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Police urge caution Halloween night

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 6:27 am

On Halloween this Friday evening, Fayetteville Police Department urges children to stay safe and drivers to watch out for children, using caution while out on the streets. Among the tips for kids and teens are to look both ways before crossing the street and always cross at the corner of the block, police reminded. “Don’t dart out in the street,” said Commander Jesse Casias. Children under 12 should walk only

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Police urge caution Halloween night

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 6:27 am

On Halloween this Friday evening, Fayetteville Police Department urges children to stay safe and drivers to watch out for children, using caution while out on the streets. Among the tips for kids and teens are to look both ways before crossing the street and always cross at the corner of the block, police reminded. “Don’t dart out in the street,” said Commander Jesse Casias. Children under 12 should walk only

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  • Elections set for next Tuesday

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 5:26 am

    With early voting wrapping up Thursday of this week, Lincoln County Election Commission officials are ready for the state general, Fayetteville City, and Ardmore City elections to be held next Tuesday, Nov. 4. Precincts across the county will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday and remain open until 7 p.m. A sample ballot appears on Page 8B of this week’s edition of The Times. The proposed amendments to the state constitution

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  • Bevels making progress in recovery

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 7:25 am

    Peggy Bevels

    Last Monday, Oct. 20, marked Peggy Bevels’ 60th day at Millennium Rehab in Huntsville, Ala., where she continues to recover after sustaining a stroke in late July. “Mother has made amazing progress and what is even more amazing is the fact that her personality and mischievous sense of humor is the same that we all know and love,” said Bevels’ daughter, Rhonda, last week. “Mother speaks in sentences and has

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Lions Tip-Off Tournament slated

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:10 pm

The Fayetteville Lions Club’s Annual Tip-Off Tournament, a week-long double elimination event, will be held Nov. 1-7. It runs from Saturday through Friday and is held again at Ninth Grade Academy. Action starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday and continues Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday beginning at 4:30 p.m. each evening. This year the championship games are played on Friday night. Admission is $5 per day with four games scheduled

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  • RCA’s X-C team back-to-back conference champions

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country teams finished their season at the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference (MTAC) championship meet in Brentwood. The Knights’ varsity girls’ cross-country team won the conference championship for the second year in a row, and nine RCA runners were elected to the all conference team in their respective divisions. Pictured (from left) are Carlee Cowan, Baylee Patterson, Jessica England, Kelly Gleghorn, Leah Hampton, Megan Green, Rebecca Sain, Mary Grace Hamilton and Kayla Hunt.

    Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country teams finished their season on Thursday at the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference Championship meet in Brentwood. The Knights’ varsity girls’ cross-country team won the conference championship for the second year in a row and nine RCA runners were elected to the All Conference Team in their respective divisions. “We had another very successful season this year. I was pleased with everyone’s results at the championship meet.

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  • Falcons get big homecoming, senior night win

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Lincoln County’s Luke Fullerton (45) and T.J. Crabtree (2) make a big stop deep in their own territory in action Friday night against Tullahoma. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    No matter if Lincoln County gets a shot at a playoff game, the Falcons have shown they are committed to playing hard through the schedule, picking up two big district wins in the final games of the regular season. Coming off a victory over Coffee County, LCHS shut out Tullahoma’s Wildcats 34-0 Friday night, capping off a senior night/homecoming celebration. Lincoln County finishes the 2014 regular season at 4-6. With

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Lifestyles

Child advocates needed

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Have you heard about the new program at Junior’s House? Join in the CASA Orientation set for Nov. 20 from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. at Junior’s House to learn more about this exciting new program that needs volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children. Refreshments will be served. Questions are welcomed.

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  • Jr. Round Dozen reviews ‘Girls of Atomic City’

    Posted on October 31, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Pictured here are the girls of Atomic City celebrating at the end of World War II. The book, ‘Girls of Atomic City,’ was reviewed during a recent Junior Round Dozen meeting.

    The October meeting of the Junior Round Dozen Club was held in the lovely country home of Rachael Harwell, with Faye Liddie and Eda Tabor serving as co-hostesses. Everyone enjoyed all of Rachael’s arts, crafts and her paintings, which she had displayed around the house. She is extremely talented in these ways and viewing these added to the members’ pleasure. A wonderful luncheon of crescent chicken casserole, spinach-orzo salad and

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  • Civitan grants

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:08 pm

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    At the Highland Rim Civitans’ annual picnic, President Ron Derksen presented Valley District Civitan grants of $500 each to Patsy Gilliam, director of the Special B-Team Angels, and Ashley Welch, manager of the Child Development Center.

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‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ nears

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 9:04 pm

Some of the members of the angel choir in Carriage House Players’ production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever are (front, from left) Caragan Howell, Olivia Posey, Julie Eakin, Bekah Eakin, (second row) Anna Claire Dickey, Leah Beard, Abigail Satterfield, Audrey Satterfield, Carly Little, (third row) Sara Mann, Tessa Aldridge, Erin Young and Anna Kaye Lowrence. Performances are Nov. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and

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  • Eerie feel to this week’s open mic night

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

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    There was a great turn-out for Thursday night’s open mic at the Arts Center in Fayetteville, and the show’s hosts, Taylor Hoch and Ron Hackett, are looking forward to an even bigger turn-out for this week’s Halloween Party open mic. Singer songwriter Taylor Hoch opened the show, accompanied by Jay Jernigan on lead guitar and background vocals, and they were joined by percussionist Ron Adcock. They played a set of

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  • ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ staged at Motlow

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    The Motlow College drama department is eager to delight children with its production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29, according to Jeannie Gallant, associate professor of communications at Motlow and director of the production. Performances will be held on the Moore County campus in Eoff Hall for area school children, as well as the general public. The play is based on the Hans Christian Anderson folktale of

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