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Deputies set sobriety checkpoints

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 5:49 am

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office will be conducting sobriety roadside checkpoints on April 25 on Huntsville Highway near mile marker two. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills 16,000 and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States. Deputies will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Deputies will target those who operate a motor vehicle while impaired and take

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  • THP sets roadside checks

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:50 am

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    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting safety belt roadside checkpoints during the week of April 20 at 9 p.m. on U.S. Highway 231 at the 20.5-mile marker in Lincoln County. Recognizing the danger to unbelted vehicle occupants, troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while unbelted and take corrective actions for other violations observed. The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that safety belt checkpoints are highly visible and effective

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  • Billing system to boost EMS revenue, compliance

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 4:52 am

    Lincoln County Health System’s board approved a new billing system for Lincoln Medical EMS which will boost revenue and comply with new healthcare guidelines. During a recent meeting of the board, Richard Wright, director of Lincoln Medical EMS, explained the need for a new billing and computer system. According to Wright, the computer system EMS currently has is outdated, and it  would cost $10,000 to replace the hardware, plus another

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Motlow closed on Friday

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:35 am

All Motlow College facilities, including the Moore County campus and centers in Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna, will be closed Friday, April 18, for a spring holiday administrative closing. The college, including libraries and computer labs, will operate under normal schedules Thursday, and then remain closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Regular business hours and class schedules will resume Monday, April 21.

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  • FPU to upgrade email server

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) will be upgrading its email server beginning Monday, April 21. The process is expected to be seamless for FPU customers with no mail lost and minimal, if any, potential email service interruptions. During the transfer process, FPU customers may experience some delay in email delivery or temporary disappearance of emails as the final transfer is made. The email server upgrade is expected to take several hours

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  • Brown relocates law practice to square

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:36 am

    Brown, Jonathan

    Local attorney Jonathan C. Brown has moved his practice from its previous location on East Market to the west side of the Fayetteville square, 101 Main Avenue South, in the historic CFW Corporate Building, which was erected in 1890. Brown is a 2001 graduate of Lincoln County High School and a 2005 graduate of Austin Peay State University. He went on to graduate from the Nashville School of Law in

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What Winter Is It?

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm

     PETTUS READ                                    Tennessee Farm Bureau                        Once again, down at the store, the talk is centered on what kind of winter we are in the grips of, and the vote was tied between Dogwood and Redbud, since both are now in

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  • Session expected to wrap this week

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:38 am

    Billy Spivey

    BILLY SPIVEY state representative In what was likely to be the last full week of Session this year, we scored two more victories by getting HB1858 and HB2425 through the House and across the finish line in the Tennessee General Assembly. This makes for a total of six bills that I’ve been privileged to introduce and blessed to see through to winning votes on the full House floor. It has

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  • Lincoln County has received $2.3M in TAEP funds

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:37 am

    Pat Marsh

    PAT MARSH state representative “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~ -Winston Churchill Session is nearing a close for the year and we have suspended a lot of our rules to allow legislation to move more freely and quickly through committees and to the floor for a vote. We should be through for this session either this week or

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