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During the Lincoln County School Board meeting that took place on the evening of Thursday, August 27, a motion to make alterations to some of the provisions in the reopening plan laid out several weeks ago was passed.

The 2020 school year has provided many opportunities for school administrators and faculty to grow and reach students in new and different ways. Riverside Christian Academy’s Administration spent the summer months working on creating guidelines to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and pr…

Dr. David Golden, principal of Flintville School, has been asked to serve on the board of the Tennessee Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (TASCD).

In an effort to provide aid to those students in our community who may have needs that would otherwise go unnoticed and unattended, Lincoln County Schools has partnered with Purposity, an organization whose mission is to streamline community support by making the needs of those therein visib…

In an effort to provide aid to those students in our community who may have needs that would otherwise go unnoticed and unattended, Lincoln County Schools has partnered with Purposity, an organization whose mission is to streamline community support by making the needs of those therein visib…

Mr. and Mrs. Gokul and Sharda Ghale and Miss Savannah Mit Ghale announce with great pride the graduation of Sarah Mit Ghale DTP, PT from California State University Long Beach. Sarah received her Doctorate in physical therapy, graduating cum laude in her class. Sarah’s passion to pursue a ca…

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Two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at South Lincoln School. One positive case is a student and one positive case is a school employee. Superintendent Dr. Bill Heath released the following statement on the matter:

Nathan Posey (at center), a 2020 graduate of Fayetteville High School, is congratulated by members of the late Dr. Tom Young’s family, who presented the fifth and final $700 scholarship awarded in the long-time educator’s name. Dr. Young spent 36 years working in education, the last 30 of hi…

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Rebekah Davis and Seth Moyers received scholarship money from the Lincoln County Marine Corps League Detachment 702. Rebekah is a 2020 graduate of Lincoln County High School and will be attending Motlow Community College. Her plans are to attend the University of Tennessee (UT) Knoxville in …

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Four years ago, several changes in the lives of Melissa and Ley Jean were taking place that resulted in their decision to begin homeschooling their children. Melissa gave up a successful job at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville; they became foster parents; and, Ley started his preaching career,…

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During the County School Board meeting that took place on the evening of Monday, August 3, Superintendent Dr. Bill Heath brought to the table a motion to declare County School employees "critical infrastructure," meaning (as per the CDC's definition) that workers designated as such could con…

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The Alpha Kappa Club of Fayetteville recently recognized  four 2020 Bessie Parks Memorial Scholarship winners. President, Cindy Tinney states that, “In the past, scholarship winners along with their parents and guidance counselors were recognized at an awards lunch in April.  This year we ha…

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When Riverside Christian Academy begins its 2020-21 school year on August 4, all 45 employees, including teachers, staff, cafeteria workers, cleaning crew and bus drivers, will be ready to welcome students, thanks to monies received through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Federal Pa…

John Denton has been named as a new assistant principal at Lincoln County High School. Denton comes to LCHS after 13 years with the Marshall County School system.

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Andrea Brewer was recently named assistant principal and curriculum coordinator at Unity Middle School. Before coming to Unity, she served as assistant principal at Fayetteville High School.

Sylvia Weathersby has retired form the Fayetteville City School system after 30 years of service in education, 29 of those spent with the city system. She has taught seventh through 12th grade English during her career. Here, she pauses for a photo with system leaders during a reception held…

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Sylvia Weathersby has retired form the Fayetteville City School system after 30 years of service in education, 29 of those spent with the city system. She has taught seventh through 12th grade English during her career. Here, she pauses for a photo with system leaders during a reception held…

Lee Ann Dawkins, pictured here with her parents, Tom and Peggy Bagley, during a reception held in her honor, has retired from Fayetteville Middle School after more than 21 years there. Mrs. Dawkins primarily taught English Language Arts and for many years was the director of the spring drama…

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On the evening of July 9, the Lincoln County School Board held a special meeting to receive a presentation on the plan that has been developed for the reopening of schools next month.

Pictured left is the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce 2020 Student Advisory Board Scholarship recipient Harold Canada and right, Board Member Jim Neale, presenting him the award.

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Amid transitioning from her previous positon as the principal of Ralph Askins School to the Special Education Coordinator of Lincoln County Schools, Dr. Bridgette Jones took a moment to speak to the Elk Valley Times about her decision to explore this new opportunity, her fondness for her suc…

Sarah Cox of Fayetteville was among those named to the Brescia University Spring 2020 Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Cox is an English major with an emphasis in professional writing.

Lincoln County High School’s Kyle Herd has been elected to serve as the Middle TN HOSA Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year. Kyle is an upcoming senior who plans to attend college in the fall of 2021 to become a Med Flight Pilot. HOSA- Future Health Professionals is a student led org…

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Shelbyville was once again recognized for excellence during the Tennessee Board of Regents Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards.

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Motlow State Community College, led by Principal Investigator Omar Tantawi, has been awarded approximately $108,000 of a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation as part of a collaborative project to address the shortfall of qualified robotics technicians in the workforce.

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The Lincoln County Board of Education approved an emergency resolution in its April 20 meeting that adopts, revises or suspends several local board policies in order to comply with Gov. Bill Lee’s recommendations and Tennessee State Board of Education’s rules and policies for the remainder o…

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Ralph Askins School just completed the third annual Amazing Shake competition with its fourth grade students, who were recognized by the Fayetteville City School Board during its March meeting.

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Lincoln County and Fayetteville City schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year in compliance with Gov. Bill Lee’s recommendation, which came Wednesday during an afternoon news conference in Nashville.

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Motlow State and its partners have been awarded a state grant for $949,410 through the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) program for a Teaching Innovative Learning Technologies (TILT) project.