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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.

Harold’s Hog Wash takes home high NBBQA honors

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:36 am

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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  • Petrina’s exhibit on display

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 7:50 am

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    The photographic works of Lincoln County’s Crystal Petrina will be featured in Watkins College of Art, Design & Film’s series of BFA Thesis Exhibitions from the Departments of Fine Art and Photography. The double show, also featuring work from student Alexine Rioux of Whites Creek, will open Thursday, April 10, with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m., and remain on display in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery on

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  • Higgins plans spring workshop

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    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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  • Tennessee State Parks announce guided tour packages

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Tennessee State Parks is excited to announce that guided tour packages are available for visitors. Guided waterfall tours, Tennessee Civil War tours and outdoor adventure packages will begin in April and continue through the fall.   The reservation deadline is two weeks prior to each tour. Guided tour packages include:   Waterfalls Tour Waterfall tours are available April 28-30, May 12-14 and June 9-11. The all-inclusive package, $249 per person,

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