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Champion Steer

Champion steer

Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Lincoln County 4-H’er Kelsey Faulkner had the Champion Market Steer at the 4-H Central Region Steer Show. She was also the Reserve Champion in Showmanship and was the Premier Exhibitor in Senior Level II at the state 4-H Beef Expo.

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  • McCormick wins

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    McCormick Wins --

    Local 4-H’er Amy Ann McCormick had the Champion Bred by Exhibitor Angus Heifer at the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Murfreesboro.

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  • First ‘my Social Security Week’ observed nationally

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    In honor of the 79th Anniversary of the Social Security Act, Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced the first national “my Social Security Week”. From Aug. 17-23, Social Security hosted numerous events to highlight the many benefits of a my Social Security account, a personalized online account people can establish at beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.

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IL’s Five-Mile Race set for Sept. 20

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 4:39 pm

The Imagination Library of Lincoln County will hold its Five-Mile Race on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Kiwanis Park in Fayetteville. “Imagine – running the avenues on a cool fall morning to raise money for a great cause,” said Helen Fussell, race director. “Everyone benefits from the Imagination Library!” The new distance and new location for the annual IL race will see runners begin the race at Kiwanis Park on Thornton

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  • Supporting archery

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Supporting Archery

    The Bank of Frankewing made a very generous donation of $250 to the Lincoln County 4-H archery program. David Barnes (left) and Jennifer Reese (right) presented a check to Caroline Bonner, a 4-H member who is helping to get the archery program up and running. Barnes and Reese are both long-time Lincoln County residents. Mr. Barnes stated that the Bank of Frankewing is pleased to invest in Lincoln County’s young

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  • Run for Ella set at Cotton Mill Preserve

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Run Lincoln County will hold the annual Run for Ella at The Cotton Mill Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. The course will be the same as in previous years with the first 2 1/2 miles the same for the 10K and 5K. The 10K will split off and head for more trails, which will include hills, rocks, roots and possibly mud if it rains. This is

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Arts Center hosts Performing Arts Shows

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Ron Hackett and Taylor Hoch have announced additional details about the weekly performing arts venue that will be starting Thursday, Sept. 25, in the basement of the Lincoln County Arts Center at 303 Main Ave. South in Fayetteville. The weekly event will be open to local musicians, song writers, singers, poets, dramatists, comedians and other performing artists. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Closing time is 10 p.m. Doors will open

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  • America celebrates U.S. Constitution

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Fayetteville City Mayor John Ed Underwood holds a proclamation he signed for Constitution Week for members of the King’s Mountain Messenger, Daughters of the American Revolution. Pictured are Kay Wiley, Elaine Powell, Faye Walker, Kris Armitage, past regent, Addie Hodges, regent, Underwood, Eleanor Helton, Bettye Silvey, past regent, and Sherrie Tomerlin, vice regent.

    James A. Hoobler, curator of the State Capitol and senior curator of art & architecture of the Tennessee State Museum is the featured speaker of the 13th Annual Constitution Week Bell Ringing on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. at the Tennessee State Capitol. Several local members of the Kings Mountain Messenger Daughters of the American Revolution will be attending this event. Sept. 17 begins the national celebration of Constitution

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  • Library opens inaugural professional art exhibition

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm


    JILLIAN RAEL library director   On Aug. 25, 2014, the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library opened its inaugural professional art exhibition. Works on Paper, a collection of mixed media artworks, comprises a range of images from working artist and professor Kathryn Jill Johnson. With an academic background consisting of a bachelors in art from the University of South Florida and a master’s in Fine Arts from the University of Georgia and

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Pet Stories

Animal Shelter’s ‘limited admission’ policy recapped

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 5:45 am

The Humane Society of Lincoln County’s Animal Shelter is a “Limited Admission” Shelter – that means that when cages or kennels are full, the Shelter staff will not accept any owner surrendered or stray animals until space becomes available. “If the Shelter is at capacity, the only way to make room for more animals is to get some adopted or euthanize them,” said Sharon Dunkin, president of the Humane Society,

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  • Area cat owner in Friskies finals

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Lilac and Linus

    It’s time to determine which Internet cats have what it takes to earn one of “The Friskies” coveted catuettes, and among those in the competition is Hazel Green’s Sara Frye and her cats Lilac and Linus. Friskies opened voting to the public recently to find the next Internet cat superstar with the third annual “The Friskies” — the awards for the best Internet cat videos of the year. Now through

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  • Helping the animals

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Helping the Animals

    For her seventh birthday, Raegan Clemons asked friends and family to make donations of cat and dog food in lieu of giving her birthday gifts. Here, Raegan delivers the donations to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter. She is the daughter of Lincoln County’s Scott and Amy Clemons.

