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Library hosts series on homesteading

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 8:16 am

The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, with the help of several community partners, has begun a new family class series on homesteading and sustainable living topics. “As a staff, we noticed several new families had moved to the area, bought a few acres and were looking for library materials on raising pigs, growing vegetables, and multiple ‘do-it-yourself’ topics that go beyond crafting or hobbies,” said Jill Rael, library director. “Instead, many

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  • Simmons retires after 20 years on Election Commission

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 5:15 am

    Dan Long, Lincoln County Election commissioner, presents a certificate of appreciation to Melvin Simmons on behalf of the election commissioners and administrator’s office. Simmons served on the Election Commission for 20 years and has now retired. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    Friends, family and members of the Lincoln County Election Commission gathered last Monday afternoon to honor Melvin Simmons for two decades of service as an election commissioner. “It’s been an honor to be on there with the good people I’ve been on there with,” said Simmons. Simmons got his start on the commission 20 years ago when one of the commissioners was in the process of resigning and asked Simmons

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  • Chefs Galore offers delicious cuisine

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Chefs Galore is an event that offers a variety of mouth-watering cuisines from some local celebrities. The event will be held at the Charles Gleghorn Center on Saturday, June 6, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Both dine-in and carry-out dinners are available. Chefs Galore is sponsored by St. Paul A.M.E. Church Women’s Day Committee 2015. Some of the dishes offered include gumbo, pastas, BBQ, chicken, ham, goat, chitterlings, fish

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  • Cutest Pet winner

    Posted on May 25, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Cutest Pet Winner (1)

    Fayetteville’s Dianne Tipps, holding Little Darlin’, accepts the first place prize bag after Little Darlin’ won the newspaper’s recent Cutest Pet Contest. Presenting the bag of goodies is Lucy Williams of The Times. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

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  • Appreciation brunch honors local leaders

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:04 am

    An Acknowledgement and Appreciation Brunch will be held on Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at the Fayetteville Recreation Center to honor 12 outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond to help the citizens of Fayetteville-Lincoln County. Honorees are The Rev. Willie Lee Leslie, Attorney James Kidd, Pastor John Brown, Freddie McKinney, Lewis Curtis, Ardel Haston, Frank Clifford Askins, Wilma Moore, Ann Eady, David Buchanan, Sonny Hyde and the

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  • Howard to speak in Lynchburg for Memorial Day

    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 11:03 am

    Dog tag on American flag

    Lynchburg’s 23rd annual Memorial Day, presented by Lynchburg American Legion Post 192, will be held on Monday May 25, at 10 a.m. at the northwest corner of the square. The event, celebrating America’s veterans and memorializing those who have given their lives in battle for the country, annually welcomes a guest speaker for a short service, just outside the Moore County Courthouse. This year, American Legion Post 192 welcomes Jan

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  • Beech Grove UMC Youth car wash Saturday

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    Beech Grove United Methodist Church Youth will have a car wash with concessions on Saturday, May 23, to benefit the “Bloodwater” mission. This Nashville based mission helps provide clean drinking water for the prevention of diseases like HIV and AIDS in Africa. The car wash will start at 9 a.m. and will continue until 2 p.m. at Advance Auto parking lot in Fayetteville. The youth will also be selling lunch

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