A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal
The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]
Today, Piedmont Fayette has more than 1,600 employees, nearly 700 physicians and 250 volunteers. This spring, Piedmont Fayette Hospital will complete its third major expansion.
Piedmont Fayette Hospital celebrated its “commitment to caring for the community” with its first-ever gala Feb. 11 at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The event, a fundraiser for the 501(c)3 not-for-profit hospital, was held at the Delta Flight Museum. More than 450 people attended the event, which raised nearly $200,000. Proceeds from the event help Piedmont Fayette […]
The last phase of the large transportation project near downtown Fayetteville is open for traffic. The section of Easterbrook Way connecting Ga. Highway 85 to North Jeff Davis Drive and a new traffic signal opened Feb. 10. It becomes only the third traffic signal-controlled intersection in the mile-plus stretch of a busy five-lane highway between […]
The plan area includes more than 70 acres spanning the county complex property downtown, the school system property a short distance to the west and much of the property fronting Grady Avenue from Beauregard Avenue to Ga. Highway 54 West.
A presentation by city Economic Development Director Brian Wismer at the Feb. 9 and 10 retreat held by the Fayetteville City Council included community development goals, the need for a business development incentive plan and impediments to economic growth. The downtown master plan is one that has been in the works for approximately two years […]
Fayetteville will have its own city-wide master trail plan that will include everything from sidewalks and crossings to multi-use trails.
This year will be a busy time for the Fayetteville City Council and city staff. A lengthy list of goals from the annual council retreat held on Feb. 9 and 10 included items such as developing a revised downtown master plan, a master trail plan, building a new fire station on Veterans Parkway and creating […]
New Humana contract will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021.
Piedmont Healthcare and Humana have finalized a new contract, which will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021. The new contract will be effective March 1, 2017. The agreement ensures that plan participants enrolled in Humana employer-sponsored and individual plans, including Medicare Advantage, will have in-network access to the 1,600 […]
Susan Holcombe and the Rev. Dr. Alex Moses will lead the upcoming discussions on The Shack. Photo/Special. Start reading now! Fayette Presbyterian Church will have a two-part discussion based on The Shack by William Paul Young, a best-selling yet controversial novel which wrestles with the age-old question, “Where is God in a world filled with […]
Charles Vance Middleton, 80, of Fayetteville passed away on February 9, 2017. He was born in Banner, Wyo. on October 29, 1936 to Charles and Ruth Middleton. Charles married Rita Ball in 1959 in Las Vegas, Nev. The couple made their homes in Dinuba and in Long Beach, Calif. before moving to Chelmsford, Mass. In […]
Patricia A. Covey, 78, of Fayetteville, passed away February 8, 2017. She owned and operated the Tan Zone in Fayetteville for 10 years, and was known by many as the “Tan Zone Lady.” She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, Perrin Covey, and […]
The Fayetteville Flash Foods store at the intersection of Ga. highways 85 and 314 was the scene of an armed robbery in the early morning hours of Feb. 7. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said a store employee was sweeping the parking lot at approximately 1:30 a.m. when she was approached by a white […]