Fayetteville's Rex White, considered to be one of NASCAR's top 50 drivers of all time, will be inducted on Friday, Jan. 30, into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Here he is pictured in his home by a hand-crafted mantle piece depicting a race car hauler commemorating his 1960 Grand National Championship. (Photo by Danny Harrison)

Fayetteville’s Rex White to be inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

If you happened to meet 84-year-old Rex White in town, there’s a good chance you wouldn’t realize you had just encountered a NASCAR champion, and in fact one of the sport’s greatest drivers. Get the five-foot-four legend talking about NASCAR’s early days, though, and you’ll know you’ve met the real deal. Read what more well-known…


Gov. Deal hints Ga. Film Academy could come to Fayetteville

Reports of Governor Nathan Deal’s trip to England this week offered some interesting tidbits as to where the film industry may be heading for Fayette County and Georgia in general. An Atlanta Business Chronicle story from Thursday recounted comments made by Deal to the Georgia Research Alliance Thursday morning, in which he confirmed that he…


MLK Day 2015 parade Fayetteville’s biggest

Well over a thousand people marched, walked, rode and drove in Monday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade in Downtown Fayetteville, which may have been the largest-ever parade the city has ever hosted. The parade was organized by the Fayette County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). According to event organizers, around…


Fludd calls for furtherance of King’s mission

Following Monday morning’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade through Downtown Fayetteville, hundreds gathered inside Sams Auditorium on the old Fayette County High School campus to continue celebrating the legacy of the American Civil Rights Movement’s beloved icon. Keynote speaker State Representative Virgil Fludd of Tyrone called on leaders in the community to continue advancing…

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