Monthly Archives: October 2016

Douglas Hayes

Douglas Hayes, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, October 21, 2016. He was born and raised in Blakely, GA, where he graduated from Blakely Union. He also attended Middle Georgia College. Douglas was a Marine and fought in Vietnam. He loved golfing, gardening, and coaching little league baseball. Douglas retired from FMC after many years…

Police identify woman found dead in car in McDonald’s parking lot

  Fayetteville Police on Monday morning revealed that the woman found dead in her car on Friday afternoon in a McDonald’s parking lot was 20-year-old Samantha Anita Moore, a Fayetteville resident. According to police reports, a customer at the McDonald’s located in the middle of Fayetteville at Hwy. 85 and Hwy. 92 noticed Moore sitting…

City leaders adopt Downtown Fayetteville Market Analysis as ‘planning tool’

A downtown market analysis completed for the City of Fayetteville was presented and adopted Thursday night at the city council meeting. City leaders were told their best bet in boosting the city’s attractiveness is to focus on enhancing the Old Courthouse Square and to encourage an appropriate housing development mix. According to Fayetteville Economic Development…

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity to help revitalize Church Street, playground first

Jonesboro-based Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity is working full-stride building and refurbishing homes all across the southern Atlanta Metro Area, having earlier this year finished one 15-home neighborhood in Lovejoy in southern Clayton County only to start a new one there earlier this month. That second neighborhood build was kicked off with help from more…

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