Fayetteville robber pepper-sprays store clerk to steal iPhone Wednesday

Fayetteville robber pepper-sprays store clerk to steal iPhone Wednesday

Striking the same phone store for the second time, a man pepper-sprayed the clerk at Cricket Wireless, 154 Banks Crossing, snatched an iPhone and fled on foot, according to Fayetteville Police Capt. Chad Myers. “He has committed a similar offense at the same location in the past, wearing the same clothing,” Meyers said. “During the […]

Fayetteville’s Uptown Square site for sale

Fayetteville’s Uptown Square site for sale

The one-time Barnes & Noble retail center is on the block The Uptown Square retail center across from the Fayette Pavilion on Ga. Highway 85 North is up for sale. Above, aerial view of Uptown Square. Photo/Submitted. Canada-based Avison Young’s Capital Markets Group has been retained to market and sell Uptown Square, a 100-percent-occupied retail center […]

Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award

Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award

Fayetteville firefighter and paramedic Jody Weller was awarded the VFW National Firefighter Award at the June 21 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council. Weller is the third city firefighter to receive the prestigious award. Pictured, from left, are Councilman Harlan Shirley, Mayor Ed Johnson, VFW Post 3650 representative Martin Sas, VFW Post 3650 representative William […]

Lindsey Nicole Powell, 21, of Fayetteville

Lindsey Nicole Powell, 21, of Fayetteville passed away on July 12, 2018.  She was born in Riverdale, Ga. on June 23, 1997. Lindsey was a Team Lead at Sam’s Club.  She was an animal lover, especially cats. She attended Whitewater High School.  Lindsey was deeply loved by her family, her friends and all who knew […]

Paving delays expected on Ga. Highway 54 beginning July 12 through weekend

Paving delays expected on Ga. Highway 54 beginning July 12 through weekend

  This map shows the detour routes to be in place next week when paving crews work on Ga. Highway 74 on the north and south sides of Ga. Highway 54 in Peachtree City. Photo/Peachtree City. Motorists travelling Ga. Highway 54 between Fayetteville and Peachtree City beginning July 12 and ending July 16 should expect […]

County transportation open houses coming July 12 and 16

County transportation open houses coming July 12 and 16

  Follow-up open house meetings geared to obtain input on the Fayette County Transportation Plan will be held July 12 at Peachtree City Hall and on July 16 at the Fayette County Library in Fayetteville. The open house events will not include a formal presentation but will include maps and other information pertaining to the […]

Runoff early voting now underway in Fayette

Runoff early voting now underway in Fayette

GOP to choose nominees for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state; Democrats to pick nominee for state school chief Early voting for the July 24 runoff election has begun and features only a handful of state races on the ballot. Voters for the July 24 runoff will see few contests on the local ballot. For […]

Oweeda McCullough Seay, 93

Oweeda McCullough Seay, 93, died July 2, 2018. She was a lifetime resident of Fayetteville. She worked with the Federal Government most of her working years and retired from the National Park Service. She also served as a secretary at Fayetteville First Baptist for Mr. Davis and Mr. Overton. Oweeda was preceded in death by […]

Bye-bye, Fayetteville Hwy. 85 suicide lane

Bye-bye, Fayetteville Hwy. 85 suicide lane

Fayetteville, county agree on funding landscaped medians along busiest stretch of North Glynn Street An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Fayette County and Fayetteville for a future landscaped median project for Ga. Highway 85 was approved June 28 by the Fayette County Commission. Commissioners at the meeting voted 4-0 to approve the IGA. Chairman Eric Maxwell […]

20 more acres to be added to south Fayetteville along with 52 new homes?

20 more acres to be added to south Fayetteville along with 52 new homes?

A non-voting work session topic at the June 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission gave commissioners an initial look at a preliminary proposal to annex 20 acres along South Jeff Davis Drive for a 52-lot single-family subdivision. Above, members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission include, from left, commissioners Ken Collins, […]

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