Lifestyles

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Eagle Scout

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 6:24 am

Eagle Scout Matthew Austin Carey, Boy Scout Troop 461 of Fayetteville, was presented an SAR Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition from the Joseph Greer Chapter for outstanding leadership and citizenship as demonstrated by his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout. Joseph Greer Chapter Chaplain Dr. James Armitage presented the certificate at Matthew’s Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at Lighthouse Baptist Church on General George Washington’s Birthday on Feb.

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  • Lynchburg pageant aids Project Graduation

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    Spring in the Hollow Pageant, hosted by Moore County High School Project Graduation, will be held Saturday, March 21, starting at 4 p.m. at Lynchburg Elementary School. Girls ages six months through 18 years are encouraged to participate. Entry fee is $25 and Miss Photogenic is an extra $10. Make checks payable to Project Graduation 2015. THe deadline to enter and have your name printed in the program is March

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  • Battle of Anthony Hill

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

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    (Left) Vicky Garland presents Parson Tim Morrison with a certificate from the governor. Morrison gave a ceremony for the Confederate Unmarked Graves in Giles County at the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Anthony Hill on Christmas Day. It was the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Anthony Hill. Morrison was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his work by the governor. (Right) Pictured here are (from left) Robert Reams, Parson

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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

Blanche Valentine's Dance

Blanche Valentine’s Dance

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 11:17 am

Blanche School’s Student Council took charge of the school’s Valentine’s Day Dance for grades 6-8 held Feb. 6. Student council members and sponsor, Erica Mohler, were in charge of heading up all aspects of the dance. Members worked hard for weeks to prepare and handle ticket sales, decorations, food, music, letters home and more. “I was very proud of their hard work and organization throughout this planning process. I knew

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  • BOBs donation

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:17 pm

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    Members of the Lincoln County Childcare Association present donations to the Hands of Mercy’s Bags of Blessings (BOBs) program. Pictured are (from left) Kathy Pitts, representing First Presbyterian; President Rasheta Flemmings, Kingdom Kids Learning Center; Tina Hudson, president of Hands of Mercy; Jamie Simmons, The Learning Center; and Anna Rhodes, The Learning Center. Not pictured are Jean Benson of Sunshine Daycare and Freda Johnson of Harmony Hill. All participated in

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  • ‘Heart of RCA’ benefit Saturday

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm

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    Riverside Christian Academy’s Heart of RCA Benefit Dinner & Auction, “Fiesta Knights”, will be held on Saturday, March 7, at 6 p.m. in the RCA gymnasium. Proceeds will benefit continued improvements at RCA with 10 percent designated toward science and technology. The dinner is followed by a live auction conducted by volunteer local auctioneers. A few of the items collected so far for the auction include tickets to Dollywood, Grand

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Religion

Dr. Arthur Constantine

Cardiologist shares insight during FNB visit

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Dr. Arthur E. Constantine, cardiologist and author, will give a presentation and book signing at Giles Heritage Theater, inside First National Bank in Pulaski, on Tuesday, March 10, from 5 until 7 p.m. Heart healthy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dr. Constantine will share his insights on physical and spiritual health. As a cardiologist with more than 25 years’ experience, Dr. Constantine has encountered patients with a slew of different

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  • Seats available for YY excursion

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    Some seats are still available for the trip to Amish Country in Pennsylvania, New York and North Carolina, an excursion planned by First Baptist Church YY’s (Yesterday’s Youth) for May 9-15. Leaving from the First Baptist Church, the group will travel to Gettysburg, Pa., to see historic sites. From there, the bus will head to Lancaster, Pa., with dinner at Amish Farm Feast. The next day they will tour Amish

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  • Religion

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 10:18 am

    A Benefit Gospel Singing, Auction & Spaghetti Supper, sponsored by the Heartfelt Gospel Music Association, will be held Saturday, March 7, at the Boonshill Community Center for Jerry and Amanda Cartwright. The Cartwrights lost everything in a house fire and are in need of the community’s help. For more information or to make a donation, please call Ray Cathy at (931) 212-4638; Dillard Sanders at (931) 636-0543; or Charlotte Hooper

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Health

Dr. Arthur Constantine

Cardiologist shares insight during FNB visit

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Dr. Arthur E. Constantine, cardiologist and author, will give a presentation and book signing at Giles Heritage Theater, inside First National Bank in Pulaski, on Tuesday, March 10, from 5 until 7 p.m. Heart healthy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dr. Constantine will share his insights on physical and spiritual health. As a cardiologist with more than 25 years’ experience, Dr. Constantine has encountered patients with a slew of different

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  • Music, dancing, food on tap at Elora

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    Put on your dancing shoes for an excellent cause! The Elora Pickin’ & Ginin’ Relay for Life team is holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at the Elora Community Center on Saturday, March 7. Concessions start at 5:30 p.m., and there will be hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, drinks and homemade baked goodies for sale. The Kickin Country band will begin playing at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per

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  • Weekend food program now in all elementary schools here

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    McBurg United Methodist Church has pledged its support to Hands of Mercy’s weekend feeding program for students, making Unity School the final elementary school in the county to offer the program. Pictured here during a recent delivery of food to Unity School are (from left) Tina Hudson with Hands of Mercy; Assistant Principal Emily Pierce and Principal Dennis Eakin with Unity School; and Kathy and Jamie Jones, representing McBurg United Methodist Church. Not pictured is Rita Hillis who spearheaded the effort for the church. ~ Staff photo by Sandy Williams

    Thanks to the support of McBurg United Methodist Church, Hands of Mercy’s weekend feeding program for kids is now at Unity School, making it the final elementary school in the city and county to offer the program. “We are officially in all the schools now,” said Tina Hudson, Hands of Mercy president. The Bags of Blessings program, or “BOBs” as it is called in the schools, provides weekend meals for

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