Articles by Justin Fedich

Justin Fedich is a reporter for the Fayette County News. He has been a reporter for various papers around the Southeast, including the Athens Banner-Herald and the Selma Times-Journal. Justin is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in digital and broadcast journalism and a sports media certificate.


McIntosh boys lacrosse pulls improbable playoff comeback after trailing Wesleyan 8-1

Before the comeback, before the lights illuminated the McIntosh High School turf and the adrenaline pumped through the Chiefs lacrosse players like a Kentucky Derby race horse, there was a game that appeared as lopsided as a varsity-JV scrimmage. The Wesleyan Wolves weaved down the opposing team’s field with passing precision, as if each possession…

Fayetteville Police Department mourns loss of Detective Joanna Macpherson

Fayetteville Police Department announced Saturday morning that Detective Joanna Macpherson had passed away after an extended battle with cancer. Macpherson, from Great Britain, joined the Fayetteville Police Department in August 11, 2008, by way of California. She became the Crime Scene investigator, and her work and testimony were key factors in numerous convictions in court…

‘Crying Uncontrollably’: Man attempts to flee law enforcement with three young children in back seat

A Fayetteville man was arrested Monday after attempting to elude the cops with three crying children in the back seat. After a long chase involving three patrol vehicles, 19-year-old Gabriel Lanier was charged Monday afternoon with failure to maintain lane, obedience to a traffic control device, speeding, failure to maintain lane, stop sign violation, driving…

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