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City’s ‘Dump the Junk’ nears

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:14 am

The annual Dump the Junk Community Spring Clean-up is just around the corner. The event, held by the City of Fayetteville, is set for Saturday, May 2, through Sunday, May 10, throughout Fayetteville. As part of the event, the City of Fayetteville will be conducting curb side pickup inside the city limits for the following items: limbs, leaves, household trash, rugs, auto batteries, tires (limit four) and household appliances. Items

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  • Dr. Glass speaks at Motlow commencement

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Dr. Frank Glass

    Dr. Frank Glass, former president of Motlow State Community College, will address the more than 700 students who plan to participate in commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9, according to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College. The ceremonies will be held inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. Motlow’s commencement will include two ceremonies, with the first at 10 a.m. for nursing students and students who attended classes

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  • Local man injured in robbery

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:27 am

    A Fayetteville man was treated for injuries he suffered Tuesday morning while being robbed. According to a Fayetteville Police Department report, the 29-year-old man was at the Tobacco Express on West College Street when a man there asked for a ride home to Robertson Street. Once there, the passenger told the man he would give him money for gas if he would go inside the house with him, police said.

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  • Local restaurant employee saves customer’s life

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    Thomas Beckly with Marvin’s owner June Owens

    “We truly are one breath away,” says Michael Winton of Birmingham, Ala., following his near-death experience in Fayetteville two weekends ago. Michael and his wife, Ilean, drove to his parents’ house in Winchester to celebrate a delayed 58th birthday. They suggested going to Marvin’s Restaurant in Fayetteville last Saturday afternoon for a birthday meal. It wasn’t long after the family sat down to eat before Michael started choking on a

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  • Slawburger Festival a hit

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Slawburger Festival 2015 (52)

    Competitors get down to business in Saturday’s Slawburger Eating Contest, one of the events held as part of the first-ever Slawburger Festival, presented by Fayetteville Main Street and the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. The top fare of the day, slawburgers, made for it being the biggest day by far in regard to sales for Honey’s Restaurant and Ken’s Fast Foods, both known for the delicacy. The Slawburger Eating contest

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  • 10th annual ‘Finest’ inside this week’s EVT

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 6:25 pm

    Cary & Dexter Sullivan, Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln County

      Honorees in The Times’ 2015 Lincoln County’s Finest Reader Choice Awards are recognized in a special section inside this week’s edition. The section is published annually by the newspaper and recognizes some of the community’s greatest individuals and businesses, said Lucy Williams, editor and publisher, noting this is the 10th year for the reader survey. Voted Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln County are Dexter and Cary Sullivan of Fayetteville. They

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  • Groundbreaking

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    Groundbreaking (1)

    Mayor Jon Law and other city officials are joined by Police Chief Richard Howell and former mayor John Underwood, as well as officers with the Fayetteville Police Department and officials of BB&T Construction out of Murfreesboro, for the groundbreaking of the city’s public safety building, last Tuesday afternoon. Construction on the $2 million facility, which will house the police department, is expected to be complete in nine months. The building

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  • City’s ‘Dump the Junk’ just around the corner

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:57 am

    The annual Dump the Junk Community Spring Clean-up is just around the corner. The event, held by the City of Fayetteville, is set for Saturday, May 2, through Sunday, May 10, throughout Fayetteville. As part of the event, the City of Fayetteville will be conducting curb side pickup inside the city limits for the following items: limbs, leaves, household trash, rugs, auto batteries, tires (limit four) and household appliances. Items

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  • Lewter earns DuPont’s National Ag Award

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Kaitlyn Lewter were recognized by the County School Board during its April meeting last week as she was presented the National Ag Award from DuPont Corporation. Lewter won the award for a paper she wrote as part of the DuPont Challenge, said Brad Parton, ag teacher at LCHS, noting that the paper focused on feeding the world through improved crop, beef and fishery production with the

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