Janetta May Cumming, 81

Janetta May Cumming, 81, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Fayetteville passed away November 15, 2017.  She was born on July 19, 1936 in Norman, Okla. to the late Harley and Nettie Walker Davis. Janetta is survived by her husband, Charles Cumming; daughters, Terry Wright of Gay and Debbie (John) Merrels of Fayetteville; […]

Robert William Newland, Sr., 87

Robert William “Bob” Newland, Sr., 87, of Eatonton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was born in Trout Lake, Mich. on February 23, 1930 to the late Martin William and Flaurence Bell House Newland. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He was a charter member and Deacon of Lake […]

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans honored at multiple events in Fayette

Veterans Day events filled the latter part of last week in Fayette County, with ceremonies at Georgia Military College (GMC) and in Tyrone and Fayetteville. Above, an unidentified veteran salutes the flag during Veterans Day observances in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. The Nov. 9 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony at the GMC campus in Fayetteville was the […]

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital plans to construct a wellness center to serve Pinewood Forrest residents and the general public in the mini-city being built on Fayetteville’s west side. Construction is expected to get underway early next year, with opening projected in November 2019. The 60,000 square foot, two-story facility will create a culture of health and […]

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Fayette Commission stalls Fayetteville office park plans

Objects to annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road The Fayette County Commission on Nov. 9 filed an objection, with conditions, to the proposed annexation of 21 acres off Tyrone Road, for which annexation into Fayetteville is being sought as part of a 267-acre business park. The business park area stretches along Ga. Highway 54 […]

Stonewall Ave. site expected to play role in Fayetteville’s new downtown master plan

Stonewall Ave. site expected to play role in Fayetteville’s new downtown master plan

Downtown Development Authority buys Fayetteville home The Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority has purchased a 1.79-acre tract at 195 Stonewall Avenue near downtown. The tract is expected to play a significant role in the upcoming expansion of the downtown area after the approval of the Downtown Master Plan by the Fayetteville City Council. Situated between Stonewall […]

Fayette crime: 2 burglaries, 7 entering autos

Fayette crime: 2 burglaries, 7 entering autos

The period of Nov. 6-12 came with two burglaries in unincorporated Fayette County, seven entering autos in Fayetteville and a stolen golf cart in Peachtree City. Unincorporated Fayette had two burglaries reported during the period. One of those occurred between Nov. 6-8 at a newly constructed residence on Rising Star Road in south Fayette. Sheriff […]

Runoffs ahead for Peachtree City mayor, council post

Runoffs ahead for Peachtree City mayor, council post

Fayette E-SPLOST sails to easy victory; Turin mayor wins by 1 vote in Nov. 7 election results Voters in Fayette and Coweta counties had their say on Nov. 7 in a number of municipal elections and two 1-percent sales tax votes. Only Peachtree City will see a Dec. 5 runoff election for both mayor and […]

Barbara Jean Spiegel Olsen, age 74

Barbara Jean Spiegel Olsen returned to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 11, 2017 after her long courageous battle with cancer. She was born November 30, 1942 in Boynton Beach, Fla. to parents Herbert and Veda Louise Spiegel. She graduated from Seacrest High school in Delray Beach, Fla. in 1960. She attended the St. Louis […]

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