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Rain Gutter Regatta

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Boy Scout Pack 329’s Rain Gutter Regatta was held last week. Winners are (from left) Colson Whitt, second place; Curt Cannon, first place; and Sam Reynolds, third place.

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  • Askew visits Alpha Kappa

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    Bob Askew accepts a Fayetteville-Lincoln County afghan from Patsy Crawford of the Alpha Kappa Club. The Fayetteville native spoke to the club in February about the children’s book, “Sewanee A to Z”, which he illustrated.

    Alpha Kappa Club welcomed Bob Askew, well-known watercolor and oil painter from Sewanee, during its February meeting. Askew paints landscapes and architecture with special emphasis on Sewanee scenes. Program Committee Chair Patsy Crawford gave an introduction of Askew prior to his presentation which was peppered with many great memories of Bob growing up in Fayetteville. Bob is the son of member Carolyn Askew and her husband, Bill, and brother of

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  • Crafters set spring show

    Posted on February 19, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    Elk Valley Crafters’ 21st annual Spring Show will be held Saturday, March 14, at Lincoln County High School from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. This will be a one-day event. Admission to the show is free, with ample free parking. There will be food and drink vendors in and around the school. Exhibitors make up a wide variety of crafts and offer something for everyone. There are no “flea market”

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  • CHP holds annual Adnia Rice Awards Banquet

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Receiving awards during Carriage House Players’ 2015 Adnia Rice Awards Banquet, held Feb. 7, are (front, from left) Brenda Wilkes, Mickey Johnson, Jennifer Bradford, Andrea Delap, Lisa Adams, Sara Jo Pierce, Hannah Williams, (back) Sonia Bradford, Ricky Pierce, Kyle Spears, Will Gentry, Ben Spears, Tessa Aldridge, Sonya Williams, Lee Williams, and Mark Mitchell.

    “Willy Wonka” and “Southern Hospitality” were the big winners during Carriage House Players’ annual Adnia Rice Awards Banquet held Feb. 7 at Washington Street Church of Christ. “We had a great awards banquet Saturday night,” said Brenda Wilkes, CHP president. “We want to thank everyone who worked hard to make it a great night, and congratulations, too, to all of our winners!” Named CHP’s Member of the Year was Mickey

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  • Weekend food program now in all elementary schools here

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    McBurg United Methodist Church has pledged its support to Hands of Mercy’s weekend feeding program for students, making Unity School the final elementary school in the county to offer the program. Pictured here during a recent delivery of food to Unity School are (from left) Tina Hudson with Hands of Mercy; Assistant Principal Emily Pierce and Principal Dennis Eakin with Unity School; and Kathy and Jamie Jones, representing McBurg United Methodist Church. Not pictured is Rita Hillis who spearheaded the effort for the church. ~ Staff photo by Sandy Williams

    Thanks to the support of McBurg United Methodist Church, Hands of Mercy’s weekend feeding program for kids is now at Unity School, making it the final elementary school in the city and county to offer the program. “We are officially in all the schools now,” said Tina Hudson, Hands of Mercy president. The Bags of Blessings program, or “BOBs” as it is called in the schools, provides weekend meals for

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  • GriefShare set at West End Baptist

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 10:22 am

    A grief recovery support group, GriefShare, will meet every Sunday at West End Baptist Church at 6 p.m. beginning Feb. 15. GriefShare is a special weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. It’s a place where you can be around people who understand how you feel and the pain of your loss. At GriefShare, you’ll learn valuable information that will help you through this difficult time

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  • Touring Biltmore

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    Touring Biltmore --

    Fayetteville High School students are pictured in front of the Biltmore Estate. On Dec. 19, 47 students, four teachers and three parental chaperones left from FHS by chartered bus to Asheville, N.C. to tour the Biltmore. Upon arrival, everyone enjoyed lunch at the Deerpark pavilion. After lunch, the group perused the gift shops and grounds of the estate. Lastly, the group was divided into three groups and were given a

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