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LCBPU eyes growth, demand for water

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:52 am

Future growth in southern Lincoln County and the cost of water to meet those anticipated demands have Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities and Lincoln County Planning Commission officials putting their heads together. “We don’t want to dictate where the growth is,” said Randy Cowley, representing the planning commission during LCBPU’s April meeting, as he posed questions about the system’s policies pertaining to previous water shortages as well as its

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LCBPU eyes growth, demand for water

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:52 am

Future growth in southern Lincoln County and the cost of water to meet those anticipated demands have Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities and Lincoln County Planning Commission officials putting their heads together. “We don’t want to dictate where the growth is,” said Randy Cowley, representing the planning commission during LCBPU’s April meeting, as he posed questions about the system’s policies pertaining to previous water shortages as well as its

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  • Partners team up in prescription drug take-back April 26

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 5:51 am

    Prescription drug take back

    On Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Lincoln County HELP Anti-Drug Coalition and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to Lincoln County High School. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps,

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  • County pursues school site on Hwy. 50

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:55 am

    After months of study, a town hall session and more than half a dozen other meetings, the Lincoln County Board of Education gave its approval last week to start the process of purchasing 40 acres bounded by Providence Road and Highway 50 for what they hope will eventually be the site of a new school. The purchase price amounts to approximately $430,000, according to the board action, but there are

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Sports

Lincoln County’s Ashley Atkinson comes to the net to make a shot in Lady Falcon tennis action at home last week against Franklin County. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

LCHS beat Franklin County, Hazel Green in tennis action

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Lincoln County High School’s tennis team took both the boys’ and girls’ district action at home last week, defeating Franklin County. The Falcons finished with the win, 6-1. In the singles action, Daniel Selfridge won at the one, 8-2; Matthew Posey won the two, 8-2; Barrett Wright won, 8-4, at the three; Patrick Scott won the four, 8-0; Justin Plunkett won, 8-1, at the five. In doubles play, Trey Wetjen/Brian

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  • City’s Lady Tigers down MTC then fall to Cascade

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    Fayetteville High School’s Makenzie Moorehead went 3 for 3 at the plate in Lady Tiger softball action last week at home against Middle Tennessee Christian. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Fayetteville High School’s Lady Tiger softball team split in action last week. Thursday, FHS took care of business, defeating Middle Tennessee Christian in five innings, 12-0. Friday, the ladies went down in a battle on the road to Cascade, 1-0. The Lady Tigers were to have traveled to Eagleville on Monday, but that game was rescheduled due to weather to a double header to be played at home on Monday

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  • RCA Baseball

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    RCA Baseball (1)

    Riverside Christian Academy’s Josh Brooks made it to first base after this explosive hit during action Wednesday afternoon against the Middle Tennessee Heat. Riverside fell 8-10 in the game. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

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Luminarias available for Relay event

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:51 pm

Honor your loved ones at the 2014 Relay for Life by purchasing luminarias in their honor or memory. For a minimum donation of $10, your loved one will be remembered with a luminaria bag placed around the Relay for Life walking track for a special ceremony on May 2. To purchase a luminaria, please visit any of these participating Relay team location: Fayetteville Public Utilities, First Bank, Bank of Lincoln

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  • Auxiliary members honored for service

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:42 am

    Auxiliary honored --

    Barbara Newman and Jean Arnold were honored recently by fellow Auxiliary members for their many years of service. Ms. Newman served as the gift shop chairperson, and Ms. Arnold as president and co-chairperson of the Auxiliary. “They have both offered many years of dedicated service to the Auxiliary and we will forever be grateful to them,” said Agnes Barnes, Auxiliary president. Arnold and Newman have been members of the Auxiliary

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  • Ham, Tucker talk to DAR on area’s history

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Addie Hodges, regent of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presents Mabel Tucker with a thank-you gift following her recent talk. Eugene Ham was also a recent speaker for the group.

    The Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has been privileged to have two local historians speak at recent meetings. In January, Eugene Ham discussed participation by the French in the American Revolution. He also related the role of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, a French noble who served in the Continental Army under General George Washington and who provided monetary aid to

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Entertainment

Art 3 students participating in the hometown art project at Fayetteville High School display some of their paintings, which will be on display during the FHS Annual Art Show and Auction on May 8. Prints of the works will also be available for purchase. The students are (front, from left) Bonnie Wakefield, Emily Cooper, Micah Keele, (second row) Darren Patterson, Madison Newton, Elizabeth Bransford, and Allie Heffington.

FHS art students undertake ‘hometown’ project

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 7:40 am

Fayetteville High School art students are using photography as a tool, thanks to a recent grant their art teacher attained, some lessons in photography from a local talent, and a hometown approach that gives them a unique perspective. In early September, FJHS art teacher Jeannie Roles-Walter received two cameras with memory cards and tripods via the donorschoose.org grant website for her students to learn simple photographic elements. Roles-Walters’ Art 3

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  • LCHS drama department stages murder mystery

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    LCHS Play --

    Lincoln County High School’s Drama Department, under the direction of their teacher, Adam Faulkner, presents Agatha Christie’s “Go Back for Murder.” Before dying in prison for supposedly poisoning her husband fifteen years ago, Caroline Crale (Katie Campbell) wrote her daughter, Carla (also portrayed by Katie Campbell), that she was clearly innocent. Carla, aided by Justin Fogg (Bobby McGowen), who as a young man fell in love with Caroline, persuades those

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  • Waylon & Willie Tribute at Unity

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Waylon and Willie Tribute is coming to Unity School. Alan Tetters and Terry Padgett, along with other special guests, will be taking a break from their Gatlinburg bookings to help Unity School raise money for the American Cancer Society and the Unity School Relay for Life team. The event, which also features Elvis, will be held Sunday afternoon, April 13, from 2 until 5 p.m. at Unity School at 259

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