Fayetteville

’Suspicious person’ call leads to lockdown at Spring Hill Elem.

Math vendor redirected to county office, school sweep completed as precaution   An unidentified man on campus and an abundance of caution led to an after-school lockdown of Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville Monday afternoon. According to Captain Chad Myers with the Fayetteville Police Department, it started with a man knocking on a side door…

Fayetteville Police planning to bust some beards and BBQ

Make your plans now to join the Fayetteville Police Department on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at J. Sam’s Barbershop in Fayetteville for beard razing and barbecue grazing. Normally, Fayetteville police officers are not allowed to grow a full beard, but that policy is waived every November for participants who participate in “No-Shave November” and contribute $25…

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…

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…

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