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Battle of Anthony Hill

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

(Left) Vicky Garland presents Parson Tim Morrison with a certificate from the governor. Morrison gave a ceremony for the Confederate Unmarked Graves in Giles County at the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Anthony Hill on Christmas Day. It was the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Anthony Hill. Morrison was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his work by the governor. (Right) Pictured here are (from left) Robert Reams, Parson

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  • Local group investigates the paranormal

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:25 am

    Cindy Shrader Hill (Cyn Hill) and Sean Rader represent two members of the Elk Valley Paranormal team based in Fayetteville. EVP, which consists of eight individuals, provides a free service of investigating paranormal oc-currences for individuals and businesses. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    LAURIE CARUSO staff writer An unexplained bump in the night, eerie noises and orbs or shadows that float through hallways, lights that flicker and voices that sound from beyond the pale — these are some of the unexplained things that defy reason and are the occurrences that Elk Valley Paranormal (EVP) investigates. Paranormal studies involve examining very strange phenomena and things that are not understood by current scientific knowledge. EVP,

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  • Word from the Library … Library celebrates Read Across America

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 4:24 am

    Jill Rael

    JILLIAN RAEL library director March will be full of events this year. The Art Re-imagined for Teen Engagement program continues with Papertronics with Sci-Quest on March 3rd. We are awaiting the arrival of our 3D printer to launch into our activities in that area, and it should arrive soon! Unfortunately, because of the weather, we are rescheduling the ART Extravaganza that was supposed to be held on Feb. 28. When

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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

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‘Heart of RCA’ benefit Saturday

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Riverside Christian Academy’s Heart of RCA Benefit Dinner & Auction, “Fiesta Knights”, will be held on Saturday, March 7, at 6 p.m. in the RCA gymnasium. Proceeds will benefit continued improvements at RCA with 10 percent designated toward science and technology. The dinner is followed by a live auction conducted by volunteer local auctioneers. A few of the items collected so far for the auction include tickets to Dollywood, Grand

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  • FCCLA joins ‘together’ during national week

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Members of the Lincoln County Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America are pictured with County Mayor Bill Newman moments after he signed a proclamation proclaiming Feb. 8-14 as FCCLA week in Lincoln County. Pictured are (seated, from left) Shelby Claridy, Shelby Towry, (standing) Audrey Bahney, Grace Lirette, Newman and Tiffany Mosquera.

    Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman signed a document proclaiming FCCLA Week for the week of Feb. 8-14 during a visit with members of the Lincoln County Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America at the courthouse. The national FCCLA theme is “Together We Are …” in recognition of the many things FCCLA students and advisers represent — both as individuals and as members of their chapters, state associations

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  • Register now for ACT prep course at Motlow

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm

    ACT Prep

    Area high school students planning to take the ACT can prepare for the test by enrolling in an ACT preparation class at the Motlow College Fayetteville Center campus. Classes will meet each Thursday (March 26, April 2, 9 and 16) from 6 until 9 p.m. in the first building on campus, Room 104. The registration deadline is March 20, and the course is limited to 25 students. Registration forms can

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Religion

Dr. Arthur Constantine

Cardiologist shares insight during FNB visit

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Dr. Arthur E. Constantine, cardiologist and author, will give a presentation and book signing at Giles Heritage Theater, inside First National Bank in Pulaski, on Tuesday, March 10, from 5 until 7 p.m. Heart healthy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dr. Constantine will share his insights on physical and spiritual health. As a cardiologist with more than 25 years’ experience, Dr. Constantine has encountered patients with a slew of different

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  • Seats available for YY excursion

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    Some seats are still available for the trip to Amish Country in Pennsylvania, New York and North Carolina, an excursion planned by First Baptist Church YY’s (Yesterday’s Youth) for May 9-15. Leaving from the First Baptist Church, the group will travel to Gettysburg, Pa., to see historic sites. From there, the bus will head to Lancaster, Pa., with dinner at Amish Farm Feast. The next day they will tour Amish

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  • Religion

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 10:18 am

    A Benefit Gospel Singing, Auction & Spaghetti Supper, sponsored by the Heartfelt Gospel Music Association, will be held Saturday, March 7, at the Boonshill Community Center for Jerry and Amanda Cartwright. The Cartwrights lost everything in a house fire and are in need of the community’s help. For more information or to make a donation, please call Ray Cathy at (931) 212-4638; Dillard Sanders at (931) 636-0543; or Charlotte Hooper

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Health

Dr. Arthur Constantine

Cardiologist shares insight during FNB visit

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Dr. Arthur E. Constantine, cardiologist and author, will give a presentation and book signing at Giles Heritage Theater, inside First National Bank in Pulaski, on Tuesday, March 10, from 5 until 7 p.m. Heart healthy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dr. Constantine will share his insights on physical and spiritual health. As a cardiologist with more than 25 years’ experience, Dr. Constantine has encountered patients with a slew of different

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  • Music, dancing, food on tap at Elora

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    Put on your dancing shoes for an excellent cause! The Elora Pickin’ & Ginin’ Relay for Life team is holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at the Elora Community Center on Saturday, March 7. Concessions start at 5:30 p.m., and there will be hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, drinks and homemade baked goodies for sale. The Kickin Country band will begin playing at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per

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  • Weekend food program now in all elementary schools here

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    McBurg United Methodist Church has pledged its support to Hands of Mercy’s weekend feeding program for students, making Unity School the final elementary school in the county to offer the program. Pictured here during a recent delivery of food to Unity School are (from left) Tina Hudson with Hands of Mercy; Assistant Principal Emily Pierce and Principal Dennis Eakin with Unity School; and Kathy and Jamie Jones, representing McBurg United Methodist Church. Not pictured is Rita Hillis who spearheaded the effort for the church. ~ Staff photo by Sandy Williams

    Thanks to the support of McBurg United Methodist Church, Hands of Mercy’s weekend feeding program for kids is now at Unity School, making it the final elementary school in the city and county to offer the program. “We are officially in all the schools now,” said Tina Hudson, Hands of Mercy president. The Bags of Blessings program, or “BOBs” as it is called in the schools, provides weekend meals for

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