Lifestyles

Appreciation brunch honors local leaders

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:04 am

An Acknowledgement and Appreciation Brunch will be held on Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at the Fayetteville Recreation Center to honor 12 outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond to help the citizens of Fayetteville-Lincoln County. Honorees are The Rev. Willie Lee Leslie, Attorney James Kidd, Pastor John Brown, Freddie McKinney, Lewis Curtis, Ardel Haston, Frank Clifford Askins, Wilma Moore, Ann Eady, David Buchanan, Sonny Hyde and the

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  • Howard to speak in Lynchburg for Memorial Day

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 11:03 am

    Dog tag on American flag

    Lynchburg’s 23rd annual Memorial Day, presented by Lynchburg American Legion Post 192, will be held on Monday May 25, at 10 a.m. at the northwest corner of the square. The event, celebrating America’s veterans and memorializing those who have given their lives in battle for the country, annually welcomes a guest speaker for a short service, just outside the Moore County Courthouse. This year, American Legion Post 192 welcomes Jan

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  • Beech Grove UMC Youth car wash Saturday

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    Beech Grove United Methodist Church Youth will have a car wash with concessions on Saturday, May 23, to benefit the “Bloodwater” mission. This Nashville based mission helps provide clean drinking water for the prevention of diseases like HIV and AIDS in Africa. The car wash will start at 9 a.m. and will continue until 2 p.m. at Advance Auto parking lot in Fayetteville. The youth will also be selling lunch

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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

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Fair scholarship

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 9:59 am

Dr. Mary Chorney Carter of the Lincoln County Fair Association presents a $500 scholarship to Katilyn Lewter, graduating Lincoln County High School senior and president of the school’s FFA Chapter. The award was based on Katilyn’s academic achievement, leadership and community involvement and fair involvement, as well as her essay, “My Favorite Fair Memories”. Her application was one of 28 from seniors at each of the three local high schools.

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  • 471 first graders take part in Farm City Day

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:59 pm

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    A total of 471 first grade students from across Lincoln County and Fayetteville City schools gathered for 2015 Lincoln County Farm City Day recently. Local partnering agencies included Lincoln County Soil Conservation, Farm Bureau Women, Lincoln County UT Extension office, and 4-H and FFA students. The classes then rotated through 10 presentations. Several of the children’s parents, grandparents and siblings also came to enjoy the day. Farm City Day could

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  • Beta Kappa plans 40th anniversary

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Taylor Bryan (left) is Alpha Kappa’s Scholarship winner, who receives a check from Helen Fussell, scholarship chairman. Bryan is graduating from Fayetteville High School and plans to become a teacher.

    Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International met at the Mildred Scott Building in Petersburg on Thursday, May 7. President Helen Lowe welcomed members present. Ginger Hardison gave the Inspirational Challenge and recommended that members do acts of kindness everywhere they can. Helen Fussell, scholarship chairman, introduced the Lincoln County Beta Kappa scholarship winner, Taylor Bryan, who is graduating from Fayetteville High School and is planning to become a

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Religion

Beech Grove UMC Youth car wash Saturday

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:03 pm

Beech Grove United Methodist Church Youth will have a car wash with concessions on Saturday, May 23, to benefit the “Bloodwater” mission. This Nashville based mission helps provide clean drinking water for the prevention of diseases like HIV and AIDS in Africa. The car wash will start at 9 a.m. and will continue until 2 p.m. at Advance Auto parking lot in Fayetteville. The youth will also be selling lunch

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  • Religion

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 5:07 pm

    St. Mary’s Chapel AME Church’s Annual Evening in White, hosted by the Berdie Mailey Missionary Society, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 23. Speaker for the event will be Minister Dottie Gardner Williams. Pastor of the church is the Rev. Ernest M. Latham. For more information, call Sis. Claudia Askins or Sis. Wilma Hampton.   The Macedonia Cemetery Decoration will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24.

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  • Appreciation brunch honors local leaders

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 10:38 am

    An Acknowledgement and Appreciation Brunch will be held on Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at the Fayetteville Recreation Center to honor 12 outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond to help the citizens of Fayetteville-Lincoln County. Honorees are The Rev. Willie Lee Leslie, Attorney James Kidd, Pastor John Brown, Freddie McKinney, Lewis Curtis, Ardel Haston, Frank Clifford Askins, Wilma Moore, Ann Eady, David Buchanan, Sonny Hyde and the

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Health

Gary K. Adams, M.D., and staff, in conjunction with the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, cut the ribbon for the new TransforMED CARE. The office offers a variety of services, including antiaging, aesthetics, and hormones, to help people look and feel better. Located at 2310 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B, the business also hosted an open house Saturday. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

TransforMED CARE opens in Fayetteville

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 4:56 pm

Gary K. Adams, M.D., and staff, along with Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce members and others, participated in grand opening festivities May 8 for the doctor’s new office, TransforMED CARE, at 2310 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B, in Fayetteville. TransforMED CARE offers anti-aging, aesthetics and hormone replacement, Adams said, adding that he has begun accepting new patients at the office. In addition, the office provides a variety of services that

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  • State’s suicide rate increases, local rate falls

    Posted on May 15, 2015 at 10:29 am

    The latest edition of the Status of Suicide in Tennessee report, published annually by the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, highlights major innovations within the Network’s outreach and awareness efforts during the past year. These new approaches will prove especially vital given the recent increase in Tennessee’s suicide rate. In 2013, the latest year for which state-specific figures are available, Tennessee’s age-adjusted suicide rate was at its highest point in five

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  • Bringing back Sunday dinner encouraged

    Posted on May 14, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Jessica Davis, representing the Coffee, Franklin, Bedford, Lincoln, Moore and Rutherford counties area, is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. The reason? New research shows that 50 percent of surveyed families living near senior relatives feel they do not share enough meals with older loved ones, losing an important family connection. “For seniors, it’s not what’s on their plate that

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