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2015 LCHS Graduation (65)

Classes of 2015 presented

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 3:48 pm

The Classes of 2015 are presented in this week’s edition of The Times. The special section features pictures of graduates from Lincoln County High School, Fayetteville High School and Riverside Christian Academy, as well local home schools, stories about their top honors, awards, and scholarships. The section also includes photo coverage of commencement exercises held at each of the schools over the past week. The images were captured by Paul

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  • City occupancy tax given final nod

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 9:13 am

    The City of Fayetteville’s occupancy tax, commonly referred to as a hotel/motel tax, has crossed its final hurdles and will become effective July 1. Members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave the measure their approval Tuesday, just days after Gov. Bill Haslam signed it into law, setting into place a 3.5 percent tax on any establishment in the city that provides accommodations. Prior to gaining the governor’s signature,

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  • LCHS, RCA grads walking this week

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 5:10 am

    Graduation cap

    While Fayetteville High School’s Class of 2015 took their final walk as high school students Friday night, commencement exercises for both Lincoln County High School and Riverside Christian Academy are set for this week.   Riverside Christian Commencement will be held Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. in Riverside Christian Academy’s gymnasium. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ralph Gilmore, professor of Bible and philosophy at Freed Hardeman. Rebecca Lynn

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Business News

Mother's Day winner (3) --

Mother’s Day winner

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 11:07 am

Fayetteville’s Holly Sisk (center) accepts gift certificates to Sabghi’s Jewelers, Sugar Shack and the Iron Kettle after winning the newspaper’s Mother’s Day Contest. Making the presentation are Lucy Williams of The Times and David Sabghi of Sabghi’s Jewelers. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

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  • CO.STARTERS launched

    Posted on May 25, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers (SMTEC) will soon offer CO.STARTERS, a nationally renowned platform that helps communities grow local business. The nine-week program equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action. Unlike traditional platforms, CO.STARTERS applies the lean business modeling methods popular among high-growth startups to businesses of all kinds. The CO.STARTERS program has been adopted by more than a dozen entrepreneurial

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  • FPU closed Memorial Day

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:57 am

    Fayetteville Public Utilities will be closed on Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. Please call FPU at 433-1522 to report an outage or a leak. Dispatchers will be available during the holiday to assist with utility emergencies.

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Technology

Editorial

Meth addict: ‘I was hooked the very first time’

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Editor’s Note: Following is Part III of a letter written by Henry Thompson, a Fayetteville man who made the front page of The Times in May 2010 after leading authorities on a high-speed chase. That chase ended with him crashing. Today, as Thompson continues to serve a 21-year sentence, he shares his story in the third of a series of articles from behind prison walls.   HENRY THOMPSON special to

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  • Pay attention to road, your life depends on it

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    jimmy richardson special to the times   Editor’s Note: Jimmy Richardson is an instrument technician in the Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) Test Operations Branch and a resident of Tullahoma. He worked at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) from 2008-2010 and after a layoff, returned to work for ATA in 2014. He shares his story with The Times’ readers as part of Motorcycle Safety Month. When I was working as an

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  • Meth addict shares his story from behind prison walls

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    Editor’s Note: Following is Part II of a letter written by Henry Thompson, a Fayetteville man who made the front page of The Times in May 2010 after leading authorities on a high-speed chase. That chase ended with him crashing. Today, as Thompson continues to serve a 21-year sentence, he shares his story in the second of a series of articles from behind prison walls.   HENRY THOMPSON special to

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