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Fayetteville firefighters among the 100-plus firemen from across the state participating in the Fifth Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in Nashville ear-lier this month included (front from left) Dalton Smartt, Josh Seymour, Davy Bergman, (back) Tony Kimbrough, Jeff Smartt, and Michael Pendergrass. Each of the men climbed 110 stories in full turnout gear at the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower as part of the memorial, paying tribute to the 343 fallen firefighters who gave their lives to rescue and evacuate people on Sept. 11, 2001.

City firefighters remember their fallen brothers in NY

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 3:18 pm

Several Fayetteville firefighters were in Nashville for the 5th Annual Nashville 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, which was held on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 14, at the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower in downtown Nashville. And for each of the firemen, the event was personal … The men climbed 110 stories in remembrance of the 343 Fire Department of New York Firefighters who died 13 years ago at the Twin

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  • Champion steer

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    Champion Steer

    Lincoln County 4-H’er Kelsey Faulkner had the Champion Market Steer at the 4-H Central Region Steer Show. She was also the Reserve Champion in Showmanship and was the Premier Exhibitor in Senior Level II at the state 4-H Beef Expo.

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  • McCormick wins

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    McCormick Wins --

    Local 4-H’er Amy Ann McCormick had the Champion Bred by Exhibitor Angus Heifer at the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Murfreesboro.

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  • First ‘my Social Security Week’ observed nationally

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    In honor of the 79th Anniversary of the Social Security Act, Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced the first national “my Social Security Week”. From Aug. 17-23, Social Security hosted numerous events to highlight the many benefits of a my Social Security account, a personalized online account people can establish at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.

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  • Rotary honors WWII vets

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:34 am

    Rotary -- WWII Vet (4) --

    Three World War II veterans were on hand for the Sept. 2 meeting of the Fayetteville Rotary Club, which also featured one of those three as the keynote speaker. Pictured are (from left) Dick Farrar, WWW II veterans William Simpson, Owen Shelton, and Ike Farrar, Rotary Club President Dan Holt, and Jeanine Horvath. Dick Farrar and Horvath presented the program, which featured Ike Farrar, a 95-year-old WWII veteran who served

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  • Gattis Leadership Class

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Gattis Leadership

    Members of the Gattis Leadership class recently attended an Education Day program hosted by Motlow College. The Gattis Leadership program, named in honor of a former Moore County mayor, the late Peggy Gattis, assists business, government and community leaders in their shared vision of strengthening and promoting communities in the South Central Tennessee region. Pictured are (standing, from left) Sadie Fowler, Bedford County; Jessie Parker, Giles County; Thom Robinson, Coffee

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  • Fayetteville Main Street hosts IDEA Initiative

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:34 am

    IDEA Initiative 01 --

    The topic, Ignite Downtown Economic Action, a Tennessee Main Street Program, provided the impetus for a brainstorming session Thursday afternoon between state and local officials as they looked for creative ways to develop a more vibrant downtown and draw more to the heart of the city. IDEA Initiative is a program brought about to benefit 26 Tennessee Main Street communities as a courtesy of the state Department of Economic and

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