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State Fair to showcase arts, crafts heritage

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:37 am

The Tennessee State Fair will host several demonstrations and exhibits to showcase Tennessee’s rich arts and crafts heritage. “We are thrilled to have local artists showcase their crafts at the creative arts exhibition at the fair,” said Bill Mullins, Tennessee craft artist manager for the Tennessee State Fair. “We have several opportunities for fair-goers to see local artists demonstrate their skills and it will add to a great fair experience

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  • CHP sets auditions for next production

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    comedy, drama

    Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 8-9, at the Lincoln County Museum complex at 6:30 p.m. This production will be performed on Nov. 6, 7, 8 and 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Brenda Wilkes, assisted by Andrew Neal, will direct this play. There are roles for four men, six women, eight boys (ages ranging

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  • Mike Wolfe to host Kids Picker event at state fair

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 7:34 am

    Mike Wolfe

    Television’s Mike Wolfe and his A&E Network show that teaches kids how to pick through trash to find hidden treasures will be a main attraction at this year’s Tennessee State Fair in September. Wolfe, who explains regularly to millions of kids on his nationally televised production that being a Kid Picker is all about unlocking the mysteries of the past, will be sending the same message to a contingent of

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National Entertainment


Porter to speak to Vietnam Vets

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:38 am

The next meeting of the Vietnam Era Veterans will be on Thursday, Sept. 11, or 9/11, a date Americans will never forget. The featured speaker for the event will be Donnie Porter, a member of the Vietnam Era Veterans. Porter descends from Benjamin Porter who settled in Lincoln County in1809, the year it was formed from Bedford. He was the 3rd great-grandson of John Porter of Felsted, County Essex, England, who came

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  • Happenings

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Lincoln County Republican Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Fayetteville Church of God, 17 Monks Road, beginning at 7 p.m.   A family reunion will be held for the relatives of Brewer, Haislip, Luna and Riner families at H.V. Griffin Park in Shelbyville on Saturday, Sept. 6, beginning at 10 a.m. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share and lawn chairs.

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  • Happenings

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Music in the Park will feature 4-Way Stop in a free outdoor concert at Stone Bridge Park on Thursday, Aug. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. The series is sponsored by the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, City of Fayetteville, and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation.   Boston butts for the benefit of the McBurg Community Center are being sold for $35 each. For information or to reserve a butt, call (931)

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