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Lincoln County Schools recently announced that Keith Gill has been named Supervisor of the Year and Amy Clemons named Principal of the Year.

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As students return to the classroom after the Christmas holidays, many high school seniors are receiving acceptance letters from their college of choice, while others are still in the process of applying. Yes, scholarships are still available for the Class of 2022. And, all aren’t necessaril…

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Carson Jean and Bre Haislip were named Mr. and Miss. Lincoln County High School at Adnia Rice Theatre last week. Pictured, at left, are Abbie Grace Mashburn and Bailey Gleghorn; Charli Ann Hurt and Andrew Dixon; Bre and Carson; Cora Watt and Owen Swindall.

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Blanche students received a visit by Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education, Penny Schwinn, along with Riley the Reading Raccoon, the TN Education Department’s Reading 360 mascot.  Riley will be traveling to schools across the state to help emphasize the importance of early literacy for our y…

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Members of Lincoln County High School’s LIFT LC leadership team recently participated in the Adventure Capital Design4Good Challenge sponsored by global technology leader SAP. Adventure Capital (“AdCap”) is an innovative program that funds student-led solutions motivating and empowering them…

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Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will be presenting their yearly Christmas cantata at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, in the church sanctuary.

The Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host the Faith Ringers Hand Bell Choir at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. The church is located at 1015 Lewisburg Hwy., Fayetteville.

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Warren Gill shared memories and experiences of his growing up years on a farm near Petersburg throughout his daughter’s young life. After hearing a story, she would tell him, “Daddy, you need to write this down.” For the next 25 years, he heeded her advice, and since he has always enjoyed wr…

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Everything about Joanna Caldwell’s whimsical and entertaining art brings a smile to your face and happiness to a home. Her work is seldom described as “traditional,” by collectors of her art, who recognize her simply signed signature “JOANNA.” She created her own category – “Soulfulism.”

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The Fayetteville Lions held a brief dedication ceremony of a park bench Saturday morning paying tribute to Lion Marshall Arney who passed away in December 2019. The bench was purchased through the City of Fayetteville’s Memorial Bench Program. It is located along the greenway path leading to…

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Brooke Biles and her horse May have been competing together almost three years. This past summer they had the opportunity to go to the American Ranch Horse Association World Show in Cloverdale, Indiana. Together they brought home eighth place in Youth Trail and 10th place in Youth Cutting.

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The Lincoln County High School Student Council is leading an statewide effort to promote donations to Child Advocacy Centers and programs throughout Tennessee. In doing so, Student Council members at Lincoln County High School recently made a large donation to benefit Junior’s House which ad…

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Fayetteville Rotarians work with Interact Club members on the Rotary Dictionary Project. In coming weeks, each third grader attending Lincoln County and Fayetteville City Schools, as well as Riverside Christian Academy, will be receiving a hard-copy dictionary to keep.

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Petersburg’s annual Christmas parade, hosted by Petersburg Parks and Recreation, is set for Saturday, Dec. 11. The parade, themed “A Hometown Christmas” will step off at 4:30 p.m. with Petersburg Fire Chief Bobby Jett Jr. as Grand Marshal.

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Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman signs a proclamation for Alzheimer’s Awareness alongside Fran Gray, regional coordinator for Alzheimer’s Tennessee. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain causing memory loss and cognitive decline that seriously affects a perso…

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Ralph Askins Elementary School students recently participated in a pumpkin book character contest at the school. Winners were selected in each grade, according to Librarian Karrie Pittenger.

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Bright Lights & Festive Nights will be Friday, Dec. 3, at Stonebridge Park with a tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Christmas trees will be on display along Shawnee Avenue and Stonebridge Park for 20 days.

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The Fayetteville Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging people to remember Small Business Saturday, and in particular local small businesses this weekend.

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In today’s society, it can be easy to forget the important things and allow the daily non-essentials to take center stage. Life lessons don’t always come wrapped in a pretty package. However, no matter how they come, these lessons can be invaluable and worth remembering.

Dixie McCullough of Petersburg announces the birth of her daughter AnnaLee Grace McCullough born Sept. 5, 2021, at Lincoln Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 and ¾ inches long. Grandparents are Renee and Justin Sims of Petersburg, Chris McCullough of Bellville and Jenn…

Dance to Fit, held by instructor Montie Dangerfield, has been held the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Recreation Center for more than a year. Dangerfield, who was certified to teach the class six years ago, has a passion for dance and aerobics. She said the class is not extreme, she does what m…

The upcoming 2021 Lincoln County Fair continues its tradition of hosting giveaways for lucky participants; however, this year’s fair will include multiple giveaways, which means fairgoers have more opportunities to win.

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 FFA members of Julie Burnum’s Greenhouse and Landscaping classes at Lincoln County High School worked to prepare a variety of plants to brighten up downtown Fayetteville. Included in the work were 16 large planters, six hanging baskets, and eight small planters. The plants, grown in the LCH…