Fayette

Birthday girls celebrate at FMC Long Term Care



Fayette Long Term Care residents Sarah Kizzire, pictured at left, and Louise Ham, right,celebrated milestone birthdays at their joint birthday party on Monday, April 29. Kizzire reached 99 years on Thursday, April 18 while Ham turned 104 on Thursday, April 25. Both ladies enjoyed family, friends, cards, flowers, and parties in honor of their blessed day.

Robbery suspects captured in Arkansas


William Malachi Fields is shown above being escorted by Corporal Trace Norris (left) and Patrol Officer Roger Morrison (right) to the Fayette County Jail.

On Monday, April 1, The Fayette Police Department received reports of an attempted robbery at Check Into Cash located in Fayette. Authorities say a white male entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of money. The suspects of the incident were later identified as William Malachi Fields, 19, of Tuscaloosa Ala., and Brandon Russell Watson, 41.

Multiple vehicle crash sends one to hospital

UPDATE 4/18: On Monday, April 15, multiple vehicles were stopped by a road construction flagman on U.S. 43/ AL-18 near Co. Rd. 53, according to Fayette Police Chief Danny Jenkins. A semi- truck also traveling on U.S. 43/ AL- 18 hit the vehicles from the back, causing a chain reaction. Jenkins says the trucking company as well as the driver have been cooperative during the investigation and there were no fatalities in the crash. The incident is still under investigation at this time.

Healing Zone coming soon to downtown


Photo of future Healing Zone in downtown Fayette

On Thursday, April 11, Fayette City Mayor Rod Northam, alongside Brittina Moore, the Community Liaison for Fayette, and other stakeholders, conducted an official site visit to the future Healing Zone in downtown Fayette. This area, also known as “Bill’s Trail”, is a tribute to the memory of William C. Robertson, a highly regarded local businessman.