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Holiday Heroes blood drive slated

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Patrick Wellness and Rehab Center will host a Blood Assurance Holiday Heroes blood drive on Monday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Patrick Wellness and Rehab Center is located at 1001 Huntsville Highway in Fayetteville. Blood Assurance is holding several Holiday Heroes blood drives throughout its service area in an effort to boost the blood supply during the holiday season, which tends to be a difficult time to

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  • Plan addresses concerns at old landfill

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 7:10 am

    Members of the Lincoln County Commission gave their approval Tuesday evening to a proposal that is expected to see corrective action being taken at the old landfill once operated and still overseen by Fayetteville and Lincoln County. The plan calls for the installation of gas interceptor trenches at the old landfill and allows for the county’s civil engineer to negotiate with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for additional

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  • Purchase of Hwy. 50 school site heads to budget

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:41 am

    After being put on hold for six months, the Lincoln County Board of Education is expected to take its proposal to acquire 40 acres on Highway 50 for a new K-8 school to the County Budget Committee in December. In their November meeting, county school board members voted 5-2 to move forward with the proposal, which was effectively put on hold with recent elections, a charter referendum and talk of

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  • Frito Lay aids coat drive

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:10 am

    Frito Coat Drive (1)

    Employees of Frito-Lay donate coats to the Lincoln County Coat Drive after a campaign for coats within the company and headed by the staff at Frito-Lay’s traffic center. Pictured are (from left) Scott Nolen and Laishka Bruno, who were in charge of the effort, and Malek Damiri, Jeremy Chambers, Cody Butterworth, and Kenny Roberts. In addition to the Lincoln County Coat Drive, the effort benefited Clothe Our Kids, another local

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  • New BMA takes city’s helm

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    The new Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen took office Tuesday evening, gathering as its newest members were sworn into office and meeting in its inaugural session. Outgoing City Mayor John Ed Underwood began the meeting, which saw the board accept certified results from the Nov. 4 Fayetteville elections. Then, as incoming City Mayor Jon Law was sworn in, as well as Vice Mayor Dorothy Small and new alderman Anna

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  • County asked to require dog licensing

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    A request from the Humane Society to the Lincoln County Commission to require dog licensing here will go to the county’s budget committee before officials consider its implementation. Sharon Dunkin, president of the Humane Society of Lincoln County, appeared before the commission Tuesday with the request, one of two she posed to the body. The society operates the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Animal Shelter. “There are a number of reasons why dog

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  • Donations sought in annual toy drive

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Organizers of the 48th annual Lincoln County Toy Drive – the Fayetteville Rotary Club, The Times and Fayetteville Fire Department – are asking for your donations as they prepare to provide toys for Christmas to local children up to the age of 12. The drive began accepting applications earlier this month, and already the names of more than 200 children are on the list to be provided toys for Christmas

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  • Heat sources cause of three county fires

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:42 am

    A home at 219 Corders Crossroads Road is fully engulfed as volunteer firefighters arrived in the early morning hours Wednesday. A man inside the residence managed to escape through a bedroom window. He told authorities he believed the fire started as the result of a space heater. Flintville, Vann Town and Park City volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze.

    Various heat sources are thought to be the cause of three fires over the past week here in Lincoln County. Residents of each of the homes were able to escape the fires. A fire occurring between 10 and 11 p.m. the night of Friday, Nov. 14, on Eastwood Drive off Lincoln Road was apparently caused by a wall heater, said Jeremy Thompson, captain of the Park City Volunteer Fire Department,

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  • Driver cited in Oct. 25 fatality

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:40 am

    The driver of a 2006 International semi truck involved in a fatality in the Lincoln community on Oct. 25 has been cited for having his vehicle legally parked on Harbin Harbin Road when the accident occurred. Killed in the accident was Christopher T. Fikes, 21, of Taft. According to the report filed by State Trooper Andy Thompson, Fikes was driving a 2005 Suzuki Forenza sedan northbound on Harbin Road when

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