Mount Olive Men’s Revival starts tonight in Fayetteville

Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fayetteville will hold its Men’s Revival Wednesday through Friday, April 19 – 21, at 7 p.m. nightly.  The revival theme is, “Men Committed to Serving God.” Wednesday night’s guest preacher will be the Rev. G. Harkness from Dent Chapel AME in Newnan. Thursday night’s message will be delivered by the […]

Girls’ fitness club plans first 5K run

Impress Family Ministries and G.I.T. Fit~girls in training will hold its first 5K at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville on May 13 at 8:30 a.m.  Packet pick up will be at 7:15 am on May 13. G.I.T. Fit is a girls’ after school fitness club that meets at five Fayette County schools and one […]

Glen Alice Ewald, 79, of Fayetteville

Glen Alice Ewald, 79, of Fayetteville passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 after a long illness.  She was born on July 22, 1937 in Cisco, Ga. to Nanny Lou and Ernest C. Arthur. Glen Alice dedicated her life to being a loving wife and mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and a dedicated servant of the […]

Crematorium gets go-ahead

David Mowell (center) celebrates with his family after Thursday’s City Council meeting. At right is C.J. Mowell, who started the business in 1964. The vote brings to an end a 12-year journey the company has been on to build a crematorium at its facility.

Crematorium gets go-ahead

On an unseasonably cool April evening, a longtime family business felt some warmth from the Fayetteville City Council. The City Council unanimously approved C.J. Mowell and Sons Funeral Home’s request Thursday to locate a crematorium at their Fayetteville facility, a fixture on Jeff Davis Drive for more than a half century. With a packed City […]

Police: Man pulls gun on girl bowling by mistake in his lane

Javan Nurse

Police: Man pulls gun on girl bowling by mistake in his lane

A Fayette County man was arrested April 4 for an altercation at the Fayetteville bowling lanes in October where he pulled a handgun and made threatening actions toward a group of children and adults. Javan M. Nurse, 39, of Scottish Court east of Fayetteville, was charged with aggravated assault, reckless conduct, cruelty to children and […]

James Franklin Howell, Jr., 87, Fayetteville

James Franklin “Jimmy” Howell, Jr., 87, Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Jimmy worked for Southern Railways and Norfolk Southern as an engineer for 38 years. He was hired on at Southern Railways on January 7, 1948. Jimmy loved singing for the Lord. He loved his church, Southside Baptist Church, where he had the […]

Miriam Walker Tingle, 90, of Fayetteville

Miriam Walker Tingle, 90, of Fayetteville passed away April 8, 2017. She was born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and grew up in Evergreen, Ala. with her parents, Adie Goggins Walker and Callie Price Walker. She graduated from Huntington College in Montgomery, Ala. with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Masters in Education from […]