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Marvin’s celebrates 70th anniversary

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 5:14 am

Marvin’s, an Alabama based full-service home business that was founded in 1945 and now operates across four states including Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia, is celebrating its 70th anniversary of being business. To commemorate the milestone, Marvin’s will be hosting a number of contests during the year of 2015. The first contest will be held on March 1 until March 30 and will have as a prize a $1,000 Marvin’s

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  • Fisher joins Access Realty

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Vivian Fisher

    Access Realty is pleased to introduce Vivian Fisher as their new affiliate broker. A native of Lincoln County, she loves to travel and play trivia. “I chose Access Realty because they are one of the most respected brokerages in the area and they offer a supportive team system,” said Fisher. “I love being a realtor because of the gratification you get when you see the smiles of people you just

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  • Valentine’s winner

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Valentine's Winner (1)

    Lucy Williams (left) of The Times presents a $50 gift certificate for dinner from Cahoots Restaurant and a certificate for a half-dozen roses from the Flower House to Marybeth Allison of Fayetteville. Ms. Allison was the winner of the Valentine’s Giveaway, sponsored by Cahoots and The Flower House. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson Caruso

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  • Tractor Supply announces FFA scholarships

    Posted on February 26, 2015 at 8:50 am


    Coming off the heels of a successful second year in 2014, Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation. Last year, Tractor Supply customers donated $447,671, resulting in 334 scholarships awarded to FFA members in their pursuit of a college degree. The Growing Scholars program will be supported nationally by each of the more than 1,400 Tractor Supply and Del’s

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  • Local jobless rate lowest in Tennessee

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 9:50 am


    Lincoln County’s jobless rate was once again the state’s lowest, at 4.4 percent in December. The rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point over November’s 4.3 percent. In nearby counties, Bedford County’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.0 to 5.9 percent. Coffee County also dropped by one-tenth of a percentage point, from 5.7 percent in November to 5.6 percent in December. Franklin County’s rate rose from 5.5 percent to 5.6 percent.

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  • Job Fair at Motlow

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    The Goodwill Career Solutions Center will be hosting a Job Fair for Metro Industrial in Lincoln County. The Job Fair will be held at Motlow College’s Fayetteville campus, 1802 Winchester Highway, in Room 23 on Friday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More information is available at

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  • Senate, House committee assignments set

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Committee assignments for the 109th General Assembly have been named. The Senate has nine standing committees and four select committees: Commerce and Labor; Education; Energy, Agriculture, and Natural Resources; Finance, Ways and Means; Health and Welfare; Government Operations, Judiciary; State and Local Government; Transportation and Safety; Ethics; Delayed Bills; Rules; and Calendar. In District 14, Sen. Jim Tracy, representing Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore and parts of Rutherford counties, was appointed

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