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$5,000 reward is offered in threats

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:08 pm

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for bomb threats aimed at Goodman Manufacturing here in Fayetteville. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) are assisting Fayetteville Police Department (FPD) in the case, said Police Chief Richard Howell Wednesday. This year there have been three bomb threats called into local 911 dispatchers,

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Crime Stoppers

$5,000 reward is offered in threats

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 9:08 pm

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for bomb threats aimed at Goodman Manufacturing here in Fayetteville. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) are assisting Fayetteville Police Department (FPD) in the case, said Police Chief Richard Howell Wednesday. This year there have been three bomb threats called into local 911 dispatchers,

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  • IRS warns of continuing phone scam

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Phone-Scam

    The IRS continues to warn the public to be alert for telephone scams. The callers often claim to be with the IRS and usually demand money. Based on the most recent figures released, there have been at least 90,000 complaints about these phone scams and about 1,100 victims who have lost an estimated $5 million. “Be suspicious of anyone who calls demanding your money or your private information,” said IRS

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  • THP sets roadside safety checks

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    Checkpoint

    The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Sept. 19 on U.S. Highway 431 at the 20.5 mile marker starting at 6 p.m. in Lincoln County. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these

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Sports

Lincoln County’s Cooper Shelton made a great catch setting up the Falcons’ go-ahead touchdown in Friday night’s match up with the Lebanon Blue Devils. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Falcons get win over Lebanon’s Blue Devils

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 5:04 pm

Lincoln County High School’s Falcon football team put one in the win column at home Friday night, defeating Lebanon, 21-7. Both teams came into the match-up at 0-3 but the Falcons had dropped three battles by a combined 17 points. Opportunities from turnovers would decide the game Friday night. Lebanon fumbled three times and had an interception. All three scores for the Falcons came following turnovers. Lincoln County played four

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  • RCA’s X-C runners take top finishes in MTAC meets

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    RCA’s varsity boys’ cross-country team placed third overall in their first Middle Tennesee Athletic Conference (MTAC) meet and second overall in their second meet. Pictured is Seth Mann, who finished in first and second places in the two meets this season.

    Riverside Christian Academy’s cross-country program is off to a great start this season with two Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference (MTAC) meets behind them. The varsity boys’ and girls’ teams have finished in the top three overall at both meets and the Knights had the first place male and female runners in the high school division at their last meet. RCA’s varsity girls’ cross-country team placed first overall in both of

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  • Lady Falcons win on Senior Night

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    lady falcon volleyball - tullahoma

    Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon volleyball team improved its District 8-AAA record to 4-1, sweeping Tullahoma, 3-0, at home last week. It was Senior Night and the ladies have just two upperclassmen on this year’s team, Taylor Mitchell and Danielle Carroll. The Lady Falcon varsity took the win with scores of 25-16, 25-16 and 25-16. In game one, the ladies trailed early, 10-11, but knotted the game at 11

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Lifestyles

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Fairest of the Fair

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:06 pm

The Fairest of the Fair Pageant was held on Monday of last week at the 110th edition of the Lincoln County Fair. Pictured (from left) are Kaylee Gardner, third runner-up; Lauren Reese, second runner-up; Shea Mincher, Fairest of the Fair; and Bonnie Wakefield, first runner-up. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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  • Miss Teen Pageant

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    miss teen pageant

    The Miss Teen Pageant was held on Monday of last week at the Lincoln County Fair. Pictured (from left) are Amy Cobb, second runner-up; Savannah Price, Miss Teen Lincoln County Fair; Julie Dunn, third runner-up; and Emma Koonce, first runner-up. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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  • Little Miss Pageant

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    little miss pageant

    The Little Miss Pageant was held last Monday night at the 110th Lincoln County Fair. Pictured (from left) are Bayleigh Nicole Maddox, first runner-up; Alleigh Delma-Jo Kirkland, third runner-up; Josi Elizabeth Hurt, Little Miss Lincoln County Fair; and Faith Elizabeth Martin, second runner-up. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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Entertainment

Art

Library opens inaugural professional art exhibition

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm

JILLIAN RAEL library director   On Aug. 25, 2014, the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library opened its inaugural professional art exhibition. Works on Paper, a collection of mixed media artworks, comprises a range of images from working artist and professor Kathryn Jill Johnson. With an academic background consisting of a bachelors in art from the University of South Florida and a master’s in Fine Arts from the University of Georgia and

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  • Live music comes to Arts Center

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Starting Thursday, Sept. 25, local musicians and Fayetteville/Lincoln County Arts Center members Ron Hackett and Taylor Hoch will be hosting a combined writers night, musicians jam, and open mic night in the basement of the Lincoln County Arts Center at 303 Main Ave. South in Fayetteville. This will be a weekly event, which is open to all and will be held every Thursday night from 7-10 p.m. “Local musicians, songwriters,

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  • Live music comes to Arts Center

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Starting Thursday, Sept. 25, local musicians and Fayetteville/Lincoln County Arts Center members Ron Hackett and Taylor Hoch will be hosting a combined writers night, musicians jam, and open mic night in the basement of the Lincoln County Arts Center at 303 Main Ave. South in Fayetteville. This will be a weekly event, which is open to all and will be held every Thursday night from 7-10 p.m. “Local musicians, songwriters,

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