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Lincoln County High School’s Naval Cadet Corps has been invited to Normandy, France, in June 2020 by Historic Programs to participate in the D-Day Anniversary Parade and the International Salute to Liberation that will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, announced Se…


October is Dyslexia Awareness Month established to create awareness of the signs of dyslexia, dispel myths and offer resources to parents or teachers who need help with a child that struggles in school.


On the heels of signing a five-year agreement that will see the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) leasing a portion of Lincoln Central Academy (LCA), local officials learned Lincoln County is one of 59 Tennessee counties to receive a ThreeStar grant that will benefit the program.


Billy Hix, retired teacher at Motlow State and founder of the Motlow College Foundation STEM Outreach program, recently spent two weeks in Chile serving as one of seven astronomy professionals chosen from across the United States for the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador Program (ACEAP).


Motlow State is one of the fastest-growing colleges in Tennessee and the nation. It is also considered one of the safest colleges among Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) institutions. Recent student surveys indicate that more than 99 percent of students feel safe at Motlow.

Sigma Phi Epsilon at the University of Tennessee at Martin presented three scholarships to incoming freshmen, including a Flintville student, Walker Weir.

Talented photographer and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) superhero Nancy Rutledge visited Fayetteville High School to speak to the media class, sharing her top 10 hints on taking photos and sharing some of her favorite photographs with the students. FHS media students produce photo …


Newly painted murals on the walls of the South Lincoln School Library are sparking the imaginations of students there, thanks to Lincoln County High School art teacher Jennie Roles-Walter and art intern Emma Womble.


Dr. Penny Schwinn, Tennessee’s Commissioner of Education, made a stop at Fayetteville Middle School Thursday afternoon to visit classrooms. The commissioner joined students in activities and congratulated administration and staff on Fayetteville Middle’s designation as a Reward School. State…

As another school year begins, any struggles that kids might face often become more evident in a classroom setting. Students juggle the common challenges of learning, growing up and just fitting in among peers, but they may also experience additional stressors such as dealing with family iss…


Martin Methodist College (MMC) is privileged to host Anthony “Tony” Mottola, who will present “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty: Observations from Ground Zero Command,” a firsthand account of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.

American Legion Post 42 Boys State delegates, who were honored at a banquet Aug. 5 after attending the weeklong program at Tennessee Tech University earlier this summer, are pictured with Jack Buck and Barbara Locklear of the Legion. The delegates include (from left) Eli Dodson, Will Ellis, …

American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary’s Girls State delegates, who were honored during a banquet Aug. 5 after attending the week-long program at Lipscomb University earlier this summer, include (from left) Hannah Stout, Caroline Mills, Libby Quick, Emma King, Carson Williams, and Emi…


Fayetteville Middle School has earned the distinction of being named a Reward School by the Tennessee Department of Education, an honor recognizing the school’s gains in academic achievement and growth for all students and for all student subgroups.


South Lincoln School has earned the distinction of being named a Reward School by the Tennessee Department of Education, an honor recognizing the school’s gains in academic achievement and growth for all students and across all student subgroups.


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.

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.

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.


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

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…


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.

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.

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.…

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…

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.

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…


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.

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…

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…