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THP sets roadside checks

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:50 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting safety belt roadside checkpoints during the week of April 20 at 9 p.m. on U.S. Highway 231 at the 20.5-mile marker in Lincoln County. Recognizing the danger to unbelted vehicle occupants, troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while unbelted and take corrective actions for other violations observed. The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that safety belt checkpoints are highly visible and effective

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Checkpoint

THP sets roadside checks

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:50 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting safety belt roadside checkpoints during the week of April 20 at 9 p.m. on U.S. Highway 231 at the 20.5-mile marker in Lincoln County. Recognizing the danger to unbelted vehicle occupants, troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while unbelted and take corrective actions for other violations observed. The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that safety belt checkpoints are highly visible and effective

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  • Billing system to boost EMS revenue, compliance

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 4:52 am

    Lincoln County Health System’s board approved a new billing system for Lincoln Medical EMS which will boost revenue and comply with new healthcare guidelines. During a recent meeting of the board, Richard Wright, director of Lincoln Medical EMS, explained the need for a new billing and computer system. According to Wright, the computer system EMS currently has is outdated, and it  would cost $10,000 to replace the hardware, plus another

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  • LCBPU eyes growth, demand for water

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Future growth in southern Lincoln County and the cost of water to meet those anticipated demands have Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities and Lincoln County Planning Commission officials putting their heads together. “We don’t want to dictate where the growth is,” said Randy Cowley, representing the planning commission during LCBPU’s April meeting, as he posed questions about the system’s policies pertaining to previous water shortages as well as its

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Sports

Lincoln County’s Ashley Atkinson comes to the net to make a shot in Lady Falcon tennis action at home last week against Franklin County. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

LCHS beat Franklin County, Hazel Green in tennis action

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Lincoln County High School’s tennis team took both the boys’ and girls’ district action at home last week, defeating Franklin County. The Falcons finished with the win, 6-1. In the singles action, Daniel Selfridge won at the one, 8-2; Matthew Posey won the two, 8-2; Barrett Wright won, 8-4, at the three; Patrick Scott won the four, 8-0; Justin Plunkett won, 8-1, at the five. In doubles play, Trey Wetjen/Brian

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  • City’s Lady Tigers down MTC then fall to Cascade

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    Fayetteville High School’s Makenzie Moorehead went 3 for 3 at the plate in Lady Tiger softball action last week at home against Middle Tennessee Christian. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Fayetteville High School’s Lady Tiger softball team split in action last week. Thursday, FHS took care of business, defeating Middle Tennessee Christian in five innings, 12-0. Friday, the ladies went down in a battle on the road to Cascade, 1-0. The Lady Tigers were to have traveled to Eagleville on Monday, but that game was rescheduled due to weather to a double header to be played at home on Monday

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  • RCA Baseball

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

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    Riverside Christian Academy’s Josh Brooks made it to first base after this explosive hit during action Wednesday afternoon against the Middle Tennessee Heat. Riverside fell 8-10 in the game. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

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Lifestyles

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Luminarias available for Relay event

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:51 pm

Honor your loved ones at the 2014 Relay for Life by purchasing luminarias in their honor or memory. For a minimum donation of $10, your loved one will be remembered with a luminaria bag placed around the Relay for Life walking track for a special ceremony on May 2. To purchase a luminaria, please visit any of these participating Relay team location: Fayetteville Public Utilities, First Bank, Bank of Lincoln

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  • Auxiliary members honored for service

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:42 am

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    Barbara Newman and Jean Arnold were honored recently by fellow Auxiliary members for their many years of service. Ms. Newman served as the gift shop chairperson, and Ms. Arnold as president and co-chairperson of the Auxiliary. “They have both offered many years of dedicated service to the Auxiliary and we will forever be grateful to them,” said Agnes Barnes, Auxiliary president. Arnold and Newman have been members of the Auxiliary

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  • Ham, Tucker talk to DAR on area’s history

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Addie Hodges, regent of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presents Mabel Tucker with a thank-you gift following her recent talk. Eugene Ham was also a recent speaker for the group.

    The Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has been privileged to have two local historians speak at recent meetings. In January, Eugene Ham discussed participation by the French in the American Revolution. He also related the role of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, a French noble who served in the Continental Army under General George Washington and who provided monetary aid to

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Entertainment

Randy Waller

Benefit features Waller, Country Gentlemen

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:41 am

Boonshill Community Center’s Annual Benefit will be held Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at the Boonshill Community Center. The event will feature special guests Randy Waller and The Country Gentlemen. Tickets for the show are $12 each and are available at Bank of Lincoln County main office, Farm & Home Real Estate, Kirkland Store and Bank of Frankewing. Food will be served from 5 until 7 p.m. The meal

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  • FHS art students undertake ‘hometown’ project

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 7:40 am

    Art 3 students participating in the hometown art project at Fayetteville High School display some of their paintings, which will be on display during the FHS Annual Art Show and Auction on May 8. Prints of the works will also be available for purchase. The students are (front, from left) Bonnie Wakefield, Emily Cooper, Micah Keele, (second row) Darren Patterson, Madison Newton, Elizabeth Bransford, and Allie Heffington.

    Fayetteville High School art students are using photography as a tool, thanks to a recent grant their art teacher attained, some lessons in photography from a local talent, and a hometown approach that gives them a unique perspective. In early September, FJHS art teacher Jeannie Roles-Walter received two cameras with memory cards and tripods via the donorschoose.org grant website for her students to learn simple photographic elements. Roles-Walters’ Art 3

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  • LCHS drama department stages murder mystery

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:41 pm

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    Lincoln County High School’s Drama Department, under the direction of their teacher, Adam Faulkner, presents Agatha Christie’s “Go Back for Murder.” Before dying in prison for supposedly poisoning her husband fifteen years ago, Caroline Crale (Katie Campbell) wrote her daughter, Carla (also portrayed by Katie Campbell), that she was clearly innocent. Carla, aided by Justin Fogg (Bobby McGowen), who as a young man fell in love with Caroline, persuades those

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