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John Patrick Massengale, Jr., 86 of Fayetteville

John Patrick Massengale

John Patrick Massengale, Jr., 86 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

He was born in Fayette County, Ga. on October 2, 1927, to John Patrick Massengale and Annie Ruth (Edmondson) Massengale. A Fayette County citizen whose family roots could be traced back to the founding of Fayette County with surnames including Edmondson, Kelley, Busbin, McBride, and Travis. Leaving home at 16, he went to work for the railroad, where he was employed for over 44 years, serving mainly as an agent in East Point, Ga.  Read More»

Donna Carraway Webb, 63, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Donna Carraway Webb, 63, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on April 4, 2014. She was born in Miami, Fla. to Ruth Wade Carraway and Merrill Ardis Carraway, Sr. on October 27, 1950.

She was a graduate of Coral Gables High School. She was a dedicated and loving wife for over 45 years. Donna was faithful friend to the pet community a very caring and generous person. She was loved by all.

She is survived by her loving husband, Cecil Webb; brother, Merrill A. Carraway, Jr.; sister, Elizabeth C. Singley; and step-mother, Sandra W. Carraway.  She is preceded in death by her parents. Read More»

F’ville may back loan to buy store on courthouse square

Fayetteville City Manager Joe Morton.

The April 17 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council will include a proposal that the city back a loan for the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to purchase a building on the courthouse square for re-sale and to discuss City Manager Joe Morton’s request that he step down from the board of the Fayette County Development Authority.

The meeting was to include a vote on the potential consolidation of the city and county fire departments. A special meeting to further discuss the consolidation will be held April 23 at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Read More»

Fall 2015 enrollment target for F’ville’s 1st jr. college: 1,000 students

Fayette County is getting its first built-to-order college campus. Read More»

F’ville Council may be split on county’s proposal to take over city fire department

Fayetteville residents gathered April 9 to hear arguments for and against having the Fayette Fire and Emergency Services take over the city fire department.Photo/Ben Nelms.
The members of the Fayetteville City Council joined with four of the five Fayette County commissioners on April 9 for a public presentation of the proposed consolidation of the Fayetteville Fire Department with Fayette County’s Fire and Emergency Services.
 
As occurred two years ago when the same topic surfaced, the commission chambers were full of people largely opposed to the measure.

F’ville’s new gas pump max: 12

A unanimous vote by the Fayetteville City Council on April 3 will increase the number of gas pumps allowed at service stations and convenience stores. The vote raised the previous maximum of eight pumps to the new maximum of 12 pumps. It was just two years ago that the ordinance allowed a maximum of six pumps. Read More»

West-Ludecke engagement

Caleb Samuel Ludecke engaged to Julie Rebekah West

David and Brenda Ludecke of Fayetteville and Jerry and Judy West of Tifton are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Caleb Samuel Ludecke to Julie Rebekah West.

The groom-to-be is the grandson of the late Allan and Linda Ludecke of Palm Harbor, Fla. Caleb is a graduate of McIntosh High School and received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Valdosta State University. He is employed with Georgia Baptist Children's Home and Family Ministries at Good Shepherd Therapeutic Center in Warm Springs, Ga. Read More»

FFBC will present resurrection trial

On April 27 at 6 p.m., the Fayetteville First Baptist Church will present an Easter play, “The Resurrection on Trial.” at 6 p.m.

The play is described as a “ ... well researched and beautifully written drama of a court case in which most of those on the scene at the resurrection are called on to prove or disprove the validity of the resurrection.”

For more information, call 770-461-8378 or visit www.fayettevillefbc.org. The church is at 205 E. Stonewall Ave., Fayetteville.

Peachtree Wind Ensemble to present concert at Flat Creek

Flat Creek Baptist Church will host a Spring Concert by the Peachtree Wind Ensemble Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m.

The concert will feature selections by Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov, Leonard Bernstein, John Phillup Sousa, and Henry Filmore. Admission is free.

The Peachtree Wind Ensemble is a volunteer community band which includes musicians from Fayette County and the surrounding areas. The band performs several concerts a year in various venues around the area. Flat Creek Baptist Church is at 161 Flat Creek Trail, Fayetteville, between Ga. Hwy. 54 and Tyrone Road.

Darrell Ray Phillips, 64 year, of Fayetteville

Darrell Ray Phillips

Darrell Ray Phillips, 64 year old husband of Valerie Voyles Phillips and father of Emily JoAnne Phillips, all of Fayetteville, Ga., died on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in a house fire that also claimed the lives of his wife and daughter, along with Coaster, the cat and Daisy, the dog. Read More»

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