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Benefit for Cash family

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:20 pm

A benefit/auction for the family of James Cash, Jr. (alias Franklin), a former local Averitt Express employee, will be held on Saturday, May 3, at the Charles E. Gleghorn Community Center, 77 Clark Avenue, Fayetteville. James passed away suddenly on March 12 due to complications from liver cancer. Proceeds from the benefit will help his widow, Ronda, with medical expenses and other acquired expenses. Ribeye sandwiches and hot dogs will be

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  • Anderson goes from ‘weight struggle’ to ‘weight victory’

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 7:21 am


    For nearly 22 years, Janet Anderson struggled with a weight problem, but since August 2013, she has lost 80 pounds. “I never seemed to get my weight off after my last pregnancy,” she said. She worked a full-time job and then, being a housewife, cared for her family every day. “After years of not caring about my health, I faced back surgery in 2001,” she explained. “From that year on,

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  • Bolte, local author, speaks at library

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    Hometown Heroines

    Local author and Lincoln County resident Betty Bolte will be speaking at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library on Tuesday, April 29, at 6 p.m. Bolte’s program will focus on “Weaving Historical Facts Into Fiction”, based on the research she’s done to inform not only the stories in her book, “Hometown Heroines”, but also in her historical romances and her debut contemporary novel, “Traces”. Additionally, she will be appearing at the

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  • Local art on display with Relay posters

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    Eleven-year-old Whitley Smith is the overall winner of the Relay for Life Poster Contest. Whitley is a sixth grade student at Unity School and is the daughter of Doyle and Stephanie Smith of Dellrose.

    Local art talent will be on display this year as the advertising posters for the 2014 Relay for Life start going up in the area. The main goal for this year’s committee was to make the upcoming Relay unique and set it apart from any other Relay, whether it is from years past or years to come. With that thought in mind, the committee decided to use local art talent

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  • Volunteers are needed for FLC Museum

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 5:53 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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  • Higgins plans spring workshop

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:51 am

    Higgins Funeral Home cordially invites the public to the upcoming “Spring Workshop” which will be held on April 23 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ, located at 209 Washington Street East, Fayetteville. This event will provide attendees with unique information from the following guest speakers before lunch is served: Attorney John Richardson, legal Issues involving estate planning, last will and testament and power

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  • Relay for Life set for May 2

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:52 am

    Relay for Life

    Mark your calendar for the 2014 Relay for Life. The event will be held on Friday, May 2, on the Fayetteville square with the Survivor Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. and the opening ceremonies starting at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Rock and Relay Around the Clock”. Everyone is invited to join the group for good food, fun and great fellowship. The event will honor those who have battled

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