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Authors celebrate release of books

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 5:35 am

Betty Bolte’, Lesia Flynn and Bambi Lynn will celebrate the release of five novels by throwing a Halloween party at the Tillman Hill Public Library, Hazel Green, Ala., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The Halloween theme was chosen because Bolte’s ghostly love story, Remnants, features a Halloween party that goes badly awry. “We hope the real party goes much smoother,” said Bolte’. Guests are invited to

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  • Help military celebrate holidays

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    “Christmas for the Soldiers”, an effort to show appreciation to military service members, is gearing up for the holidays, and organizers are asking for the community’s support. “I started Christmas for the soldiers in memory of our soldier we lost, Pfc. Tommy L. Curd,” said Ashley Sand of Lynchburg. “He loved his brothers and sisters.” Ashley referenced John 15:13: “Greater love has no man than this that a man lay

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  • Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a holiday tradition, nears

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:37 am

    Barrett Home

    Continuing more than a century of service to the community, Fayetteville’s Alpha Kappa Club is investing in the future, supporting students through college scholarships. The Alpha Kappa Home Tour, a holiday tradition in Fayetteville-Lincoln County, is the club’s one and only fundraiser to finance that effort. This year’s Home Tour, set for Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1 until 5 p.m., showcases five of Fayetteville-Lincoln County’s most beautiful and interesting homes

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  • Crafters plan Christmas show

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Mark your calendars for the Elk Valley Crafters’ 20th annual Christmas Show. The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Lincoln County High School. Admission to the show and parking are free. There will be a variety of crafts – something for everyone, say organizers. Exhibitors not only come from Lincoln County but

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  • Let ARP help with Thanksgiving meal

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Let some fabulous cooks with the Fayetteville ARP Church make your Thanksgiving meal less stressful, and at the same time, help a worthy cause, the Mission for Madrid. One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will go toward Fayetteville ARP Church sending a mission team to Madrid, Spain, in July 2015. Sides available for purchase are corn casserole, green bean casserole, holiday potatoes and sweet potato casserole. A

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  • Rotary Club’s 44th Fish Fry Saturday

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 8:21 am

    The Fayetteville Rotary Club’s 44th Annual Fish Fry will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. “We’re going to have a great fish fry this year,” said Dan Holt, president of the Rotary Club. “Hopefully, the weather will be perfect for cooking over 1,400 pounds of fish and over 4,000 hush puppies … This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, and as always we

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  • RCA sets craft fair, business expo

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 4:21 pm

    Riverside Christian Academy is gearing up for the Seventh Annual Craft Show and Small Business Expo on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for local crafters and home-based business owners to show off their works and wares. From the beginning, the craft show has been held in the gym at RCA, and two years ago, it expanded into the cafeteria. “We have seen

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