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USDA sign-ups underway

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting last week, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill. “We implemented these programs in record time and kept our commitment to begin sign-up today,” said Agriculture Secretary Vilsack. “To ensure enrollment goes as smoothly as possible, dedicated staff in over 2,000 Farm Service Agency offices across

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  • Motlow closed on Friday

    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Motlow College logo

    All Motlow College facilities, including the Moore County campus and centers in Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna, will be closed Friday, April 18, for a spring holiday administrative closing. The college, including libraries and computer labs, will operate under normal schedules Thursday, and then remain closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Regular business hours and class schedules will resume Monday, April 21.

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  • FPU to upgrade email server

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) will be upgrading its email server beginning Monday, April 21. The process is expected to be seamless for FPU customers with no mail lost and minimal, if any, potential email service interruptions. During the transfer process, FPU customers may experience some delay in email delivery or temporary disappearance of emails as the final transfer is made. The email server upgrade is expected to take several hours

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  • Brown relocates law practice to square

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:36 am

    Brown, Jonathan

    Local attorney Jonathan C. Brown has moved his practice from its previous location on East Market to the west side of the Fayetteville square, 101 Main Avenue South, in the historic CFW Corporate Building, which was erected in 1890. Brown is a 2001 graduate of Lincoln County High School and a 2005 graduate of Austin Peay State University. He went on to graduate from the Nashville School of Law in

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  • Harold’s Hog Wash takes home high NBBQA honors

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:36 am

    In additional to taking fourth place in the Mustard Mild category of National Barbecue Association competition, the Harold’s Hog Wash T-shirt also won third in the NBBQA apparel contest.

    The National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) has announced that local product, Harold’s Hog Wash, was among the top winners in this year’s Awards of Excellence competition, earning fourth place in the Mustard Mild category. The award was announced at the organization’s annual conference held March 5-9 in San Marcos, Texas. “BBQ enthusiasts from all over the country come here to measure their products against their peers,” said Roy Slicker, association president.

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  • Supporting the Guard

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:35 pm

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    (From left) Brooke Grubb presents District Attorney General Robert Carter with the Patriotic Employer Award for his support of the National Guard and Reserve. Also pictured is John Basinger, a member of the Tennessee Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee. Grubb, a lieutenant colonel in the Guard, serves as the operations officer for Headquarters 30th Troop Command. ~ Staff photo by Lucy Williams

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  • FPU closed Good Friday

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    FPU New Artwork Vector

    Fayetteville Public Utilities will be closed for Good Friday, April 18. Anyone who needs emergency utility assistance should call FPU at 433-1522. Dispatchers will be on duty to offer assistance.

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