Shoppers at the Spring Fling held April 15 at the Fayette Seniors Center in Fayetteville had their choice of arts and crafts along with plenty of music and entertainment. Photo/Ben Nelms.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The period of April 3-7 came with the theft of business deposits and two burglaries where a handgun and sets of model trains were stolen. Jessica R. Whatley, 39, of Riverdale was arrested on seven charges of theft by taking, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said Whatley was […]
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 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 […]
The final public meeting for the Fayetteville 20-year Comprehensive Plan was held March 27 and was months in the making, with input from hundreds of residents. The plan will be presented to the City Council on April 6. So what does it say? Boiled down: Get more people living within walking distance of downtown, provide […]