F’ville delays Pavilion request for more parkway ‘monument’ signs

A variance request by Fayette Pavilion owner/manager Developers Diversified Realty Corp. for additional monument signs along Pavilion Parkway to help draw needed customers was tabled prior to the Dec. 3 Fayetteville City Council meeting for further review. The issue could be taken up at the Dec. 17 meeting. The Nov. 16 request by DDRC Regional […]

‘Shop with a Sheriff’ needs help for kids

The holidays are fast approaching, and we need your help to brighten the faces of some disadvantaged children right here in Fayette County. This will be the third year that the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has coordinated the “Shop with a Sheriff” program. This valuable program collects donations and takes disadvantaged children shopping for Christmas. […]

New Hope’s Living Christmas Tree runs through Dec. 13

New Hope Baptist Church’s 2009 Living Christmas Tree production entitled “Hallelujah … Light Has Come,” started Tuesday and will run through this Sunday, Dec. 13. Tickets are required but are free by calling 770-460-4838, or online at www.newhopebc.org. Tickets also may be obtained at either north or south location, 551 New Hope Road, or 1563 […]

Fayette Community Church plans all-day event for ‘conspiracy’ Honduras fund-raiser

Fayette community Church has partnered with Advent Conspiracy to raise money to provide a well for a village in Honduras. This Saturday, Dec. 12, FCC will host an indoor yard sale, free child care, pictures with Santa, $5 haircuts, and a live music festival, featuring Zerubbabel, Chelsea Boyd, Jason Gridley, Renegade Jane, Drew Wilmesherr, and […]

McDonough Road will present Cottrell in concert December 13

McDonough Road Baptist Church and Compassion International will present contemporary Christian singer and songwriter Travis Cottrell in concert Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Cottrell, worship leader for all Beth Moore Bible study events, will perform as part of the Gloria Christmas Tour. Also in concert will be […]

Special gift

Mrs. Mary Younger (left) and daughter Drenda Brady, members of The Catholic Church of St. Gabriel in Fayetteville, recently donated a sanctuary lamp to Our Lady of Mercy High School. Shown also is Father Jimmy Adams, chaplain of the school and pastor of St. Gabriel’s. The lamp was originally in a Catholic church in Houston, […]

B’nai Israel to host book fair; celebrate Chanukah

Congregation B’nai Israel will host a Book Fair at Barnes & Noble in Fayetteville Saturday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 12 is the second night of Chanukah, the Jewish celebration of the victory of the Maccabees and the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple. It also commemorates the miracle of the oil that […]

3 robberies in 3 days

Fayetteville police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Bank of America at gunpoint at 12:30 Tuesday afternoon. The bank robbery was the third armed robbery in three days across Fayette County. The suspect is described as a black male, about 5-feet-8-iches tall, 175 pounds. He was wearing an orange “South Pole” sweatshirt with […]

Sandy Creek will play at Griffin in 4A semifinal

The Sandy Creek High School Patriots traveled to Thomasville last Friday for a state quarterfinal football game with the Thomas County Central Yellow Jackets and brought a large and vocal crowd with them. Those who made the trip witnessed history as Sandy Creek advanced to the Class AAAA state semifinals with a 31-17 win but […]