Daily Archives: July 31, 2015

Students complete Fayetteville Junior Police Academy

  Fayetteville Police Department’s 13th annual Junior Police Academy graduated another crop of trainees Friday after a week of training in self-defense, police procedures and citizenship. The program for rising seventh- through ninth-graders included competition amongst four teams, and by mid-morning Friday, the Blue and Green teams were tied at 1,875 points apiece. The tie-breaker…

Piedmont Fayette Hospital donates to Alzheimer’s Walk

Piedmont Fayette Hospital donated $5,000 to the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s of the Southern Crescent. The event, which will take place at the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater on Saturday, Oct. 3, raises funds to further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. While there is no fee to register, each participant…

FCSO investigating Lake Horton vehicle break-ins

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for clues relating to two Entering Auto cases that resulted in purses being stolen at Lake Horton Saturday afternoon. According to Public Information Officer Renee McCollum, witnesses said they saw a suspicious black Chevrolet Suburban SUV in the boat ramp parking lot around 12:30 Saturday afternoon, and within…

Local artists featured in Old Courthouse banner exhibit

Fayetteville Main Street earlier this month launched its latest downtown beautification project when it installed eight pairs of local artist banners surrounding the Old Courthouse. The artwork of eight Fayette County artists was chosen for the six-month exhibit, and Main Street member Vicki Turner, who came up with the idea for the banner project, says…

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