The National Weather Service in Huntsville said strong to severe storms and heavy rainfall are possible Friday night into early Saturday morning. Read moreNWS: Strong to severe storms, heavy rainfall possible this weekend
Fayetteville High School’s basketball season came to an end in the quarterfinals of the Class-A TSSAA BlueCross State Tournament going down in a battle to Chattanooga Prep 57-49. Read more'An intense ballgame:" Tiger season ends in elite eight
First Saturdays is an outdoor market held on the first Saturday of each month from April to October in Downtown Fayetteville, sponsored by Main Street. The event is a vibrant and bustling community event that brings together farmers, artisans, and locals. The first event for 2023 is Saturday… Read moreThe first 2023 First Saturday is April 1
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A host of comedic and entertainment royalty have gathered at Washington’s Kennedy Center as Adam Sandler received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Sandler on Sunday placed his hand on the award, a bronze bust of Mark Twain. The “Happy Gilmore" star speculated the award one day might be used to “bludgeon” him in his sleep. Sandler thanked his parents and siblings for what he called “that weird irrational confidence thing" he guesses he still has. The 56-year-old New Hampshire native first came to national attention on TV's “Saturday Night Live.” Sandler's “SNL” colleague Dana Carvey remarked before the ceremony, “Who has lasted this long and stayed this beloved?”
Gloria Dea, touted as the first magician to perform on what became the Las Vegas Strip in the early 1940s, has died. She was 100. One of Dea's caretakers says she died Saturday at her Las Vegas residence. A memorial is being planned. Dea also appeared in several movies in the 1940s and ’50s, including “King of the Congo," starring Buster Crabbe, in 1952. Dea was 19 when she performed at El Rancho Vegas on May 14, 1941. The Las Vegas Review-Journal says Dea's show at the Roundup Room is the first recorded appearance by a magician in Las Vegas. After appearing in some moves in the mid-1940s and 1950s, Dea moved from California to Las Vegas in 1980.
Rebecca “Becky” Dianne Smith, 62, of McMinnville, Tennessee, p…
Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a series of Q&As with the teachers who have been chosen by Lincoln County Schools, Fayetteville City Schools and Riverside Christian Academy as teachers of the year. Read moreTeacher of the Year: Flintville School