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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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…

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.

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.

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Lincoln County Board of Education officials voted unanimously last week to move forward with leasing a portion of the Ninth Grade Academy building to a Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Center.

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Motlow State’s Fayetteville campus is sponsoring an Agricultural Sciences Open House on May 16, with informational sessions at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. for prospective students who are interested in the College’s Agricultural Sciences “2+2” Program.

Twenty-two Highland Rim School instrumental music students traveled to Community Middle School in Shelbyville to be adjudicated at the Tri-Lakes Band Directors Association Solos and Ensembles Contest.

Brandon Hudson, vice president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) at Shelbyville, has been selected to join the 2019 class of the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), a year-long immersion in leadership deve…

This year’s delegates to the American Legion Auxiliary Volunteer Girls State from Lincoln County High School are (from left) Hannah Stout, Caroline Mills, Emily Hopkins, and Brooke Osborne. Set to be held May 26 through June 1 at Lipscomb University, the program honors students with high mor…

Student workers of Bank of Lincoln County Falcon Branch implemented a marketing strategy to promote the new branch at Lincoln County High School – a television giveaway.

Lincoln County High School FFA’ers took their annual Tractor Day celebration to Stone Bridge Academic Learning Center where pre-k students got an up close look at the tractors and paused for photos with the high school students.

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Before the sun began to rise Tuesday, the first of participants in this year’s 40th Annual Tractor Day at Lincoln County High School arrives on campus. Originally set for February and rescheduled due to weather, the event celebrated Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters around the country…

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Students from Fayetteville High School and Lincoln County High School joined approximately 349 of their high school peers in Murfreesboro to express their views on public education in Tennessee at the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE).

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Five standouts will be inducted into Lincoln County Schools’ Hall of Fame during the ‘Evening with the Stars’ Thursday evening, April 25, at Lincoln County High School.

Teresa Brown, (far right) president of the Alpha Kappa Club, and Cindy Tinney, (far left) vice president, present the Bessie Parks Memorial Scholarship to two members of the Class of 2019. Allen Scott Alcorn Jr., (second from left) a senior at Lincoln County High School, plans to attend Tenn…

Lincoln County Early Head Start and Amana Head Start, which is accepting applications for a variety of children and family services, will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18.

I believe in public education. I also know that there is no one size fits all strategy that will work in every school or district. This is a recurring premise among those of us who believe in local control of public education. A one size fits all solution is in effect no solution.

Students from Lincoln County High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter recently attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Milam Moorehead, a sixth grade student at Highland Rim School, Victoria Langley, a seventh grade student at Meridianville Middle School, Hailey Williams, an eighth grade student at Riverside Christian Academy and Jeremy Jones, a sixth grade student in the Riverside Home School Umbrella, were…

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The hard work of love for learning of one South Lincoln School third grader has earned him the opportunity to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum’s Pathways to STEM, a unique learning experience for bright, forward-thinking elementary school students.

Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) Student Utility Board (SUB) recently toured the Wastewater Treatment Plant and learned how Fayetteville’s wastewater is treated and returned to the Elk River, meeting all regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Tennessee Departmen…

In celebration of Read Across America Week, First National Bank delivered cupcakes to their partner in education, Ralph Askins School. Pictured are (front, from left) Clay Moses, Ja’Lyha Burnett, Jack Pitcock, Krina Patel, (second row) Jillian Jones, Hannah Caldwell, Jordan Sullivan, Tavariu…

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“The Imagination Library of Lincoln County would like to thank the people of our community for the outpouring of financial support and to all who are helping us to provide books to local children from birth to age 5,” said Wanda Southerland, director of the local IL affiliate.

Riverside Christian Academy’s Callie Robinson (at right) placed first in the Middle Region Creed Speaking FFA Leadership Development Event on Monday, Feb. 11. Callie will represent Riverside Christian FFA at the State FFA Convention in March. Jimmy White placed third in the Middle Region Sta…

Four students from Fayetteville High School’s recording studio class recently toured Middle Tennessee State University’s audio production, music business and recording industry departments. Everyone had a great time learning about potential careers in the music industry. The studio class wou…

While the Lincoln County Board of Education hasn’t made a final decision as to how Ninth Grade Academy will be utilized in the future, results of the NGA Repurposing Survey show that using the building for a post-secondary school or middle college by far received the most points.

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First Baptist Church minister Dr. Jon Hathcock and South Lincoln Middle School’s Principal Jennifer Turpen unveil the plaque, “In God We Trust”, that will be placed in schools throughout the county school system. The design is a collaboration by all Lincoln County principals. Brooke Fanning …

The Imagination Library of Lincoln County was presented a check for $500 last week from the Lincoln County Education Foundation Board that came from a fundraiser spearheaded by Christine Hunter, supervisor over the libraries within the school system.

Highland Rim School students earning Tri-Lake Silver Honor Band honors for grades 7-9 are Richard Williams; Mia Martinez; Nikaela Cummings; McKinna Self; Samantha Cabello; Tyler Nelson, first chair snare drum; Nora Fuller, first chair clarinet; Trent Self, first chair trombone; Omar Cabello,…

The Elk Valley Crafters Association presents its yearly donation to the Lincoln County High School Student Council. Pictured are (from left) EVCA President Dennis Stockbridge, LCHS student Brooke Osborne, and LCHS teacher Lindley Buchannon.