30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

30-year-old Fayetteville sewer deal draws county scrutiny

A request to have property for a residential subdivision on Ga. Highway 92 North connected to Fayetteville’s sewer system had the Fayette County Commission on July 13 instructing staff to request additional clarification from the city. Though in the unincorporated area, the property has access to Fayetteville sewer by prior agreement between the city and […]

Georgia gets $9.5 billion impact from movies

Georgia gets $9.5 billion impact from movies

The state hosted 320 productions since last summer, many in Fayetteville’s Pinewood Studios Georgia’s television and film industry continues to be a hit for the state’s economy. Gov. Nathan Deal on July 10 announced that film and television productions in Georgia came with an economic impact of $9.5 billion during Fiscal Year 2017. Georgia-lensed feature film […]

FFUMC welcomes new ministers

FFUMC welcomes new ministers

Ministers at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church are currently (L-R) the Rev. Michael Phillips, the Rev. Allyson Lawrence, and the Rev. John Barnes. Photo/Special. Fayetteville First UMC welcomes the Rev. John Barnes as the new senior minister and the Rev. Michael Phillips as minister of Missions and Congregational Care. Along with the Rev. Allyson Lawrence, […]

FFUMC members will ‘Rise Against Hunger’ in August

Members of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will  gather for fellowship and service on Sunday, Aug. 20 as they pack 30,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now). The meals church members packed last year went to Maputo, Mozambique, as part of an emergency drought response. Their meals, along with meals packed by […]

Jerene Bonner Wakeman, 77, of Fayetteville

Jerene Bonner Wakeman, 77, of Fayetteville passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. She was born on August 11, 1939 in Atlanta, Ga. to James Bennett and Kathleen Bonner. She worked for the State of Georgia, Department of Revenue for 44 years in the Income Tax Division and had the privilege of serving as Taxpayer’s […]

Billy Carson, 87, of Fayetteville

Billy Carson, 87, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away July 13, 2017. He was born on April 2, 1930 in Brooks, Ga. to the late Oscar and Annie Carson.  Billy proudly served his country and retired after 22 years in the U.S. Navy as well as retiring from the N.S.A.  He was also the owner of […]

Gerald Walter Patrie, 81, of Fayetteville

Gerald Walter Patrie, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away July 16, 2017. Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Murrell Patrie; son, Sam Patrie; and granddaughter, Tara Baker. He is survived by his daughter, Virginia (Lindsey) Baker; sons, David (Pam) Patrie and Matt Patrie; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews. A […]

Francis William Reinecke, 78, of Fayetteville

Francis “Frank” William Reinecke, 78, of Fayetteville passed away on July 15, 2017. He was born in Jamaica, N.Y. on October 3, 1938 to William August and Meta Reinecke.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a retired computer engineer. Frank was preceded in death by his parents and is […]

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