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A new non-profit organization has been formed to provide local school children with clothing and shoes. The mission of the new resource, “Clothe Our Kids”, is to provide at-risk children and needy children with clothing and shoes. “As a second part to our vision, we plan on stocking each school nurse’s office with socks, new underwear and gender-neutral sweatpants in case of accidents,” said Laura Mayer, co-founder with Shelley Lyon
Friends of the Lincoln County Library meet to discuss the Friends of the Library Winter Gala 2014. This third annual event will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, from 6-8 p.m. at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library. Tickets are on sale and may be purchased from any FoL board member, Bank of Lincoln County or Carter’s Drug Store. Tickets are $35 per person and will include a beverage and hoer’s d’oeuvers. A
Lincoln County Relay for Life will be offering gift wrapping services on Dec. 14 at Fayetteville’s Dollar General Market, located at 1416 Huntsville Highway. The announcement was made by Emily Hunter, chairman for the 2013-2014 Lincoln County Relay for Life. Committee members will begin wrapping gifts at 9 a.m. and will continue while supplies last. This service will be provided in exchange for a donation to Lincoln County’s Relay for
Millions of Americans will be preparing meals and traveling throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The American Red Cross has safety tips for the kitchen and for the highway. “More home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year,” said Chris Osborne, Communications Officer, Alabama Red Cross. “The week of Thanksgiving is also one of the busiest travel periods. We want people to arrive at their
Ruby Red Christmas returns for its 6th year spreading holiday joy at every turn. Beginning Friday, December 6th, then every Friday and Saturday night 5 pm – 9 pm all month long! Experience the sights and sounds of Christmas with carriage rides, acoustical music, apple cider and back this season: roundtrip Double Decker Bus rides from downtown Chattanooga! Board the Double Decker Bus at 6 pm from the Tennessee Aquarium
Decatur, Ala. – The Albany and Old Decatur Historic Districts will present their annual Historic Decatur Christmas Tour on Saturday, December 14, 2013 where twelve homes and sites, trimmed in traditional decorations, will be open for viewing. The self-guided tour will take place from 2 to 8 p.m., and along with the tour, the annual event offers holiday decorating tips, carriage rides, refreshments, and live holiday music, and this year’s
RANDY WEILER mtsu media relations While watching Super Bowl XLVII in February, a Lincoln County native and Middle Tennessee State University alumna knew she made the right decision regarding an endowed gift to the university. During the game — won by the Baltimore Ravens, 34-31, against the San Francisco 49ers — the now famous “So God made a farmer” commercial for Dodge Ram trucks aired, featuring the late Paul
In just its first year of competition, Fayetteville Middle School’s robotics team, Robo Tigers, is making its mark. The team’s first competition was held last Saturday in Tullahoma, and with 32 teams in attendance, FMS was one of 18 to qualify for the next competition at Tennessee Tech on Saturday, Dec. 7. The FMS Robotics Team won the Research Award during the first competition. Headed up by FMS teacher Maggie
The Motlow College Fayetteville Center recently named Mr. and Miss Motlow for the 2013-14 academic year. Miss Motlow is Cassie Disheroon, an elementary education major. Mr. Motlow is Johnathan Lewter, who is majoring in history. Both are residents of Fayetteville. Mr. and Miss Motlow are chosen for each of Motlow’s four campuses, with those selected representing the college at social and educational functions throughout the academic year.
Several members of the Lincoln County community gathered at Riverside Christian Academy last Wednesday to pray for our community, state, and nation and to enjoy a meal together and hear a word from State Sen. Jim Tracy. Tracy spoke to the audience about his campaign for a seat in the U.S. House as the representative of Tennessee’s fourth congressional district. The primary election will take place in August of 2014.
Surviving the Holidays, help for those dealing with grief during the holidays, is set for Dec. 5 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at West End Baptist Church. No matter how long it’s been since your loved one died, grief can make the holidays a painful time. But, there’s hope. Join GriefShare for an encouraging seminar that will help you survived the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again.
Tabatha Marr of Tullahoma shared her faith, her experiences and what she learned as a missionary to New Guinea recently with the Booneville United Methodist Church congregation. Before her presentation, Tabatha and her friends were treated to a delicious breakfast. Many of her family members attended the church to hear about her experiences, as well. Wycliffe Bible Translators sponsored Tabatha’s mission, which is the GET Global Program. She was responsible
In an effort to reduce the spread of influenza among school children and their families, the Lincoln County Department of Education and Lincoln County Health Department partnered to provide flu clinics at all county schools recently. Local and regional public health staff gave 435 vaccines as part of the effort. School nurses and the Office of Coordinated School Health helped plan and facilitate the clinics. The school-based clinics strengthen
Sixty members of the Lincoln County High School HOSA class recently completed the Society of Chest Pain Center’s Early Heart Attack Care Training (EHAC). Vicky Groce, chief nursing officer, and Debbie Yorba, ER/ICU nurse manager, both of Lincoln Medical Center, awarded each student an EHAC deputy badge to symbolize their completion of training.
Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful, to be with family and friends and to enjoy good food. A Vanderbilt dietitian says that making sure the food you serve is prepared and stored properly can ensure that everyone has a safe and healthy experience. “Nobody is thankful about food that ends up making them sick,” says Vanderbilt University Medical Center dietitian and certified personal trainer Jessica Bennett. “But