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Kids Hunting for a Cure

‘Kids Hunting for Cure’ this weekend

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Kids Hunting for a Cure and the Matt Malone Memorial Chapter Deer Hunt will be held in conjunction with the 14th Annual Juvenile Hunter’s Field Day on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24-25. The event begins at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Fayetteville on Friday with sign in from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. where hunters will meet their guide and the landowner. An auction will start at 6 p.m. with

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  • Trail of Tears remembrance set this month

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 5:26 am

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    On the fourth Saturday each October, a remembrance is held in honor of the Cherokee Indians who were driven from their homelands and forced to walk to Oklahoma along the Bell’s Route through Fayetteville and Lincoln County in 1838. Everyone is invited to watch or participate in this somber flashback in history. This colorful, living history event is free to the public. Each year, spectators have witnessed a horse-drawn, covered

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  • Heart Walk Sunday

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 8:28 am

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    The Lincoln County Heart Walk is set for this Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center, with festivities and registration at 2 p.m. and the walk beginning at 2:30 p.m. The fund-raising goal for this year’s walk is $40,000, according to organizers, who add that they were at $26,000 last week. Stephanie Cline serves as the director of this year’s Heart Walk. At the event, there will be refreshments,

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Friedland, Dr. John

Spine surgery now available in Winchester

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System officials announce the addition of orthopedic and spine surgeon, Dr. John T. Friedland, to the medical team of Southern Tennessee Orthopedics and Spine Center resulting in the availability of a new service across Franklin, Grundy, Lawrence, Giles and surrounding counties. “Less than a year ago our hospitals in Winchester, Sewanee, Lawrenceburg and Pulaski joined to become a regional health system enabling us to become strong

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  • FPU launches Watch TV Everywhere service

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:31 pm

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    Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) makes it easy for cable subscribers to watch some of their favorite cable programming anywhere they go with a free service called Watch TV Everywhere. Watch TV Everywhere is available on your PC, laptop, iPad, iPhone, Android and other similar devices. “We live in a world of instant information and portable entertainment,” said FPU’s CEO and General Manager Britt Dye. “With this new service, our customers

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  • Farm Bill, online decision aid training event Oct. 27

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    A one-day 2014 farm bill overview and producer aid demonstration and training is scheduled Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St., in Atlanta, Georgia. There is no cost to attend the training, but registration is required. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1tvEzCp . The training is open to U.S. Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency staff, consultants, credit institutions, Extension educators, and farmers. The

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TN Promise off to a good start

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:28 pm

The Tennessee Promise program, offering free community college education to the state’s high school students, is sometimes dismissed as a pipe dream. It’ll never work, critics say. Tell that to the throng of youngsters who are signing up for two years of tuition-free technical or community college studies. There are 35,016 of them so far, The Tennessean in Nashville reports. The deadline to enroll is Nov. 1. The plan, which

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  • Local newspapers bind people together

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    ROBERT M. WILLIAMS, JR. What do you care most about in life? Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a list. Friends would be there. So would our jobs or businesses, our livelihoods. Our homes. Maybe our pets. Our hobbies and pastimes. Add in those around us: Neighbors, the community, etc. That’s our world, our “sphere of influence.” Whatever happens to those who inhabit

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  • Read All About It

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 4:18 pm

                      Harmonia Axyridis are back and I’m not happy Pettus L. Read, Tennessee Farm Bureau     It is October once again, and once again, I despise Asian lady beetles. For those of you who are not plagued by these impostures of cute little Lady Bugs, consider yourself a very blessed group of individuals. During this time of the year whenever we have

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