Local artists featured in Old Courthouse banner exhibit

Fayetteville Main Street earlier this month launched its latest downtown beautification project when it installed eight pairs of local artist banners surrounding the Old Courthouse. The artwork of eight Fayette County artists was chosen for the six-month exhibit, and Main Street member Vicki Turner, who came up with the idea for the banner project, says…

Local mom of three loses baby weight and finds a love for lifting at TFW Fayette in Peachtree City

Carly Burch didn’t really expect to like lifting weights when she started about two years ago. She was a gymnast and cheerleader until about 16, but since then her only exercise had been running. That all changed when she started training with Chris Akeman, founder of Training for Warriors Fayette in Peachtree City. “I’ve never…

No injuries in hospital fire

Fayetteville firefighters, with assistance from county crews, spent two hours tracking down a small fire that produced big smoke within the walls of Piedmont Fayette Hospital late Friday morning. According to Fayetteville Fire Chief Alan Jones, the nearly-midday fire alarm call was quickly upgraded to warrant a full response when smoke was seen coming from…

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