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Animal Shelter’s ‘limited admission’ policy recapped

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 5:45 am

The Humane Society of Lincoln County’s Animal Shelter is a “Limited Admission” Shelter – that means that when cages or kennels are full, the Shelter staff will not accept any owner surrendered or stray animals until space becomes available. “If the Shelter is at capacity, the only way to make room for more animals is to get some adopted or euthanize them,” said Sharon Dunkin, president of the Humane Society,

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  • Area cat owner in Friskies finals

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Lilac and Linus

    It’s time to determine which Internet cats have what it takes to earn one of “The Friskies” coveted catuettes, and among those in the competition is Hazel Green’s Sara Frye and her cats Lilac and Linus. Friskies opened voting to the public recently to find the next Internet cat superstar with the third annual “The Friskies” — the awards for the best Internet cat videos of the year. Now through

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  • Helping the animals

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Helping the Animals

    For her seventh birthday, Raegan Clemons asked friends and family to make donations of cat and dog food in lieu of giving her birthday gifts. Here, Raegan delivers the donations to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter. She is the daughter of Lincoln County’s Scott and Amy Clemons.

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  • SAAW clinic sees 2,594 surgeries in first year

    Posted on June 16, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    After its first year in operation, the Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic in Parks City has released numbers regarding surgeries. According to Bonnie Cowan, SAAW/Lincoln County president, since May 22, 2013, the clinic has spayed and neutered 1,065 dogs and 1,529 cats. Total number of surgeries is 2,594. “Years of work and experience in TNR working in the City of Fayetteville, transporting all those dogs and cats to far away

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  • Helping our animals

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Helping Our Animals

    Motlow College’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter donates much-needed items to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter. Pictured are (from left) Kimberlynn Young, Professor Michael Hartman, Bill Capshaw and Brutus, Ashley Warren, Lidia Juarez, Michaela Fulkerson, and Hanna Counts. A monetary donation was made as well.

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  • Amos finds a new forever home after night of terror

    Posted on June 3, 2014 at 7:33 am

    Amos with Stan Spray

    PAUL HENRY staff writer As the sun rose on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, it revealed the devastation from the previous Monday night’s tornado outbreak here in Lincoln County – a scene of sweeping destruction, crisis, confusion and loss. Truly in a matter of minutes, the storms brought unexpected change to the lives of so many in our community. But, in many ways, it’s a new beginning forced by the hand

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  • Cutest Pet Winners

    Posted on May 12, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Cutest Pet Contest Winners --

    Winners of Lakeway Publisher’s online Cutest Pet Contest are pictured with their owners. Left is third place winner, Sophie, held by owner Janene Luckado from Tracy City. Right is first place winner, Cupcakes, held by Dianne Tipps of Fayetteville. Not pictured is Gypsy, the second place winner from Decherd. There were 43 entries in this year’s contest, with over 630 votes cast. All three winners received a prize package from

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