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Two charged after multiple burglaries

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:19 am

Two local men were arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies last week following a month-long investigation into area burglaries. Sheriff Murray Blackwelder said that the multiple burglaries occurred at the same residence located on the south side of the county. The burglaries involved the theft of personal belongings, furniture, household items and antique glassware. “We recovered part of the property, but we’re still trying to recover some of the other

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  • Fall semester app deadline for Motlow Aug. 17

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm

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    Students planning on attending Motlow College this fall must submit an application for admission or readmission by Aug. 17, according to Greer Alsup, director of admissions and records at the College. Students can apply online until midnight on the 17th. Online applications can be accessed from the “Apply Now” tab on the Motlow College website at www.mscc.edu. Also, staff members are available at all Motlow locations to help students with

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  • Back to School Mobile Pantry set Saturday

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    Back to School

    Hands of Mercy Outreach Center’s Back to School Mobile Pantry will be held Saturday, July 26, with food distribution beginning at 11 a.m. at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Food will be distributed to about 250 people with identification and proof of Lincoln County residency. During the Back to School Mobile Pantry, a limited number of school backpacks, along with school supplies, will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Griner on TGA board of directors

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 5:59 am

Randall Griner of Fayetteville Public Utilities Gas Department was among those newly installed for the 2014-2015 Tennessee Gas Association Board of Directors. TGA is a natural gas state association with just under 400 members comprised of municipal gas systems, utility districts, gas authorities, private and public gas companies, pipelines, gas marketers, affiliated members and housing authorities, representing approximately 10,000 Tennessee employees serving the natural gas industry with over 1.2 million

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  • Ribbon Cutting

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm

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    Blair and Mitzi Fawley, owners of Garage Doorman, cut the ribbon at their new business. Members of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, business leaders and friends join in the celebration. The business is located at 2718-A Huntsville Highway.

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  • UT Field Day set Thursday

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    The 2014 Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day, a University of Tennessee event that draws several thousand participants, is Thursday, July 24, at the UT AgResearch and Education Center at Milan. Registration begins at 6 a.m., with the first tours leaving at 7 a.m. A total of 16 tours are on the agenda. In addition to information on the no-till production of corn, cotton and soybeans, presenters from throughout the

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Read All About It

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:13 am

Pettus L. Read for Tennessee Farm Bureau What’s Over The Horizon? For some reason, the month of July has always been special for me to take in the observation of the moon. No, I’m not involved in some kind of way out there religion or smoke any kind of kooky weeds, but if you have not noticed it, the moon in July is usually extra special. I guess, due to

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  • Alexander focuses on campaign, his record

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    JOHN GULLION special to the times   Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a multi-part series from an exclusive interview with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander during a campaign stop in Morristown. It is an interesting time to be a Republican on the national stage. Not only is the White House occupied by a Democrat, the liberal party also holds a majority in the U.S. Senate. But the Republicans

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  • Retain our Supreme Court justices

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Our Tennessee and U.S. Constitutions are among the most protective documents ever written. It is the job of our Tennessee Supreme Court Justices to uphold our state and federal Constitutions so the rights of each and every one of us are protected. That is exactly what Justice Cornelia Clark, Justice Sharon Lee and Chief Justice Gary Wade have done and will continue to do if we all vote to retain

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