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Kason Lester, who recently appeared on American Idol, was the last to take the stage before the rains fell Thursday evening, shortening the first-ever Songwriters’ Night at Stone Bridge Memorial Park, part of the Music in the Park concert series sponsored by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County C…

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The Boxelders entertained the crowd Thursday night during the Music in the Park concert series at Stone Bridge Park. The family-friendly summer concert series is hosted by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, in conjunction with the City of Fayetteville a…

“Back to School Bash”, a fun and free event for the community and a fundraiser for Lincoln County Robotics and LCHS Marching Band programs, will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Lincoln County High School.

Carriage House Players’ production of “Shrek: The Musical” opens this week. Here, Zack Smith as Pinocchio, Katie Blackwood as Mama Bear, Riley Droppleman as the Gingerbread Man and the cast of storybook characters rehearse a scene. The production opens Thursday at the Lincoln County Museum. …

Ben Spears is rehearsing a scene from Carriage House Players’ production of “Shrek: The Musical”. Pictured with Ben are Celeste Sanders, Claire Bradford, Kendal Crabtree, Julie Eakin, Caragan Howell and Tejal Morris. Tickets are now on sale at all the ticket outlets: Bagley and Bagley, Carte…

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AC Junction, with special guest Keegan Sanders, performed during last Thursday’s Music in the Park event at Stone Bridge Memorial Park. The concert series continues this week, with the group Simply Fabulous performing at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18. The concerts are presented by the Fayettevill…

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From bull riding to rock climbing and super slides, folks on hand for Thursday’s Blanche Community Freedom Festival enjoyed a great afternoon that extended into the evening, culminating with a big fireworks show.

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Folks of all ages enjoyed a beautiful night at Stone Bridge Park Thursday with music courtesy of the band Highway 64. The family-friendly Music in the Park summer concert series is hosted by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, in conjunction with the Cit…

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Travelin’ Kind, with a special guest appearance by Elliot Hill, entertained music lovers Thursday night during the Music in the Park concert series at Stone Bridge Park. The family-friendly summer concert series is hosted by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism B…

Members of the Lincoln County Commission gave their unanimous approval Tuesday to hiring an independent healthcare consultant to perform a comprehensive operational, financial and strategic assessment of Lincoln Health System.

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Timing and the lack of manpower contributed to the decision to this year suspend Fayetteville and Lincoln County’s Annual June Dairy Day celebration, traditionally held on the first Saturday of June on the city square.

Fayetteville High School Tiger Hill Studio extended thanks to Simply Fabulous, vocal group of the Fabulous Fifties Show, for visiting the studio recently and recording six songs. The project will benefit the studio by giving experience to the class and the community by spreading this beautif…

Fayetteville’s Jennifer Murdock was the big winner in the Homemade Slaw competition at this year’s Fifth Annual Slawburger Festival. The winning entry was selected based on flavor, texture, aroma and color. Here, Jennifer pauses for a photo with the blue ribbon and first place prize package.

Emily Swinney rehearses a scene from Fayetteville Middle School’s upcoming production of “Gone with the Gust”. Performance dates are Tuesday, May 7, and Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Fayetteville Middle School. Ticket prices are $5.

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Tearlach Productions, LLC, a full-service video production company from Huntsville, Ala., has been in the area shooting their full-length feature film, “The Art Collector.”

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Editor’s Note: As the 2019 Fabulous Fifties Show nears, The Times highlights performers who’ll be on stage in this week’s edition. Next week, we’ll focus on those behind the seasons. Don’t forget to buy your tickets early, as many performances sell out as the shows approach. 

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The first of nine performances of the 33rd Annual Fabulous Fifties Show, “Welcome to Veils, Vows and Vegas”, will open on Thursday evening, March 21, for the first of nine performances that will be presented at 900 South Main Avenue in Fayetteville.

Auditions for Savannah Sipping Society will be Monday night, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House Players' building at 301 East Market Street, Fayetteville.

Lincoln County students Sarah Porter, Evan Pollard and Daulton Holland were selected from over 500 applicants to participate in the 2019 Auburn University Symphonic Honor Band held Feb. 7-9 at “the loveliest village on the plains”.

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The Fayetteville High School Marching Band performed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Jan. 18, marching in the Magic Kingdom Parade for an audience of about 30,000. Two other high school bands, from Pennsylvania and New York state, were also in the parade. The FHS band staye…

The dedicated members of the Performing Arts Association, a division of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center, hosted the twice monthly performing arts and open mic show despite the freezing weather and threats of snow.