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FPU hires firm to eye addition, renovation

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:28 am

Fayetteville Public Utilities has hired a Jackson firm for design and engineering services for a proposed facility addition. Representatives of TLM Associates, Inc., a firm that has provided services for other utility systems constructing new offices, were on hand during last week’s board of directors’ work session. Jerry Hartsfield, a representative of the firm, discussed options for utilizing property purchased by FPU last year along Market Street near FPU’s headquarters.

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FPU hires firm to eye addition, renovation

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:28 am

Fayetteville Public Utilities has hired a Jackson firm for design and engineering services for a proposed facility addition. Representatives of TLM Associates, Inc., a firm that has provided services for other utility systems constructing new offices, were on hand during last week’s board of directors’ work session. Jerry Hartsfield, a representative of the firm, discussed options for utilizing property purchased by FPU last year along Market Street near FPU’s headquarters.

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  • Turnout steady as early voting nears end

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:29 am

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    Turnout has been steady since early voting got underway, said Shelia Allen, Lincoln County’s administrator of elections, noting that her office is averaging close to 300 citizens coming in each day to cast their ballots. Early and absentee voting continues through this Saturday, Aug. 2, for the county general, state primary and Petersburg city elections that will be conducted Aug. 7. Through Friday, the Lincoln County Election Commission is open

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  • Spec building complete, on market

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    (From left) Will Thomas and Ron Mahal of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Industrial De-velopment Board brief city and county officials on the new speculative building now com-plete in the Posey Industrial Park. The briefing was held during a tour of the facility early last week. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    City and county officials met early last week for a walk-through of the now complete speculative building constructed in the Posey Industrial Park on the Winchester Highway. The $2 million facility, built by Sain Construction Co. out of Manchester, is being eyed by at least one industrial prospect, said Elaine Middleton, economic development director during the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Industrial Development Board’s July meeting. That prospect is expected to make a

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Sports

Bill Daniels (fourth from left), head coach of the Special Olympic Team here in Fayetteville, receives the “Pay It Forward” honor from WHNT News 19 Anchor Clarissa McClain (sixth from left). Pictured (from left) are Coach Lynn Brown, Darryl Offutt, Dwight Vogel, Bill, Dale Stinnett, Clarissa, Coach Heath Jefferies, Ronnie Vaughn, Coach Lloyd Eads and Ben Corder. Not pictured are Ricky Bingham and Coach Greg Dodson. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Daniels earns ‘Pay It Forward’ award

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm

Fayetteville’s Bill Daniels was the recipient of the WHNT News 19’s “Pay It Forward” honor last week. On Tuesday, while the team practiced, News 19’s Clarissa McClain surprised Bill with the award and presented $319 in cash to help fund his cause. Bill is an avid golfer, and along with his wife of 54 years, Judy, the couple has volunteered their time to work with the Special Olympics Golf Team

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  • Velocity U13 claims state title

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Pictured (front, from left) are Sammy Sharp, Holt Richardson, Devin Hudgins, Logan Crabtree, Brandon Baugh, Devin Gifford, (second row) Jackson Cothren, Ryan McAdams, Tucker Webb, Daniel Richardson, Garrett Warden, Ben Walp, Kyle Clem and (third row) coaches Lynn Sharp, Bruce Gifford, Mike Webb and Mike Walp and Head Coach Todd McAdams.

    The Lincoln County Velocity U13 team recently claimed the Tennessee Youth Baseball Association state title, taking the win for the championship over the Smyrna Vipers, 12-5, in Murfreesboro. In the title tournament, the team finished pool play as the 2-seed behind Smyrna. They advanced to the championship game, defeating the Manchester Tri County Stars, 8-1, in the semifinals. Velocity wraps up its season with an overall record of 20-4. Earlier

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  • Sanders holds her own in circle against Team USA

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Former Lady Falcon Tanner Sanders, now playing with Lipscomb’s Lady Bisons, received an invitation from Coach Dot Richardson (right), a two-time Olympic softball gold medalist, to pitch for the Central Virginia All Stars in a pair of exhibition games against Team USA. Tanner went six innings combined, giving up 1 earned run off 5 hits with 5 strikeouts.

    Tanner Sanders was a standout softball pitcher during her tenure playing for the Lady Falcons at Lincoln County High School. Following her graduation in 2012, she joined the Lipscomb University Lady Bisons’ softball team in Nashville. Recently, Tanner received an opportunity of a lifetime – to pitch for the Central Virginia All-Stars in a couple of exhibition games against Team USA. Editor’s Note: The following is an article by Mark

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Lifestyles

Parton takes third --

Parton takes third

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:10 am

Baylee Parton is pictured here with her horse, Leggs, following the State 4-H Junior High Ranch Division Horse Show in Shelbyville. Baylee was third high individual in overall points. She and Leggs placed second in Ranch Riding, fourth in Horsemanship, third in Trail and fourth in Reining.

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  • Skillathon winners

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 6:09 am

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    Skillathon Winners from the County Junior Beef Show are (from left) Juliann Fears, Junior High; Kelsey Faulkner, Senior Level II; Abigayle Pollock, Senior Level I; Jana Owen, Junior; and James White, Explorer.

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  • High Point Champ

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:09 am

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    Aubrey Malone and Ten Chex to Cash were recently named the overall High Point Champion in the Ranch Junior Division at the Tennessee State 4-H Horse Show in Shelbyville. Aubrey won second in Reining, third in showmanship, first in Halter Geldings, ninth in Ranch Riding, second in Horsemanship and first in Trail.

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Entertainment

Carriage House Players’ latest production, Willy Wonka, enters into its last weekend with shows on July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Pictured are the Candy Man, portrayed by Andrew Neal, Wilder Posey as Charlie Bucket and Ben Spears, who plays Willy Wonka. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

Willy Wonka enters last weekend

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Carriage House Players’ Willy Wonka enters into its last weekend of performances. Shows are slated for July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at Adnia Rice Theatre at Lincoln County High School. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, and are available at all regular ticket outlets: Bagley and Bagley Insurance, Carter’s Drug Store, The Book Inn, The Flower House, Sissy’s

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  • CHP’s Willy Wonka opens this week

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 6:06 am

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    Carriage House Players’ production of Willy Wonka opens this Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Adnia Rice Theater at Lincoln County High School. Additional dates are July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1and 2 at 7 p.m. and July 27 and Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. This production is directed by Mickey Johnson, assisted by Jennifer Taylor, with Lisa Adams as musical director. This musical spectacular stars Wilder Posey as

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  • State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee expands to two nights

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:06 pm

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    Tennessee State Fair’s Taste of Tennessee has expanded to two nights. Opening weekend at the Tennessee State Fair will provide again this year an opportunity for fairgoers to taste the best of Tennessee except this year the special tasting event will include much more than a variety of locally brewed beers and ales. Introduced at last year’s Fair as a one-night event, the Taste of Tennessee was received with such

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