Fayetteville man, 63, charged with molesting 2 kids

Ricky M. Bullington

Fayetteville man, 63, charged with molesting 2 kids

A Fayetteville man has been charged with child molestation and sodomy in relation to incidents involving two juveniles. Ricky M. Bullington, 63, of Hibiscus Trail, was charged with child molestation, sodomy and sexual battery, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the charges stem from Bullington’s involvement with two […]

Rezoning sought for offices next to Pinewood Forrest

Rendering of proposed office building

Rezoning sought for offices next to Pinewood Forrest

The Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on May 23 heard an initial presentation on plans to construct a new office building on Veterans Parkway adjacent to the Pinewood Forrest Development. Developer Jimmy Pace proposed The Overlook, a three-story office building to be located on less than one acre at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and […]

Fayetteville adopts new branding in its revamped logo

Fayetteville adopts new branding in its revamped logo

The city of Fayetteville has a new official logo, which was unveiled during Thursday night’s City Council meeting. The new emblem was designed by the same marketing firm that designed the recently-released Fayette County “Create Your Story” logo, and the two are meant to be used side-by-side in tourism, economic development and other designated community […]

26-home rezoning runs into Fayetteville opposition

Richard Ferry pled his case before the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night.

26-home rezoning runs into Fayetteville opposition

Before the Fayetteville City Council meeting started Thursday, the lone zoning item on the agenda received a new twist. Jeff Landrum wanted to build the 26 detached homes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Landrum wants the property rezoned to R-THC (Residential Townhouse-condominimum.) […]

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville

John Thomas Gasper, 87, of Fayetteville passed away May 21, 2017. John was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae Cossman Gasper; sons, John Gasper, Jr. and Bruce Gasper. He is survived by his daughters, Jacqualyn (Dr. Earl) Walker and Ann (Larry Painter) Abbott; sons, Paul (Dixie) Gasper and Mark (Donna) Gasper; twenty-four grandchildren; […]

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away May 19, 2017 from Parkinson’s. Truman was born July 7, 1945 in Covington, Ga. and graduated from Newton County High School, Class of 1963. He continued his education in the United States Air Force where he served for four years. During those four years, he […]

First home going up in Pinewood Forrest

A bit of history is taking shape in west Fayetteville with construction of the first home now underway at the large Pinewood Forrest development.

First home going up in Pinewood Forrest

Construction starts on pioneering geothermal homes across from Pinewood Atlanta studios History is being made in west Fayetteville with the initial phases of construction of the first home at Pinewood Forrest, the New Urbanist community that will feature a mix of residential, retail, office and commercial offerings. The homes will feature geothermal heating and cooling. […]

Underage online porn charges snag man, 19

Austin M. Boone

Underage online porn charges snag man, 19

A Fayetteville man has been charged with electronic pornography and child exploitation after an investigation by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Fayetteville investigators. Austin M. Boone, 19, of Pine Circle, was charged with exhibiting sexually-explicit materials to minors and two counts of electronic pornography and child exploitation, according to Fayette County Jail […]

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

Are more townhomes headed for Fayetteville?

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

The City Council Thursday night is set to decide if 26 new townhomes can be built on the eastern side of the city. Brent Scarborough wants to build the townhomes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Scarborough wants the property rezoned to R-THC […]

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