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City’s ‘Dump the Junk’ nears

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:14 am

The annual Dump the Junk Community Spring Clean-up is just around the corner. The event, held by the City of Fayetteville, is set for Saturday, May 2, through Sunday, May 10, throughout Fayetteville. As part of the event, the City of Fayetteville will be conducting curb side pickup inside the city limits for the following items: limbs, leaves, household trash, rugs, auto batteries, tires (limit four) and household appliances. Items

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City’s ‘Dump the Junk’ nears

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 11:14 am

The annual Dump the Junk Community Spring Clean-up is just around the corner. The event, held by the City of Fayetteville, is set for Saturday, May 2, through Sunday, May 10, throughout Fayetteville. As part of the event, the City of Fayetteville will be conducting curb side pickup inside the city limits for the following items: limbs, leaves, household trash, rugs, auto batteries, tires (limit four) and household appliances. Items

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  • Dr. Glass speaks at Motlow commencement

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Dr. Frank Glass

    Dr. Frank Glass, former president of Motlow State Community College, will address the more than 700 students who plan to participate in commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9, according to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College. The ceremonies will be held inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. Motlow’s commencement will include two ceremonies, with the first at 10 a.m. for nursing students and students who attended classes

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  • Local man injured in robbery

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:27 am

    A Fayetteville man was treated for injuries he suffered Tuesday morning while being robbed. According to a Fayetteville Police Department report, the 29-year-old man was at the Tobacco Express on West College Street when a man there asked for a ride home to Robertson Street. Once there, the passenger told the man he would give him money for gas if he would go inside the house with him, police said.

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Clinicians on hand for Horse Expo Saturday

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 9:04 am

Lincoln County Horseman’s Association is hosting a Horse Expo on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Lincoln County Horseman’s grounds off Lewisburg Highway. The event is open to the public and is free, but donations will be accepted to LCHA, a 50-year-old nonprofit dedicated to encouraging and promoting interest in horses of all breeds within Lincoln and surrounding counties. Barbecue plates will be available from

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  • Motlow golf tourney at Pebble Creek

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Representatives of Motlow College and the Bank of Lincoln County met at the bank recently to plan the 24th annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament scheduled for May 15 at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. Pictured here are (from left) Justin Harwell, vice president at BLC; Gay G. Dempsey, executive vice president of BLC; Laura Monks, director of the Motlow Fayetteville Center; Jan Rogers, director of advancement at Motlow; Veronica King, administrative secretary at the Fayetteville Center; Phyllis Daniel, coordinator of advancement and special events at Motlow; and Hayes Ellett, loan assistant and evaluator at BLC.

    The 24th Annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, May 15, at the recently revamped Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. The tournament is sponsored by the Bank of Lincoln County and benefits the Motlow College Foundation. The Gleghorn Invitational is a four-person scramble, with a morning tee time of 8 a.m. and the afternoon tee time at 12:30 p.m. Breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m., and

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  • FMS Tigers off to 9-2 start

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:05 pm

    Taking the field this season for Fayetteville Middle School Tiger baseball are (front, from left) Tyler Anderson, Drake McElyea, Andy Locker,  Zac Snoddy, Garrett Gardner, Landon Howell, manager Grant Gattis, (standing) Nathan Clutts, Caleb Connelly, Josh Thomas, Chase Treola, Trey Allen, Jeffrie Pettie, Mac O'Conner, J.R. Bagley and Jonathan Cannon.

    Fayetteville Middle School’s Tiger baseball team is off to an impressive 9-2 start midway into the season. The young Tiger team is a member of the Duck River Valley Conference, made up of nine teams – Liberty, Moore County, Huntland, Cascade, Forrest, Community, Westwood, Cornersville and FMS. “Halfway through the season we’re 9-2,” Coach Billy Jack Netherland said. “We’ve split with Forrest and went down to Cornersville 2-0 last week.

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Lifestyles

BHS Class of ‘55 celebrates 60th

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:01 pm

Boonshill Class of 1955 will observe its 60th anniversary on Saturday, May 16, at 4 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant in Fayetteville. Widows of five deceased classmates – Jack Mitchell, Bud Thorpe, Jimmy Cunningham, Terry Watson and David Burgess – are most welcome to attend. When this class began in 1951, there were 27 members; 13 of them graduated. The other 14 either moved out of the area, transferred to another

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  • Higgins hosts Spring Workshop

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:29 am

    Higgins Funeral Home cordially invites the public to the upcoming “Spring Workshop” which will be held on Tuesday, April 28, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ. This event will provide attendees with unique information from the following guest speakers: Barbara Merrell, Director of Social Services at Lincoln Care and Donalson; Linda Mills, LCSW Medical Social Worker; Susie Compton, RN, MSN, and administrator of

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  • Belvidere Firemen’s fish fry set Saturday

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    Belvidere Firemen’s all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. In addition to fish, the fire department will be serving barbecue chicken, chicken strips, hush puppies, fries, baked beans, cole slaw, drinks and delicious homemade desserts. Live bluegrass music will be played by Christen Beiler & Friends, The Sims Family, Golden Holler and Carl Johnson and Rock Creek Grass. Meals are $13 for

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Entertainment

Motlow presents vocal, jazz concert

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 3:56 pm

The public is invited to an afternoon and evening of music performed by the Motlow College vocal ensemble and community jazz ensemble at the annual spring concert on April 29-30, according to Dr. David Bethea, music instructor at Motlow. The Wednesday afternoon performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. Food and drinks will be available at a pre-concert reception at 6 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the concert at 7 p.m.

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  • Benefit singing planned

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:58 am

    Benefit planned

    There will be a benefit singing on Sunday, April 26, at Hope Assembly of God from 3:30 to 5 p.m.  to help promote George Hensley into the Northwest Alabama Song Writer’s Hall of Fame. A portion of the proceeds will go to help buy musical instruments for underprivileged kids. Hope Assembly is located at 28 Deer Trace Road off Highway 431 North. Here, Hensley pauses for a photo with County

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  • Children’s Chorale in concert here

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 7:22 am

    Children's Chorale

    The Heritage Children’s Chorale of the South, a professional children’s choir, announces upcoming spring concerts entitled, “Singing the Day Away”. The Chorale, now in its 28th season, was founded in 1988 by Mary Stephenson, who continues today as the director. Over the years, more than 1,500 children have benefited from the extensive musical training and education provided by this fine organization. The Chorale will be in concert on Sunday, April

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