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With the nationwide teacher shortage projected to nearly double in less than a decade, Western Governors University (WGU), parent university of WGU Tennessee, hopes to help more prospective teachers find their passion in the classroom with the $2,500 Become a Teacher Scholarship.

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Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian’s church bell choir, The Faith Ringers, invite you to their annual Christmas concert, set for Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.

Lincoln Health System recently celebrated the retirement of Gene Thomas who worked in the maintenance department at LHS for over 25 years. He will definitely be missed. Pictured are (from left) Russ Spray, interim CEO, LHS; Thomas; John Lavender, interim administrator, Donalson Care Center; …

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The Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., and wife, Nancy, will be honored during the pastor’s pre-anniversary service on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. at West End CPCA Church, located at 510 Kiwanis in Fayetteville. Guest will be Aaron Jones and the DOWC male choir and church family. Everyone is invited.

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Ronnie Smith, (left) an advanced emergency medical technician, is congratulated as he is presented the 2019 the South Central EMS Directors Association’s AEMT Award. Making the presentation is Chad Brown, president of the association. Smith has worked for the Lincoln Medical Center Ambulance…

Laura Monks, president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Shelbyville, was recently awarded the June Anderson Award.

Everyone needs encouragement. It provides an exhale during times of uncertainty or stress. After more than a decade of leading tnAchieves, the partnering organization to TN Promise in 90 Tennessee counties, I witness the life-changing power of encouragement each day.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)-Shelbyville will hold a graduation ceremony on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Shelbyville Central High School Auditorium.

Long-term care facilities across Tennessee, including Lincoln-Donalson Care Center (LDCC), will recognize the contributions of the state’s 30,000 nursing home employees on Nursing Home Caregiver Appreciation Day, Friday, Nov. 22.

As part of Lincoln Health System’s (LHS) commitment to provide quality health care to the Lincoln County community, the health system has announced its plans to open a new orthopedic surgery practice, Lincoln Medical Group Orthopedic Associates, with orthopedic surgeon, Robert A. Beasley, MD…

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Fayetteville’s Mark Clark, a member of the city board of education, is the new president for the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA).

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The community-wide Veterans Day ceremony at Lincoln County High School was one of several held across the county as students and guests expressed their appreciation to those who’ve served our country. Barbara Locklear, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the first woman to serve as comman…

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During November the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve.

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With a record number of Tennessee students applying for TN Promise, tnAchieves, the partnering organization that administers the TN Promise locally, needs 2,600 additional volunteer mentors to ensure each student has a local support system.

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South Central Human Resource Agency has announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, located at 1003 Hedgemont Ave.

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Motlow State Community College’s Teaching Innovative Learning Technologies (TILT) project will receive almost $1 million in funding through the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) program which prioritizes learning opportunities in rural counties and enhances career and tech…

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While in France recently, Linda Woods of Flintville was privileged to visit Omaha Beach in Normandy. Her Uncle Jake Griffin was killed there during the Invasion of Normandy in 1944. He is buried in the American National Cemetery there.

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Motlow College Foundation recognized Mark Miller, nursing student, and Ashleigh Whaley, EMS student, as the recipients of the first annual John Smith Memorial Scholarship at a recent recipient-donor reception held on Motlow State’s Moore County campus.

Stephen Mason, peer recovery specialist and regional overdose specialist with TN Save A Life and the TN Department of Health and Substance Abuse Services, understands what drug addiction is all about because he struggled with it for nearly a decade, but he’s been sober since 2016 following h…

The Lincoln County school district serves as a leader in the statewide movement to identify and serve students with characteristics of dyslexia, a learning disorder that affects areas of the brain that process language and make reading especially difficult.

Students currently attending or planning to attend Motlow State are invited to attend a FAFSA Frenzy workshop to learn about and receive help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, and Desmond Howard need to start looking over their shoulder, because a future ESPN sports journalist is growing up right here in Flintville. His name is Brandon Hudson, and by the age of 13, he has already had his own radio show and school sportscenter show.

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QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer – the three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide – and that will be the focus of suicide preventing training to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the First Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville.

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The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) is receiving more than $200,000 in new funding to improve the response for Tennesseans seeking help through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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The Lincoln County Department of Education and local education leaders hosted the Tennessee State Board of Education District 4 board member Gordon B. Ferguson, along with administrative and student panels and state legislators Friday afternoon.

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Just a decade shy of its bicentennial, the Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church will mark another milestone this Sunday, Oct. 27, as members of its congregation invite the community to a celebration of the church’s 50th year at 1015 Lewisburg Highway.

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Bank of Lincoln County supports our local schools through numerous events, programs and monetary donations throughout the school year. Lincoln County High School Robotics program is one that BOLC has chosen to continually support.

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Lincoln County High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Members of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Center went purple for Alzheimer’s Awareness. Seniors expressed appreciation to the Pizza Inn in Park City for hosting “Purple Out Day”. Here, seniors pause for a group photo at Pizza Inn.