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Pictured here are Motlow College freshman Larry Powell and Nancy Jones, librarian at the Motlow College McMinnville Center. The McMinn-ville Center library was one of three Motlow campuses that participated in the “Unplug and Read” event recently. Prizes were donated by area businesses and drawings were held to award prizes.

Motlow urges ‘unplug, read’

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:39 am

Motlow College libraries on the Moore County campus and at the McMinnville and Smyrna centers recently helped sponsor the “Unplug and Read,” event, which encouraged Motlow students, faculty and staff to read books and magazines in lieu of using electronic devices. Read to Succeed, a Rutherford County organization that raises literacy awareness, sponsored the event. “This can be quite a challenge for most people who seem to be plugged into

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  • Supplies delivered to nearby DAR school

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 8:40 am

    DAR -- KDS Delivery --

    The Kate Duncan Smith DAR School is located atop Gunter Mountain in Grant, Ala.. It was opened by the Alabama Society Daughters of the American Revolution in 1924 and was joined by the National Society DAR in 1928. A non-residential school, it serves any child in grades K-12 living on Gunter Mountain in northeast Alabama. It is one of several schools and colleges supported by NSDAR. Its mission is to

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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 grant website for her students to learn simple photographic elements. Roles-Walters’ Art 3

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  • Wakefield, Keith represent Girls, Boys State

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    James Keith

    Bonnie Wakefield selected as Fayetteville High School’s 2014 Volunteer Girls State Delegate, while James Keith is the school’s American Legion Boys State Delegate. Volunteer Girls State (VGS) is a leadership and citizenship-training program offered to young women in Tennessee by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). Nationally recognized as one of the top Girls State programs in the nation, Volunteer Girls State provides young women the opportunity to form and run

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  • South Lincoln poets capture spring in rhythm, rhyme

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    South Lincoln School eighth graders, who won the recent Eighth Grade Spring Poetry Contest, display poems they wrote. They are (kneeling, from left) Connor Fowler, Evann Fowler, Blake Moore, (standing) Maegan Porter, Emily Bradford and Alyssa Thompson.

    South Lincoln School and Brenda George are proud to announce the following winners of the eighth grade Spring Poetry Contest. The winners are Emily Bradford, Connor Fowler, Evann Fowler, Blake Moore, Maegan Porter and Alyssa Thompson. The winning poems included the following elements of poetry; rhyme, rhyme scheme, internal rhyme, slant rhyme assonance, slant rhyme consonance, onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, repetition, a title with alliteration, and a hand-drawn border

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  • Ladies Society awards $24,500 in scholarships

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    The Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society recently awarded $24,500 in scholarships to area high school students. Pictured here are scholarship recipients (from left) Cole Johnson, Grundy County High School; Vanity Womble, Tullahoma High School; Carlee Lynn Ward, Moore County High School; Anna Spellings, Coffee County Central High School; Sydni Wilkinson and Abigail Williams, Franklin County High School; and Steven Ho, Lincoln County High School. Each was awarded a $3,500 scholarship.

    CYNDI RAYBERN special to the times To the Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society, five years of hard work and dedication has paid off. The organization has awarded scholarships to thirty-five students in the amount of over $90,000. Seven inspiring students from five counties received scholarships at the STLS April meeting; four of those plan careers in the medical field, three are attending Tennessee Tech, two have part-time jobs while taking honor

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  • Clark essay wins state TCA contest

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    Katie Clark

    An essay by Katherine (Katie) Clark, a senior at Lincoln County High, is expected to be published in the spring issue of the Tennessee Concrete magazine, published by the Tennessee Concrete Association. Katie received a $100 scholarship award from the association for her award-winning essay. A member of the LCHS First Robotics Team and the Beta Club, Katie is planning to attend the University in Alabama this fall and pursue

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