Monthly Archives: April 2016

Fayetteville woman sets new record with oldest car to round AMS track

A bit of whimsey, maybe, but Atlanta Motor Speedway officials Friday afternoon announced a new track record, though this time not for top speed. A 1909 Stevens-Duryea Torpedo Speedster set the record for “oldest car to complete a lap” in Atlanta Motor Speedway’s 56-year history. The car was driven by its owner, Fayette County’s own…

Mary Frances McBride

Mary Frances McBride, 91, of Fayetteville passed away on August 14, 2016.  She was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 16, 1925 to Joseph and Mary Josephine Nelson.  She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Fayetteville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon Carl McBride; her sons, James Patrick…

Commercial burglary suspect caught on video, still on the loose

Late Thursday afternoon, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office asked the public to help identify a man they say was involved in four commercial burglaries on Friday, Apr. 8, in Fayette County, Tyrone and Fairburn. The suspect is said to have been riding in a Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV. The sheriff’s office released clear surveillance video…

Richard Saboda

Richard Saboda passed away Wednesday morning, April 13, in Fayetteville, GA at the age of 75. Richard is survived by his daughters, Barbra Rose of Loganville, GA; Carol Saboda of Fayetteville, GA; and Nancy Torres of Marietta, GA. He is also survived by his four grandchildren: Ben Rose, Rafael J. Torres, John Rose, and Nicole…

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