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Higgins Funeral Home recently held the “50 Plus Transitional Workshop” at the Kelly Pittenger Senior Center in Fayetteville. The workshop was focused on local individuals age 50 and over to help them understand planning options for their transition into the rest of their lives. “We are always looking for ways to serve our community, and our recent workshop is an example of our focus on helping local families make
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has launched a network of social media sites dedicated to quickly informing job seekers of local jobs, workshops and job fairs. In a constant search for new avenues to inform Tennesseans about new job opportunities, the department joins the conversation 140 characters at a time to disseminate new jobs directly and instantly via Twitter. “The vision of the Department of Labor and
Lincoln County amateur winemaker Jim Steele of Parks City has won two silver medals at the U.S. Amateur Winemaking Contest in Los Angeles, CA, for wines made with Lincoln County-grown grapes. A member of the Tennessee Viticultural & Oenological Society, Steele won the medals Nov. 23 for Moonshiner’s Muscadine, a muscadine wine, and Blues Brothers, a blueberry muscadine wine, which were his only two entries. The muscadines used in both
The Fayetteville/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging people to remember Small Business Saturday – in particular, our local small businesses – this weekend. An annual celebration of independent businesses, Small Business Saturday will be celebrated this year on Saturday, Nov. 30. Small businesses across the state employ approximately 1 million Tennesseans, helping small businesses play a vital role in the state’s economy and communities. “We’re urging residents to support
The Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) Visitor Center hours for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday period were announced today. According to Arnold Police Operations Officer, Dan Hawkins, the visitor center will be closed Nov. 28-Dec. 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday. During the Christmas holiday period, Gate 2 and the visitor center will be closed Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve)-Jan. 1. Both the AEDC Visitor Center and Gate 2 will re-open Jan.
William Simmons, district soil technician, and Matthew George enjoy the vantage point from atop the turkey hay bale they helped build in front of the Lincoln County Soil Conservation District at 820 William D. Jones Boulevard in Fayetteville. Also helping were Matthew’s father, Randall George, and Valerie Sanders, FSA program technician, and Janet Reyes, district secretary.
National retailer Stage Stores Inc. announced that their 856 stores – Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage – will open Thanksgiving night, Nov. 28, from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. for their biggest ever Thanksgiving event. Stores will reopen on Black Friday, Nov. 29, at 6 a.m. for great offers on holiday shopping. On both days, the retailer will entice customers at every store with gift card giveaways, special