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Great American Smokeout

Great American Smoke Out

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Fayetteville High School students, along with teacher Linda Dorris, partner with Samantha Bagley, health educator of Lincoln County, during National Great American Smoke Out Day on Nov. 20. Students made paper flip flops and stated why they chose not to smoke. The 1,200 flip flops on the bulletin board behind the students represent the number of people who die each day related to tobacco use. ~ Staff photo by Laurie

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  • Lincoln’s hat

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Lincoln's hat

    Mr. Lincoln (a.k.a. Dennis Boggs) visited Riverside Christian Academy and other local schools last Friday while he was in town for the Host of Christmas Past. He shared lots of history and trivia with the student body and even entrusted ninth grader Logan Groce with his hat during his presentation.

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  • Foster Grandparent volunteers needed

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Volunteers are needed for the Foster Grandparent Program. Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over, and within income guidelines, to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities Some of the fringe benefits include compensation (termed stipend) that does not affect SS, SSI, VA, Food Stamps, Public Housing or any other

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  • Blanche stackers take aim at Guinness Record

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    Did you know stacking and un-stacking plastic cups is an energizing, brain-activating and world-record-setting activity? On Nov. 13, Guinness Word Record Day, students at Blanche School will participate in the 9th Annual World Sport Stacking Association (WSSA) STACK UP! Local students will join thousands of participants who will take part in what Guinness World Records terms the “World’s Largest Sport Stacking Event.” During the course of Guinness World Records Day,

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  • Local 4-H club news highlighted

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 2:37 pm

    4-H

    Fayetteville and Lincoln County 4-H Clubs have submitted meeting reports for the month. Unity School The first meeting of Mrs. Michelle Porter’s fifth grade class at Unity School was held on Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. We filled out enrollment forms and elected officers. Those elected were Kenzie Widner, president; Peyton Hargrave, vice-president; Jordan Berryhill, secretary; Hannah White, activity leader; and Savannah Morris, reporter. The next activity will be speech.

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  • Farm Credit grant

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:58 pm

    Farm Credit Grant --

    South Lincoln’s Middle School Science Department received a monetary gift award from Farm Credit – Mid America based on their stewardship program of giving back to the community. Their program works at supporting and investing in educational settings to provide continuing knowledge of the agricultural industry. This grant will be will be used to construct a greenhouse where labs can be completed and enhance the knowledge of the agriculture and

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  • ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ staged at Motlow

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    The Motlow College drama department is eager to delight children with its production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29, according to Jeannie Gallant, associate professor of communications at Motlow and director of the production. Performances will be held on the Moore County campus in Eoff Hall for area school children, as well as the general public. The play is based on the Hans Christian Anderson folktale of

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