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April Fool’s Seminar for Seniors set

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 4:01 pm

Seniors are invited to attend the free April Fool’s Day Seminar highlighting scams targeting senior citizens and offering advice as to how they can protect themselves and prevent themselves from becoming victims. The seminar will be held Wednesday, April 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 1015 Lewisburg Highway in Fayetteville. A complimentary lunch will be provided after the seminar. The event is being sponsored

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  • Extension Month

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Extension Month

    Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman signs a proclamation for Extension Month in Lincoln County. The University of Tennessee Extension Service has an office in every county in the state. Extension hosts educational meetings with local farmers and advises them on production issues in agriculture. Lincoln County Extension coordinates 4-H, the largest youth organization in Lincoln County with over 2,000 local members. Family and Consumer Science programs help families with health,

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  • Local native designs new science gadget, PocketLab

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:02 am

    An invention just released by a former Lincoln County resident and her husband has the potential to revolutionize the way science students experiment and learn in and outside the classroom. The small hand-held gadget called “PocketLab” is an instantly accessible science laboratory that offers instant accessibility and analytics, fits into a pocket and costs around a hundred bucks. Billed as the “Swiss army knife of science”, the gadget is an

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  • Baldwin earns ATA award

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:02 am

    ATA Recognition Ceremony 2015

    Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) leadership recently held a first quarter award ceremony for fiscal year 2015 where ATA personnel were recognized for exceptional achievements in mission support, customer service, technical support, engineering and quality leadership performed for Arnold Engineering Development Complex.   Jay Baldwin, of the Mission Support Department, Emergency Services, and a Fayetteville resident, was among the award recipients for Craftsperson of the Quarter.

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  • Main Street communities generated $95M in sales

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 8:19 pm

    Main Street

    The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced last week the 2014 Economic Impact and Reinvestment Statistics from 28 Tennessee Main Street communities for activities occurring between Jan. 1, 2014 and Dec. 31, 2014. These Main Street communities created more than 1,500 new jobs and generated more than $95 million of public/private investment in 2014, while continuing to be a vital part of the state’s economic and cultural identity.

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  • USDA finalizes procedures for sorghum referendum

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing procedures for the upcoming referendum regarding the continuation of the Sorghum Checkoff Program and is announcing the dates it will conduct the referendum. The Sorghum Promotion, Research, and Information Order requires that a referendum be conducted no later than seven years after the start of assessments, which began on July 1, 2008. For the program to continue, a majority of those voting

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  • Jackson Morgan Southern Cream liqueurs debut

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:02 am

    Morgan Wetherington (at left), senior vice president of sales and marketing for Jackson Morgan Southern Creams, addresses the crowd at the company’s first-ever pouring held Friday night at the Pebble Creek Golf Club here in Fayetteville. Also pictured are Dan Holt of Pebble Creek and Jackson Morgan owners Mike Wetherington and Ray Steelman. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    A packed house was on hand Friday night at Pebble Creek Golf Club here in Fayetteville for the first ever pouring of Jackson Morgan Southern Cream liqueur. The locally owned company has been two years developing with products currently available in Tennessee with plans to expand domestically and internationally. Jackson Morgan Southern Cream liqueur is a blend of fine aged Tennessee Whiskey, grain neutral spirits and infused with natural fruit

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