Let us take a look into Fayette County's past through the eyes of the "Fayetteville News"
The Fayetteville News
January 15, 1917
Mr. John Norton died at his home two miles east of here last week, and the remains interred at the Drennon Burying ground. he is survived by his wife and four children.
Mrs JW Culpepper was called to Greenville last Sunday because of a severe case of measles of her daughter, Miss Mae. Late reports say she is improving.
Rev. RF Eakes who represents the Wesleyan Christian Advocate, spent the weekend with Rev. AB Sanders and preached at the Methodist Church Sunday.
The ladies missionary society of the Baptist church observed the week of prayer this week and met Monday with Mrs. LA Ingram, Wednesday with ML Seagraves and Thursday with CD Redwine.
Mrs. Archie McEachern and Sister spent Sunday night and Monday with Mrs. ML McEachern at New Hope.
The family of Mrs Crawley all have measles.
One five passenger overland touring car, black body and yellow running gear. Levied on by FB Brown.
Sheriff by virtue of a mortgage issued from the Superior Court of said county and against TW Head and turned over to me for sale.
TM Kerlin, Sheriff
Miss. Sallie Chapman and Mr. Luther mask were happily married last Sunday. Their many friends join the News in congratulations.
Another Confederate Veteran crossed to the Beyond.
Mr. WM Cook died at his home near the Rock Church last Saturday and remains placed in the Rock Cemetery Sunday with Masonic honors. Mr. Cook was 73 years old. He enlisted in 1861 Co. L 4th Mississippi Reg. and honorably discharged South Carolina 1865.
Submitted by CB Glover