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AMBUCS donation

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Members of Southern Middle Tennessee chapter of AMBUCS present the Alvin C. York VA Hospital’s physical therapy department with a new rehabilitation trike. AMBUCS is made up of membership from the American Legion and the VFW. Pictured are (from left) Greg Dodson, senior vice commander, VFW Post 2167; Karla Majes, physical therapist at Alvin C. York VA Hospital; and Tom Gallagher, chief of volunteer service at Alvin C. York VA

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  • New 2015 state maps available

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 5:19 am

    The official 2015 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers. This year’s map contains new information to assist motorists and features a special cover to commemorate the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s centennial. The 2015 map contains historical photographs that look back at the development of Tennessee’s highway system over the last 100 years. It also highlights State Route 1, the first cross-state highway built by the state of Tennessee.

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  • Lions recognize local poster contest winners

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 10:53 am

    Fayetteville Lions Club announced local and district winners of the Annual Peace Poster Contest. Pictured (from left) are Ruth McKamey of Riverside Christian Academy; Lion Cal Perkins, contest chairman; Hannah Carley, Meridianville Middle School; and Karlee Wakefield, Fayetteville Middle School.

    Fayetteville Lions Club sponsored regional schools’ participation in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. “Peace, Love and Understanding” was the 2014-15 theme. Students ages 11-13 were encouraged to visually depict their interpretation of the contest theme. More than 350,000 children participate in the contest annually across the globe. Three schools in this area entered, and local judges declared one winner per school. The winners and their parents were invited to

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Golf outing aids 10U Velocity

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:59 pm

The Velocity 10U baseball team’s first annual Golf Outing, a four man scramble, will be held Saturday, March 21, at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with tee-off at 9 a.m. The cost is $55 per single or $220 a team. This includes 18 holes of golf, a cart and lunch. Events include a putting challenge, longest drive, closest to the pin and chip challenge.

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  • Sign-ups continue

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    The City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department is still accepting baseball and softball sign-ups daily. Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. will be the last sign-up date.

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  • NGA sets cheer info meeting

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:55 pm


    An informational meeting for incoming freshman girls interested in participating in cheerleading at Ninth Grade Academy will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. in the NGA library. Interested freshman girls and their parents are invited to attend. For more information, contact the school office at 433-6156.

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Rain Gutter Regatta --

Rain Gutter Regatta

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Boy Scout Pack 329’s Rain Gutter Regatta was held last week. Winners are (from left) Colson Whitt, second place; Curt Cannon, first place; and Sam Reynolds, third place.

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  • Askew visits Alpha Kappa

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    Bob Askew accepts a Fayetteville-Lincoln County afghan from Patsy Crawford of the Alpha Kappa Club. The Fayetteville native spoke to the club in February about the children’s book, “Sewanee A to Z”, which he illustrated.

    Alpha Kappa Club welcomed Bob Askew, well-known watercolor and oil painter from Sewanee, during its February meeting. Askew paints landscapes and architecture with special emphasis on Sewanee scenes. Program Committee Chair Patsy Crawford gave an introduction of Askew prior to his presentation which was peppered with many great memories of Bob growing up in Fayetteville. Bob is the son of member Carolyn Askew and her husband, Bill, and brother of

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  • Crafters set spring show

    Posted on February 19, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    Elk Valley Crafters’ 21st annual Spring Show will be held Saturday, March 14, at Lincoln County High School from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. This will be a one-day event. Admission to the show is free, with ample free parking. There will be food and drink vendors in and around the school. Exhibitors make up a wide variety of crafts and offer something for everyone. There are no “flea market”

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Pet Stories

Local Humane Society awarded BISSELL grant

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:10 pm

The BISSELL Pet Foundation™, supported in part by BISSELL Homecare, Inc., has awarded $3,000 to the Humane Society of Lincoln County to support their life-saving efforts. Funds will be used to provide spay/neuter surgeries for shelter dogs. “With literally millions of homeless pets euthanized every year in the U.S., we focus on funding programs that will do the most to change this heartbreaking outcome,” explains Cathy Bissell, Founder of the

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  • Clinic marks Spay Day

    Posted on February 5, 2015 at 5:47 am

    Spay and Neuter

    The Southern Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic is celebrating Spay Day USA on Tuesday, Feb. 24, by offering spay and neuter surgeries for $24 each.   The offer is good to Lincoln County residents only and one day line, with limited availability. For an appointment, call the clinic at (931) 433-0120.  The clinic is located at 2703 Huntsville Highway in Parks City.

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  • Critter campaign

    Posted on December 23, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Critter Campaign (9)

    Ralph Askins Elementary School children who donated items for the 18th annual Christmas Critter Campaign, a collection for the Fayetteville Animal Shelter, help load the shelter’s truck as Denise Isbell, shelter manager, stands by. The campaign was originally initiated by Fran Rawleigh, who now serves as principal. Each year students collect food, toys and cleaning products that will be used to help care for the many animals at the shelter.

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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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ACT Prep

Register now for ACT prep course at Motlow

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm

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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  • Dinner, Trivia Night Saturday at LCHS

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm


    Lincoln County Future Farmers of America (FFA) Alumni will host Dinner & Trivia Night Saturday, March 7, in the cafeteria of Lincoln County High School. The fund-raiser features a number of events and activities, beginning with a silent auction from 4 to 7:30 p.m., with items donated by Tractor Supply, and a $5 chili dinner with to-go plates available from 4 to 6 p.m. There will also be a soup

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  • Kings Mountain chapter delivers school supplies

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter NSDAR in Fayetteville present school supplies to a DAR school in Grant, Ala. Pictured here are Heather Green, executive director of KDS DAR School; Addie Hodges, chapter regent; Dee Shadden, administrative assistant to the executive director; and Sherrie Tomerlin, chapter vice regent.

    Members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter NSDAR in Fayetteville decided that for their Christmas party they would bring gifts of school and art supplies for students at a nearby DAR school, rather than buying gifts to exchange among themselves. A huge box full of crayons, notebook and construction paper, notebooks, folders, pencils, glue, pencil pouches and arts and craft supplies was collected, as well as monetary donations from those

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Junior Pro

RCA Junior Pro

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:56 pm

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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  • Relay for Life kickoff slated

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    The kickoff meeting for the 2015 Relay For Life of Lincoln County will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Parks City branch of First National Bank.’ Current team members and team captains are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone who would like to participate in this year’s festivities. Please keep in mind that no job is too big or too small and every ounce of

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  • Volunteers needed for free income tax prep

    Posted on January 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    The Internal Revenue Service needs volunteers to staff tax preparation sites to help other people with their tax returns. The assistance is provided through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program here in Fayetteville/Lincoln County and surrounding area. Volunteers are needed from Jan. 15 through April 15 to help people in this community. The IRS will train volunteers in basic tax return preparation and software

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