Fayetteville

Harriette Moore Foster, age 98

Harriette Moore Foster

Harriette Moore Foster, age 98, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children and grandchildren on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Doctor's Hospice of Ga. in Fayetteville. Read More»

1 child killed, 1 critically injured in Friday wreck at Pavilion entrance

Fayette County and Fayetteville fire crews had to extricate one of the children who was trapped inside the car. Two victims were flown to hospitals in downtown Atlanta. Police said this car turned into the path of a full-size passenger truck that was going southbound through the intersection of Ga. Highway 314 and Pavilion Parkway. Photo/John Munford.

UPDATED June 1 — A mid-morning accident Friday on Ga. Highway 314 and Pavilion Parkway in Fayetteville involving two vehicles resulted in the death of one child and the injury Read More»

eBreezy moves in on winds of change

eBreezy Media partners Cat Mayville (L) and Peachtree City native Emily Breault have relocated their Atlanta digital media production company to Fayetteville and the Pinewood Production Centre. Photo/Ben Nelms.

One of the new companies helping to populate the emerging landscape at Pinewood Atlanta Studios has made the move from Atlanta to Fayetteville.

eBreezy Media, a full service digital media production company in the entertainment and marketing industries, has opened its office at the Pinewood Production Centre on Sandy Creek Road across the road from the Pinewood Studios complex. Read More»

Retired cop, son arrested after fight at E. F’ville apartment, all-night standoff

Fayetteville Police arrested a retired Detroit police officer following a domestic dispute and an all-night standoff at an east Fayetteville apartment complex that began before midnight on May 23.

Detective Mike Whitlow said officers at approximately 11:35 p.m. were called to a domestic argument at the Weatherly Walk apartments off Ga. Highway 54 East.

“Witnesses reported that shots had been fired during the dispute. No one was hit with gunfire but one female was injured during a physical altercation,” Whitlow said. Read More»

Fellowship of Love Church celebrates six years

B.A. Jackson, left, pastor of Fellowship of Love Church in Fayetteville, hands an empowerment package to Fayette Samaritans representatives (L-R)  Linda Ladd, Lena Slaughter and Pat Patrick. The package included a check for $1,000, a $500 gift card from Staples, and certificates for cleaning supplies and new chairs for the reception room. Photo/Special.

It was just six years ago, In February of 2008, that Minister BaSean A. Jackson met with three other people, Wendell Phillips, Janace Coleman, and John Clemons, at Smokey Bones Restaurant in Peachtree City. The topic of discussion was about whether they could change people’s minds, including their own, about church.

For Jackson, this meant creating a church that would be “... focused more on the people rather than the pastor, love rather than laws, relationships rather than religion, and giving rather than receiving.” Read More»

LDS church will offer family history class next week

The Fayetteville Family History Lab will hold its monthly family history class on Wednesday, June 4, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at 2021 Redwine Rd., in rooms 108-109. The event is hosted by the Fayetteville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons).

The class will be “Exploring the Vastness of familysearch.org,” the official and free website of the LDS Church’s vast Family History Library based in Salt lake City, Utah. The library contains billions of family history records. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian plans VBS

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its VBS July 14-18, from 9 a.m. until noon. The theme this year is “Workshop of Wonders.”

VBS will feature Bible stories, games, music, crafts, snacks, and lots of fun. Children age four years thru fifth grade are invited to attend. Registration is free.

Register online beginning June 1, or pick up a registration form in the church office. Applicants should register before July 1. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-7147. FPC is located in Fayetteville at 791 Forest Avenue.

F’ville remembers fallen soldiers in nation’s wars

Nearly 200 people gathered in the city cemetery in Fayetteville on Memorial Day to take part in the solemn remembrance event held there each year. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Fayetteville is always known for a solemn remembrance of Memorial Day. The annual occasion held Monday morning at the city cemetery and attended by nearly 200 was no exception.

American Legion Post 105 in Fayetteville hosted the Memorial Day program. Post 105 member and former U.S. Navy nuclear reactor operator Erik Manning offered the reminder that freedom is not free and noted the service of military members who have paid the ultimate price for the nation’s freedom.

“God bless our fallen heroes,” Manning said. Read More»

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

Collective Soul performing at benefit show

A benefit concert from Thrive Entertainment featuring Collective Soul is Saturday at the Southern Ground Amphitheatre in Fayetteville.

The silent auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Items from TV shows such as “The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Drop Dead Diva,” “Goosebumps,” “The Originals,” “Taken 3” and many more!

Come out for a night of great music, fun, and a stellar light show. All proceeds go to the support of local charities; Bloom, The Children’s Village, AV pride, Real Life Center, Dare to Make a Change, Coffee Gives and the Sarah Jones Scholarship Fund. Read More»

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville died at Piedmont Fayette Hospital on May 20, 2014.

She was born in Riverdale on Mar.21, 1992 to Paul Francis Pino and Adrienne Kim Irvin Pino. Brittany was a very generous and out going person, with many friends, and loved by many. Read More»