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William Homer Cooper, 85, of Fayetteville

William Homer Cooper

William Homer Cooper, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2014.

He was a long-time member of Fayetteville First Baptist Church. He served as a deacon at Morrow First Baptist Church, Harp's Crossing Baptist Church and Fayetteville First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years and was active in several civic organizations. Homer retired in 1991 as a Zone Manager after 43 years of service with Ford Motor Company. He enjoyed traveling and flying his airplane. Read More»

And he's checking them twice

And he's checking them twice

Fayetteville Public Works employee Reggie Williams checks the Christmas lights that soon will decorate downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Bethan Adams.

Tyrone woman dies in F'ville traffic accident

A 23-year-old Tyrone resident was killed in a Nov. 19 traffic accident in Fayetteville. The accident is under investigation.

Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said an investigation is underway into the death of Tyrone resident Charis Walker and the injury of two others.

Walker in her Toyota Camry was crossing Ga. Highway 54 East from Cobblestone Boulevard to Weatherly Drive at approximately 11 p.m. when her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by a Dodge Caliber driven by Richard Jennings, 46, of Ellenwood. Read More»

1 killed, 2 injured in F’ville collision

A Tyrone woman was fatally injured and two other people hurt Wednesday night when two cars collided on Ga. Highway 54 East in Fayetteville. Read More»

Fayetteville First UMC’s new Advent Study starts tonight

The community is invited to prepare for Christmas through a new free Advent study “Hope Amidst the Chaos” written and led by Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s associate minister, the Rev. Allyson Lawrence.

The four-week study exploring the book of Isaiah begins Nov. 19 and continues Dec. 3, 10 and 17 with two meeting times each day: one at 10 a.m. and the other at 6:15 p.m. Read More»

Dedication ceremony set for Dec. 7

The church, shown during construction, was formed in 2007 and has been meeting in the old Peachtree City UMC building on Peachtree Parkway at Windgate Road. Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church will dedicate its new sanctuary Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. Coffee and dessert will follow the ceremony. The new sanctuary is at 149 Ebenezer Rd., Fayetteville. R.S.V.P to Fran at 770-486-5374 or admin@ptcanglican,org. The church, shown during construction, was formed in 2007 and has been meeting in the old Peachtree City UMC building on Peachtree Parkway at Windgate Road. Photo/Special.

Christ’s Church’s weekly Lifetree Cafe explores life and faith

Christ’s Church at Whitewater is presently hosting Lifetree Cafe, a weekly “conversation cafe” to bring people from all walks of life into “a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.” Lifetree Café is offered at noon and 7 p.m. every Thursday at Christ’s Church at Whitewater, 1577 Ga. Highway 85 South, Fayetteville. Admission to the 60-minute sessions is free. Snacks and beverages will be available. Read More»

Registration continues for Woolsey’s 5k run for missions

The fourth annual 5k for missions at Woolsey Baptist Church will be held Saturday, Dec. 6. Registration is now open and continues through Friday, Dec. 5 (2-4 p.m.) and until 7:30 a.m. on race day.

A 1k (kid’s fun run) begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5k at 9 a.m. The cost is $10 for the 1k and $25 for the 5k with a family max of $60. The family max is not available with online registration or with registrations after Nov. 23.

Hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, water and breakfast items will be served afterwards. Read More»

Fayetteville Main Street’s Christmas ornament has arrived

Artist Viki Turner holds the 2014 Fayetteville Main Street Christmas ornament, a reproduction of her orginal painting of the American Legion Post House. Photo/Tommy Turner.

Fayetteville Main Street Program’s annual Christmas ornament has arrived. The scene this year is from a painting of the Post House by local artist Vicki Turner.

Turner has 41 years of experience in art and design. She has been previously chosen to paint a Christmas ornament representing the state of Georgia for the Washington, D.C., White House Christmas tree.

The Fayette County ornament is for sale at $10 and can be purchased at Fayetteville City Hall, the Main Street Welcome Center in the old Courthouse on the Square, and the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum. Read More»

Joseph Robert Bowers of Fayetteville

Joseph Robert "Joe" Bowers passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014.

He was born in Fayetteville, Ga., May 01, 1924 to the late Joseph Edward Bowers and Winnie Clyde Mask Bowers. Read More»

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