Christmas with Police brings community together in the spirit of the season

The holiday season isn’t easy for everyone, but the Fayetteville Police Department always does its part to make sure the light shines a little brighter. For more than a decade, the department has been working to make Christmas brighter for some local families, first as Shop with a Cop, and now with Christmas with Police….

Mowell Funeral Home looks to add crematory in Fayetteville

C.J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home will have to take a different route to build a crematory on its Fayetteville property. At last week’s city council meeting, council followed the advice of Jahnee Prince, Acting Director of Planning and Zoning, and denied a zoning request. Instead, representatives of Mowell’s will go through a Special Exception…

Heritage Bank adds AR products to boost small business cash flow

Heritage Bank recently announced a new commercial funding product it is offering business customers who need immediate capital to expand and compete in what is becoming an increasingly opportunity-rich South Metro Atlanta region. Partnering with Fayetteville-based Diversified Funding Services, the bank now offers accounts receivable financing, or “factoring”, which benefits eligible businesses by literally buying…

Rain returns to Fayette: Locals relieved that water reserves are up, fire risks down

Tuesday morning’s substantial rainfall was a welcomed sight for many people across a good number of Georgia counties, not the least being farmers here in Fayette, who say it has come too late to help the current round of crops but will be helpful to get fields ready for next year. County and city water…

Pinewood Atlanta Studios names first president

[The following press released was delivered to the media Thursday morning.] ATLANTA (November 17, 2016) — Pinewood Atlanta Studios, the third-largest film studio in the United States, and the largest purpose-built film studio outside of Hollywood, has appointed Frank Patterson as its first president. Patterson will assume the newly created role on Jan. 1, 2017….

Fayetteville’s The Ridge Nature Preserve shut down due to wildfire risk

Fayetteville’s The Ridge Nature Preserve, which was officially opened on Aug. 13, has been closed until further notice due to the risk of wildfire brought on by the persistent drought in the area. Southern Conservation Trust, which manages the 308-acre preserve, closed the entrance gates on Tuesday after city officials encouraged the move. Fayetteville Fire…

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