Rayford B. Smith, 83, of Fayetteville

Rayford B. Smith, 83, of Fayetteville, went to be with the Lord on December 2nd  2017. He was born in Bainbridge Ga. to William and Susie Smith.  Rayford was a Marine in the Korean War and retired from USPS.  He was a member of Community Bible Church and past Deacon of Riverdale First Baptist. He […]

F. M. Farr, 87, of Fayetteville

Mr. F. M. Farr, 87, of Fayetteville passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. F. M. was born in Tyrone, on January 6, 1930 to the late Henry Grady and Mary Louise Farr, one of seven children.  He graduated from Fayette County High School and went on to marry his wife of 64 years, Evelyn Bailey […]

Fayetteville Planning board dishes out advice to Broadway Diner

Fayetteville Planning board dishes out advice to Broadway Diner

2-story office building in the works for Hwy. 54-Burch Road in Fayetteville; Azalea Estates assisted living facility eyes adding more residential space Many people in Fayetteville and Fayette County know of the Broadway Diner on South Glynn Street. Owner Steve Theodorakis was at the Nov. 28 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission to […]

Pinewood Studios wants to annex for 2nd media park

Pinewood Studios wants to annex for 2nd media park

Fayetteville asked to annex 24.5 acres on Sandy Creek Rd. Pinewood Atlanta Studios was on the Nov. 28 agenda of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission, requesting a 24.5-acre annexation along Sandy Creek Road. The property is across the road from the studio property. Above, architect Bill Foley presents request for Pinewood annexation to the […]

Uh oh. Hwy. 54 repaving is next spring

Uh oh. Hwy. 54 repaving is next spring

Remember the project that will resurface the entire length of Ga. Highway 54 through Fayette County? That’s from the Coweta County line on the west side of Peachtree City all the way to the Clayton County line east of Fayetteville. It’s still on, with activities expected to come with a March 2018 time frame. Fayette […]

Fayetteville hotel developer gets OK for 1 of 4 variance requests

Fayetteville hotel developer gets OK for 1 of 4 variance requests

Mayor: Eastward extension of Lafayette Ave. is unlikely Developer Steve Gulas (above) was back before the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on Nov. 28, requesting three variances and responding to a development condition associated with the construction of a hotel on the east of Lafayette Avenue at Ga. Highway 85 North near downtown. For his […]

William Davant, age 66

William Davant, age 66, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 in Sarasota Fla., after a long illness. He was a retired Delta Airlines employee. William is survived by his wife, C.L. Davant; his daughter, Shannon Glick, his son, Bryan Davant; his sister, Ann Maggard; his nephew, Clint Maggard; and three grandchildren. A church service will […]

James C. Tillman, Jr., age 76, of Fayetteville

James C. (Jim) Tillman, Jr., age 76, of Fayetteville passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Jim was born on April 17, 1941, in LaGrange, Ga., to the late James C. Tillman, Sr. and Floy Gore Tillman. He was a high school graduate of Georgia Military College, a college graduate of Georgia Tech, and he […]

William Robert Allen, age 80

William Robert Allen “Bob” went home to heaven on November 27, 2017 in Melbourne, Fla. He was 80 years old. Bob was born on August 30,1937 in Atlanta, Ga. to parents Hulbert and Gertrude Allen. He graduated in 1955 from Brown High School in Atlanta. He graduated from Nashville Auto Diesel Technical School in 1957 […]

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