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Fayetteville Main Street hosts IDEA Initiative

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:34 am

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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  • Local 4-H team takes top honors

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 12:11 pm

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    The Lincoln County 4-H dairy judging team took top honors in state 4-H Dairy judging contest held in Lebanon. Pictured (from left) are Dan Owen, extension agent; Kelly Faulkner; Molly Odell; Abigayle Pollock; Alex Tanner; and Jeff Mitchell, UT Extension. Abigayle was the second high individual, Molly the fifth high individual and Kelsey was seventh in oral reason.

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  • Elk Watershed Buffer Initiative kicks off here

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    An Elk River Watershed Buffer Initiative Kickoff was held at the Lincoln County Fairground’s Exhibition Building on Monday, Aug. 11. The event had a great turnout of landowners from Lincoln, Franklin and Giles counties. Many agency personnel also attended. The Lincoln County Soil Conservation District hosted the event with assistance from David Qualls of the Lincoln County UT Extension Office. Speakers for the event included Pat Gibson of Farm Service

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  • UCHRA announces local food program

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program in Lincoln County. The CACFP, administered by the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency in 25 middle Tennessee counties, reimburses participating day care home providers all or part of the costs of providing healthy nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care. The level of reimbursement depends upon certain economic criteria. The

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  • Rotary president

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm

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    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

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    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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