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Timing not right for FPU, LCBPU management deal

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:00 am

Saying it might be something good to look at down the road, the timing is not right for Fayetteville Public Utilities to consider a management agreement with the county water system, Britt Dye, FPU’s CEO and general manager, told the board of directors last week. Dye’s comments came on the heels of a suggestion by Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman that community leaders consider an eventual consolidation of the utilities.

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Timing not right for FPU, LCBPU management deal

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:00 am

Saying it might be something good to look at down the road, the timing is not right for Fayetteville Public Utilities to consider a management agreement with the county water system, Britt Dye, FPU’s CEO and general manager, told the board of directors last week. Dye’s comments came on the heels of a suggestion by Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman that community leaders consider an eventual consolidation of the utilities.

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  • Whitmore asks re-elect to school board

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 5:55 am

    Jeff Whitmore

    Jeff Whitmore has announced his candidacy for a seat on the Fayetteville Board of Education in the Nov. 4 city elections. A member of the City School Board since 2004, he currently serves as the board’s Insurance and Policy Committee. “It is my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of this community,” he said in making his announcement. “I would like to continue my service to my community. “I

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  • Clark bids for re-elect to school board

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 5:54 am

    Mark Clark

    Mark A. Clark has announced he is seeking re-election to the Fayetteville Board of Education in the Nov. 4 city elections. Clark has served as a member of the school board since 2002. He has served as the board’s chairman since 2008 and previously served as vice chairman from 2004-2008. He also served as mayor of the City of Fayetteville from 1998-2002 and as a city alderman from 1994-1998, during

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Lady Falcons in race for district title

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:50 pm

Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon volleyball team is in the race to claim a District 8-AAA title. Going down the stretch, the ladies are knotted with Coffee County with an 8-1 record. The two teams split during the regular season. LCHS has Tullahoma remaining on the schedule, the Lady Red Raiders have Franklin County remaining. The Lady Falcons picked up two district wins last week. On Thursday, the ladies

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  • Lady Falcon soccer finds win

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Caragan Treola (left) battles with Shelbyville in the Lady Falcons’ match-up at home Saturday with the Lady Eagles. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon soccer team picked up a win on the road last week in Lawrence County, then finished tied in a make-up game at home with Shelbyville. Saturday, the ladies hosted the Lady Eagles in a physical match-up. Both teams would get a yellow card before it was over. After a scoreless first half, the Lady Falcons were first to find the net with a shot

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  • Reneau, Clark take top spots in IL Run

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    Julia Clark posted the best overall female time in the 2014 Imagination Library 5 Mile Race held for the first time at Kiwanis Park. Clark finished with a time of 35:00. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Over 70 runners turned out to compete in the Imagination Run, a five-mile race hosted by the Imagination Library of Lincoln County on Sept. 20. “It was a bigger crowd than we had expected,” said Helen Fussell, race director. “This was a new course and a new distance, and no one seemed to mind the winding turns and rolling hills through the scenic avenues of Fayetteville.” Jason Reneau of Madison,

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Wear pink for lunch in the park

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Everyone is encouraged to wear pink and take their lunch to the Stone Bridge Park for the annual event to support Breast Cancer Awareness during the month of October. Individuals, groups, families, clubs, churches or others can show their support, enjoy lunch and fellowship. The time is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2; Wednesday, Oct. 8, Tuesday, Oct. 14; Monday, Oct. 20; or Thursday, Oct. 30.

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  • Glow Unity Walk shines light on suicide

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:33 pm

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    The third annual Suicide Awareness Glow Unity Walk will be held on Oct. 4 beginning at 4 p.m. at the old Franklin County High School football field in Winchester. The community will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of unique experiences this year, including a ride in a hot air balloon at the upcoming Third Annual Suicide Awareness Unity Walk. Organizers hope to shine the light on suicide by

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  • Motlow honors program sells cookbooks

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:31 am

    The Motlow College honors program is currently selling cookbooks as its final fundraiser for the academic year, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program advisor. The cookbook, titled “Food For Thought,” is a compilation of recipes from honors program students and faculty and contains approximately 250 recipes. The cost is $15 per copy and preorders will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 3. The book can

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Entertainment

Taylor Hock and Jay Jernigan play during Thursday’s Performing Arts Show held at the Fayetteville Art Center. Shows continue each Thursday at 7 p.m. at the center, located on Main Avenue South.

Performing arts shows kick off

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:32 pm

The performing arts association at the Art Center started its weekly open mic and performing arts show on Thursday at the Art Center. The show had 10 acts that included 13 local performers. In the spirit of support for all the performing arts, Taylor Hoch kicked off the show with the opening soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Richard III. Jay Jernigan then joined Taylor on the stage and they performed several of

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  • Petersburg hosts 5K Run, Cruise In

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Petersburg’s “Color Me Petersburg” 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, beginning at 2 p.m. followed by the “Cool Autumn Night Cruise In” beginning at 4 p.m. and featuring live music. During the Color Run, runners are doused with color as they reach various points of the race. Colors are washable but organizers suggest wearing clothing and shoes they don’t mind getting stained. They also recommend cheap sunglasses

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  • Live performances begin at Arts Center this Thursday

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    The new performing arts venue in the basement of the Arts Center begins this Thursday evening, Sept. 25. This event is open to the public, and organizers need musicians, songwriters, singers, poets, dramatists, thespians, and comedians to fill out the program. Local musicians Taylor Hoch and Ron Hackett will be hosting the show. “We hope to combine the best features of open mics, songwriter rounds, and musical jams in the

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