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Dessert winner

Local Cooking Teams Wins Best Dessert

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 10:42 am

Local BBQ Cooking Team Wins Best Dessert at the 26th Annual High on the Hog in Winchester.Tn. Best Dessert had to use Lincoln County’s Prichard’s Distillery” Sweet Lucy” in the their dessert. Dirty South BBQ team consist of Troy Long, John Edwards and Richie Lush. The team received a perfect score of 180 and received cash award and trophy and bragging rights for the next year. Pictured with Dirty South

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  • Civitan Club celebrates 45 years

    Posted on May 21, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Civitan International recently congratulated members of the Highland Rim Civitan Club on their 45 years of dedicated service to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County community. The Highland Rim Civitan Club was organized May 27, 1967. “This is a wonderful achievement! Your longevity is a testament to sustained leadership, hard work, and commitment to the ideals of Civitan,” wrote W. John Rynearson, CAE executive vice president with Civitan International. The club has been

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  • Local Girls to Represent the States of Tennessee & Georgia at National Pageant

    Posted on April 27, 2012 at 9:19 am

    State Representatives

    Young ladies from all over the state were recently crowned at the Pure American Girl Miss Tennessee Pageant. State representatives include (Front Row-L/R) Dorothy Montanye-Little Queen, Jordan Clinard-People’s Choice, Reagan Scott-Toddler Queen, Emma Claire Wright-Tot Queen, Leah Brown-Little Top Model, Rylee Zettlemoyer-Toddler Top Model (Back Row-L/R) Glenda Phillips-Ms.Elegance Top Model, Baylee Davis-Junior Queen, Becca Patton-Young Queen, Magen Brown-Teen Queen, Kristen Buscher-Miss Queen, Alyssa Scruggs-Young Georgia Queen, Jena Lackey-Miss Top Model,

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TN Promise

Motlow hosts Scholarship Saturday

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 5:02 am

Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend “Scholarship Saturday” at the Motlow College Moore County campus on Sept. 20. The event will be held inside the Clayton-Glass Library from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. “Scholarship Saturday” is designed for Tennessee high school seniors to apply for the Tennessee Promise, which allows 2015 graduates to attend Motlow College tuition-free. The Motlow admissions application fee

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  • Books from Birth tour bus rolls in at SBA

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:02 am

    A member of Delta Kappa Gamma reads to children during the Gover-nor’s Books from Birth Foundation, Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour held at the Stone Bridge Academic Learning Center.

    Children and their parents visited Stone Bridge Academic Learning Center Tuesday for the Governor’s Books from Birth 10th Anniversary. In addition to enrolling children in the Imagination Library program, the activities included recognizing the work of volunteers and donors and engaging communities in support of the program. Members of Delta Kappa Gamma read to the children and served a story-related treat, and there were also reading-themed give-a-ways from the Governors

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  • County kicks off special ed child find

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Child Find is a component of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that requires states to identify, locate and evaluate all children with disabilities who are in need of special education services. This process assists in locating students, between the ages of three and 21, suspected of having disabilities who would benefit from services. This includes locating students who are not in school, those in school, but not receiving

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Refurbishing Sign 01

FCE refurbishes historic sign

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 6:51 am

For over 75 years, UT Extension has offered a program to better our communities. Known in the past as Home Demonstration Clubs or Extension Homemakers, the Family and Consumer Education (FCE) clubs offer a way to get involved and make a difference in our communities through service and education. The Dellrose-Hotrock FCE Club’s most recent project has been to refurbish an historical Home Demonstration Club sign that had fallen into

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  • Volunteers needed for FLC Museum

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 10:07 am


    The Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum Association invites anyone interested in volunteering at the Museum to attend a volunteer morning meeting on Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. in the Museum. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes and tours given for any volunteer who may not be familiar with the Museum layout. All committed volunteers who have helped keep the Museum open from May to November in the past years are also

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  • Delap, Peery honored as ‘Volunteer Stars’

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Miss Tennessee 2013, Shelby Thompson, to honor volunteers from 39 counties at the Sixth Annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards ceremony in Franklin last week. The awards celebrated the efforts of 71 volunteers statewide, including two from Lincoln County, who strive to improve their communities through service. “I am thrilled to recognize Tennesseans who give of their time and resources to improve the community,” Mrs. Haslam

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