Glenn H. Blackston, Jr. of Fayetteville

Glenn H. Blackston, Jr. of Fayetteville and Peachtree City Ga. entered the kingdom of Heaven on May 19, 2018. He was born in Atlanta, attended Brown High School, and was proud to have worked for Grady Memorial Hospital for 25 years in personnel. Glenn was a devoted husband, loving daddy, an extremely proud grandfather and […]

Norene Patricia Hutchins Ivie, 83

Norene Patricia Hutchins Ivie, 83, of Brooks, passed away on May 17, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends.   She was born on March 9, 1935 in Atlanta, Ga. to the late William Jackson and Thelma Lavanda Chastain Hutchins.   Norene began her career at the CDC and then her […]

Mildred F. Craft, 95, of Fayetteville

Mildred F. Craft, 95, of Fayetteville, passed away May 19, 2018. She was born in Crawford, Ga. on November 14, 1922 to the late Buron and Lola Fields. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Joseph Craft. She is survived by her sons, James A. (Marie) Craft, Richard E. (Billie Jean) Craft, and […]

Joe Thomas, age 92, of Fayetteville

Mr. Joe Thomas, age 92, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born January 30, 1926 to the late Emmett and Alice Thomas. Mr. Thomas was a U.S. Marine Corps. WWII veteran, having served in the Pacific Theatre. He was a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge for over 60 years. Mr. […]

Joseph Kirkland Singeltary, 91, of Fayetteville

Joseph Kirkland Singeltary, 91, of Fayetteville passed away on May 12, 2018. He was the adopted son of Joseph Kirkland, Sr. and Elizabeth Singeltary who resided in Bradenton, Fla. where he grew up. During his youth all of his summers were spent in Hendersonville, N.C., a place that held many fond memories of people that […]

Marilyn Faye Roberson Watts, of Fayetteville

Marilyn Faye Roberson Watts, of Fayetteville, left this earthly life on April 21, 2018, after a brief, but valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.  A native of Atlanta, Ga., she was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Waldo and Tennie Norris Roberson, both of Atlanta, and her husband, Robert Dale Watts of Fayetteville. Marilyn attended […]

Facing protests, Fayetteville rescinds Confederate proclamation

Facing protests, Fayetteville rescinds Confederate proclamation

In a move that many long-time city hall watchers are saying is unprecedented, the Fayetteville City Council May 3 voted to rescind a proclamation honoring Confederate History Month. Above, a small crowd gathered May 3 to see the City Council rescind a proclamation honoring Confederate heritage. Photo/Ben Nelms. In late April, the city issued the […]

Wayman Smith, age 72, of Fayetteville

Mr.   Wayman Smith, age 72, of Fayetteville, passed away April 30, 2018. He was a devoted, beloved member of Line Creek Baptist Church in Sharpsburg.   He was preceded in death by his brother, James Allen Smith.   He is survived by his daughter, Jeneane Smith Eppinghoff and her husband, Eric; son, Jade Smith; brother, Charles Smith […]

Study: Piedmont Fayette Hospital boosts economy by $203 million

Study: Piedmont Fayette Hospital boosts economy by $203 million

Piedmont Fayette Hospital generated more than $203 million in revenue for the local and state economy in 2016, according to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association. The report also found that, during the same period, Piedmont Fayette provided more than $18 million in uncompensated care while sustaining 3,205 full-time jobs throughout the county and […]