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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office have served charges on the two individuals responsible for the Lincoln County murder spree that left six people dead in October 2012 after they were indicted by the Lincoln County grand jury on Tuesday. Henry Lee Burrell, 36, of Fayetteville, Tenn. and Zakkawanda Zawumba Moss also known as “Face,” 35, of New Market, Ala. were each indicted on six counts
Lincoln County’s Memorial Day Service will be held on the Courthouse lawn in downtown Fayetteville on Monday, May 27, beginning at 11 a.m. Featured speakers are Joe Pendergrass, veteran, and Addie Hodges, regent, Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Additionally, County Mayor Peggy Bevels and City Mayor John Ed Underwood will be on hand. Additional comments and invocation will be provided by Lewis Curtis, VFW chaplain, and
Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels (third from left) is joined by (from left) Jennifer Brown, Allison Ogle and Julianna Ogle as she declares Saturday, June 1, as June Dairy Day in Lincoln County. Noting that June is recognized as National Dairy Month, Bevels stated in her proclamation that Lincoln County is one of the leading dairy counties in the state while also recognizing the nutritional value of milk and milk
Motlow College will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. The holiday closing includes all facilities on the Moore County campus and at the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers. All sites will close at 4:30 p.m. on May 24 and remain closed until May 28, when normal business hours will resume and summer classes will begin. Motlow offers several options for students wanting to take summer classes.
Fayetteville Public Utilities offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. If you need emergency utility assistance, please continue to call (931) 433-1522. Dispatchers and service crews will be available to assist in case of outages or leaks.
National Storm Shelters is uniting small businesses across the state to ensure storm shelters are readily accessible to residents. Directors have announced their latest partnership with Fayetteville Lumber & Supply Co. Fayetteville Lumber & Supply Co. has been selected to join 32 Tennessee businesses that will carry National Storm Shelters’ above ground safe rooms and underground shelters. “With hundreds of tornadoes plowing through our state every year, easy-to-access storm shelters
By LAMAR ALEXANDER state senator Last year’s fungal meningitis outbreak was a nightmare for Tennesseans. We had more than 150 cases and 15 deaths. We did see some real heroism by state officials with the Department of Health, who discovered the problem and worked to help identify the cause, prevent more people from getting sick, and save lives. My primary goal in responding to this nightmare was to make clear
LAMAR ALEXANDER, U.S. Senator On April 25, the U.S. Senate cast an important vote for states’ rights. The Senate’s vote to end debate on the legislation affirmed the idea that it is the prerogative of states to set their own tax policies – and to stop picking winners and losers in the marketplace, if they so choose. That is what I argued in the U.S. Senate: That the states have
JIM TRACY, State Senator After a great deal of hard work and collaboration, this year’s session of the 108th General Assembly finally came to a conclusion on April 19, 2013. Not only did the House and the Senate pass many pieces of important legislation, but more importantly we passed a balanced budget for the State of Tennessee. This year’s budget included many improvements that will provide $43 million in tax