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Local faces child rape charge

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:12 pm

A Fayetteville man faces charges of rape of a child. According to records at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Patrick Lynn Moore, 47, 411 Adams Street, was booked in Tuesday after being charged with rape of a child. He was released on $25,000 bond. Sgt. Nathan Massey and Patrolman Adrienne Grubaugh with the Fayetteville Police Department made the arrest. Authorities with FPD would not comment on the case.

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  • Deputies bust active meth lab in Parks City

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 5:11 am

    meth bust

    An ongoing investigation, plus several complaints from the public, led Lincoln County sheriff’s investigators to an active meth lab in Parks City early Wednesday evening. Deputies Mike Pitts and Jubal Ragsdale obtained a search warrant and served it to residents James G. Schaub, Jr., and Ramona F. Dolese at 18 Benson Circle, where the smell of chemicals emanated from the dwelling, authorities said. Dolese answered the back door, while Schaub

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  • Snow … but enough already!

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    Courthouse Raw

    Those in Lincoln County wanting a beautiful snowfall before winter’s end got their wish overnight Wednesday when between four and six inches of the white fluffy stuff blanketed the valley, making for some beautiful pictures and a great deal of fun. Staff photographer Paul Henry’s pictures of the Lincoln County Courthouse, one of which is above, were viewed by over 31,500 people on Facebook as of Friday, gaining comments from

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Marvin’s celebrates 70th anniversary

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 5:14 am

Marvin’s, an Alabama based full-service home business that was founded in 1945 and now operates across four states including Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia, is celebrating its 70th anniversary of being business. To commemorate the milestone, Marvin’s will be hosting a number of contests during the year of 2015. The first contest will be held on March 1 until March 30 and will have as a prize a $1,000 Marvin’s

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  • Fisher joins Access Realty

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Vivian Fisher

    Access Realty is pleased to introduce Vivian Fisher as their new affiliate broker. A native of Lincoln County, she loves to travel and play trivia. “I chose Access Realty because they are one of the most respected brokerages in the area and they offer a supportive team system,” said Fisher. “I love being a realtor because of the gratification you get when you see the smiles of people you just

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  • Valentine’s winner

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Valentine's Winner (1)

    Lucy Williams (left) of The Times presents a $50 gift certificate for dinner from Cahoots Restaurant and a certificate for a half-dozen roses from the Flower House to Marybeth Allison of Fayetteville. Ms. Allison was the winner of the Valentine’s Giveaway, sponsored by Cahoots and The Flower House. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson Caruso

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Scott DesJarlais

114th Congress must be a time for action for the American people

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:15 pm

SCOTT DESJARLAIS u.s. congressman Countless Tennesseans are still struggling to deal with economic hardships created by policies put forth by the Obama administration — policies that have grown government at the expense of private sector jobs. And while the political class in Washington has prospered these past few years, too many hardworking small business owners and middle class families have not. The 114th Congress must be a time for action

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  • The United States without nuclear power

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Sen. Lamar Alexander

    LAMAR ALEXANDER u.s. senator The day the United States is without nuclear power is a day we don’t want to see in our country’s future. That may seem like a distant and unlikely scenario to some, but in fact, it’s a very real threat to our economy and way of life – and an important part of the energy agenda I laid out last week at the Nuclear Energy Institute.

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  • Marsh has 15 bills on agenda this session

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Pat Marsh

    PAT MARSH state representative “Individually we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” ~ Ryunosuke Satoro This week the legislative session kicked into a much higher gear as the bills started going through the committee system. I have 15 bills on my agenda for this session. Four of them will be going to the subcommittees next week and then hopefully on to the full committee the following week. We

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