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April Fool’s Seminar for Seniors set

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 8:49 am

Seniors are invited to attend the free April Fool’s Day Seminar highlighting scams targeting senior citizens and offering advice as to how they can protect themselves and prevent themselves from becoming victims. The seminar will be held Wednesday, April 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 1015 Lewisburg Highway in Fayetteville. A complimentary lunch will be provided after the seminar. The event is being sponsored

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  • Haven of Hope warns of mail solicitation scam

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 4:11 pm

    Haven of Hope is warning residents of unauthorized mail solicitations requesting funds for the Haven of Hope to “send our ladies on a nice relaxing vacation”. “In an effort of continued accountability to the program and to our supporting community, the Haven directors and staff encourage everyone to beware of unauthorized solicitation for non-profits,” said Mona Mason, executive director. Solicitation efforts coordinated by Haven of Hope should be accompanied by

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  • FPU’s Project Help aids elderly, disabled

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    Fayetteville Public Utilities reminds local residents that heating assistance is available for the elderly and disabled through the utility’s Project Help program. You may apply for Project Help assistance at the Good Samaritan Association of Lincoln County office at 208 West Davidson Street, Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Please present your photo ID, the current heating bill for which you need assistance and proof of total

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Greystone hosts dressage series

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Greystone Riverdale Events is hosting the Dressage at Greystone Show Series at Riverdale Farms here. Everyone is invited to the 2015 show season, which is a relaxed, no stress and small show atmosphere. Enter to compete, come to cheer on the competitors or stop by to see what dressage is all about. Greystone is a gorgeous farm. There will be beautiful horses and lots of friendly faces to make for

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  • Lifeguarding classes set

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Lifeguarding classes are being offered at Patrick Rehab Wellness Center beginning on March 29. Participants must be 15 years of age by June 3, 2105. This is a 25-hour course with blended learning – pool, classroom and independent computer work. Participants must be able to swim 300 yards. Class schedule is March 29, April 12, 19, 26 and May 3 and 10. Register at Patrick Rehab Wellness by March 28.

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  • Coach T honored

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:53 pm

    coach t - national football foundation

    Retired Falcon Football Coach and LCHS Athletic Director Louis Thompson was honored last week during the 49th Annual Middle Tennessee Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Banquet held in Nashville. Coach Thompson was presented the Roy Kramer Contribution to Football Award by retired NFL Quarterback and Lincoln County High School graduate, Kelly Holcomb.

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Antique Tractor Show at LCHS

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 3:16 pm

The 17th Annual Antique Tractor and Equipment Show will be held on Saturday, March 28, at Lincoln County High School, rain or shine. All makes of antique and classic tractors will be on display, along with hit and miss engines, antique farm equipment, antique cars, trucks and motorcycles. Vendors are welcome for a $10 set up fee — no food please. During their 16 years, the association has helped support

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  • Class of ’65 seeks classmates

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    The Moore County High School Class of 1965 will be holding its 50th class reunion on Saturday, May 16. The class is looking for the following people: Patricia Adams, Linda Ashley (Baker), William Boswell, Betty Baker, Joyce Darnell, Jean Eslick, Barbara Hale, Martha Kelly, Larry Parks, Patsy Raines (Amos), Linda Sanders (Stewart), Janie Stroisch, Carolyn Tucker, Kenneth Ulmer, Pete Whitsett and Larry Nelson. It does not matter whether or not

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  • Motlow hosts reception, book signing

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 7:50 am

    Motlow College is hosting a reception and book signing at the Moore County campus bookstore on Thursday, March 19, featuring authors Karen S. Veazey, Mimi Hughes, Weldon Payne, Diane Tatum and Dr. Michael Bradley. The reception will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Follett Bookstore inside the Forrester Student Center, and the public is invited. Veazey’s first book, “Lessons Learned from a Sitcom Life”, retails for $11.99

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Pet Stories

SAAW offers discount

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:17 pm

Southern Alliance of Animal Welfare (SAAW) has announced a promotion for low-cost spay for dogs. This promotion, thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is income based, and owners must be residents of Lincoln County. For a medium size female dog weighing 30 to 65 pounds, the cost is $20. Appointments are limited so call SAAW for an appointment at (931) 433-0120. The clinic is located

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  • Shelter holding Lucky March Adopt-A-Thon

    Posted on March 12, 2015 at 8:58 am

    The Fayetteville Animal Shelter is hosting its Lucky March Adopt-A-Thon throughout the remainder of March. There will be shamrocks on the cage cards of qualifying animals at the shelter, and any person adopting an animal with a shamrock on its card will get to roll a die. You will be able to win different prizes, including $10 off the adoption fee, $20 off the adoption fee, a free microchip, a

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  • Reward offered for Mittens’ return

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:50 pm


    Despite the family’s attempt to find him, “Mittens”, a gray and white cat, has been missing for nearly a month now, and the family is asking for the public’s help in locating him. Mittens escaped from an area near the former Robert E. Lee School but was last seen near the old Serbin area. The eight-month-old kitten belongs to The Rev. Fonda Blair. Her niece, Fonda Baker, had been caring

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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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Reptiles, Amphibians course slated

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:14 pm

The Lincoln County 4-H Club invites all fourth through 12th graders to attend the 3rd annual “Reptiles and Amphibians” course. Opening class is on Wednesday, April 1, from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m. at the UT Extension Office. Classes will be weekly, continuing for a total of eight weeks. Admission is free. Are you interested in learning about snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, salamanders, and crocodiles? Then this course is for you!

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  • Local native designs new science gadget, PocketLab

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:02 am

    An invention just released by a former Lincoln County resident and her husband has the potential to revolutionize the way science students experiment and learn in and outside the classroom. The small hand-held gadget called “PocketLab” is an instantly accessible science laboratory that offers instant accessibility and analytics, fits into a pocket and costs around a hundred bucks. Billed as the “Swiss army knife of science”, the gadget is an

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  • Activist, Lincoln County native, speaks at Motlow

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 3:52 pm

    Civil Rights activist Lynn Cothren will speak at Motlow College’s Fayetteville Center on March 19 at noon in recognition of Black History Month and Women’s History Month. Pictured here, Cothren poses with Coretta Scott King. Cothren served as special assistant to King for 23 years.

    Award-winning activist and noted speaker Lynn Cothren will present “Women in the Civil Rights Movement” at the Motlow College Fayetteville Center at noon on Thursday, March 19. The presentation was originally scheduled for February to honor Black History Month, but since the event was postponed due to inclement weather, it is now being held to celebrate both Black History Month and Women’s History Month, which is in March. A graduate

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Junior Pro

RCA Junior Pro

Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Riverside Christian Academy’s administration honored the school’s junior pro basketball board members for their dedication to the program and for the money they raised through their efforts to support the school. Pictured (from left) are Head of School James Bryant, Trent Thornton, Brad Thompson, Jeremy Ezell, Kyle Frame, Michael Hall, Maggie Byrne, Quatina Wolaver and Daniel Eldridge. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

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  • Relay for Life kickoff slated

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    The kickoff meeting for the 2015 Relay For Life of Lincoln County will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Parks City branch of First National Bank.’ Current team members and team captains are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone who would like to participate in this year’s festivities. Please keep in mind that no job is too big or too small and every ounce of

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  • Volunteers needed for free income tax prep

    Posted on January 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    The Internal Revenue Service needs volunteers to staff tax preparation sites to help other people with their tax returns. The assistance is provided through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program here in Fayetteville/Lincoln County and surrounding area. Volunteers are needed from Jan. 15 through April 15 to help people in this community. The IRS will train volunteers in basic tax return preparation and software

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