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Bolte, local author, speaks at library

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm

Local author and Lincoln County resident Betty Bolte will be speaking at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library on Tuesday, April 29, at 6 p.m. Bolte’s program will focus on “Weaving Historical Facts Into Fiction”, based on the research she’s done to inform not only the stories in her book, “Hometown Heroines”, but also in her historical romances and her debut contemporary novel, “Traces”. Additionally, she will be appearing at the

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  • Higgins plans spring workshop

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:51 am

    Higgins Funeral Home cordially invites the public to the upcoming “Spring Workshop” which will be held on April 23 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ, located at 209 Washington Street East, Fayetteville. This event will provide attendees with unique information from the following guest speakers before lunch is served: Attorney John Richardson, legal Issues involving estate planning, last will and testament and power

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  • Luminarias available for Relay event

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:51 pm


    Honor your loved ones at the 2014 Relay for Life by purchasing luminarias in their honor or memory. For a minimum donation of $10, your loved one will be remembered with a luminaria bag placed around the Relay for Life walking track for a special ceremony on May 2. To purchase a luminaria, please visit any of these participating Relay team location: Fayetteville Public Utilities, First Bank, Bank of Lincoln

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  • Harold’s Hog Wash takes home high NBBQA honors

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:36 am

    In additional to taking fourth place in the Mustard Mild category of National Barbecue Association competition, the Harold’s Hog Wash T-shirt also won third in the NBBQA apparel contest.

    The National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) has announced that local product, Harold’s Hog Wash, was among the top winners in this year’s Awards of Excellence competition, earning fourth place in the Mustard Mild category. The award was announced at the organization’s annual conference held March 5-9 in San Marcos, Texas. “BBQ enthusiasts from all over the country come here to measure their products against their peers,” said Roy Slicker, association president.

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  • 4-H’ers make blankets for care center

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm

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    The Lincoln County Homeschool 4-H Club completed a very special community service project in March. Members of the club worked together to make six blankets, which were donated to some very deserving residents at the Fayetteville Care and Rehabilitation Center. The project planners were Jesse Franklin and Ben Fisk who are members of the Homeschool Club. At least 30 4-H Club members participated in the project, which was a very

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  • South Lincoln poets capture spring in rhythm, rhyme

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    South Lincoln School eighth graders, who won the recent Eighth Grade Spring Poetry Contest, display poems they wrote. They are (kneeling, from left) Connor Fowler, Evann Fowler, Blake Moore, (standing) Maegan Porter, Emily Bradford and Alyssa Thompson.

    South Lincoln School and Brenda George are proud to announce the following winners of the eighth grade Spring Poetry Contest. The winners are Emily Bradford, Connor Fowler, Evann Fowler, Blake Moore, Maegan Porter and Alyssa Thompson. The winning poems included the following elements of poetry; rhyme, rhyme scheme, internal rhyme, slant rhyme assonance, slant rhyme consonance, onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, repetition, a title with alliteration, and a hand-drawn border

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  • City egg hunt set April 10

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 8:32 am


    City of Fayetteville Parks & Recreation Department’s Easter Eggstravaganza egg hunt will be held Thursday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the Lions Club/Don Davidson Complex on Wilson Parkway. Egg hunt will be divided into age groups. There will be door prizes and golden eggs. Come out and join the fun. There is no admission charge; everything is free. For more information about the event, call the Recreation Department at

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