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DAR logs 1,103 hours in service

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recorded an impressive 1,103 hours of service in Lincoln County during 2014 as they participated in the NSDAR President General Lynn Forney Young’s “Celebrate America!” project, which got its start at the beginning of her term in 2013. “NSDAR is often looked upon as purely a lineal society, and its service organization

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  • Brittons lose 120 pounds in six months

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:44 pm

    Carol Tunstill, (left) of the Weight Control Center here in Fayetteville, is pictured with Vanntown’s Tim and Pam Britton, who lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication from their lives through the center’s coaching plan.

    Tim and Pam Britton lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication out of their lives through the Weight Control Center’s Coaching Plan. “Their commitment to the coaching plan worked like a miracle for the happy couple from Vanntown,” said Carol Tunstill of the Weight Control Center. “For years I had a problem with my eating habits,” said Tim. “My wake-up call came when

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  • 90th birthday

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 6:44 am

    90th Birthday (Polly Anderson) (2)

    Surrounded by her family, Fayetteville’s Polly Anderson celebrates her 90th birthday with friends and family members during a reception Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, at the First Baptist Church. Pictured with her (from left) is her daughter, Pat Flowers of Birmingham, Ala., husband, Aubrey, and sons Mike Anderson of Atlanta, Ga., and Bob Anderson of Brentwood. Last Nov. 23, the couple also celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary. ~ –Staff photo by

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Travel

Fall is perfect for antiquing

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:54 am

Ah, fall: it means cooler, crisp air, sweaters, bonfires, football games, pumpkin spice everything, and getting out on those cool Saturday mornings to shop for that perfect antique to complete a collection or just complete a room. North Alabama has several antique stores that are sure to have that much sought-after piece for which an antique connoisseur or novice is searching.   Bank Street Art and Antique Mall Located in

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  • Henry Horton Park to host historical tours

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Henry Horton State Park will host two historical tours in the upcoming months. Middle Tennessee is home to great historical attractions and Henry Horton’s tours will give visitors the opportunity to experience what the area has to offer, while staying at a beautiful state park.   The first tour, the Homes and Spirits Tour, will be held Oct. 23-25. The tour will include a bus ride to visit Traveller’s Rest

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  • World War II ship to visit area

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

    LST Memorial

    A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship

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Education

ACT Prep

ACT prep course offered on Motlow campus

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 3:52 pm

Area high school students planning to take the ACT can prepare for the test by enrolling in an ACT preparation class at Motlow Moore County campus. Classes will meet on each Monday in March (2, 9, 16, 23 and 30) from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Simon Hall, room 130. The registration deadline is Feb. 25, and the course is limited to 30 students. Registration forms can be obtained

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  • Tucker earns honors

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 5:51 am

    Ethan Tucker

    Ethan Tucker, a student at Lincoln County High School, performed with the Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra, ninth and 10th grade Silver Honor Band at Middle Tennessee State University on Jan. 8-10. Ethan had auditioned for the band in December. Altogether, over 600 band students from across Middle Tennessee performed in six different bands participating in the weekend’s events.

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  • Sain valedictorian, Lee salutatorian at Riverside

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 5:50 am

    Riverside Christian Academy's Allison Lee (at left) is RCA's 2015 salutatorian, while Rebecca Sain is this year's valedictorian.

    Riverside Christian Academy held its second quarter awards ceremony last Wednesday, a ceremony that has been a highly anticipated event for the last two school years at RCA because the school administration announces the senior class valedictorian and salutatorian at this event. Both this year’s class and last year’s class had a tie among multiple students for the top ranked GPA. There was a six-way tie for first place this

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Religion

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Pastor Fletcher honored on his anniversary

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:47 pm

LAURIE PEARSON CARUSO special to the times   More than 200 people throughout the day crowded into West End Cumberland Presbyterian Church of America recently to honor the Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., as they celebrated his fourth official year as pastor of the Kiwanis Avenue church. Attending along with members, family and friends on Jan. 11 were congregations that came from as far away as Chattanooga and Huntsville, Ala. “Everybody

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  • UMC’s Brenda Smith speaks to DAR Chapter

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:44 pm

    Brenda Smith (left) accepts a gift from the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented by Addie Hodges, regent. Smith was the guest speaker for the chapter’s January meeting.

    Brenda Smith, children’s director of the First Methodist Church of Fayetteville, was as a special guest at the January meeting of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter, NSDAR. She presented a program about Fanny Crosby, an amazing woman from 20th century America. Blind from the age of six weeks, Crosby wrote cantatas, poetry, books, popular songs, and more than 8,000 hymns. She also taught for a time at the New York

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  • Religion

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 10:17 am

    Black History Presentation, hosted by the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located at 305 West Maple Street, will be held on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bowers of Huntsville, Ala., former Fayettevillians, will be the guest speakers. The program will also consist of various skits, liturgical dances and praise hymns. Everyone is welcome to attend. Craig Carmichael is pastor of Mount Zion.   “A

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Health

Carol Tunstill, (left) of the Weight Control Center here in Fayetteville, is pictured with Vanntown’s Tim and Pam Britton, who lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication from their lives through the center’s coaching plan.

Brittons lose 120 pounds in six months

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Tim and Pam Britton lost 120 pounds in six months and cut all diabetic and blood pressure medication out of their lives through the Weight Control Center’s Coaching Plan. “Their commitment to the coaching plan worked like a miracle for the happy couple from Vanntown,” said Carol Tunstill of the Weight Control Center. “For years I had a problem with my eating habits,” said Tim. “My wake-up call came when

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  • Leadership visits

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

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    Lincoln Leadership’s adult and youth classes toured the Lincoln County Health System as part of Social Services Day. They began their day at the Patrick Rehab and Wellness facility, then went on to Lincoln Medical Center where they were treated to a talk by the Lincoln Medical Center EMS and then a tour of the hospital.

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  • Slumber party

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Slumber Party

    The winter “blahs” just don’t happen at Southern Manor. These ladies, along with 16 others, can attest to the fun they had at Southern Manor’s nighttime Pajama Party Bingo recently. Midway through the games, everyone was served banana splits, which added to the fun. Pictured are (from left) Bernice Bailey, Belle Clayton, Agnes Barnes, Eliza Burton and Virginia Simms.

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