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Young ladies accessorizing their outfits with the favorite hats enjoy the Tea and Crumpets event hosted by the Women’s Day Committee of St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Fayetteville. Tea and Crumpets, held at the Gleghorn Center, included a tea etiquette demonstration, special poetry presentations, a parade of young beauty, and a parade of seasoned beauty.

‘Tea, Crumpets’ honors women in leadership

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 4:02 pm

The Women’s Day Committee of St. Paul A.M.E. Church recently sponsored “Tea and Crumpets: Honoring Women Leaders of Our Community”. This noon day event at the Gleghorn Center included a Tea Etiquette Demo, Langston Hughes and other poetry presented by younger and older ladies, a parade of young beauty and a parade of seasoned beauty. Serving as master of ceremonies was Dee Dee Travis. The luncheon menu consisted of ham

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  • FHS teachers focus of art project

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 6:57 am

    Teachers from Fayetteville High School display their finger-painted portraits created by the school’s art students as part of a special project stemming from an in-class assignment in which they studied Chuck Close, a famous visual artist. The featured teachers chosen for the portraits are (from left) Curt Painter, Jason Brown, Kathy Holland and Tavis England.

    FHS art students enjoyed finger painting portraits of some of their favorite teachers during an after-school art club meeting with their teacher, Jennie Roles-Walter. “The lesson stemmed from an in-class art assignment where they studied famous visual artist Chuck Close,” said Mrs. Walter. “Chuck Close is known for creating large, hyper realistic paintings with grids, circles and actual finger painting.” The students’ work was displayed near the school’s main office

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  • Word from Library … Summer reading nears

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 6:01 am


    JILLIAN RAEL library director This year the library is getting back to the core of the importance of summer reading for kids. While we will host a wide variety of programs at the library, we have completely redesigned the program to be more inclusive. Partnering with local schools, we are distributing program booklets to each school child in the county between Pre-K and 8th grade. The point system is based

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  • 91st birthday

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    91st Birthday --

    Virginia Tate celebrated her 91st birthday on March 14 at Marvin’s Restaurant. Celebrating with her were her daughter, Peggy, and son-in-law, Jim Coleman; sister, Dorothy Steelman; niece, Gloria and husband, Jerry Williams, and their daughter, Cynthia Williams; nephew, Danny, and wife, Rita Dodson; nephew, Michael, and wife, Kathy Dodson; and their granddaughter, Julia Dodson.

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  • Benefit singing planned

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:58 am

    Benefit planned

    There will be a benefit singing on Sunday, April 26, at Hope Assembly of God from 3:30 to 5 p.m.  to help promote George Hensley into the Northwest Alabama Song Writer’s Hall of Fame. A portion of the proceeds will go to help buy musical instruments for underprivileged kids. Hope Assembly is located at 28 Deer Trace Road off Highway 431 North. Here, Hensley pauses for a photo with County

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  • FMS to stage Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 9:59 am

    Aladdin and Jasmine, portrayed by Andrew Dixon and Amberly Fly, admire the Magic Lamp in the upcoming production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. The production is presented by Fayetteville Middle School. The dates for the production are May 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 13, school day performances. You may contact the school at 438-2533 for more information.

    Fayetteville Middle School will present Disney’s Aladdin Jr., with performances set for May. Dates for the production are May 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 13, during the day for local schools. For information about the performances, contact the school at 438-2533. Inside the Royal Palace gates in the faraway city of Agrabah, Princess Jasmine prepares to choose a husband. Against Jasmine’s wishes, her father, the

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  • Neil Simon comedy at LCHS

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Lincoln County High School Drama Club members (from left) Shelby Hope, Tessa Aldridge, Porshia Poarch, Victoria Chaplin and Kate Mucke rehearse for the upcoming play “Rumors”, a Neil Simon mystery/comedy which portrays a house full of two lawyers, a doctor, politician and his wife, a Polish cooking show host, a glamourous housewife and an accountant. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    Lincoln County High School’s Drama Department presents “Rumors”, Neil Simon’s side-splitting comedy, on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, and again on May 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and on May 3 at 2 p.m. This rollicking play has a mystery element used for a comic effect. In this, “whodunit” mystery, four couples gather for an anniversary party at the home of Charley Brock and wife, Myra. When

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