Suspicious person call in Fayetteville leads to pot bust

Suspicious person call in Fayetteville leads to pot bust

  Fayetteville police on Jan. 17 responding to a suspicious person call at a Whitney Street residence seized a quarter-pound of marijuana and other drugs, and located a marijuana grow operation. Ryan Camp, 20, of Fayetteville, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and manufacturing marijuana, said Fayetteville Police […]

Fayetteville Council considers ‘limited pour’ alcohol licenses

Fayetteville Council considers ‘limited pour’ alcohol licenses

Westside annexation of 24 acres abutting Pinewood Studios on Thursday agenda Alcohol and annexation are on Fayetteville’s City Council agenda for Thursday night. Both items are first reads and will receive a final vote at a future meeting. The amendment to the alcoholic beverage ordinance establishes procedures for limited pour licenses. The reason for the […]

Thomas Boyle Illingworth, 78

Thomas Boyle Illingworth, 78, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born on January 28, 1939 in Chicago to Walter and Margaret Illingworth. He graduated from Proviso High School in 1958 and proudly served in the United States Navy, serving a tour of duty in Iceland. He met and married the love of […]

Allen F. Erwin, 59, of Fayetteville

Mr. Allen F. Erwin, 59, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on January 13, 2018. Al was a longtime resident of Fayette County, Ga. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy High School and earned an undergraduate degree from SUNY Canton and a graduate degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Al was employed as an electrical engineer […]

Katherine O’Brien Allgood, 69, of Fayetteville

Katherine “Kathy” O’Brien Allgood, 69, of Fayetteville passed away January 7, 2018. Kathy loved her family and was lovingly called “Nonnie” by all who knew her. Kathy is survived by her husband of 47 years, Steve Allgood; daughters, Jeannie Allgood and Amy Allgood; son, Jeff (Megan) Allgood; and grandchildren, Jake Allgood and John Luke Allgood. […]

Lillian E. Gray, 82, of Fayetteville

Lillian E. Gray, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away on January 12, 2018. She was born on May 29, 1935 in Rahway, N.J. to the late Julian and Edna Deason.  She worked in the payroll department at Sears for over 20 years.  She also was a member of Fayetteville Church of Christ. In addition to her […]

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Property acquisitions by the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority in recent years brought additional businesses to the downtown area. Those efforts continued in 2017 and are expected to see results in 2018, especially in the area between Stonewall Avenue and Lanier Avenue immediately west of downtown. Above, Downtown Development Director Brian Wismer. File photo. Downtown Development […]

Mayor Johnson: Managing city’s building boom

Mayor Johnson: Managing city’s building boom

Fayetteville in 2017 “inundated” with construction proposals The evolution of Fayetteville continued in 2017 with the first residences at the upscale Pinewood Forrest coming out of the ground and with a number of development proposals around the city. Mayor Ed Johnson (photo above) said 2018 is likely to bring even more change, including the adoption […]

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