Beryl Raymond Pelt

Beryl Raymond Pelt, 75, Fayetteville, died Dec. 31, 2009. He served for 10 years in the United States Air Force and then worked as an aircraft mechanic for 23 years with Eastern Air Lines. He then worked for 8 years at Lockheed. He loved to garden, sharing the fruits of his labors with friends and […]

Auld Lang Syne: 20 underage drinkers jailed

A central Fayette County man and woman were charged and more than two dozen underage drinkers were cited by Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies New Year’s Eve at the couple’s residence on Green Meadow Lane near Quarters Road. That’s a semi-rural area between Redwine and Ebenezer roads in the south-central part of the county. Terry Schrepfer, […]

F’ville asks for local law for vote on redevelopment tax

Fayetteville wants a TAD more — tax money, that is, for three redevelopment projects. Members of the Fayetteville City Council at the Jan. 7 meeting will consider a resolution asking for the passage of local legislation that will lead to a referendum which, if approved by voters, would give the city redevelopment powers needed to […]

Man takes dare, confronts family with knife

A 17-year-old Moreland man was arrested on multiple charges Jan. 2 after taking a dare to harass someone in the Towne Center parking lot on South Glynn Street in Fayetteville. The arrest came after he approached a family in an aggressive manner with a knife, police said. Ricky Johayden Okelley was charged with three counts […]

Holy Cross church will offer weight loss class

The Church of the Holy Cross in Fayetteville will host a 13-week class, “Losing Weight God’s Way,” at the church on Tuesday evenings, beginning Jan. 12. The class will involve learning to practice Biblical eating habits and exercise and will be taught by Dr. Judy Massey. Cost is $25 for materials including workbook and a […]

B’nai Israel will offer classes on Judaism Jan. 9, 16

Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville will offer a two-part class on “Judaism – Are you Curious?” Saturday, Jan. 9 (part one) and Saturday, Jan. 16 (part two), both sessions taught from 9 a.m. until noon. Classes are free but donations will be accepted. Both sessions will be held at Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville. The […]

FPC to host Griefshare

A new GriefShare session will start Sunday, Jan. 10, at Fayette Presbyterian Church. Sessions will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. “GriefShare is a grief recovery support group sponsered by people who understand what you are experiencing and can offer comfort, encouragement, and hope on your journey from ‘mourning to joy,’” a spokesperson said. […]

New GriefShare session starts Jan 12 at FFBC

On Jan. 12, Fayetteville First Baptist Church will begin a new session of GriefShare, a 13-week Bible based program for those who have lost a loved one. The class meets each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Each class begins with a video followed by group discussion. The program is open to people of all ages in […]


Mr. and Mrs. Wallace M. Reid Jr. of Suwanee and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Kay of Greenville, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Charity Nicole Kay, to Kyle Steven Mayes, son of Mr. and Mrs. David W. Mayes of Fayetteville. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Shirley Kay of Greenville, S.C. She is […]

‘Contagious’ reading at Inman Elem.

Something contagious is going around at Inman Elementary, the love of reading. Funded by a grant from Target and the Coweta-Fayette Bright Ideas Program, 20 teen mentors, who also happen to be chronic readers, from Whitewater and Our Lady of Mercy high schools are sharing their passion with Inman’s After School Program students through a […]