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April Fool’s Seminar for Seniors set

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 8:49 am

Seniors are invited to attend the free April Fool’s Day Seminar highlighting scams targeting senior citizens and offering advice as to how they can protect themselves and prevent themselves from becoming victims. The seminar will be held Wednesday, April 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 1015 Lewisburg Highway in Fayetteville. A complimentary lunch will be provided after the seminar. The event is being sponsored

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  • Haven of Hope warns of mail solicitation scam

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 4:11 pm

    Haven of Hope is warning residents of unauthorized mail solicitations requesting funds for the Haven of Hope to “send our ladies on a nice relaxing vacation”. “In an effort of continued accountability to the program and to our supporting community, the Haven directors and staff encourage everyone to beware of unauthorized solicitation for non-profits,” said Mona Mason, executive director. Solicitation efforts coordinated by Haven of Hope should be accompanied by

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  • FPU’s Project Help aids elderly, disabled

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    Fayetteville Public Utilities reminds local residents that heating assistance is available for the elderly and disabled through the utility’s Project Help program. You may apply for Project Help assistance at the Good Samaritan Association of Lincoln County office at 208 West Davidson Street, Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Please present your photo ID, the current heating bill for which you need assistance and proof of total

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  • AMBUCS donation

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Members of Southern Middle Tennessee chapter of AMBUCS present the Alvin C. York VA Hospital’s physical therapy department with a new rehabilitation trike. AMBUCS is made up of membership from the American Legion and the VFW. Pictured are (from left) Greg Dodson, senior vice commander, VFW Post 2167; Karla Majes, physical therapist at Alvin C. York VA Hospital; and Tom Gallagher, chief of volunteer service at Alvin C. York VA

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  • New 2015 state maps available

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 5:19 am

    The official 2015 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers. This year’s map contains new information to assist motorists and features a special cover to commemorate the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s centennial. The 2015 map contains historical photographs that look back at the development of Tennessee’s highway system over the last 100 years. It also highlights State Route 1, the first cross-state highway built by the state of Tennessee.

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  • Lions recognize local poster contest winners

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 10:53 am

    Fayetteville Lions Club announced local and district winners of the Annual Peace Poster Contest. Pictured (from left) are Ruth McKamey of Riverside Christian Academy; Lion Cal Perkins, contest chairman; Hannah Carley, Meridianville Middle School; and Karlee Wakefield, Fayetteville Middle School.

    Fayetteville Lions Club sponsored regional schools’ participation in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. “Peace, Love and Understanding” was the 2014-15 theme. Students ages 11-13 were encouraged to visually depict their interpretation of the contest theme. More than 350,000 children participate in the contest annually across the globe. Three schools in this area entered, and local judges declared one winner per school. The winners and their parents were invited to

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  • Veteran recalls the dark of Vietnam nights

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:58 pm

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    Ralph Dietz, a Vietnam veteran, was the guest speaker during the February meeting of the Vietnam Era Veterans held at Mike’s All American Diner in Shelbyville. Tom Taylor, with the Vietnam vets group, read a story written by Dietz for introduction. Following is the story he shared, titled, “A Night in the Jungle.” “May 28, 2014, more than 45 years later, it seems like just yesterday to me. I recall

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