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FHS criminal justice students go high-tech

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm

NOAH YOUNG special to the times   The Fayetteville High School criminal justice program has recently received an upgrade to its crime-fighting arsenal with the donation of a computerized fingerprinting machine. This crime-fighting tool was donated by Kevin Keele, father of FHS students Amber and Hunter Keele and an investigator with Ray Fraley and Associates. The donation was made by Keele in conjunction with the law firm. Keele donated the

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  • Community comes together to send teen to Harvard summit

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    Logan Coble

    Multiple sponsors joined together to help a dream come true for a Fayetteville teen who had to reach a $3,000 goal to attend the People to People Leadership Summit at Harvard University in July. Several months ago, Logan B. Coble was invited to attend a Leadership Summit presented for outstanding high school students from all over the world by People-to-People Leadership Ambassadors. Logan is a 14-year-old eighth grade student at

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  • Household Hazardous Waste Event April 18

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:54 am

    Lincoln Countians are being invited to clean out their cupboards, garages, workshops and sheds of any unwanted cleaners, chemicals and “mystery” cans and bring them to the Household Hazardous Waste Event. The event will be held from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. It will also include a prescription drug take-back. “This is an opportunity for you to protect your home and

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FPU golf tournament aids Parker

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 3:05 pm

The employees of Fayetteville Public Utilities are hosting a golf tournament to benefit Curtis Parker, a fellow employee who is battling colon cancer. The golf tournament is slated for Saturday, May 30, at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. The tournament features two flights. The first flight begins at 7:30 a.m. with the second flight at 12:30 p.m. Tee times will be available on a first come, first serve

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  • Trap winner

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 5:52 am

    Trap Winner --

    Lincoln County’s Tony Lee Bradley of the Giles County 4-H Trap Team won at the Academics Integrity Marksmanship regional shooting tournament in Christiana, taking an individual and team award. Tony Lee, as well as the Giles County 4-H Trap Team, took numerous individual and team awards at the April 3 regional shooting tournament held at Big Springs Clay Target range in Christiana. Tony Lee won runner-up in the Sub-Junior Division,

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  • Adult softball gearing up

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 10:03 am

    There will be a meeting for anyone interested in playing, umpiring or keeping score with the adult softball for the church women and men’s league this summer. The meeting will take place at the Fayetteville Recreation Center, 1203 Winchester Highway, on Sunday, April 12, at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Jackie Hamlin at 931-675-2373 or Dianne Hall at 732-4479.

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91st Birthday --

91st birthday

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Virginia Tate celebrated her 91st birthday on March 14 at Marvin’s Restaurant. Celebrating with her were her daughter, Peggy, and son-in-law, Jim Coleman; sister, Dorothy Steelman; niece, Gloria and husband, Jerry Williams, and their daughter, Cynthia Williams; nephew, Danny, and wife, Rita Dodson; nephew, Michael, and wife, Kathy Dodson; and their granddaughter, Julia Dodson.

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  • Benefit singing planned

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:58 am

    Benefit planned

    There will be a benefit singing on Sunday, April 26, at Hope Assembly of God from 3:30 to 5 p.m.  to help promote George Hensley into the Northwest Alabama Song Writer’s Hall of Fame. A portion of the proceeds will go to help buy musical instruments for underprivileged kids. Hope Assembly is located at 28 Deer Trace Road off Highway 431 North. Here, Hensley pauses for a photo with County

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  • FMS to stage Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 9:59 am

    Aladdin and Jasmine, portrayed by Andrew Dixon and Amberly Fly, admire the Magic Lamp in the upcoming production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. The production is presented by Fayetteville Middle School. The dates for the production are May 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 13, school day performances. You may contact the school at 438-2533 for more information.

    Fayetteville Middle School will present Disney’s Aladdin Jr., with performances set for May. Dates for the production are May 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 13, during the day for local schools. For information about the performances, contact the school at 438-2533. Inside the Royal Palace gates in the faraway city of Agrabah, Princess Jasmine prepares to choose a husband. Against Jasmine’s wishes, her father, the

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Pet Stories

SAAW yard sale set Saturday

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic yard sale will be Saturday, April 25, at Askew Insurance Agency from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Bring donations to the clinic in Park City. Those who plan to drop off items for the yard sale should call (931) 433-0120 or email The Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic provides low-cost services. In less than two years of operation, over 4,000 animals have been

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  • Support Humane Society, SAAW through ‘Big Payback’

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 6:50 am

    It’s coming! The countdown has begun! The Countdown to what, you say? Why, the Big Payback, of course. What’s the Big Payback? The Big Payback is everyone’s chance to make an online donation to your favorite local non-profit or school. The Big Payback, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a 24-hour period of giving. It’s the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s way of encouraging folks to help

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  • SAAW offers discount

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Southern Alliance of Animal Welfare (SAAW) has announced a promotion for low-cost spay for dogs. This promotion, thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is income based, and owners must be residents of Lincoln County. For a medium size female dog weighing 30 to 65 pounds, the cost is $20. Appointments are limited so call SAAW for an appointment at (931) 433-0120. The clinic is located

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Citizen's Journalism

Dessert winner

Local Cooking Teams Wins Best Dessert

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 10:42 am

Local BBQ Cooking Team Wins Best Dessert at the 26th Annual High on the Hog in Winchester.Tn. Best Dessert had to use Lincoln County’s Prichard’s Distillery” Sweet Lucy” in the their dessert. Dirty South BBQ team consist of Troy Long, John Edwards and Richie Lush. The team received a perfect score of 180 and received cash award and trophy and bragging rights for the next year. Pictured with Dirty South

