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Fayetteville Lions Club announced local and district winners of the Annual Peace Poster Contest. Pictured (from left) are Ruth McKamey of Riverside Christian Academy; Lion Cal Perkins, contest chairman; Hannah Carley, Meridianville Middle School; and Karlee Wakefield, Fayetteville Middle School.

Lions recognize local poster contest winners

Posted on February 26, 2015 at 10:53 am

Fayetteville Lions Club sponsored regional schools’ participation in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. “Peace, Love and Understanding” was the 2014-15 theme. Students ages 11-13 were encouraged to visually depict their interpretation of the contest theme. More than 350,000 children participate in the contest annually across the globe. Three schools in this area entered, and local judges declared one winner per school. The winners and their parents were invited to

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  • Tractor Supply announces FFA scholarships

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 8:50 am


    Coming off the heels of a successful second year in 2014, Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation. Last year, Tractor Supply customers donated $447,671, resulting in 334 scholarships awarded to FFA members in their pursuit of a college degree. The Growing Scholars program will be supported nationally by each of the more than 1,400 Tractor Supply and Del’s

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  • Art critique

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 6:53 am

    Art critique

    Fayetteville High School Advanced Art students recently spoke with a professional artist and recruiter from Memphis College of Art Design. Admissions Counselor and Recruiter Lexie Shaunak discussed MCAD and reviewed and critiqued students’ portfolios. Students had the opportunity to discuss their work and college career opportunities in the field of art. “I am impressed with the program here and the students’ work. They seem to be exposed to a lot

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  • Kings Mountain chapter delivers school supplies

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter NSDAR in Fayetteville present school supplies to a DAR school in Grant, Ala. Pictured here are Heather Green, executive director of KDS DAR School; Addie Hodges, chapter regent; Dee Shadden, administrative assistant to the executive director; and Sherrie Tomerlin, chapter vice regent.

    Members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter NSDAR in Fayetteville decided that for their Christmas party they would bring gifts of school and art supplies for students at a nearby DAR school, rather than buying gifts to exchange among themselves. A huge box full of crayons, notebook and construction paper, notebooks, folders, pencils, glue, pencil pouches and arts and craft supplies was collected, as well as monetary donations from those

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  • Beta Kappa attends Legislative Symposium

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Pictured here are members of the Beta Kappa chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma who recently attended the Legislative Symposium in Nashville. Pictured are (from left) Helen Lowe and Teresa Brown with Dr. Candice McQueen (fourth from left), Tennessee commissioner of education.

    Beta Kappa chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma attended the Legislative Symposium in Nashville on Feb. 3-4. Attending were Helen Lowe, Teresa Brown, Meri Bigham and Cecilia Johnson. Teresa Brown served as the panel moderator during a panel forum Tuesday evening. On the panel were Senator Dolores Gresham, chair of the Senate Education Committee, Rep. Raumesh Akbare, Johnny Shaw, Jim Wrye, TEA Government Relations, and Donna Cotner, Retired Teachers Association. The

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  • STEM grants available for local teachers

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    The Huntsville Association of Technical Societies (The Association, previously known as HATS) and its Science and Technology EDucation and TRAINing (STEDTRAIN) Committee are pleased to announce the continuation of its Seed Grant Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program for K-12 schools in Jackson, Madison, Marshall, Morgan, and Limestone Counties in Alabama and Lincoln County in Tennessee for the 2015-2016 school year. Over the past 27 years, STEDTRAIN has awarded

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  • Alpha Kappa Scholarship deadline set Friday

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    The deadline for Alpha Kappa Club’s Bessie Parks Memorial Scholarship is Friday, Feb. 27. The Bessie Parks Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the Alpha Kappa Club of Fayetteville to graduating seniors of Lincoln County High School, Fayetteville City High School, Riverside Christian Academy, and accredited home school programs. The student must be a resident of Lincoln County. The scholarship is a four-year (eight semesters) educational scholarship in the amount of

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