burglars

Dog walker calls deputies on 3 suspected burglars

The report of suspicious activity by an alert resident led to the April 23 arrest of three people in connection to a burglary in east Fayette County. Donnel J. Alves, 21, of Gainesville, was charged with burglary, loitering or prowling, drug-related objects, drug possession, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed […]

Report shows Piedmont Fayette responsible for 3,003 jobs

Report shows Piedmont Fayette responsible for 3,003 jobs

A report from the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) revealed that Piedmont Fayette Hospital in 2015 generated more than $203 million in revenue for the local and state economy. “As we celebrate our 20th anniversary this year, we continue to be proud of the quality healthcare we provide to the community, as well as our role […]

National Day of Prayer is May 4

Christ’s Church at Whitewater will host a service of healing and blessing for the country at  noon on the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 4, at the Gazebo on the Square in Fayetteville. Several local ministers and laymen will pray for the President, Vice President, Congress, Supreme Court, Pentagon and Military, White House and […]

Johnnie Eugene Lee, 72, of Fayetteville

Johnnie “John” Eugene Lee, 72, of Fayetteville passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. A highly devoted father and grandfather, John was born on January 15, 1945 in Savannah, Ga. to the late James “Frank” and Anna Lee. He was a former member of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church of Peachtree City, a current member […]

Leverne Mask, 83

Leverne Mask, 83, passed away Saturday April 22, 2017 at her home in Fayetteville, Ga. with her family by her side. She was born September 27, 1933 in Fayetteville, Ga. to Sarah Emma and Jones Harvey Couch. Leverne was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to so many.  Her love was cooking and […]

Gwen Winslett, age 86, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Gwen Winslett, age 86, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Winslett and son, Larry Winslett. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Roberts and her husband Dennis of Fayetteville, Diane Minaberry of Fayetteville, Rhonda Hawkins of Richland Hills, Texas; grandchildren, Lt. […]

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