Articles by Fayette News


The actress in me

I’ve always secretly dreamed of being an actress; a young Katherine Hepburn or a pixyish Audrey Hepburn, perhaps a siren like Lana Turner or Marilyn Monroe. I started my career in the side room off the porch of my Grandma’s house where she had stored all sorts of wonderful “costumes,” actually dresses and fur pieces,…

Debra McGarity

It is with great sadness that the family of Debra McGarity of Fayetteville announces her passing on May 7, 2019. Debbie was 56 and is survived by her stepfather, Joel Bryant and stepsister, Jana Herridge, who cared for her during her final moments. She will be greatly missed. Debbie was born in Atlanta, GA to…

Marjorie Clement Scroggs

A long-time resident of Fayetteville, originally from Mineral Bluff, GA, Marjorie Clement Scroggs passed away on May 13, 2019 after an extended illness. Margie is survived by her husband of almost 64 years, Roy Scroggs; her daughters, Annette Scroggs, Lisa Hollingsworth and Jana Collier and her husband, Keith Collier; her grandchildren, Matthew Hollingsworth, Austin Collier…

I Did: Anniversary Edition

My 36th wedding anniversary is just around the corner. I read somewhere that couples give a great deal of thought to the day they choose to get married. We certainly did when we were considering the weather but I didn’t take into consideration my wedding anniversary would also be shared in the future, depending on…

Then there were ten. . .

Be forewarned, today and for who knows how long, the detour from I-20 to I-22 through Birmingham is one hot mess! If you have ever driven to Memphis, Tennessee from the PTC/Fayette/Senoia area, you have most certainly seen the signs to Tupelo, “Childhood Home of Elvis Presley,” and you have then driven by New Albany,…

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