Stolen phone leads to Identity Fraud bust

A routine police investigation has led to a mounting stack of identity fraud charges for one Fayetteville man. On February 5, Fayette Police apprehended Jawuan Buggs, 28, of Fayetteville, in relation to a stolen phone, discovering an identity theft operation in the process. According to Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb, the uncovering of the crime…

County says no to annexation for lots near Lowe’s

Citing fears of adding to an already congested commute, the County Board of Commissioners turned down an annexation request from the City of Fayetteville to annex 44 acres for 162 residential lots near Lowe’s. While rejecting it currently, commissioners expressed a willingness to accept it later if a number of concerns are addressed. The property…

History Comes Alive

Sunday evening. One of our favorite nights for television. This winter we are as deep into the lives of the very real Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as we were into the fictional lives of the inhabitants, both upstairs and downstairs, of Downton Abbey. The characters who came alive in that wonderful six year historical…

Fayette County seniors realize dream of region championship

Fayette County senior point guard Maegan Barkley couldn’t hold back her emotions as she dribbled out the waning seconds of the Region 3-AAAAA championship. Barkley had waited four years for this moment. She had spent the last 48 months of practices and games dreaming of this opportunity. More importantly, she waited alongside fellow seniors Rikkele…

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