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Eli Padgett, a student at Riverside Christian Academy, was recently recognized as one of Tennessee’s Top 100 Readers in First Lady Crissy Haslam’s Statewide Summer Reading Competition. Eli had to read at least 2,000 minutes to be considered for selection. Here, Eli pauses for a photo with hi…

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Quality First Home Care, a premier provider of home health, private duty nursing and CHOICES services, was recently awarded three prestigious recognitions.

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Elizabeth Barnes, a senior at Lincoln County High School, is among approximately 16,000 students across the national named as a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, announced officials with the National Merit Scholarship Corp. last week.

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Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center and Lincoln Health System announced last week that Kim Davis has been named the new wellness director for Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center (PRW).

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The TN College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Shelbyville Collision Repair Technology instructor, Eric Brown, recently had the opportunity to attend the NACE Automechanika held at the world center Atlanta, Ga.

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The South Central Tennessee Development District’s Long Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for rights of residents in nursing homes, assisted livings and homes for the aged in the South Central 13-county district.

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The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announced the approval of insurance rates requested by the five carriers offering coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) ahead of Open Enrollment for 2019.

Motlow State Community College is sponsoring internationally renowned speaker and award-winning author Tawan Perry to share a series of student success presentations on Sept. 10, 11 and 12, as part of Motlow’s Weeks of Welcome (WOW). Perry’s workshops focus on transitioning into college and …

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) hosted its first Student Utility Board meeting for the 2018-2019 school year on Aug. 16 at the main FPU office for a day of orientation.

Finding resources and knowing what resources are available when you or a loved one have a disability is often difficult when you live in a rural county.

The Molino FCE Club members are pictured here with items collected to donate to Blanche School teachers. The club’s community service project each fall helps with supplies for the start of the school year.

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Lincoln County Future Business Leaders of America represented Lincoln County High School well at the FBLA National Convention in Baltimore, Md.

Dr. Sarah Thelen welcomed Dr. Misty Slater to her office at 2330 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B, during a meet and greet held recently. A family medicine doctor, Slater received her degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and has been in practice several years. Pictured ar…

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While thousands of students across the state are applying for TN Promise, tnAchieves, the organization that operates the program in 83 counties, is recruiting 9,000 volunteers to serve as mentors.

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As we near the end of summer and leaves start to turn, most of us are familiar with the very prominent Breast Cancer Awareness Month that will soon be here. Everything except the leaves will turn pink, and we will all come together to “Save the ta-tas!” It’s a wonderful and important month t…

Child Find is a component of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that requires states to identify, locate and evaluate all children with disabilities who are in need of special education services.

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The newly renovated gymnasium at Flintville Elementary School was dedicated last week to the memory of Joe Vann, a longtime educator and community leader whose career started at the school nearly 70 years ago.

The West End High School Alumni organization has awarded scholarships to four students from the Fayetteville City, Lincoln County and Alabama school systems. Here, Freddie McKinney, president of the organization, presents scholarships to (from left) Stanley High, Jr., and Brandon Moore. Not …

All Motlow State Community College campuses will be closed Thursday, Aug. 23, to permit faculty and staff to attend fall convocation. All campuses will reopen and resume normal business hours on Friday, Aug. 24.

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Students who earned a degree, certificate or other credential from Tennessee’s public community and technical colleges in the 2016-17 academic year are projected to earn a total of $940.7 million annually during their working careers – about $224.2 million more each year than they would with…

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Before closing its doors here in Fayetteville Wednesday, Nippon Steel and Sumikin Materials USA donated well over $100,000 in equipment to Lincoln County High School and Motlow State Community College here in Fayetteville.

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Fayetteville’s Board of Education celebrated the start of the new school year by treating teachers and staff to lunch, a tradition started several years ago. Here, grill masters Jeff Whitmore (at left) and Eddie Wilson cook burgers on the grill while Tommy Holland takes a cooler full of burg…

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Before Fayetteville’s Eli and Jessica Buckley started their family farm late in 2012, they had no idea raising chickens, cattle, pigs and goats would be in their future, but then, they hadn’t had children yet.

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As students and staff at Lincoln County Schools return to session this week, it’s fair to say that all eyes – and all taste buds – will be on food, from fresh fruits and vegetables to made-from-scratch meals and other choices, as a new food service management company goes to work.

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Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July. Still, there continues to be an emergency need for donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now to address a severe blood shortage.

Fayetteville’s Ben and Owen Porter recently donated proceeds from their lemonade stand to REACH, a non-profit organization serving individuals and families affected by special needs which grew out of the original mission of CAAM (Coldwater Autism Awareness Ministry). The boys made $203 for t…