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Brenda Smith (left) accepts a gift from the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented by Addie Hodges, regent. Smith was the guest speaker for the chapter’s January meeting.

UMC’s Brenda Smith speaks to DAR Chapter

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Brenda Smith, children’s director of the First Methodist Church of Fayetteville, was as a special guest at the January meeting of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter, NSDAR. She presented a program about Fanny Crosby, an amazing woman from 20th century America. Blind from the age of six weeks, Crosby wrote cantatas, poetry, books, popular songs, and more than 8,000 hymns. She also taught for a time at the New York

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  • Leadership visits

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Leadership visits 01

    Lincoln Leadership’s adult and youth classes toured the Lincoln County Health System as part of Social Services Day. They began their day at the Patrick Rehab and Wellness facility, then went on to Lincoln Medical Center where they were treated to a talk by the Lincoln Medical Center EMS and then a tour of the hospital.

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  • Relay for Life kickoff slated

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    The kickoff meeting for the 2015 Relay For Life of Lincoln County will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Parks City branch of First National Bank.’ Current team members and team captains are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone who would like to participate in this year’s festivities. Please keep in mind that no job is too big or too small and every ounce of

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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

Legislative Breakfast

Legislative breakfast

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:50 pm

Members of the Tennessee State Legislature and Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) recently met at Motlow College’s annual Legislative Breakfast to discuss issues such as the Drive to 55 initiative and Tennessee Promise. The state leaders were joined by members of Motlow’s faculty, staff, administration and student body on the Moore County campus. Pictured are (from left) State Rep. Kevin Dunlap, 43rd District; State Sen. Janice Bowling, 16th District; State

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  • Motlow offers COMPASS test

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Motlow College logo

    Motlow College is offering the COMPASS Assessment Test on the Moore County campus and at the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers for new students planning to enroll for the 2015 spring, summer or fall semesters. Before taking the test, students must have on file in Motlow’s admission office the following: a completed admissions application, official high school and/or college transcripts, and if applicable, official test scores. Special test accommodations are

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  • Teacher honored

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:42 pm

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    Faculty, staff and students at Oak Grove Elementary School in Lewisburg celebrated the life of their friend, colleague and former teacher, Mrs. Shawn Brown-Gilbert, a life-long resident of Fayetteville, by having a “Pink Out” day. The school community wore pink in memory of Mrs. Gilbert’s brief battle with breast cancer. Students in Mrs. Gilbert’s class wrote letters to their teacher and tied them to balloons, releasing them into the air.

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Religion

Brenda Smith (left) accepts a gift from the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented by Addie Hodges, regent. Smith was the guest speaker for the chapter’s January meeting.

UMC’s Brenda Smith speaks to DAR Chapter

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Brenda Smith, children’s director of the First Methodist Church of Fayetteville, was as a special guest at the January meeting of the Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter, NSDAR. She presented a program about Fanny Crosby, an amazing woman from 20th century America. Blind from the age of six weeks, Crosby wrote cantatas, poetry, books, popular songs, and more than 8,000 hymns. She also taught for a time at the New York

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  • Religion

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 10:17 am

    Black History Presentation, hosted by the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located at 305 West Maple Street, will be held on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bowers of Huntsville, Ala., former Fayettevillians, will be the guest speakers. The program will also consist of various skits, liturgical dances and praise hymns. Everyone is welcome to attend. Craig Carmichael is pastor of Mount Zion.   “A

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  • Religion

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    Gospel singing will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1936 Elkwood Section Road, Hazel Green, Ala. The singing will feature Denise Hopkins-Jaco of Toney, Ala., and Canaan’s Crossing of Arab, Ala. For information, call (256) 828-4553.   Pastor’s Anniversary at New Haysland M.B. Church will be observed on Sunday, Jan. 25. The morning guest will be the Rev. Sandra R. Avent and members of Mt. Zion

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Health

Leadership visits 01

Leadership visits

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

Lincoln Leadership’s adult and youth classes toured the Lincoln County Health System as part of Social Services Day. They began their day at the Patrick Rehab and Wellness facility, then went on to Lincoln Medical Center where they were treated to a talk by the Lincoln Medical Center EMS and then a tour of the hospital.

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  • Slumber party

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Slumber Party

    The winter “blahs” just don’t happen at Southern Manor. These ladies, along with 16 others, can attest to the fun they had at Southern Manor’s nighttime Pajama Party Bingo recently. Midway through the games, everyone was served banana splits, which added to the fun. Pictured are (from left) Bernice Bailey, Belle Clayton, Agnes Barnes, Eliza Burton and Virginia Simms.

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  • Edmonson inspires in fight against cancer

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 8:57 am

    June Edmonson, 77, is pictured here with her daughter, Paulette Edmonson, and great-granddaughter, Ashtyn Brown, at the two-year-old’s birthday party. Despite her continuing battle against cancer, June stays active and holds her head high.

    Marilyn “June” Edmonson, 77, is an inspiration to many people, including her daughter, Paulette Edmonson. June is a fighter – “She’s been battling cancer since 2008,” said Paulette. “She’s had cancer in both lungs, her breast, liver and now back in the lungs.” June weighed 98 pounds when she first went to the doctor, who at first thought she had pneumonia. “It turned out to be lung cancer,” said Paulette.

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