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BRAT stops here

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 3:53 pm

These are a few of the 275 bike riders coming from 31 states camped out in Lions Park last Monday here in Fayetteville. The group is part of BRAT – Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee –  covering 450 miles in seven days. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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  • Coach T celebrates

    Posted on September 22, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    coach t - joe namath

    The 1964 University of Alabama National Championship football team held its 50th Anniversary Saturday in Tuscaloosa as the Tide match up with the Florida Gators. Pictured above are two members of that team, retired Coach and Athletic Director Louis Thompson and retired NFL quarterback Joe Namath.

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  • ‘Fast, Furriest’ slated

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:18 am

    “The Fast and The Furriest – Running For Their Lives 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk” is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, at Stonebridge Park. All proceeds generated from this event will used to support the Humane Society of Lincoln County Animal Shelter and further its efforts to reduce the number of unwanted pets in Lincoln County. Everyone is invited – young and old, runners, as well as walkers.

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  • IL’s Five-Mile Race set for Sept. 20

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    The Imagination Library of Lincoln County will hold its Five-Mile Race on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Kiwanis Park in Fayetteville. “Imagine – running the avenues on a cool fall morning to raise money for a great cause,” said Helen Fussell, race director. “Everyone benefits from the Imagination Library!” The new distance and new location for the annual IL race will see runners begin the race at Kiwanis Park on Thornton

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  • Supporting archery

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Supporting Archery

    The Bank of Frankewing made a very generous donation of $250 to the Lincoln County 4-H archery program. David Barnes (left) and Jennifer Reese (right) presented a check to Caroline Bonner, a 4-H member who is helping to get the archery program up and running. Barnes and Reese are both long-time Lincoln County residents. Mr. Barnes stated that the Bank of Frankewing is pleased to invest in Lincoln County’s young

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  • Run for Ella set at Cotton Mill Preserve

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Run Lincoln County will hold the annual Run for Ella at The Cotton Mill Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. The course will be the same as in previous years with the first 2 1/2 miles the same for the 10K and 5K. The 10K will split off and head for more trails, which will include hills, rocks, roots and possibly mud if it rains. This is

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  • Tennis lessons offered

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 4:38 am

    Tennis Racket and Balls

    Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department announces tennis programs offered to the public. Clare Sevier Ray, a teacher at Riverside Christian Academy, former number one player at Middle Tennessee State University and two-time OVC Player of the Year, is offering programs for all ages and levels of players. Whether you’re just beginning or a seasoned player, there’s a place for everyone. Programs offered include, but are not limited to, ladies clinics,

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