Fayetteville

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…

F’ville to offer ‘limited pour’ licenses for select businesses, special events

A new “Limited Pour” licensed is set to give some Fayetteville businesses a new tool to lure in customers. Based on the request of several boutique businesses, the limited pour license will allow businesses to offer complimentary alcoholic drinks for special events, and even everyday business in some cases. Because state law does not allow…

A state of optimism for Fayetteville’s State of the City

Fayetteville Mayor Edward Johnson offered hope and stability to citizens during his State of the City address on Thursday night. Johnson discussed several new initiatives and a strategic plan that will impact the city. His address also focused on cultivating a new business ventures and creating an improved economic infrastructure for years to come. “We…

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…

F’ville Police arrest five suspects when they return to Dick’s to steal more guns

A gang of robbers decided one trip to Dick’s Sporting Goods was not enough. After breaking into Dick’s in Fayetteville in the early morning hours of December 21 and getting away with nine firearms, five suspects decided to come back for more around 4 a.m. Thursday morning. When five men, believed to be the same…

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