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Relay for Life

Relay For Life set May 2

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • Democratic Party to hold reorganization meeting March 28

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    The Lincoln County Democratic Party will hold a County Convention for Reorganization on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 12 noon. The meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Fayetteville Municipal Building on the east side of the Fayetteville square. The chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, treasurer, and members of the executive committee will be elected. The agenda for 2015 will also be discussed. All Democratic residents, who are eligible voters

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  • SAAW offers discount

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Southern Alliance of Animal Welfare (SAAW) has announced a promotion for low-cost spay for dogs. This promotion, thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is income based, and owners must be residents of Lincoln County. For a medium size female dog weighing 30 to 65 pounds, the cost is $20. Appointments are limited so call SAAW for an appointment at (931) 433-0120. The clinic is located

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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

Reptiles, Amphibians course slated

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:14 pm

The Lincoln County 4-H Club invites all fourth through 12th graders to attend the 3rd annual “Reptiles and Amphibians” course. Opening class is on Wednesday, April 1, from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m. at the UT Extension Office. Classes will be weekly, continuing for a total of eight weeks. Admission is free. Are you interested in learning about snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, salamanders, and crocodiles? Then this course is for you!

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  • LCHS hosts sophomore orientation

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:14 am

    Lincoln County High School would like to invite prospective 10th grade students and their parents to join the faculty and administration for the annual Sophomore Orientation. The event will be held Thursday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium of LCHS. Registration information and materials will be provided at this time. “Faculty and administration will be available to meet and answer questions concerning our various curricular and extra-curricular opportunities

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  • Marilyn Ashby Award

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    Marilyn Ashby Award

    Askins School students nominated for the Marilyn Ashby Award for Excellence are (front, from left) Kendall England, Saira Martinez, Akeyra Askins, Cassie Tito, (rear) Aniya Eddings, Eli Layne and Alex Dixon. The Marilyn Ashby award is presented each year to one third grade student who demonstrates a commitment to the community and exemplifies honesty, respect, self-discipline, perseverance, responsibility and positive self-esteem.

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Religion

ARP churches hold Holy Week services

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 7:20 am

The Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Churches of Lincoln County announce Holy Week services and invite the residents of Lincoln County to attend. On Monday night, March 30, there will be a presentation entitled, “The Gospel in the Feasts of Israel” at Fayetteville ARP Church, presented by Jews for Jesus. As the title suggests, the celebrations of the Old Testament and its worship system foretell the coming of Christ, and this

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  • Holy Week services slated

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    Holy Week Services will be held beginning with Palm Sunday on March 29. Palm Sunday’s service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m. Pam Wells of Highland and Lincoln UMC is speaking, and St. Paul AME’s lyrical dance team will lead in a special time of worship. The weekday services will be held Monday through Friday at First Baptist church in the fellowship hall. Services begin

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  • Religion

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    Revival at New Life Heart to Heart Church, located at 1922 Wilson Parkway, will continue through Thursday, March 26. Services begin at 6 p.m. Evangelist Danial Couch is the featured speaker. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Bro. Derrick Jones at (931) 993-5233.   Spring Revival at West End Cumberland Presbyterian Church of America, pastored by The Rev. Dezi Fletcher, will be held March 25-27 beginning at

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Health

Relay for Life

Relay For Life set May 2

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • LCHS Foundation eyes mini-ambulance

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:27 am

    The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance, much like the one pictured above, for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. The mini-ambulance will be used at large scale events like the Fair and Host of Christmas Past, where standard ambulances cannot always reach the patient quickly due to crowds.

    Proceeds from Boston Butt Sale in May to aid effort The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. This will be an off road vehicle that will be used for events and special rescue situations. “Each year the foundation chooses an item to focus all their fundraising goals around,” explained Debbie Pruitt, Foundation

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  • Wright honored

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Wright honored --

    Richard Wright accepts a proclamation by the Lincoln County Commission at Tuesday night’s meeting for his most recent win as the 2015 Tennessee Ambulance Association’s John Bond Administrator of the Year. Wright is director of Lincoln Medical Center EMS.

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