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Autism group expands to aid developmental delays

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:16 pm

The Lincoln County Puzzle Solvers Autism Awareness group will hold its November meeting on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Stone Bridge Academy from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The group is expanding to serve not only families with children on the Autism Spectrum but families with children who have a developmental disability. A developmental disability means a disability that is manifested before the person reaches 22 years of age, which constitutes

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  • FPU Harvest of Hope Food Drive begins

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    Fayetteville Public Utilities invites you to participate in the annual Harvest of Hope Food Drive that helps fill the shelves at the Good Samaritan Association of Lincoln County. Donated canned and non-perishable food items help feed our neighbors who need assistance throughout the year. Items like peanut butter, boxed macaroni, canned meats, vegetables and fruits, and dry oats, cereal and noodles are just a few of the staples needed at

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  • Horton history collected

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 11:03 am

    Do you have historical documents, stories, memories or photos of Henry Horton State Park and the Duck River? If so, the park needs your assistance. Henry Horton State Park recently received a grant from Humanities Tennessee for the creation of a historical interpretive document highlighting the history of the park and the Duck River. Part of the grant is focused on collecting and scanning pertinent historical documents, photos and interviews

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  • FPU scores 100 on TVA scorecard

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 6:28 am

    Fayetteville Public Utilities scored a perfect 100 on the recent Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Rate and Credit Check Scorecard. According to Britt Dye, FPU’s CEO and general manager, FPU was the only one out of the 13 local power companies checked thus far to earn a 100. “The scorecard from TVA was very, very detailed,” Dye told the board of directors during the October meeting, complimenting FPU’s accounting staff. “I

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  • Revolutionary War patriot to be remembered

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 5:05 am

    At 12 noon on Saturday, Nov. 8, the Joseph Greer Chapter of the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution will host a ceremony honoring Revolutionary War veteran Col. James Lewis by dedicating a memorial marker at his grave in Franklin County. The ceremony, featuring a presentation of colors and musket volley by the TNSSAR Color Guard, all dressed in Revolutionary War period uniforms, will be held in the Lewis

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  • Local photo on display at state museum

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    Photo by Tony Patterson

    One of three photos taken by former Lynchburg resident Tony Patterson, depicting scenes from Fayetteville, is on display at the Tennessee State Museum as part of an exhibit, “Snapshot: Images of the Volunteer State Captured by Tennesseans”. The digital photo on display captures the brick wall and old Coca-cola advertisement on the side of O’Houlihan’s restaurant in downtown Fayetteville. This digital image exhibit is on display through Nov. 30 and

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  • 12th Scouting Adventure Day a great success

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 3:02 pm


    The 12th Annual Scouting Adventure Day held at Stone Bridge Park on Saturday, Sept. 27, was filled with fun for all ages, with tons of things to do and see. The weather was wonderful, and there were approximately 200 people in attendance. “This was one of the best Scouting Adventure days we have had in the 12 years we have been putting on this event,” said Kent Gaylon, who founded

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