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Swearing In -- Sheriff (2) --

Blackwelder sworn in to office

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder is sworn into office for another four years by General Sessions Judge Andy Myrick Thursday morning at the courthouse.

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Swearing In -- Sheriff (2) --

Blackwelder sworn in to office

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder is sworn into office for another four years by General Sessions Judge Andy Myrick Thursday morning at the courthouse.

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  • Gill sworn into office

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Swearing In -- Gill (1) --

    Tim Gill, county roads superintendent, is sworn in Thursday by General Sessions Judge Andy Myrick. Other county officials were to be sworn in Tuesday of this week.

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  • ADAs sworn into office

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    ADA Swearing In (2) --

    District Attorney General Robert Carter (fifth from left) looks on as Judge Forest Durard (far right) swears in his assistant district attorneys, including (from left) Amber Sandoval, Eddie Bernard, William (Bud) Bottoms, Holly Eubanks, Janice Y. Brown, and Joseph Johnson, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Carter and his other assistant district attorneys were sworn in Wednesday in Shelbyville. ~ Staff photo by Lucy Williams

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Sports

Fayetteville High School’s Marquice Emmons traps Richland’s quarterback for a loss in the Tigers’ season opener Friday night on the road against the Raiders. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

City Tigers roar in season opener over Raiders

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:48 am

It was a Tiger night in Fayetteville High School’s season opener on the road at Richland Friday night. FHS finished with the win, 55-6. The Raiders came into the match-up falling to Moore County, 38-6, in Week 0. Richland is led this season by Coach Joe Moos who left the offensive coordinator post at Lincoln County High School following the 2013 season to fill the spot. Fayetteville was up 21-0

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  • NGA Falcons romp over Bobcats

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:48 am

    Ninth Grade Academy’s defense held Giles County to under 100 total yards of total offense in their 47-7 win over the Bobcats. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Ninth Grade Academy’s Falcon football team is off to a 2-0 start with their 47-7 one-sided win at home over the Giles County freshmen. NGA put up just 146 yards of offense but returned two punts of 52 and 39 yards and a kickoff return from 80 yards out, all for scores. Add in a 28-yard interception for a touchdown, and the young Falcon team dominated the scoreboard without taking

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  • Falcons drop battle with Knights

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:47 am

    Lincoln County High School’s Cooper Shelton took it 80 yards for a score on this play in action Friday night against Pope John Paul II at Meadows Thompson Stadium. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcons took their second tough loss of the season Friday night falling in their home opener, 21-17, to Pope John Paul II. The Knights came into the match-up at 2-0 with a 59-34 win over Stratford and defeating Wilson Central, 14-10, in their opener. The Falcons, now 0-2, went down in a battle on Week 0 to Giles County, 21-13. It took the Falcons 12 minutes

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Lifestyles

Lenda Listens Tour (2) --

Lenda Listens tour stops in Fayetteville

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 3:48 pm

Lenda Sherrell, a candidate for the congress representing the Fourth District, continued her Lenda Listens tour with a stop at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library last week. Sherrell hosted a discussion on vital services provided by nonprofits at the library’s community room, 306 Elk Avenue North in Fayetteville. About two weeks ago, Lincoln County Budget Committee members approved a budget that spared any cuts to the library after discussions earlier

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  • Booneville marks 28th homecoming

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Ladies enjoy themselves at the Booneville Homecoming. Pictured are (from left) Nell Wilkes of Lynchburg Highway, Peggy Jones of Lewisburg, Fannie Bell Kennedy of Lynnville and (at front) Hannah Beck-ham.

    The Booneville Community friends and families came together on June 28 to celebrate the 28th annual Homecoming at the community center, which once served as a Lincoln County elementary school. The room was filled with people visiting and sharing together. The greeters were Felicia McNatt Tucker and Jennifer Thornton, both of Fayetteville. The late Wanda Logan Powell served as a greeter for many years. “Wanda is missed by her many

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  • Fun in the Sun winner

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Fun in the Sun Winner (2) --

    Lucy Williams of The Times presents four tickets to Lake Winnepesaukah near Chattanooga to Carolyn Franco of Elora, the winner of The Times’ recent online Fun in the Sun Give-Away.

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Entertainment

State Fair to showcase arts, crafts heritage

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:37 am

The Tennessee State Fair will host several demonstrations and exhibits to showcase Tennessee’s rich arts and crafts heritage. “We are thrilled to have local artists showcase their crafts at the creative arts exhibition at the fair,” said Bill Mullins, Tennessee craft artist manager for the Tennessee State Fair. “We have several opportunities for fair-goers to see local artists demonstrate their skills and it will add to a great fair experience

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  • CHP sets auditions for next production

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    comedy, drama

    Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 8-9, at the Lincoln County Museum complex at 6:30 p.m. This production will be performed on Nov. 6, 7, 8 and 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Brenda Wilkes, assisted by Andrew Neal, will direct this play. There are roles for four men, six women, eight boys (ages ranging

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  • Mike Wolfe to host Kids Picker event at state fair

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 7:34 am

    Mike Wolfe

    Television’s Mike Wolfe and his A&E Network show that teaches kids how to pick through trash to find hidden treasures will be a main attraction at this year’s Tennessee State Fair in September. Wolfe, who explains regularly to millions of kids on his nationally televised production that being a Kid Picker is all about unlocking the mysteries of the past, will be sending the same message to a contingent of

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