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State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee expands to two nights

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

Tennessee State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee has expanded to two nights. Opening weekend at the Tennessee State Fair will provide again this year an opportunity for fairgoers to taste the best of Tennessee except this year the special tasting event will include much more than a variety of locally brewed beers and ales. Introduced at last year’s Fair as a one-night event, the Taste of Tennessee was received with such

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  • Foster parents needed here

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    For those looking to make a difference in the lives of children, becoming a foster parent provides a rewarding opportunity to help a child in need. Youth Villages is currently in need of caring adults in the Fayetteville area to open their hearts and homes to children who have suffered abuse, neglect or abandonment. These children need families who will care for them until they can return to their birth

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  • Miss Lincoln County Fair contest returns to Fairgrounds

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Lincoln County Fair Opening Day

    Miss Lincoln County Fair Beauty Contest is back at the Fairgrounds this year and will be held Monday, Sept. 8. The event begins with the “Little Miss Lincoln County Fair” contest beginning at 6 p.m. This contest is for girls ages 4-6 years old as of the date of the contest. For more information, contact Julie Jean at (931) 993-8959. Immediately following that event, the “Miss Teen Lincoln County Fair”

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  • Vanntown Fourth of July fun

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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      Once again this year folks in the Vanntown community gathered for the annual Fourth of July Parade along Mason Road. The event started several years ago with a small gathering, but it has since grown tremendously, involving a large number of people and becoming very special to the community. Here (above), Lola and Ellie Davis, the daughters of Andy and Casey Davis, enjoy the parade, while (below) Billy Ogle

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  • Holland’s film selected for festival

    Posted on July 14, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Blake Holland (right) is pictured at the Nashville Film Festival with Christin Sites and Brian McPherson. Blake’s short film, “Rust”, was cho-sen to be included in NaFF held in Nashville. His film was selected from over 3,100 entries because of its unique quality.

    While at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film in Nashville, Lincoln County native Blake Holland created a film that was selected for the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF). Holland’s short film, “Rust”, was included in NaFF held recently in Nashville. Notification of his film being chosen, in part, read, “Your film was selected from over 3,100 entries because of its unique quality and because we felt it best suited our

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  • Local Girl Scouts are ‘stellar sellers’

    Posted on July 10, 2014 at 6:55 am

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    More than 275 Girl Scouts and volunteers were honored at the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s Salute to Outstanding Leadership Awards ceremony last month.   The ceremony took place at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Alumna Sarah Lankford was the featured speaker.   During the ceremony, 58 Girl Scouts from throughout Middle Tennessee received the Gold Award (the highest achievement in Girl Scouting), 117 Girl Scouts

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  • Leadership donates

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 5:55 am

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    Officers of the Leadership Lincoln Class of 2014 present a $1,800 donation to Junior’s House, Inc., Child Advocacy Center. Pictured are (from left) Rick Head, vice president; Judy Tucker, treasurer; Crystal Guess of Junior’s House; and Dexter Sullivan, Leadership class president. In addition to the Junior’s House donation, the class raised funds for weather alert radios for all local schools and sports complexes and playground rehabilitation. ~ Staff photo by

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