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Valentine’s winner

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:14 pm

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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  • Sen. Alexander announces committee appointments

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 5:21 am

    Sen. Lamar Alexander

    U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander recently announced committees on which he will serve during the next Congress. According to Alexander, he will serve on the following committees: Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, where he is currently the ranking Republican member; Appropriations, where he is the ranking Republican member on the subcommittee that oversees energy and water appropriations; Energy and Natural Resources; and Rules and Administration. “In the new Senate majority, Republicans

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  • Beef quality assurance classes slated here

    Posted on February 9, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    Beef quality assurance classes are set for Monday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 a.m. and Monday, March 9, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Ralph Hastings Building in Fayetteville. This class has details about giving injections, withdrawal times, records and other food safety information for beef producers. It is also a requirement for Tennessee Ag Enhancement grants and Master Beef classes. Producers need attend only one.

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