Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

Fayetteville cops deliver food to those without power in wake of tropical storm

  Power outages in the Fayetteville area due to Tropical Storm Irma came with a different kind of response on Sept. 13 as the Fayetteville Police Department conducted welfare checks and delivered meals to residents in the affected areas. Tropical Storm Irma struck the area on Sept. 11, leaving significant areas of Fayetteville without power. […]

Big Fayetteville office park gets council approval

Big Fayetteville office park gets council approval

One of the largest developments proposed in the county received a unanimous approval Thursday night from the Fayetteville City Council, with hardly any discussion. The 267-acre site near Veterans Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 includes 21 acres owned by Jan Trammell that would require annexing into the city. Trammell’s tract was tabled Thursday night, but […]

Scott Darrell Newby, 53, of Fayetteville

Scott Darrell Newby, 53, of Fayetteville, passed away on September 10, 2017. He was born on July 4, 1964 in Houston, Texas to Darrell and Teresa Newby.  Scott was a 1983 graduate of Fayette County High School and a member of Fayetteville Christian Church and the One Accord Sunday School Class.  He was a General […]

Senior housing complex gets 20-year tax break from Fayetteville

Senior housing complex gets 20-year tax break from Fayetteville

2 council candidates, resident criticize TAD decision More residents will soon call downtown Fayetteville home after the City Council agreed Thursday night to allow the proposal to derive the tax benefits from being located in the Tax Allocation District. HearthSide Lafayette will feature 125 one- and two-bedroom rental apartments at the intersection of Meeting Place […]

Cassie Belle Loggins Holtzclaw, 79, of Fayetteville

Cassie Belle Loggins Holtzclaw, 79, of Fayetteville passed away September 4, 2017. She was born August 6, 1938 to the late Reginal Loggins and Annie Post. She retired from ALENCO after more than 25 years of employment. Cassie lived in Fayette County her entire life. Cassie was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Ralph […]

David Philip Langley, age 67, of Fayetteville

David Philip Langley, age 67, of Fayetteville, died Saturday evening at a local hospital following a brief illness. A native of Chicago, Ill., Mr. Langley was born on July 10, 1950, the son of the late Maurice Edward and Patricia Mary Hoss Langley. Mr. Langley was a 1978 graduate of University of Georgia where he […]

Split Fayetteville Council refuses rollback in rate, increases taxes 9.5%

Split Fayetteville Council refuses rollback in rate, increases taxes 9.5%

Williams, Oddo wanted rollback; majority disagreed A split City Council Friday voted 3-to-2 to increase taxes on property owners in the city. After discussion, Councilman Jim Williams made a motion to roll back the millage rate, and Councilman Paul Oddo seconded the motion, but it failed on a 2-3 vote with council members Harlan Shirley, […]

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

The Fayetteville City Council will get its first look Thursday at a proposed business park that could reshape the western side of the city and the middle of Fayette County. The 267-acre site near Veterans Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 includes 21 acres owned by Jan Trammell that would require annexing into the city. The […]

Thomas Lee Sawyer, 70, of Fayetteville

Thomas Lee Sawyer, 70, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017. He was born in Albany, Ga. on June 28, 1947 to the late Ernest Lee and Melba Hasty Sawyer.  He grew up in Sylvester, Ga. and graduated from Worth County High School.  He then went on to graduate from Auburn University.  Thomas was […]

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