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The Fayetteville City School Board has adopted a resolution urging legislators to increase public school teachers’ pay by the same amount invested in Education Savings Accounts established through legislation passed by the General Assembly this past session.

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, is now accepting photo submissions for its 5th annual Tennessee wildlife and landscape photo contest.

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Lincoln County Schools kicked off the 2019-2020 school year with in-service Thursday. Teachers heard from two powerful motivational speakers, Jack Berckemeyer and H.K. Derryberry, along with his friend, Jim Bradford.

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The Second Annual Worm Drowning Contest, also known as Senior Fishing Day, is set for Saturday, Aug. 17, from 8 a.m. until noon at Stone Bridge Park Pond.

Caleb Gulley earned his doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree with an emphasis in mental health during the College of Nursing spring graduation from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis.

Lincoln County School System and Fayetteville City School System were among 96 districts across the state awarded a total of $3.7 million to support the implementation of high-quality career-focused programs and instruction for Tennessee students.

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Students attending Lincoln County and Fayetteville City schools, as well as Riverside Christian Academy, will return to session next week.

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This American goldfinch sits among a field of sunflowers before helping himself to nature’s bounty. The sunflower field, located on Clark Mill Road in Lincoln County, belongs to the Tim Bradford family. See additional photos by Paul Henry on this slideshow at www.elkvalleytimes.com. 

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Pre-pastor anniversary program for Bishop Aaron and Jonetta Jones will be held at DOWC Church in Huntsville, Ala., on Sunday, Aug. 4. Special guest speaker will be the Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., of West End CPCA of Fayetteville. The Men of Fayetteville will provide the music for this program a…

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The Tennessee Historical Commission and the Tennessee Wars Commission have announced they will begin accepting grant applications on Aug. 15 for the Civil War Sites Preservation Fund (TCWSPF).

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A training session for first responders and emergency medical personnel on how to respond to someone they believe has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be presented by representatives from the Veterans’ Administration at the E911 Center in Fayetteville on Monday, July 22, from 10 a.…

Riverside Christian Academy’s students, faculty and staff focused on the theme of mission last school year. RCA’s administration chose the spiritual theme, “Life is mission, mission is life” to lead the school family into the mindset that a Christian’s mission is their life, and their missio…

Ralph Askins School students nominated for the annual Marilyn Ashby Award are (from left) Tuffy Delap, Lily Hoagland, Walt Jones, Jacob Limbaugh, Isabella Thompson and Nora Kate Sumners, who was this year's winner. The Marilyn Ashby Award is presented each year to one third grade student who…

Ralph Askins School students nominated for the annual Vandie Davis Spirit Award are (from left) Isabella Armijo, Bless’Yn Washington, Tyihnys Reese, J.J. Askins, who was this year's winner, and Kasyn Divens. This award is given to a fourth grader who demonstrates a positive attitude, represe…

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tnAchieves has begun its effort to recruit 9,000 volunteer mentors to meet its goal of providing every TN Promise applicant from the Class of 2020 with a local support system.

The West End C.P.C.A. Church will be hosting a Women’s Day Program on Sunday, July 21, at the church.

While 90-year-old Mary Hannah Harris Bates may live hundreds of miles away from her native Lincoln County, she only has to look out her Louisiana door to see a piece of home.

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Riverside Christian Academy senior Alyssa Hampton earned a $2,000 Robert McCarty Memorial Scholarship from the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association while on the annual electric cooperative Washington Youth Tour.

The Motlow State Testing Center will be offering nursing program applicants the opportunity to take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) exams at the Moore County, Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna campuses, beginning in September and continuing through January 2020.

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While serving on the USS Columbus submarine at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, Petersburg native Ken Barnes and shipmate, Pat Quealy, of Minneapolis, Minn., thought it would be an incredible adventure once they finished their time in the Navy to bicycle across the United States.

Riverside Christian Academy’s administration has announced that Emma Gordon has been hired as the school’s new agriculture teacher.

Children attending the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library’s Summer Reading and STEM Program, “A Universe of Stories”, listen to Dr. Michael Hartman, Motlow State Community College professor, on “Launch Day” as he explains the procedure and preparation for launching of a model rocket.…

NHC Pulaski is proud to announce the graduation of its June 2019 nursing assistant class, which includes 10 compassionate and hard-working ladies and gentlemen, who completed the free, two-week course on June 14. These students are now eligible to sit for their state exam to become certified…

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Melodie Dye (at center), bookkeeper at Ralph Askins School, was honored for her years of service to the school with this year’s yearbook dedication. Mel started as an educational assistant in the kindergarten classroom, then did attendance and records before becoming secretary and eventually…

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Retired Staff Sgt. Van Booth’s mission of “Walking for Life” across the United States has taken him more than 1,000 miles into the 3,000-mile healing pilgrimage. He began the walk Feb. 23 on the west coast. During this challenge of a lifetime, his goal is to create awareness for veterans and…