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Wear pink for lunch in the park

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Everyone is encouraged to wear pink and take their lunch to the Stone Bridge Park for the annual event to support Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October. Individuals, groups, families, clubs, churches or others can show their support, enjoy lunch and fellowship. The time is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2; Wednesday, Oct. 8, Tuesday, Oct. 14; Monday, Oct. 20; or Thursday, Oct. 30.

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  • Glow Unity Walk shines light on suicide

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:33 pm

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    The third annual Suicide Awareness Glow Unity Walk will be held on Oct. 4 beginning at 4 p.m. at the old Franklin County High School football field in Winchester. The community will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of unique experiences this year, including a ride in a hot air balloon at the upcoming Third Annual Suicide Awareness Unity Walk. Organizers hope to shine the light on suicide by

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  • Motlow honors program sells cookbooks

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:31 am

    The Motlow College honors program is currently selling cookbooks as its final fundraiser for the academic year, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program advisor. The cookbook, titled “Food For Thought,” is a compilation of recipes from honors program students and faculty and contains approximately 250 recipes. The cost is $15 per copy and preorders will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 3. The book can

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Travel

Fall is perfect for antiquing

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 10:54 am

Ah, fall: it means cooler, crisp air, sweaters, bonfires, football games, pumpkin spice everything, and getting out on those cool Saturday mornings to shop for that perfect antique to complete a collection or just complete a room. North Alabama has several antique stores that are sure to have that much sought-after piece for which an antique connoisseur or novice is searching.   Bank Street Art and Antique Mall Located in

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  • Henry Horton Park to host historical tours

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Henry Horton State Park will host two historical tours in the upcoming months. Middle Tennessee is home to great historical attractions and Henry Horton’s tours will give visitors the opportunity to experience what the area has to offer, while staying at a beautiful state park.   The first tour, the Homes and Spirits Tour, will be held Oct. 23-25. The tour will include a bus ride to visit Traveller’s Rest

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  • World War II ship to visit area

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 10:37 am

    LST Memorial

    A 328 feet long piece of American history will be docked at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur, Alabama and will be available for public tours. The USS LST 325 is a World War II vessel that was part of the D-Day Invasion at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. This ship is one of the last of her kind and is the only working LST in the United States. The ship

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Education

Motlow honors program sells cookbooks

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:31 am

The Motlow College honors program is currently selling cookbooks as its final fundraiser for the academic year, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program advisor. The cookbook, titled “Food For Thought,” is a compilation of recipes from honors program students and faculty and contains approximately 250 recipes. The cost is $15 per copy and preorders will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 3. The book can

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  • FHS shrinks world, welcomes exchange students

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 4:30 pm

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    Fayetteville High School is shrinking the world, welcoming a dozen foreign exchange students this school year. This year’s group of foreign exchange students represents Italy, Brazil, South Korea, Australia, Spain, Honduras, Vietnam, Thailand, Germany and Belgium. Welcoming these students as Tigers is beneficial not only to the visiting students but also to the student body and staff who get to experience a variety of cultures under one roof. “It’s one

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  • Welch joins CDC as new manager

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Ashley Welch

    Fayetteville-Lincoln County Child Development Center’s new manager and home-based teacher Ashley Welch says teaching children is her passion. She knew early on in high school that she wanted to teach children. A Flintville resident, she graduated from Lincoln County High School in 2007. Upon graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, where she had a concentration in the early childhood program, she was hired at the Shelbyville Head Start program. Welch,

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Religion

Yard sale benefits Outreach Center

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Gigantic Summer Clearance Yard Sale will be held Oct. 2, 3 and 4 at The Father’s House Outreach Center, 1992 Pulaski Highway. On Thursday and Friday, the sale will be held from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. On Saturday, it will be from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Grilled hamburgers will be available on Saturday. Organizers say everything must go. All proceeds go to the Outreach Center. All help and

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  • Renaissance’s Vocal Authority in concert here

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    The Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce that Renaissance’s Vocal Authority, the nationally known choral group of Bethel University, will be in concert on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. Vocal Authority has performed both internationally and throughout the United States. The 16-person choral group has won many awards and honors. They perform various kinds of Christian music, including spirituals, anthems, hymns and Southern Gospel songs. “It is

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  • Sing out

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Sing out

    Pictured here are the Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., and wife, Nancy Fletcher. West End CPCA Church will host a Pre-Pastor Anniversary Sing Out on Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at the church, located on Kiwanis Street.

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Glow Unity Walk shines light on suicide

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:33 pm

The third annual Suicide Awareness Glow Unity Walk will be held on Oct. 4 beginning at 4 p.m. at the old Franklin County High School football field in Winchester. The community will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of unique experiences this year, including a ride in a hot air balloon at the upcoming Third Annual Suicide Awareness Unity Walk. Organizers hope to shine the light on suicide by

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  • Relay For Life to be held at LCHS in 2015

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Relay for Life

    Plans are already underway for the 2015 Lincoln County Relay For Life. “We have already started laying the groundwork for another successful Relay,” said Emily Hunter, chairman for Lincoln County’s Relay For Life. “We have confirmed a date, time and location for our 2015 Relay. “The upcoming Relay is scheduled to be held May 2, 2015 from 12 noon to 12 midnight at the Lincoln County High School. In the

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  • Balance classes help seniors reduce falls

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    Participants in First Presbyterian Church’s balance program follow instructions for exercises that will strengthen their muscles and help them with balance. Instructor Mimi Hughes was trained to teach the class through a variety of classes she took through the Office of the Aging in Huntsville, Ala. Participants in the class range from 50 to 93. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    The First Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville has initiated an internship program with Motlow State Community College to assist with the Balance for Life program based in the Family Life Center at the church. Building on the program started in February, FPC will launch its Level II balance class on Monday, Sept. 29, for those participants who have advanced their balance and motor coordination skills. The Level II class will begin

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