Monthly Archives: January 2018

Mickey Graves sentenced to 10 years in prison

One of Fayette County’s most high profile cases in recent memory has reached a final verdict. In a Monday morning court hearing, Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams accepted a guilty plea from 70-year-old Michael Lamar “Mickey” Graves on one count of involuntary manslaughter in the murder of his nephew, Jason Brett Graves, on February 20,…

F’ville plans to revamp downtown include purchase of BOE land for new city hall

Wednesday morning at a joint meeting of the Downtown Development Authority, Main Street, Planning and Zoning Commission, and the city council, Fayetteville rolled out their updating downtown master plan with a clearer vision for redeveloping downtown. “We have been working at this project for almost 2.5 years, if not over, in trying to give the…

The Games People Play

Oh my goodness. I was just reminded of a childhood game we used to play in Sunday School, Elementary School, and in Scouts. How could teachers, myself included, be so unaware that “Farmer in the Dell” created horrible insecurity, terror even, in little minds and hearts! You do remember don’t you, how the Farmer takes…

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