The holiday season should be a joyous time of the year, and for those who want to continue eating    healthfully or who must adhere to dietary restrictions, it can be a challenging time. Sticking to a healthful lifestyle doesn’t have to mean deprivation if you take the right approach. Depriv…

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The Lincoln County School System has announced that students in grades 6 through 8 at Unity middle school will be mandated to attend school virtually during the week following Thanksgiving, November 30 through December 8. LCS has released a statement on the matter and it is printed below:

 This week, Americans will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe food handling and sanitation will help protect you and your loved ones this year. To make sure your Thanksgiving meal is prepa…

David Franklin Mooney, 57, of Loxley, AL, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday (November 19, 2020). Graveside services were conducted on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of David Franklin Mooney.

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Lincoln County Schools has announced that Flintville and South Lincoln schools will be fully virtual from November 30 through December 8, following Thanksgiving Break. The statement making this announcement is below.

While fiber has been consistently promoted for its health benefits, it hasn’t been touted as a desirable part of the supermarket until recently. Popular products such as cereal bars and even artificial sweeteners now boast the ability to supply a good amount of fiber.

Meadow Rosalie Stocstill, was born October 16, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center, weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 ½ inches in length. Parents are Kelsye and William Stocstill of Fayetteville.

As we adjust to the time change, shorter days of daylight and cooler temperatures, now is the time to check the batteries of all the smoke alarms inside your home since these fire-protection devices will automatically detect and warn you of the presence of smoke and can save your life in the…

Ten students enjoyed a one-day Vacation Bible School September 12 at Booneville United Methodist Church. According to member Patsy Wilkes Moore, “Many people worked together to for this Bible school to happen.”

Parker Williams is the 17-month-old son of Alex and Liz Williams of Houston, TX.  Liz is originally from Fayetteville. This picture was taken when Parker was 10 months old. Grandparents are Mark and Nancy Rutledge of Fayetteville, TN and Edward and Johanna Williams of Thailand. Betty Rutledg…

The fundraiser quilt project, spearheaded by Wanda Boyd of Wanda’s Creations, was completed Sunday afternoon. Tickets can be purchased for $5 each with all proceeds going to Riley Pitts, who remains in ICU at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital after she sustained serious injuries from falling of…

Mayor Bill Newman fries fish with his fellow Rotarians.

National drug take back day is October 24 and your Lincoln County Anti Drug Coalition members will be at Lincoln County High School that day from 10am-2pm to collect your no longer needed medications both prescription and over the counter. All you have to do is drive thru and drop it off.

The Elk Valley Times would like to feature the recipes of hometown cooks. Send your recipes to jbone@elkvalleytimes.com. And if you would like, we would like to include a picture of the cook.

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On Wednesday, October 14, from 1-3 p.m., a free flu clinic will be held at the Lincoln County Courthouse. No appointments are required and no insurance will be involved. All citizens are welcome to attend.

Lincoln County was among 11 counties to send youth to the 2020 state livestock judging contest as well as one of the seven counties to send youth to the 2020 4-H dairy judging contest. In the case of both of these competitions Lincoln County brought home 1st place in the overall category.

Lincoln County High School senior Sam Robinson pictured here with Principal Billy Owens has been named as a 2021 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Sam maintains a 4.66 GPA and scored a 35 on the ACT.

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Fayetteville City Schools has confirmed an employee at Ralph Askins School has tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing has been completed and determined that no students or staff were in direct contact with the employee.

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A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Ralph Askins School. Fayetteville City Schools has released the following statement on the matter:

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The American Red Cross Tennessee Region has deployed 66 volunteers to respond to disasters across the country, including the historic wildfires out west, Hurricane Laura in Louisiana and east Texas, and the latest storm, Hurricane Sally, which has waterlogged parts of Florida and Alabama.

Registered Dietitian South Central Human Resource Agency Head Start

The photos above are of the patients of the late Dr. Douglas L Miller, D.D.S., a Fayetteville dentist. The pictures were taken in the 1960’s and 70’s. They were presented to the Times as a relic of Fayetteville history.

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The sixth annual Cruzin' Downtown Fayetteville will take place on the evening of 09/12, from 4:00-7:00 PM, on the Fayetteville Square. Registration and parking around the courthouse will take place at 2:00 PM.

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During the Lincoln County School Board meeting that took place on the evening of Thursday, August 27, a motion to make alterations to some of the provisions in the reopening plan laid out several weeks ago was passed.

The 2020 school year has provided many opportunities for school administrators and faculty to grow and reach students in new and different ways. Riverside Christian Academy’s Administration spent the summer months working on creating guidelines to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and pr…

Dr. David Golden, principal of Flintville School, has been asked to serve on the board of the Tennessee Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (TASCD).

In an effort to provide aid to those students in our community who may have needs that would otherwise go unnoticed and unattended, Lincoln County Schools has partnered with Purposity, an organization whose mission is to streamline community support by making the needs of those therein visib…

In an effort to provide aid to those students in our community who may have needs that would otherwise go unnoticed and unattended, Lincoln County Schools has partnered with Purposity, an organization whose mission is to streamline community support by making the needs of those therein visib…

Mr. and Mrs. Gokul and Sharda Ghale and Miss Savannah Mit Ghale announce with great pride the graduation of Sarah Mit Ghale DTP, PT from California State University Long Beach. Sarah received her Doctorate in physical therapy, graduating cum laude in her class. Sarah’s passion to pursue a ca…

Sarah Rutledge, a native of Fayetteville, was recently crowned Ms. Alabama United States Pageant. Her parents are Mark & Nancy Rutledge of Fayetteville.

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Two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at South Lincoln School. One positive case is a student and one positive case is a school employee. Superintendent Dr. Bill Heath released the following statement on the matter:

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A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Donalson Care Center. The positive case is a resident; however, Lincoln Health System has confirmed that there is an unspecified number of employees who have also tested positive for the virus. Lincoln Health System has released the statement…