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TDOT announces temporary lane closures

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 9:26 am

TDOT announces temporary lane closures on US231 north of Warden Road to Lincoln-Moore County line in order to install various safety improvements and perform the grinding of rumble strips. Closures will continue through Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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TDOT announces temporary lane closures

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 9:26 am

TDOT announces temporary lane closures on US231 north of Warden Road to Lincoln-Moore County line in order to install various safety improvements and perform the grinding of rumble strips. Closures will continue through Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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  • THP sets roadside safety checks

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:10 am

    Checkpoint

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Sept. 19 on U.S. Highway 431 at the 20.5 mile marker starting at 6 p.m. in Lincoln County. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these

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  • County jobless rate still lowest in state

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Lincoln County’s jobless rate remains the lowest among Tennessee’s 95 counties. County unemployment rates for July, released recently by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, show the rate increased in 86 counties, decreased in five and remained the same in four counties. Lincoln County’s unemployment rate was the lowest among county unemployment rates at 5.6 for July, up by 0.4 percent in June at 5.2 percent. Bedford County’s

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Tennis lessons offered

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 6:01 am

Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department announces tennis programs offered to the public. Clare Sevier Ray, a teacher at Riverside Christian Academy, former number one player at Middle Tennessee State University and two-time OVC Player of the Year, is offering programs for all ages and levels of players. Whether you’re just beginning or a seasoned player, there’s a place for everyone. Programs offered include, but are not limited to, ladies clinics,

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  • ‘Fast, Furriest’ slated

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:18 am

    “The Fast and The Furriest – Running For Their Lives 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk” is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, at Stonebridge Park. All proceeds generated from this event will used to support the Humane Society of Lincoln County Animal Shelter and further its efforts to reduce the number of unwanted pets in Lincoln County. Everyone is invited – young and old, runners, as well as walkers.

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  • Falcons get win over Lebanon’s Blue Devils

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Lincoln County’s Cooper Shelton made a great catch setting up the Falcons’ go-ahead touchdown in Friday night’s match up with the Lebanon Blue Devils. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcon football team put one in the win column at home Friday night, defeating Lebanon, 21-7. Both teams came into the match-up at 0-3 but the Falcons had dropped three battles by a combined 17 points. Opportunities from turnovers would decide the game Friday night. Lebanon fumbled three times and had an interception. All three scores for the Falcons came following turnovers. Lincoln County played four

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Lifestyles

Phil Prichard

Ladies Society learns about Prichard’s Distillery

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 8:07 am

VIOLET NAUSEEF special to the times The refined ladies of the Southern Tennessee Ladies Society were treated to a delightful dissertation on the distilling of beverage alcohol presented by Prichard’s Distillery. They were immediately set at ease with the subject matter when Phil Prichard referenced Christ’s first miracle — the changing of water into wine. After retiring from his dental career, Phil wanted to do something different with his life

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  • Library hosts first art exhibit

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    JILLIAN RAEL library director These are exciting times here at the Library! We just wrapped up a week at the Fair where we had a booth in the Commercial Exhibit Building. All the staff had a great time speaking with members of the community, signing folks up for library cards, and selling homemade cookies to help raise money for our Teen Advisory Board scholarship. I am so proud to say

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  • America celebrates U.S. Constitution

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Fayetteville City Mayor John Ed Underwood holds a proclamation he signed for Constitution Week for members of the King’s Mountain Messenger, Daughters of the American Revolution. Pictured are Kay Wiley, Elaine Powell, Faye Walker, Kris Armitage, past regent, Addie Hodges, regent, Underwood, Eleanor Helton, Bettye Silvey, past regent, and Sherrie Tomerlin, vice regent.

    James A. Hoobler, curator of the State Capitol and senior curator of art & architecture of the Tennessee State Museum is the featured speaker of the 13th Annual Constitution Week Bell Ringing on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. at the Tennessee State Capitol. Several local members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Daughters of the American Revolution will be attending this event. Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of Constitution

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Entertainment

Arts Center hosts Performing Arts Shows

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Ron Hackett and Taylor Hoch have announced additional details about the weekly performing arts venue that will be starting Thursday, Sept. 25, in the basement of the Lincoln County Arts Center at 303 Main Ave. South in Fayetteville. The weekly event will be open to local musicians, song writers, singers, poets, dramatists, comedians and other performing artists. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Closing time is 10 p.m. Doors will open

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  • Library opens inaugural professional art exhibition

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Art

    JILLIAN RAEL library director   On Aug. 25, 2014, the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library opened its inaugural professional art exhibition. Works on Paper, a collection of mixed media artworks, comprises a range of images from working artist and professor Kathryn Jill Johnson. With an academic background consisting of a bachelors in art from the University of South Florida and a master’s in Fine Arts from the University of Georgia and

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  • Live music comes to Arts Center

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Starting Thursday, Sept. 25, local musicians and Fayetteville/Lincoln County Arts Center members Ron Hackett and Taylor Hoch will be hosting a combined writers night, musicians jam, and open mic night in the basement of the Lincoln County Arts Center at 303 Main Ave. South in Fayetteville. This will be a weekly event, which is open to all and will be held every Thursday night from 7-10 p.m. “Local musicians, songwriters,

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