Katherine O’Brien Allgood, 69, of Fayetteville

Katherine “Kathy” O’Brien Allgood, 69, of Fayetteville passed away January 7, 2018. Kathy loved her family and was lovingly called “Nonnie” by all who knew her. Kathy is survived by her husband of 47 years, Steve Allgood; daughters, Jeannie Allgood and Amy Allgood; son, Jeff (Megan) Allgood; and grandchildren, Jake Allgood and John Luke Allgood. […]

Lillian E. Gray, 82, of Fayetteville

Lillian E. Gray, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away on January 12, 2018. She was born on May 29, 1935 in Rahway, N.J. to the late Julian and Edna Deason.  She worked in the payroll department at Sears for over 20 years.  She also was a member of Fayetteville Church of Christ. In addition to her […]

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Property acquisitions by the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority in recent years brought additional businesses to the downtown area. Those efforts continued in 2017 and are expected to see results in 2018, especially in the area between Stonewall Avenue and Lanier Avenue immediately west of downtown. Above, Downtown Development Director Brian Wismer. File photo. Downtown Development […]

Mayor Johnson: Managing city’s building boom

Mayor Johnson: Managing city’s building boom

Fayetteville in 2017 “inundated” with construction proposals The evolution of Fayetteville continued in 2017 with the first residences at the upscale Pinewood Forrest coming out of the ground and with a number of development proposals around the city. Mayor Ed Johnson (photo above) said 2018 is likely to bring even more change, including the adoption […]

Refrigeration firm moves headquarters from Peachtree City to Fayetteville

Refrigeration firm moves headquarters from Peachtree City to Fayetteville

Peachtree City-based commercial refrigeration and cold storage firm Cool Runnings International (CRI) will be moving its corporate headquarters to Fayetteville. The site off Ga. Highway 85 North is expected to open in late 2018, with the potential for a mixed-use development on adjacent property coming in 2020. Above, graphic of planned headquarters building. There is […]

Horace Carr Byne Jr., 82

Horace Carr Byne Jr., 82, passed away on January 6, 2018. He was born in a small community called Zetella in rural Spalding County on April 15, 1935 to Gladys and Horace Carr Byne Sr. He was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, the Golden Harps and the Baptist Builders. He retired from Delta […]

Kathryn Ruth Patton White, age 90, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Kathryn Ruth Patton White, age 90, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. She retired from Southern Railway after 25 years of faithful service. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Thurston White; grandson, Timothy Dean Ricks; parents, Henry Grady and Ruth Evelyn Miller Patton; son-in-law, James Timothy Ricks and […]