Fayette County

Fayette edges Bainbridge to advance to Elite Eight

Fayette sophomore center Naomi Franco admitted that she was a little tired after playing nearly the entire game against Bainbridge High School. However, she wasn’t going to let fatigue stop her from making an impact in the state playoffs. Franco finished with 12 points and was dominant in the interior for the Lady Tigers. She…

Fayette’s Joe Scarborough to aid in Virgin Islands recovery efforts

The U.S. Virgin Islands are still reeling from the devastation of two hurricanes, and Fayette County Director of the Department of Building Safety Joe Scarborough is lending his expertise to help them get back on their feet. The U.S. Virgin Islands were slammed by two Category 5 hurricanes within two weeks in September. Thousands of…

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…

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