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Chamber urges support of Small Business Saturday

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 4:58 pm

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. 29. 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

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  • Southern Pride Distillery opens in Lincoln County

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 8:58 am

    Southern Pride Distillery

    After better than two years in the works, Southern Pride Distillery held its ribbon cutting last week with many friends, businessmen, and local and state officials on hand. Owner Randy Trentham and Distiller Tim Shavers did the honors. The official opening has been long awaited by the community after being delayed by four months as a result of the damage sustained from last April’s tornado outbreak, but as some said,

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  • First Commerce announces cash dividend

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    First Commerce Bank’s Board of Directors announced that it has declared its semi-annual cash dividend to its shareholders payable Dec. 1. The semi-annual dividend will total $.45 per common share and $.90 for the 2014 fiscal year. First Commerce Bank’s Chairman and CEO Bill Marsh stated, “We are very proud to be providing a return to the individuals and families who believed in community banking that have purchased shares of

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  • TSC, 4-H host Paper Clover campaign

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    After a record-breaking 4-H Paper Clover campaign in the spring, Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is hosting another Paper Clover campaign in October. On Oct. 9-18, Tractor Supply Company and Del’s Feed and Farm Supply customers have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers for $1 or more during checkout. At the end of the campaign, 70 percent of the funds raised will benefit state and local

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  • Coverage choice for safety net programs now underway

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 5:14 am

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) beginning now and continuing through March 31, 2015. The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades. “USDA is committed to keeping

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  • Skills breakfast

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Skills Breakfast --

    Lincoln County High School’s SkillsUSA program recently hosted a breakfast with community officials and business leaders. Pictured here are the leaders of the chapter along with state legislators, including (from left) Brileigh Gentry, State Sen. Jim Tracey, Josie Edwards, State Rep. Bill Spivey, Tristian Shepardson, Sammy Owens, State Rep. Pat Marsh, Madison Butler, and Holly Holsten.

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  • Farm Credit opens new office in Fayetteville

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    Farm Credit Ribbon Cutting (1) --

    Farm Credit Mid-America, an agriculture lending cooperative serving farmers, rural residents and agribusinesses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, opened a new office in Fayetteville, located at 4 Chenault Ford Road. An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony were held on Oct. 28, attended by local officials, community members, Farm Credit leaders and Farm Credit customers. The new office is approximately 4,500 square feet with nine total desk spaces. “Our

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