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Payless Provides Select Students with New Shoes for Christmas

Payless Provides Select Students with New Shoes for Christmas

Thanks to Payless Shoe Source in Fayetteville and Helen Rickman of Fayette Holiday Helpers, 150 students in need of shoes on the CARE (Children at Risk in Education) Angel Tree will have their requests granted.

The 2010 Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids program is a grass roots campaign to deliver $1.2 million in free shoes to children of families in need. Fayette Holiday Helpers was one of the nonprofits selected to receive gift coupons redeemable for children’s shoes; each gift coupon is worth $15.

Five Fayetteville Convenience Store Clerks Arrested for Selling Beer to Minor

Last week, members of the Fayetteville Police Criminal Investigations Unit (CI Unit) conducted a sting operation called “Special Operation Beer Buy 2010". During this operation the CI Unit used an underage informant who attempted to purchase alcohol from twelve convenience stores in the city.

Of those twelve stores the informant was successful in securing an alcoholic purchase in five of them.

King & Spalding’s Discovery Center pushes “fore” a cure

The King & Spalding Discovery Center’s annual golf tournament to raise money for blood cancer research was held on October 5th at the White Water Creek Country Club in Fayetteville. The event raised $36,500 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This is the fourth year the organization has hosted the golf tournament. In the four years they have hosted the event, the event has raised more than $100,000 for the cause.


The golf tournament is called ‘The Polly’ after Polly Hatcher, a King & Spalding employee who lost her battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).