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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…

Nathan Posey (at center), a 2020 graduate of Fayetteville High School, is congratulated by members of the late Dr. Tom Young’s family, who presented the fifth and final $700 scholarship awarded in the long-time educator’s name. Dr. Young spent 36 years working in education, the last 30 of hi…

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Rebekah Davis and Seth Moyers received scholarship money from the Lincoln County Marine Corps League Detachment 702. Rebekah is a 2020 graduate of Lincoln County High School and will be attending Motlow Community College. Her plans are to attend the University of Tennessee (UT) Knoxville in …

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Four years ago, several changes in the lives of Melissa and Ley Jean were taking place that resulted in their decision to begin homeschooling their children. Melissa gave up a successful job at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville; they became foster parents; and, Ley started his preaching career,…

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During the County School Board meeting that took place on the evening of Monday, August 3, Superintendent Dr. Bill Heath brought to the table a motion to declare County School employees "critical infrastructure," meaning (as per the CDC's definition) that workers designated as such could con…

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The Alpha Kappa Club of Fayetteville recently recognized  four 2020 Bessie Parks Memorial Scholarship winners. President, Cindy Tinney states that, “In the past, scholarship winners along with their parents and guidance counselors were recognized at an awards lunch in April.  This year we ha…

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When Riverside Christian Academy begins its 2020-21 school year on August 4, all 45 employees, including teachers, staff, cafeteria workers, cleaning crew and bus drivers, will be ready to welcome students, thanks to monies received through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Federal Pa…

John Denton has been named as a new assistant principal at Lincoln County High School. Denton comes to LCHS after 13 years with the Marshall County School system.

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Andrea Brewer was recently named assistant principal and curriculum coordinator at Unity Middle School. Before coming to Unity, she served as assistant principal at Fayetteville High School.

Sylvia Weathersby has retired form the Fayetteville City School system after 30 years of service in education, 29 of those spent with the city system. She has taught seventh through 12th grade English during her career. Here, she pauses for a photo with system leaders during a reception held…

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Sylvia Weathersby has retired form the Fayetteville City School system after 30 years of service in education, 29 of those spent with the city system. She has taught seventh through 12th grade English during her career. Here, she pauses for a photo with system leaders during a reception held…

Lee Ann Dawkins, pictured here with her parents, Tom and Peggy Bagley, during a reception held in her honor, has retired from Fayetteville Middle School after more than 21 years there. Mrs. Dawkins primarily taught English Language Arts and for many years was the director of the spring drama…

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On the evening of July 9, the Lincoln County School Board held a special meeting to receive a presentation on the plan that has been developed for the reopening of schools next month.

Pictured left is the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce 2020 Student Advisory Board Scholarship recipient Harold Canada and right, Board Member Jim Neale, presenting him the award.

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Amid transitioning from her previous positon as the principal of Ralph Askins School to the Special Education Coordinator of Lincoln County Schools, Dr. Bridgette Jones took a moment to speak to the Elk Valley Times about her decision to explore this new opportunity, her fondness for her suc…

Sarah Cox of Fayetteville was among those named to the Brescia University Spring 2020 Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Cox is an English major with an emphasis in professional writing.

Angel Bumgardner, 14 years old, donated ten inches of her hair to Locks of Love. The organization accepts donations of human hair and money for use in making wigs for Canadian and American children who have medical conditions that cause them to permanently lose their hair. Angel had her cut …

The Fayetteville Lions Club has sponsored Fayetteville and Lincoln County school participation in the annual Tennessee Lions District 12S Drug Essay Contest for over 20 years, encouraging young people in our community to develop personal convictions about avoiding the pitfalls of recreationa…

Lincoln County High School’s Kyle Herd has been elected to serve as the Middle TN HOSA Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year. Kyle is an upcoming senior who plans to attend college in the fall of 2021 to become a Med Flight Pilot. HOSA- Future Health Professionals is a student led org…

Father’s Day came a little early for Dewayne Thompson with the arrival of twins. Thompson and Tahesa Ford welcomed their beautiful twin boys just in time for Father’s Day. The twins were delivered by Dr. Theresa Morrison, who worked closely with the couple’s Maternal Fetal Medicine specialis…