Today's Top Story

Comissioned Image take by Eamonn McGoldrick Tel: 07810 482491

Poppy Sale set Saturday

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 9:44 am

The American Legion Auxiliary’s Poppy Sale for veterans will be held Saturday, April 26, from 8 until 11 a.m. at intersections across Fayetteville. Motorists are urged to participate in the Poppy Sale and donate in support of our military veterans. The American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Program started in 1921 and has directly assisted veterans in communities across the nation for over 90 years.

Read Full Story

Local Videos

Local News

Comissioned Image take by Eamonn McGoldrick Tel: 07810 482491

Poppy Sale set Saturday

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 9:44 am

The American Legion Auxiliary’s Poppy Sale for veterans will be held Saturday, April 26, from 8 until 11 a.m. at intersections across Fayetteville. Motorists are urged to participate in the Poppy Sale and donate in support of our military veterans. The American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Program started in 1921 and has directly assisted veterans in communities across the nation for over 90 years.

Read Full Story
  • Civil War Trails sign dedicated

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 6:46 am

    Zollicoffer-Fulton Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will have a dedication of the Civil War Trails sign on Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m. on the northeast corner of the courthouse square. The sign is a part of the Tennessee Tourism program and depicts events or people involved with the war in Lincoln County. The dedication will be about the people and events shown on the sign.

    Read Full Story
  • County to study metro government

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    The Lincoln County Commission has agreed to establish a committee to study the feasibility of establishing a metropolitan form of county government here. During Tuesday’s commission meeting, Commissioner Ronald Jean made the motion that County Mayor Peggy Bevels establish the committee, a motion that was approved in a 20-0 vote, with one commissioner abstaining and three not present. “The recent action of the city mayor and city board of aldermen

    Read Full Story

Sports

lady tiger softball - landers mclarty

Supporting Lady Tigers

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 8:25 am

Terry Milligan (third from left), general manager at Landers McLarty Toyota, presented Fayetteville High School’s Lady Tiger Softball Head Coach Melissa Good a check for $1,000 last week in support of the program. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Read Full Story
  • Wearing pink

    Posted on April 24, 2014 at 6:30 am

    Wearing Pink --

    Carter’s 7- and 8-year-old youth baseball team, which won the city’s opening tournament earlier this month, is decked out in pink to honor women with breast cancer. Team members and players share special connections to survivors of the disease.

    Read Full Story
  • Buck wins

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Buck Wins --

    Evan Buck hit 97 out of 100 clay targets to place in the top three of the individual B-Class competitors during the Lincoln County Trap team’s competition at the regional tournament at Big Springs Clay Target range in Christiana.

    Read Full Story

Lifestyles

Babysitting Rocks training slated

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 9:22 am

Youth who want to make money over the summer by babysitting should plan to attend a training session being held in Fayetteville in April. UT Extension Lincoln County will be offering a 4-H training called “Babysitting Rocks!” on Friday, April 25, from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. This workshop is open to all youth ages 13 and up. It will

Read Full Story
  • UDC members

    Posted on April 24, 2014 at 5:21 am

    UDC members --

    Zollicoffer-Fulton Chapter 16 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy presented certificates of membership to five new members. Pictured (from left) are Debbie Yorba, president; Kim Williams, who received her certificate earlier last year; Carolyn Moffett, Mary Alice Brooks, Judy Cunningham and Marcia Towry, who received their certificates during the January meeting. The interests of the Chapter are varied. The group has visited historic sites, rededicated the Confederate Monument on

    Read Full Story
  • Word from the Library … Lecture series kicks off

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Jill Rael

    JILLIAN RAEL library director Greetings from the local library! With the weather changing and summer fast approaching, we have so many activities planned for our community. The recent American Girl Tea Party was great fun and featured discussions about the girls and their places in history, a fashion show and great food. This was the second April tea party we have hosted since my arrival here at the library and

    Read Full Story

Entertainment

Members of the theatre department at Motlow College will be featured in the annual spring drama, “Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge”. Pictured (seated, front row from left) Megan Bearden, Elle, Elizabeth Daniels, Kurt Krause, Sheila Mason, (standing) Zeb Swerske, Brenden Taylor, Luke Miller, Savannah Lynch, Jeanna Anderson and Rachel Judge. Performers not pictured are D’Angelo Brown, Laura Munn, Jarret Summers and An-drew Curry.

‘Golden Boy of Blue Ridge’ staged

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 7:19 am

Motlow College theatre department students will present the play “Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge” from April 24-27, according to Jeannie Gallant, assistant professor of communications at the college and director of the play. The production will be held in Powers Auditorium inside Eoff Hall on the Motlow Moore County campus. Evening performances will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and a matinee performance is scheduled for

Read Full Story
  • FMS students present mystery play

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Maggie Buchanan and Dylan Harter, who portray Edward and Blanche Fairfax, rehearse a scene from Fayetteville Middle School’s upcoming production of “Mystery at Shady Acres”.

    Fayetteville Middle School proudly presents “Mystery at Shady Acres or Carats and Crumpets” by Michelle R. Davis. The production will be on May 5 and 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fayetteville Middle School gymnasium with productions for local schools on May 9. For more information, you may call FMS at 438-2533. The audience’s help is needed to solve the baffling theft at Shady Acres, a cozy hotel tucked away

    Read Full Story
  • Futrelle sisters are at it again in CHP comedy

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    General Geneva Musgave, played by Brenda Wilkes, rallies the troops for a Civil War reenactment for the Faryo Days festival in Carriage House Players’ latest production, “Southern Hospitality”. Also pictured are Mark Mitchell, Truman Carroll, Ben Spears and Tommy Ward. The show opens on May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum. Additional performances are May 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. Tickets are available at Bagley & Bagley, Carter’s, The Book Inn, Sissy’s Antiques, The Flower House and Regions Bank in Parks City. Tickets may be reserved by phoning the CHP hotline at (931) 433-1300 or by emailing carriagehouseplayers@gmail.com. ~ Photo by Jennifer Bradford

    Rehearsals are well underway for Carriage House Players latest production, “Southern Hospitality”, written by the award winning trio of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Those wacky Futrelle sisters from Fayro, Texas, are at it again! The town of Fayro is dying on the vine. Businesses are closing left and right, and folks are moving away. When Senora Caliente’s salsa factory starts thinking of moving into town, it’s sure

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day