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Members of the theatre department at Motlow College will be featured in the annual spring drama, “Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge”. Pictured (seated, front row from left) Megan Bearden, Elle, Elizabeth Daniels, Kurt Krause, Sheila Mason, (standing) Zeb Swerske, Brenden Taylor, Luke Miller, Savannah Lynch, Jeanna Anderson and Rachel Judge. Performers not pictured are D’Angelo Brown, Laura Munn, Jarret Summers and An-drew Curry.

‘Golden Boy of Blue Ridge’ staged

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 7:19 am

Motlow College theatre department students will present the play “Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge” from April 24-27, according to Jeannie Gallant, assistant professor of communications at the college and director of the play. The production will be held in Powers Auditorium inside Eoff Hall on the Motlow Moore County campus. Evening performances will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and a matinee performance is scheduled for

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  • FMS students present mystery play

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Maggie Buchanan and Dylan Harter, who portray Edward and Blanche Fairfax, rehearse a scene from Fayetteville Middle School’s upcoming production of “Mystery at Shady Acres”.

    Fayetteville Middle School proudly presents “Mystery at Shady Acres or Carats and Crumpets” by Michelle R. Davis. The production will be on May 5 and 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fayetteville Middle School gymnasium with productions for local schools on May 9. For more information, you may call FMS at 438-2533. The audience’s help is needed to solve the baffling theft at Shady Acres, a cozy hotel tucked away

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  • Futrelle sisters are at it again in CHP comedy

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    General Geneva Musgave, played by Brenda Wilkes, rallies the troops for a Civil War reenactment for the Faryo Days festival in Carriage House Players’ latest production, “Southern Hospitality”. Also pictured are Mark Mitchell, Truman Carroll, Ben Spears and Tommy Ward. The show opens on May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum. Additional performances are May 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. Tickets are available at Bagley & Bagley, Carter’s, The Book Inn, Sissy’s Antiques, The Flower House and Regions Bank in Parks City. Tickets may be reserved by phoning the CHP hotline at (931) 433-1300 or by emailing carriagehouseplayers@gmail.com. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

    Rehearsals are well underway for Carriage House Players latest production, “Southern Hospitality”, written by the award winning trio of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Those wacky Futrelle sisters from Fayro, Texas, are at it again! The town of Fayro is dying on the vine. Businesses are closing left and right, and folks are moving away. When Senora Caliente’s salsa factory starts thinking of moving into town, it’s sure

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Benefit for Cash family

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:20 pm

A benefit/auction for the family of James Cash, Jr. (alias Franklin), a former local Averitt Express employee, will be held on Saturday, May 3, at the Charles E. Gleghorn Community Center, 77 Clark Avenue, Fayetteville. James passed away suddenly on March 12 due to complications from liver cancer. Proceeds from the benefit will help his widow, Ronda, with medical expenses and other acquired expenses. Ribeye sandwiches and hot dogs will be

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  • Happenings

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Book reading and signing will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, by Jennie Roles-Walter and Linda Dorris for their new children’s book, “L.J.’s Magic Gadget Travels to Lincoln County.” It will take place at The Art Teacher’s Studio, 111 North Main, Fayetteville.   Kiwanis River Run 7K will get underway at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Riverbend Event Center. Registration is $30, which includes a

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  • Relay for Life set for May 2

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Relay for Life

    Mark your calendar for the 2014 Relay for Life. The event will be held on Friday, May 2, on the Fayetteville square with the Survivor Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. and the opening ceremonies starting at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Rock and Relay Around the Clock”. Everyone is invited to join the group for good food, fun and great fellowship. The event will honor those who have battled

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