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Deputies bust active meth lab in Parks City

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 5:11 am

An ongoing investigation, plus several complaints from the public, led Lincoln County sheriff’s investigators to an active meth lab in Parks City early Wednesday evening. Deputies Mike Pitts and Jubal Ragsdale obtained a search warrant and served it to residents James G. Schaub, Jr., and Ramona F. Dolese at 18 Benson Circle, where the smell of chemicals emanated from the dwelling, authorities said. Dolese answered the back door, while Schaub

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  • Snow … but enough already!

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    Courthouse Raw

    Those in Lincoln County wanting a beautiful snowfall before winter’s end got their wish overnight Wednesday when between four and six inches of the white fluffy stuff blanketed the valley, making for some beautiful pictures and a great deal of fun. Staff photographer Paul Henry’s pictures of the Lincoln County Courthouse, one of which is above, were viewed by over 31,500 people on Facebook as of Friday, gaining comments from

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  • Hamburger Day

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    Hamburger Day

    State Sen. Jim Tracy and Carolyn Denton, executive director of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber, look over invitations to the 27th Lincoln County Legislative Appreciation Day, better known as Hamburger Day on the Hill, being held this week in Nashville. The two offices have been planning the day for months with the help of TPAC and Metro Nashville Parking. The event is hosted by Lincoln County, City of Fayetteville, Lincoln County

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  • Local Humane Society awarded BISSELL grant

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    The BISSELL Pet Foundation™, supported in part by BISSELL Homecare, Inc., has awarded $3,000 to the Humane Society of Lincoln County to support their life-saving efforts. Funds will be used to provide spay/neuter surgeries for shelter dogs. “With literally millions of homeless pets euthanized every year in the U.S., we focus on funding programs that will do the most to change this heartbreaking outcome,” explains Cathy Bissell, Founder of the

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  • THP holds license checkpoint

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 8:47 am

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a driver license roadside safety checkpoint on State Route 50 at the 15.8 mile marker beginning at 3 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 27, in Lincoln County. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these driver

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  • New 2015 state maps available

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 5:19 am

    The official 2015 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers. This year’s map contains new information to assist motorists and features a special cover to commemorate the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s centennial. The 2015 map contains historical photographs that look back at the development of Tennessee’s highway system over the last 100 years. It also highlights State Route 1, the first cross-state highway built by the state of Tennessee.

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  • Traveling Vietnam Wall comes to area

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    Traveling vietnam wall

    The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall is coming to Winchester. “Freedom in our nation has been costly and we, who are citizens, owe our freedom to the men and women of the military who have served and continue to serve both at home and abroad,” said Jim Cortner of Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. “Because we often serve families of veterans, we desired to initiate a community project to honor the service and

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  • LCBPU okays amended deposit policy

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 11:43 am

    While Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities’ officials approved the new service deposit policy back in December, some amendments were made before the policy went into effect two weeks ago and were approved by the board. The amendment clarifies the deposit amounts for General Service applicants, which includes non-residential, commercial and industrial services. LCBPU’s deposit policy for both new residential and non-residential services, which went into effect Feb. 9, is

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  • ‘Hamburger Day on Hill’ is set for March 4

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 7:19 am

    Hamburger Day

    The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce invites you to mark your calendar and make plans to attend the 27th Annual Legislative Appreciation Day, better known as “Hamburger Day on The Hill”! The annual event, set for Wednesday, March 4, is sponsored by Lincoln County, City of Fayetteville, and the Lincoln County Livestock Association, and coordinated by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. “This is a great opportunity for our county

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