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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…

Thomas Hastings, who teaches advanced placement American History at Lincoln County High School, was recently among more than 1,500 high school teachers and college professors traveling to Louisville, Ky., to grade the AP U.S. History exam.

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Work has begun on Fayetteville’s first city mural, a mural that will depict the town’s businesses from the past and ultimately come together to form a screen along the back side of the city’s western side of the square.

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The Lincoln County Extension Office will be offering the Dining with Diabetes workshop beginning July 25 from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln County Extension Office.

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Alzheimer’s Tennessee invites care partners or anyone interested in better understanding Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia for an educational and inspirational morning during a presentation at First Baptist Church, 108 S. High St., Winchester, on Tuesday, July 9.

Sahil Patel of Fayetteville is attending the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Humanities this month at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He is one of 56 high school juniors and seniors participating in the program this year. Tennessee Governor’s Schools are offered in a variety of to…

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Dr. Bill Heath, director of Lincoln County Schools, was named the 2019 Superintendent of the Year during the Professional Educators of Tennessee’s annual professional development conference, Leader U, at Trevecca University.

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Middle Tennessee Amateur Radio Society will host Amateur Radio Field Day on June 22-23 at the Old Stone Fort State Park in Manchester. The event will take place from 12 noon on Saturday to 12 noon on Sunday, with guided tours on the 22nd from noon until 4 p.m.

Scouts BSA Troop 489 leader Jay Carroll recently completed National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) at Latimer Reservation on the Cumberland Plateau near Spencer. NYLT is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills…

Youths participating in Read to be Ready visit Lincoln Health System’s ambulance service and Lincoln Medical Center June 12. The kids about what happens if they have to come to the hospital, what the machines do, why we wash hands and wear funny masks and hats, and even got to hear about the…

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Makaya Day (center), who will be attending Motlow State Community College pursuing a business degree, is this year’s recipient of the Kate Grisham Wyatt Memorial Scholarship. Malaya is the daughter of Daniel Day. Presenting the scholarship are Johnny Wyatt (at left) and Andy Wyatt, sons of K…

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Bank of Lincoln County has been honored with the “Friend of Education” award presented by the Tennessee Education Association (TEA) during the TEA Representative Assembly.

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Brandon Emmons, a direct support professional and team leader with Fayetteville’s Skills Development Services for the past four years, was honored recently with the Rising Star Award presented at the Nashville Airport Marriot during an event hosted by BlueCare, United Health Care and Amerigroup.

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Taking a break from a morning of grilling, local grill masters (from left) Jason Nix, Jai Eason and Jeff Whitmore pause for a photo during the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center spring fundraiser. Hamburgers and hotdogs were served, along with chips and cookies, during the ev…

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Riverside Christian Academy graduates turn their tassels after being awarded diplomas during commencement ceremonies Thursday evening, wrapping up the graduation season in Fayetteville-Lincoln County. Photo coverage of area high school ceremonies is included in a special section saluting loc…

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Last week, May 19-25, was celebrated nationally as EMS Week: Beyond the Call. Celebrations were designed to honor and recognize the men and women who deliver vital emergency care to communities throughout the United States.

The Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awarded the first Junior ROTC medal given at Lincoln County High School to Mary Abigail Harmon during the school’s Awards Day Ceremony.

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Motlow State EMS Education professionals visited South Lincoln School on First Aid Day to teach students about first aid, CPR and AED use, environmental emergencies, emergency trauma and bleeding control. For sixth, seventh and eighth grade students, the professionals taught the Heimlich man…

A proposal to install traffic lanes and a holding area, designed to relieve morning and afternoon traffic congestion at Ralph Askins School, has been abandoned by the Fayetteville Board of Education.