Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cobb couple’s deaths a tragic reminder of dangers of internet based transactions

The tragic deaths of a Cobb County couple in recent days revealed some lingering concerns surrounding websites like Craigslist and the safety of meeting with a person you know little about aside from conversations on the internet. The details of the disappearance of a Marietta couple, Elrey “Bud” and June Runion, were not established as…

Fayetteville Police Auxiliary seeks new recruits

Starting Tuesday night, Mar. 10, Fayetteville Police Department officers will kick off their sixth annual Citizens Police Academy, which has come to be a highly-regarded community relations effort by the city. Through academy classes, which take place weekly 7-9 p.m. through May 19, citizens learn firearms safety, defensive tactics, gang and drug awareness, as well…

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…

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