Lifestyles

Authors celebrate release of books

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 5:35 am

Betty Bolte’, Lesia Flynn and Bambi Lynn will celebrate the release of five novels by throwing a Halloween party at the Tillman Hill Public Library, Hazel Green, Ala., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The Halloween theme was chosen because Bolte’s ghostly love story, Remnants, features a Halloween party that goes badly awry. “We hope the real party goes much smoother,” said Bolte’. Guests are invited to

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  • Help military celebrate holidays

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    “Christmas for the Soldiers”, an effort to show appreciation to military service members, is gearing up for the holidays, and organizers are asking for the community’s support. “I started Christmas for the soldiers in memory of our soldier we lost, Pfc. Tommy L. Curd,” said Ashley Sand of Lynchburg. “He loved his brothers and sisters.” Ashley referenced John 15:13: “Greater love has no man than this that a man lay

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  • Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a holiday tradition, nears

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:37 am

    Barrett Home

    Continuing more than a century of service to the community, Fayetteville’s Alpha Kappa Club is investing in the future, supporting students through college scholarships. The Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a holiday tradition in Fayetteville-Lincoln County, is the club’s one and only fundraiser to finance that effort. This year’s Home Tour, set for Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1 until 5 p.m., showcases five of Fayetteville-Lincoln County’s most beautiful and interesting homes

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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

Teddare Runnels celebrates her win in the “r’APP’id fire quiz” held during College App Week at Fayetteville High School. The goal of the event is to provide seniors with the opportunity to complete and file college applications with the help of their school.

Fayetteville High celebrates College App Week

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 9:30 am

During the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3, Fayetteville High School participated in the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and CollegeforTN.org’s statewide initiative to promote college awareness and access deemed College App Week. The goal of Tennessee’s College App Week is to provide all Tennessee seniors the opportunity to complete and file college applications with the support of their school. While much of the focus of College App Week is geared toward

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  • Motlow SGA hosts blood drive

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    The Motlow College Moore County campus Student Government Association (SGA) will join with Blood Assurance to host a blood drive on Monday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Blood Assurance mobile bus will be located in the parking lot between the Crouch Center and the Forrester Student Center. Students, faculty and staff may sign up to donate by contacting or visiting the Student Success Center in Crouch.

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  • Blanche sets Harvest Festival

    Posted on October 19, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Blanche School’s Harvest Festival will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, with a chili supper, carnival games and crowning of representatives. The PTF chili supper will be held from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Carnival games, including Bingo, toilet paper toss, pick-up ducks, cake walk and many more activities, are from 5 until 7 p.m. A cake auction begins at 7:15 p.m. and crowning of representatives will be held at 7:30 p.m.

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Religion

Life Chain honors the unborn on Sunday

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 3:39 pm

The annual Life Chain event will be held here in Fayetteville this Sunday, Oct. 26, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. “The purpose of the Life Chain is to bring public awareness of the plight of the unborn and declare options to abortion,” said Bruce Avilla, who is helping organize the event this year. “We will stand publicly, in the name of Jesus, and pray that the message of life will be received

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  • Let ARP help with Thanksgiving meal

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Let some fabulous cooks with the Fayetteville ARP Church make your Thanksgiving meal less stressful, and at the same time, help a worthy cause, the Mission for Madrid. One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will go toward Fayetteville ARP Church sending a mission team to Madrid, Spain, in July 2015. Sides available for purchase are corn casserole, green bean casserole, holiday potatoes and sweet potato casserole. A

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  • Religion

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    “Old Time” Three-day Revival, hosted by the Market Street Church of God in Fayetteville, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 22, to Friday, Oct. 24, at 7p.m. Guest speaker are Pastor David Gardner from Holy Covenant Church of Faith in Pulaski, Craig Carmichael from Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Pastor Philip Buchanan from First Missionary Baptist Church of Winchester. Special musical guest for each night service is Wanda Tate.  

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Health

Raymond Drexler (center) meets with Lincoln Medical EMS and Huntsville MedFlight personnel to thank them for saving his life recently. Pictured are (from left) Matt Ulrich, flight paramedic, Tim Knueven, pilot, both with Huntsville MedFlight; Drexler; Jamie Whorley, paramedic, Lincoln Medical EMS; and Kim Hellums, flight nurse, Huntsville Med Flight. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

Drexler thanks responders for saving his life

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 6:33 am

Raymond Drexler, 67, has been in life-threatening situations throughout his lifetime, but it was while he was in his home in late August that he found himself in the fight of his life. As a young man, Drexler served in the Marine Corps. He served two tours in Vietnam and worked in bomb disposal. When he retired from the Marines, he joined the National Guard full time and continued his

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  • Spine surgery now available in Winchester

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Friedland, Dr. John

    Southern Tennessee Regional Health System officials announce the addition of orthopedic and spine surgeon, Dr. John T. Friedland, to the medical team of Southern Tennessee Orthopedics and Spine Center resulting in the availability of a new service across Franklin, Grundy, Lawrence, Giles and surrounding counties. “Less than a year ago our hospitals in Winchester, Sewanee, Lawrenceburg and Pulaski joined to become a regional health system enabling us to become strong

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  • Motlow SGA hosts blood drive

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    The Motlow College Moore County campus Student Government Association (SGA) will join with Blood Assurance to host a blood drive on Monday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Blood Assurance mobile bus will be located in the parking lot between the Crouch Center and the Forrester Student Center. Students, faculty and staff may sign up to donate by contacting or visiting the Student Success Center in Crouch.

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