Pauline Stell, 98, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Pauline "Polly" Stell, 98, of Fayetteville, died Mar. 29, 2014.

Mrs. Polly demonstrated her love for life and people by spending time volunteering in the community. She also played piano at Fayette Presbyterian Church, where she was a member for many years. She also loved gardening, birds and music.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years George Hugh Stell. She is survived by her sister Virginia Elliott of Newnan; 6 nephews and 2 nieces and many dear wonderful friends. Read More»

Marian Ann White, 75, of Fayetteville

Marian Ann White, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away March 18, 2014.

She loved working with children in preschool and kindergarten at New Hope Baptist Church and made costumes for their church productions. She visited with the homebound and delivered Meals on Wheels. She also volunteered at Christian City.

She was preceded in death by her brother Daniel Flynn. Read More»

Harry Lemming, 89, of Fayetteville

Harry "Paul" Lemming, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away Mar. 30, 2014.

He proudly served as a staff sargent in the US Air Force and a member of a P51 crew during WWII. He was active in Civitan International.

He was ordained as a deacon at Lakewood Heights Baptist Church under Rev. Bill Rainwater and also served at Dogwood Hills and Meadows Baptist Church. Mr. Lemming was a long-time member of Fayetteville First Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School.

He was self-employed as a jeweler and expert watchmaker until his retirement in 1989. Photography was also one of his hobbies. Read More»

Fred A. Pyron, 87, of Fayetteville

Fred A. Pyron, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away March 20, 2014.

He was previously employed by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Dept. He was preceded in death by his parents Ellis and Minnie Lou Pyron.

He is survived by his wife Doris Pyron of Fayetteville; daughters Judy (Jim) Wilson of Dade City, Fla. and Kathy (Jay) Moore of Gainesville, Ga.; sons Joe (Lannell) Pyron of Gay, Ga. and Rodney Pyron of Stockbridge, Ga.; 7 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and sister Mary Gaddy. Read More»

Myeloma Awareness Month

Myeloma Awareness Month

Fayetteville Mayor Greg Clifton (center) and the City Council issued a proclamation March 20 acknowledging Myeloma Awareness Month. Receiving the proclamation were Southside Multiple Myeloma Support Group representatives Portia Skeete (L) and Alma Robinson. Photo/Ben Nelms.

F’ville ditches permits for movie sets

A zoning amendment adopted March 20 by the Fayetteville City Council will enable movie and television crews to set up temporary set designs and backdrops used in filming without having to obtain a building permit. Read More»

Fayetteville gets a movie role; traffic halts

Fayetteville gets a movie role; traffic halts

Motorists traveling through Fayetteville should expect sporadic traffic delays as Hollywood comes to town. Traffic through downtown will experience some delays through the end of the week as filming continues in and around the Holiday Inn for “Term Life.”

The movie starring Vince Vaughn, Bill Paxton and Hailey Seinfield is being filmed in and around the Holiday Inn located at Ga. Highway 85 and Lanier Avenue, across from the historic old Fayette County Courthouse. Read More»

New pastor to be welcomed

Shown are Pittman and his wife, Dianne. All are invited to join. Photo/Special.

Members of the Fayetteville Church of God of Prophecy will welcome their new pastor, the Rev. Steve Pittman, Sunday, March 30, with a covered dish dinner following the morning message. Pittman has ministered for more than 40 years, and previously served in Alta Vista, Va. He is originally from Waycross. Shown are Pittman and his wife, Dianne. All are invited to join. Photo/Special.

Public invited to Providence UMC’s Marketplace

Providence United Methodist Church invites the community to The Marketplace this weekend. The Marketplace will be open Thursday and Friday, March 27 and 28, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 4-9 p.m. Children’s Minister Cathy Fralish explains, “When you come to the Marketplace you will travel back in time to a Jerusalem-like village in biblical days where kids can do crafts, and participate in activities like real camel rides, a climbing wall, stomping grapes and a petting zoo. All crafts, activities and food are free as our gift to the community.”   Read More»

Byard-Sharp wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Byard

Bob and Barbara Byard of Fayetteville hosted a reception honoring their son Jonathan (Mac) Byard and Allison Sharp who were married on Sept. 7, 2013 in Coronado Island, Calif.

Mac graduated from Starrs Mill High School in 2001 and the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2005. He is currently stationed at Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson, Ariz. where he is an ADO and evaluator pilot for the EC130 aircraft. While there, he has served 6 combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. Read More»

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