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Rotary president

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm

Dan Holt, (left) the 2014-15 president of the Fayetteville Rotary Club, presents a plaque honoring Owen Bagley, the club’s outgoing president, for his year of service at the club’s helm. The presentation was made during a recent lunch meeting of the Rotary Club. ~ Staff photo by Lucy Williams

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  • Troopers encourage back-to-school safety

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    School bus sign

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging motorists to utilize extra caution in school zones, around school buses and in neighborhoods during the 2014-2015 school year. State troopers will work to raise school safety awareness and target traffic violators, specifically those who speed in school zones, drive distracted and disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children. “There will be more young pedestrians on the roadways, specifically, in and

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  • 110th edition of Lincoln County Fair next month

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 8:20 am

    It's Fair Time

    September 6-13th marks an exciting week of fun and entertainment during the 110th Lincoln County Fair. The week will be packed with rides, entertainment, competition and harness races, along with good food and lots of fun. Concerts through the week include 4-Miles Gone on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., Jon Pardi at 8 p.m. and Parmalee at 9 p.m. At the close of the Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13,

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  • State rep visits veterans’ group

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Ragan, John

    Tennessee State Representative John Ragan will be the speaker at the Vietnam Era Veterans’ next meeting set for Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Mike’s All American Diner above the Walmart in Shelbyville. Ragan, the current state representative to the General Assembly for District 33, serves as vice chairman of House Government Operations Committee, on the House Insurance and Banking Committee, National Conference of

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  • St. Paul historical publication available

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 5:45 am

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    St. Paul AME Church announces the availability of the historical publication, “The Legacy of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, Tennessee 1824-2014”. Anyone eligible to receive a book and legacy coin with their donation to the Legacy Project may contact Thomas Kemp at 433-0252 for delivery of their book and coin. Books are on sale for $25 for anyone interested in obtaining a copy of this historical book,

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  • National Farmers Market Week proclaimed

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 5:59 am

    Farmers Market

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 3 through 9, 2014, “National Farmers Market Week”. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities that host them. The declaration was made via an official proclamation signed by Secretary Vilsack. This year marks the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week recognizing the important role that farmers markets play in the

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  • Vanderbilt physicians see rise in brown recluse spider bites

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    The brown recluse spider has a violin-shaped image on its back.

    Vanderbilt medical toxicologists are reporting an increase in patients seen with brown recluse spider bites this summer.   The venomous bites usually heal well if left alone, according to Tennessee Poison Center Medical Director Donna Seger, M.D., but there are so many urban legends about these bites, patients frequently apply many treatments before seeking medical advice.   There are two components to spider bites — the cutaneous lesion and, more

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