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As the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation marks its 15th anniversary of ticket sales, it announces a record quarterly transfer of $122.9 million returned for education, breaking the previous record set in the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2016.

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Delta Dental of Tennessee (Delta Dental) is partnering with Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) to award “Bigger Smiles” challenge grants to Imagination Library programs in select Tennessee counties, including Lincoln County.

Lincoln County Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Park City station will be conducting a fund-raising picture drive starting Jan. 16.

The Lincoln County Juvenile Court needs more CASA volunteers. Children need someone who will speak up for them in the court system. You can be that person for a child.

Booneville United Methodist Church invites the public to hear guest speaker Dedra Campbell’s story of opioid addiction and experience of God’s love in her recovery on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m.

The Motlow State Community College Crisis Assessment and Risk Evaluation (CARE) Team recently received the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) 2018 Best Practices Institutional Impact Award for evidenced-based institutional impact.

State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced last week the 218 public school recipients of the 2019 Read to be Ready Summer grants, which will provide a total of $8.9 million in funding for tuition-free, month-long literacy-focused summer camps for 8,910 students in need across the state.

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Junior’s House, Inc., held another swearing-in ceremony for the CASA volunteers at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Volunteers Jared Pierce and Edna Johns completed a four-week training consisting of 30 hours. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate, and you, too, could be an advocate…

It was the spring of 2018 when Kara Minor, a senior in Tim Bradford’s environmental class at Lincoln County High School, suggested that the class build another hunting house for the Matt Malone Memorial Chapter of Kids Hunting for a Cure.

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As of December 2018, tnAchieves, the partnering organization to Gov. Bill Haslam’s TN Promise in 83 counties, surpassed two million hours of community service given back by its students.

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A Pastor’s Anniversary Celebration at West End C.P.C.A. will be held for the Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., and Nancy Fletcher on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m. Morning guest speaker will be the Rev. Harris Lee Toney of New Vernon Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Chattanooga. At 2:30 p.m., Elder Le…

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Richard Medley, paramedic instructor and coordinator with the Lincoln Health System, was presented the South Central EMS Directors’ Association Educator Award during the association’s recent conference.

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Fayetteville’s John Fitzsimmons, former director of the Lincoln Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Service, received the South Central EMS Directors’ Association 2018 Legacy Award, presented during the association’s annual conference.

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In their December meeting, Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) Student Utility Board (SUB) served the community by delivering food donations for FPU’s Harvest of Hope Food Drive and reading and making crafts with children at Amana Head Start.

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While giving a presentation to Lincoln County High School aerospace engineering students, Paul W. Johnson, aerospace engineer, not only taught the youths 50 different facts in one hour, but prompted students to ask themselves what they will do in order to accomplish their dreams.

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The Lincoln County HELP Anti-Drug Coalition will present a Town Hall Meeting regarding opioid/prescription drug abuse and its effects on our community on Tuesday, Jan. 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the South Central Human Resource Agency.

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“Eating Smart and Moving More: Eating Smart at Home”, a program offered by the University of Tennessee Extension Service, challenges participants to make positive changes by improving diet quality and physical activity, food resource management, food safety and food security.

Riverside Christian FFA’s Agriculture Issues Forum Team competed recently at the MTSU Stark Agriculture Building, placing third in the Middle Tennessee Region. This is the first team to compete from the FFA chapter since it was established last year. The Agriculture Issues Forum Leadership D…

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Motlow State Community College’s Fayetteville campus recently selected its Mr. and Miss Motlow representatives for the 2018-19 academic year. Pictured at the Fayetteville Christmas Parade are Miss Motlow Daisy Martinez from Belvidere, who is majoring in elementary education, and Mr. Motlow W…

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“Eating Smart and Moving More: Eating Smart at Home”, a program offered by the University of Tennessee Extension Service, challenges participants to make positive changes by improving diet quality and physical activity, food resource management, food safety and food security.

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will be presenting its yearly Christmas cantata on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

Motlow State Community College Testing Center will administer the Residual ACT exam on Thursday, Jan. 3, and Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 12:30 until 4 p.m.

It’s time to sign up for health insurance. Between November 1 and December 15, millions of Americans will head to Healthcare.gov or the online exchange in their state to shop for coverage for 2019.

Alex Groce, a Huntland student, hands out gifts to residents at Donalson Care Center in Fayetteville. Inspired by a program he had participated in at school, Alex decided to use his own birthday money to buy gifts for care center residents here.

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Riverside Christian Academy Student Council pauses for a photo before delivering nearly 200 bags of pantry staples to Wings of Love. They would like to thank the RCA families for the donations and Gerald’s Foodland for providing the grocery bags, which were decorated by the students. Wings o…

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A pre-anniversary celebration will be held for Pastor Dezi Fletcher and Nancy Fletcher, pictured here, on Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at 6 p.m. Bishop Aaron Jones and the Deliverance Outreach Worship Center (DWOC) Male Chorus and congregation will be the special guests. Everyone is invited t…

Ralph Askins School students decorated pumpkins inspired by their favorite book character. A panel of judges voted, and three students from each grade took home prizes for their creations. 

Martin Methodist College (MMC) is rolling out a new tuition plan, giving half tuition grants to residents in southern Middle Tennessee.

November has marked the beginning of a wonderful adventure for the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center. As a non-profit driven by and for community, the organization’s intent is to facilitate creativity and welcome all people – artists, connoisseurs, even those who claim to lack aestheti…

The Friends of Fayetteville-Lincoln County Veterans, organizers of the Warrior Exhibit at the Fayetteville Recreation Center, accept a check from DeDra Baker in the amount of $565, representing vendor booth fees from the Santa’s Warrior Gift Shop held during Host of Christmas Past. Pictured …

Do you know any former alumni, contributors, or educators from Lincoln County who deserve to be in the spotlight? Can you think of an LCHS alumni who has gone on to fame and fortune and put Lincoln County on the map? Is there a person who has always been willing to donate countless hours of …