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Civil War Trails sign dedicated

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 6:46 am

Zollicoffer-Fulton Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will have a dedication of the Civil War Trails sign on Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m. on the northeast corner of the courthouse square. The sign is a part of the Tennessee Tourism program and depicts events or people involved with the war in Lincoln County. The dedication will be about the people and events shown on the sign.

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  • County to study metro government

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    The Lincoln County Commission has agreed to establish a committee to study the feasibility of establishing a metropolitan form of county government here. During Tuesday’s commission meeting, Commissioner Ronald Jean made the motion that County Mayor Peggy Bevels establish the committee, a motion that was approved in a 20-0 vote, with one commissioner abstaining and three not present. “The recent action of the city mayor and city board of aldermen

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  • Farmers Market info meeting set

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    Farmers Market

    There will be a Farmers Market information meeting on Monday, April 28, at 6 p.m. at the Fayetteville Recreation Center. Anyone planning on selling items at the Farmers Market this spring/summer needs to attend. If you have any questions, call Rickey Honey at (931) 433-6059, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Recreation Center is located at 1203 Winchester Highway.

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  • Soft opening for new city pool set

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 10:48 am

    A “soft opening” is being planned for May 10 at the new Fayetteville Municipal Pool, according to discussion during the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s April meeting. That will also be the date of a ribbon cutting for the facility located by the Fayetteville Recreation Center on the Winchester Highway, according to current plans. Demolition of the city’s old pool got underway last fall, just as the city began the

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  • Warden makes bid for Congress

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:02 am

    Michael Warden

    Fayetteville’s Michael Warden has announces his candidacy in the Republican primary for the Tennessee Fourth Congressional District on the Aug. 7 election. “As we all know, our country faces great adversity both from forces abroad and from those who would see our beloved union torn apart,” he said in making the announcement. “It is our duty, as Americans, to stand up for ourselves and our way of life so that

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  • Shelton announces for county mayor

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Gwen Shelton

    Gwen Shelton has announced her candidacy for county mayor in the Aug. 7 election here. The daughter of the late Jean Hall and late James Williams, she is married to Scott and has two sons – Cooper, a junior at Lincoln County High School, and Nevada, a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. She is also a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church. Shelton’s experience in public policy spans

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  • FPU customers could be targeted by utility scam

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    Fayetteville Public Utilities reminds customers to be on alert for a telephone scam that continues to plague rural Tennesseans. Scam artists call a home or business posing as a utility employee and threaten to shut off service unless the consumer provides immediate payment using a re-loadable debit card, prepaid gift card or online payment service like PayPal. “The calls sound official, and the caller ID may even display the utility

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  • Vehicle fire

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Vehicle Fire (3) --

    No one was injured, according to reports, when this vehicle caught fire early Monday morning on Howell Hill Road. The Flintville Volunteer Fire Department got the fire under control. ~ Photo by Danny Capino

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  • Two injured in rollover accident

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    One vehicle flipped over and two people were injured in an Ardmore Highway accident on Friday, April 11. According to a report prepared by Patrolman Lucas Steele of the Fayetteville Police Department, Travis Newgent, 24, of 32 Elora Cemetery Circle, was traveling west on Highway 110 in a 1998 Infinity. The report indicated that Newgent’s vehicle sideswiped a 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Ryan Sherrer, 21, of 360 Ardmore Highway,

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