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  • Civitan Club celebrates 45 years

    Posted on May 21, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Civitan International recently congratulated members of the Highland Rim Civitan Club on their 45 years of dedicated service to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County community. The Highland Rim Civitan Club was organized May 27, 1967. “This is a wonderful achievement! Your longevity is a testament to sustained leadership, hard work, and commitment to the ideals of Civitan,” wrote W. John Rynearson, CAE executive vice president with Civitan International. The club has been

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  • Local Girls to Represent the States of Tennessee & Georgia at National Pageant

    Posted on April 27, 2012 at 9:19 am

    State Representatives

    Young ladies from all over the state were recently crowned at the Pure American Girl Miss Tennessee Pageant. State representatives include (Front Row-L/R) Dorothy Montanye-Little Queen, Jordan Clinard-People’s Choice, Reagan Scott-Toddler Queen, Emma Claire Wright-Tot Queen, Leah Brown-Little Top Model, Rylee Zettlemoyer-Toddler Top Model (Back Row-L/R) Glenda Phillips-Ms.Elegance Top Model, Baylee Davis-Junior Queen, Becca Patton-Young Queen, Magen Brown-Teen Queen, Kristen Buscher-Miss Queen, Alyssa Scruggs-Young Georgia Queen, Jena Lackey-Miss Top Model,

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Lincoln County 4-H Public Speaking winners are (front, from left) Stewart Barnes, fourth grade; Ada Corder, fifth grade; Bayleigh Tucker, sixth grade; Lily Cowan, eighth grade; (rear) Carlee Cowan, 10th grade; Kendall Garrell, ninth grade; Claire Garrell, 12th grade; Abigayle Pollock, 11th grade; and Sam Swinford, seventh grade.

4-H Winter Events winners recognized

Posted on April 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

jana owen 4-H honor club reporter The Lincoln County 4-H winter events were at Fayetteville Middle School. We had many different contests including public speaking contests, baking contests, 4-H poster contests and Christmas craft contests. Lincoln County 4-H would like to thank the staff at Fayetteville Middle School for allowing us to hold our event at their school. Many 4th-12th graders competed in the public speaking contest. The public speaking

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  • Locals head to Girl’s State

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    Volunteer Girl’s State delegates meet with American Legion Auxiliary president Marie McConnell and Sandy Law (right), chairman of Girls State. Sponsors chose the girls who will represent this area and travel to Lipscomb University for the event from May 24-30. Students pictured here are Annie Ho, representing Fayetteville High School, and Abigayle Pollock, Natalie Hone, Hannah Hancock and Mattie McCulloch, Lincoln County High School. Not pictured are alternates Amber Gentry and Chelsea Woods. Sponsors of the Girl’s State delegates and alternates are the Lions Club, Kiwanis, VFW and the American Legion Auxiliary. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    Five high school students met with American Legion Auxiliary representatives Tuesday morning for interviews and an informational session weeks before their trip to Girl’s State May 24-30 at Lipscomb University, Nashville. American Legion Volunteer Girl’s State is the Tennessee Session of a nationwide leadership and citizenship training program offered to young women. At Lipscomb, the girls will meet, live and work with other young female leaders. The girls will form

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  • Beta Kappa Chapter meets with Spivey

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Members of the Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma meet with State Rep. Billy Spivey during a legislative program in Lewisburg. Pictured here are (from left) Spivey, Helen Lowe, Teresa Brown and Cecelia Johnson.

    The Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met on March 12 at the First Commerce Bank in Lewisburg for the annual meeting with a legislative program. State Rep. Billy Spivey addressed the organization of key women educators. He began the meeting by thanking his teacher, Ginger Hardison of Cornersville High School. Mrs. Hardison taught the legislator the word “epiphany” as a student. Spivey is married to a teacher and

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Gum Springs Baptist Church in Flintville ladies’ ministry, along with the church family, donated nonperishable foods to Hands of Mercy Pantry for Bags of Blessings (BOBs). The bags are distributed through a network of volunteers and school officials on Fridays before the children leave school for the weekend.

Gum Springs donates to Hands of Mercy

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 12:01 pm

The ladies’ ministry, along with help from the church family at Gum Springs Baptist Church in Flintville, recently donated nonperishable foods to the Hands of Mercy Pantry. The Bags of Blessings (BOBs) donations go entirely to the students in Lincoln County, which will help provide nourishment to children in kindergarten through eighth grades. Food is distributed through a network of volunteers and school officials on Fridays before the children leave

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  • Hospice volunteers needed

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice is looking for Hospice Volunteers. Volunteers come from all walks of life – they are homemakers, professionals, retirees, business owners and even disabled individuals. They make time to give of themselves to help others. Here are a few things hospice volunteers do to provide support to families: make phone calls, cook a meal, share a smile, stuff envelopes, file paperwork, read a book, pick

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  • RCA Junior Pro

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Junior Pro

    Riverside Christian Academy’s administration honored the school’s junior pro basketball board members for their dedication to the program and for the money they raised through their efforts to support the school. Pictured (from left) are Head of School James Bryant, Trent Thornton, Brad Thompson, Jeremy Ezell, Kyle Frame, Michael Hall, Maggie Byrne, Quatina Wolaver and Daniel Eldridge. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

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