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Night of music set at Motlow

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 3:18 pm

The public will be treated to a night of music performed by the Motlow College vocal ensemble and brass ensemble, as well as a community jazz ensemble, at the annual spring concert on May 1, according to Dr. David Bethea, music instructor at Motlow. Food and drinks will be available at a pre-concert reception at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. All activities will be held inside

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  • ‘Golden Boy of Blue Ridge’ staged

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 7:19 am

    Members of the theatre department at Motlow College will be featured in the annual spring drama, “Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge”. Pictured (seated, front row from left) Megan Bearden, Elle, Elizabeth Daniels, Kurt Krause, Sheila Mason, (standing) Zeb Swerske, Brenden Taylor, Luke Miller, Savannah Lynch, Jeanna Anderson and Rachel Judge. Performers not pictured are D’Angelo Brown, Laura Munn, Jarret Summers and An-drew Curry.

    Motlow College theatre department students will present the play “Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge” from April 24-27, according to Jeannie Gallant, assistant professor of communications at the college and director of the play. The production will be held in Powers Auditorium inside Eoff Hall on the Motlow Moore County campus. Evening performances will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and a matinee performance is scheduled for

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  • FMS students present mystery play

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Maggie Buchanan and Dylan Harter, who portray Edward and Blanche Fairfax, rehearse a scene from Fayetteville Middle School’s upcoming production of “Mystery at Shady Acres”.

    Fayetteville Middle School proudly presents “Mystery at Shady Acres or Carats and Crumpets” by Michelle R. Davis. The production will be on May 5 and 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fayetteville Middle School gymnasium with productions for local schools on May 9. For more information, you may call FMS at 438-2533. The audience’s help is needed to solve the baffling theft at Shady Acres, a cozy hotel tucked away

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  • Futrelle sisters are at it again in CHP comedy

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    General Geneva Musgave, played by Brenda Wilkes, rallies the troops for a Civil War reenactment for the Faryo Days festival in Carriage House Players’ latest production, “Southern Hospitality”. Also pictured are Mark Mitchell, Truman Carroll, Ben Spears and Tommy Ward. The show opens on May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum. Additional performances are May 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. Tickets are available at Bagley & Bagley, Carter’s, The Book Inn, Sissy’s Antiques, The Flower House and Regions Bank in Parks City. Tickets may be reserved by phoning the CHP hotline at (931) 433-1300 or by emailing carriagehouseplayers@gmail.com. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

    Rehearsals are well underway for Carriage House Players latest production, “Southern Hospitality”, written by the award winning trio of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Those wacky Futrelle sisters from Fayro, Texas, are at it again! The town of Fayro is dying on the vine. Businesses are closing left and right, and folks are moving away. When Senora Caliente’s salsa factory starts thinking of moving into town, it’s sure

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  • Benefit features Waller, Country Gentlemen

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:41 am

    Randy Waller

    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

    LCHS Play --

    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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