According to company management, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines in Tennessee through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb 12. Included among the locations that will offer the vaccine is the Fayetteville Walmart, located at 1224 Huntsvi…
The Lincoln County Health Department is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 70 years old and above. If anyone meets this age criteria, they may sign up to be on the waiting list to receive their vaccination. The link to put your name on the waiting list is below:
Fayetteville City Schools has confirmed that one student at Fayetteville High School and three students at Ralph Askins School have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Lincoln County Health Department is now booking appointments for individuals in Phase 1a1, 1a2 of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Residents of Lincoln County can find out if they’re eligible for Phase 1a1, 1a2 an…
Walmart officials announced the temporary closing of its Fayetteville Supercenter effective at 2 p.m. Saturday as part of a company-initiated program to allow third party cleaning crews time to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building. The store will remain closed through Sunday, Jan. 10,…
The Elk Valley Times has just been notified that, as of today, January 7, the supply of COVID-19 vaccine allotted to the Lincoln County Health Department for the week of January 4-8 has been exhausted. As a result, vaccinations will not be carried out tomorrow, January 8.
In the last couple of days, there has been some confusion over when, where, and how those who currently qualify for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine can acquire their first dose in Lincoln County. Printed below is the most up-to-date information on navigating this process, based on guidance issu…
On Saturday, January 2nd, the Lincoln County Health Department will be open and offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 75 years of age and older. This is in addition to persons in tiers 1a1and 1a2, which include high exposure health care workers, residents and staff of long-term health ca…
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Beginning at two p.m. yesterday, 20 first responders from Fayetteville and Lincoln County received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first citizens of the region to do so.
Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 testing sites across the state will begin offering self-testing kits to adults three days a week December 21, to allow staff members to transition to vaccination of frontline health care providers and first responders. Local county health departments w…
Lincoln County Schools has announced that this Thursday, December 10, Flintville, Highland Rim, South Lincoln, and Unity schools will be joining Lincoln County High School in going virtual for the remainder of the semester.
Fayetteville City Schools will go to full virtual learning starting on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.
The Lincoln County School System has announced that students in grades 6 through 8 at Unity middle school will be mandated to attend school virtually during the week following Thanksgiving, November 30 through December 8. LCS has released a statement on the matter and it is printed below:
November 12, 2020: Fayetteville City Schools has confirmed that three students at Ralph Askins School have tested positive for COVID-19.
As reported by Jenna Rae of WAFF 48:"There is a COVID-19 outbreak at the Elk River Health and Rehab Facility in Ardmore, Tennessee.
Three employees of Fayetteville City Schools have tested positive for COVID-19. The school system has released the following statement on the matter:
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:
A positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Donalson Care Center. The positive case is a resident; however, Lincoln Health System has confirmed that there is an unspecified number of employees who have also tested positive for the virus. Lincoln Health System has released the statement…
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…
County Mayor Bill Newman has released a new letter through the Chamber of Commerce, pleading with local businesses to operate in accordance with the guidelines laid out by the TN Pledge. The letter's text is below:
The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library has been closed until Tuesday, July 28th as a safety precaution after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member did not have contact with patrons or fellow staff. They have been working with the Lincoln County Health Departme…
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at the Genesco (Johnston and Murphy) distribution plant in Fayetteville. Genesco’s corporate office has released the following statement on the matter:
The Fayetteville City Police Department has announced the indefinite closure of its business office as well as the municipal court. According to City Administrator Scott Collins, this decision has been made out of concerns that some employees have been exposed to COVID-19. Both the statement…
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.
“Total chaos” were the words used by an anonymous source in describing the state of the Frito-Lay manufacturing plant at 101 Industrial Boulevard on the night of July 1. According to the source, employees at the plant have recently been made aware that a coworker was COVID-19-positive, and t…
With more than $600,000 in prize winnings to his credit, Team Toyota angler Brandon Lester has proven himself to be one of America’s most accomplished young professional bass anglers. The Tennessean is also one heck of a family man, and was gracious enough to lend some advice to parents who …
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- COVID-19 testing at the Lincoln County Health Department
- LC Schools System adopts emergency resolution in wake of COVID-19
- USDA Farm Service Agency here to support farmers, ranchers
- Lincoln Strong Shop Local
- Staying ‘Tennessee strong’
- COVID-19 drive-through testing event here Saturday
- FPU employees show support for healthcare workers
- Businesses weigh risks as economy begins to reopen
- COVID-19 drive-through testing locations open this weekend
- Tentative graduation dates are scheduled for June
- Adoption, fostering programs continue amid pandemic
- Aggressive COVID-19 testing underway
- $1M in Lee’s local support grants to ‘ease the burden’
- Big G trucker represents industry at White House
- Bank of Lincoln County helps provide community support through Paycheck Protection Program
- Ag producers have more time to repay MALs
- Weekly unemployment recertification staggered
- Lincoln County COVID-19 free drive-through testing
- LHS pursues state grants aimed at helping hospitals
- Centerstone continues life-changing work during pandemic
- Drive for volunteers underway to aid homebound seniors
- TSSAA cancels remaining events for current school year
- Stimulus package: what do family farms need to know?
- Washington Youth Tour canceled
- Junior's House message to teachers, school personnel: 'You know our children'
- Tennessee starts sending $600 federal unemployment benefit
- Little Free Libraries expand under COVID-19 stay-at-home order
- Spray, LHS CEO, speaks to local COVID-19 concerns
- Demand on Hands of Mercy triples; nonprofit needs volunteers, food donations
- Arnold exchange, commissary patrons required to wear mask
- Pesticide certification deadline extended
- Vanderbilt COVID-19 model finds evidence of flattening the curve, recommends distancing polices continue
- FPU offers tips on energy use during COVID-19
- Disinfecting your workplace in instances of COVID-19
- ‘Tree Club’ adapts to changing times
- Motlow College creates Workforce Relief Fund
- Local Café shares the love for care providers at Donalson
- Walking trails open
- Health history forms aid emergency healthcare workers
- Deadline to apply for tax relief extended to May 6
- Common sense rule of thumb under new order
- Peak expected near month’s end
- Connecting the Helpers
- Motlow ACE opens doors for adult learners
- New closings announced
- New app for unemployment certification
- All Tennessee state parks to close
- Lincoln County Health Department opens as COVID-19 Assessment Site