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The Tennessee Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the local Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter are sponsoring a Legacies of Our Ancestors poster contest open to all students in grades 4-7. Information packets have been delivered to all Lincoln County schools. Information is also available at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County public library. A notable person buried in a local cemetery should be the subject of the poster. Students may
Motlow College students recently held Student Government Association elections. Officers on the Moore County campus are (front, from left) Alma Villamar Portillo, Shelbyville, freshman senator; Anna Jacobs, Shelbyville, sophomore senator; (second row) Michaela Fulkerson, Fayetteville, president; Erica Newman, Shelbyville, sophomore senator; Timothy Lynch, Chapel Hill, sophomore senator; (rear) Emily Roberts, Lewisburg, sophomore senator; and Tiffany Phillips, Shelbyville, vice-president.
RANDY WEILER mtsu media relations While watching Super Bowl XLVII in February, a Lincoln County native and Middle Tennessee State University alumna knew she made the right decision regarding an endowed gift to the university. During the game — won by the Baltimore Ravens, 34-31, against the San Francisco 49ers — the now famous “So God made a farmer” commercial for Dodge Ram trucks aired, featuring the late Paul
In just its first year of competition, Fayetteville Middle School’s robotics team, Robo Tigers, is making its mark. The team’s first competition was held last Saturday in Tullahoma, and with 32 teams in attendance, FMS was one of 18 to qualify for the next competition at Tennessee Tech on Saturday, Dec. 7. The FMS Robotics Team won the Research Award during the first competition. Headed up by FMS teacher Maggie
The Motlow College Fayetteville Center recently named Mr. and Miss Motlow for the 2013-14 academic year. Miss Motlow is Cassie Disheroon, an elementary education major. Mr. Motlow is Johnathan Lewter, who is majoring in history. Both are residents of Fayetteville. Mr. and Miss Motlow are chosen for each of Motlow’s four campuses, with those selected representing the college at social and educational functions throughout the academic year.
Several members of the Lincoln County community gathered at Riverside Christian Academy last Wednesday to pray for our community, state, and nation and to enjoy a meal together and hear a word from State Sen. Jim Tracy. Tracy spoke to the audience about his campaign for a seat in the U.S. House as the representative of Tennessee’s fourth congressional district. The primary election will take place in August of 2014.
Betty Bottom was honored for her 48 years of service as secretary/bookkeeper at Blanche School during a retirement luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 21. Mrs. Bottom’s husband, children and many of her children’s families were in attendance. Also in attendance were several from the superintendent’s office, including Dr. Wanda Shelton. Mrs. Bottom worked with several principals over the years, and many were in attendance, including Joel Hastings, Jim Stewart, Ron Perrin