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Local faces child rape charge

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:12 pm

A Fayetteville man faces charges of rape of a child. According to records at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Patrick Lynn Moore, 47, 411 Adams Street, was booked in Tuesday after being charged with rape of a child. He was released on $25,000 bond. Sgt. Nathan Massey and Patrolman Adrienne Grubaugh with the Fayetteville Police Department made the arrest. Authorities with FPD would not comment on the case.

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Local faces child rape charge

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:12 pm

A Fayetteville man faces charges of rape of a child. According to records at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Patrick Lynn Moore, 47, 411 Adams Street, was booked in Tuesday after being charged with rape of a child. He was released on $25,000 bond. Sgt. Nathan Massey and Patrolman Adrienne Grubaugh with the Fayetteville Police Department made the arrest. Authorities with FPD would not comment on the case.

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  • Deputies bust active meth lab in Parks City

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 5:11 am

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    An ongoing investigation, plus several complaints from the public, led Lincoln County sheriff’s investigators to an active meth lab in Parks City early Wednesday evening. Deputies Mike Pitts and Jubal Ragsdale obtained a search warrant and served it to residents James G. Schaub, Jr., and Ramona F. Dolese at 18 Benson Circle, where the smell of chemicals emanated from the dwelling, authorities said. Dolese answered the back door, while Schaub

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  • Snow … but enough already!

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    Courthouse Raw

    Those in Lincoln County wanting a beautiful snowfall before winter’s end got their wish overnight Wednesday when between four and six inches of the white fluffy stuff blanketed the valley, making for some beautiful pictures and a great deal of fun. Staff photographer Paul Henry’s pictures of the Lincoln County Courthouse, one of which is above, were viewed by over 31,500 people on Facebook as of Friday, gaining comments from

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Fayetteville High School's Nicholas Hopkins takes it to the basket in region tournament action on the road with LEAD Academy. Hopkins finished the night with 27 points. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Tigers’ season ends with LEAD Academy

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm

  Fayetteville High School’s Tiger season came to an end last week. In the first round of region tournament action, FHS went down to LEAD Academy, 59-54. It’s the second season for the Panthers to end the Tigers’ run in region action. It’s the third win for LEAD over Fayetteville in their three meetings. FHS wrapped up its season with a 23-5 overall record ranked 10th in Class-A AP polls

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  • Lady Falcons’ season ends with Blackman

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    Morgan Higgins, the only senior on the Lady Falcons’ basketball team, knocked down this 3-pointer from the corner for the final basket of her high school career in region tournament action against Blackman. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcons got a tough draw going into region tournament action. The ladies’ fourth seed coming out of the District 8-AAA tournament matched the Lady Falcons with the number one state ranked and number three nationally ranked Blackman Lady Blaze. Blackman finished with the region win, 66-28. But, the buzz in the gym that night wasn’t the success of the Lady Blaze but instead how to

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  • Unity hosts Duck, Dive Dodgeball Tourney

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm

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    Registrations are now being accepted for Unity School’s Lions Pride Duck and Dive Dodgeball Tournament, a event that will be held Saturday, March 7. The fundraiser will benefit two school projects, according to organizers, noting that it will raise money to help the school relocate its playground on the hill away from the busy road to a safer location on campus, and two, to raise money to build a field

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Battle of Anthony Hill

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

(Left) Vicky Garland presents Parson Tim Morrison with a certificate from the governor. Morrison gave a ceremony for the Confederate Unmarked Graves in Giles County at the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Anthony Hill on Christmas Day. It was the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Anthony Hill. Morrison was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his work by the governor. (Right) Pictured here are (from left) Robert Reams, Parson

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  • Local group investigates the paranormal

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 11:25 am

    Cindy Shrader Hill (Cyn Hill) and Sean Rader represent two members of the Elk Valley Paranormal team based in Fayetteville. EVP, which consists of eight individuals, provides a free service of investigating paranormal oc-currences for individuals and businesses. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Caruso

    LAURIE CARUSO staff writer An unexplained bump in the night, eerie noises and orbs or shadows that float through hallways, lights that flicker and voices that sound from beyond the pale — these are some of the unexplained things that defy reason and are the occurrences that Elk Valley Paranormal (EVP) investigates. Paranormal studies involve examining very strange phenomena and things that are not understood by current scientific knowledge. EVP,

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  • Word from the Library … Library celebrates Read Across America

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 4:24 am

    Jill Rael

    JILLIAN RAEL library director March will be full of events this year. The Art Re-imagined for Teen Engagement program continues with Papertronics with Sci-Quest on March 3rd. We are awaiting the arrival of our 3D printer to launch into our activities in that area, and it should arrive soon! Unfortunately, because of the weather, we are rescheduling the ART Extravaganza that was supposed to be held on Feb. 28. When

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Fifth Annual Wine, Chocolate, Cheese March 26

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:18 pm

The Fifth Annual Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Fund Raiser will be held at the Lincoln County Museum on Thursday, March 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. This always popular event will benefit both the Humane Society of Lincoln County and Fayetteville Main Street. “We are excited about partnering with Main Street this year, as we are both interested in helping our community thrive,” said Cindy Kite, vice pesident of the

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  • CHP auditions set March 8-9

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

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    Carriage House Players will have auditions for their next show, “The Dixie Swim Club”, on March 8 at 2 p.m. and March 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum. Five southern women, who were college swim teammates, meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage in North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The show focuses on four

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  • Seats available for YY excursion

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    Some seats are still available for the trip to Amish Country in Pennsylvania, New York and North Carolina, an excursion planned by First Baptist Church YY’s (Yesterday’s Youth) for May 9-15. Leaving from the First Baptist Church, the group will travel to Gettysburg, Pa., to see historic sites. From there, the bus will head to Lancaster, Pa., with dinner at Amish Farm Feast. The next day they will tour Amish

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