The column below is from The Fayetteville News, Sept 10, 1915

Rev. L. P. Glass filled his regular appointment at Lisbon Saturday and Sunday, and delivered an able sermon each day. The baptising was postponed last Sunday until the third Sunday morning.
Mr. J. G. Travis and family, of near Fayetteville, were visiting relatives here recently.
Misses Fannie Edmonson and Jessie Coleman, of Fife, were guests of Miss Effie Jones last week.
Mrs. H. H. Kerlin and children of near Gilberts, were guests of relatives here last week.
Miss Loretta Walker visited Miss Annie Kerlin last Wednesday.
Miss Erma Holcomb of Upson, visited Miss Eva Jones recently.
Miss Clyde Norton visited Miss Stephens Thursday afternoon.
Misses Winnie T. Kerlin and Minnie Belle Alford were guests of Miss Effie Jones Friday.
Mrs. Vineyard and children, of Morrow's Station, have returned home after a week's stay with relatives here.

According to "The History of Fayette County" the first mention of REST is when James T. Davis was made Postmaster of the Rest Post Office on June 30, 1892. This post office was closed on February 2, 1893.  Another application was made for a post office at Rest on May 17, 1894.

The Rest Post Office was located in the store of William Thomas Busbin which was located west of present day Hwy 85 at the intersection with Goza Road.

The Rest area consisted of Busbins Store, a cotton gin, a school house and churches.

According to "The History of Fayette County" there was a school in this location before the area was known as Rest.  It was the Lisbon School.  The Rest School was begun around 1905 and was open until 1945. 

The churches in the area were Lisbon Baptist Church and Union Chapel Methodist Church.

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