Editor’s Note: The folks at The Local Café had no idea The Times was going to be on hand last week as they delivered complimentary meals to local health care workers. We had simply asked ‘folks in the know’ to give us a call when they hear of good deeds happening – examples of selflessness a…
This weekend’s beautiful weather saw residents enjoying nature and exercising on local walking trails. Stone Bridge Park, as well as others across our community, remain open for the purpose of residents being able to exercise. Folks are simply asked to maintain the six-foot rule as they meet…
New visitor restriction protocols due to the highly contagious nature of the COVID-19 virus and the inability to allow passengers during patient transport via ambulance can leave the public feeling uneasy and helpless if a loved one is in need of medical services.
The director of the Tennessee Division of Property Assessments has issued an order that extends the deadline for applicants to apply for elderly tax relief, disabled tax relief and disabled veterans tax relief.
Local law enforcement authorities are taking the common-sense approach when it comes to enforcing two of Gov. Bill Lee’s most recent orders, one mandating that Tennesseans stay at home and another ordering the closure of non-essential businesses, said District Attorney Robert Carter late Thursday.
An individual who applies for unemployment benefits in Tennessee must do weekly certifications in order to receive benefits. These certifications are necessary to ensure a claimant is eligible to receive benefits for that week, which lessens the chance of having an overpayment.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced it will close all 56 Tennessee state parks and state-owned state natural areas to the public effective April 4 through April 14, in support of Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order 23.
The Lincoln County Health Department has established a COVID-19 assessment site for county residents meeting pre-screening and pre-registration requirements.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today that Tennessee small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis are eligible to apply for loan assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
With the current state of emergency posed by the COVID-19, the Fayetteville City Police Department has temporarily closed its business office.
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that it will be offering free legal advice over the phone in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is taking immediate steps to ensure access to critical services and benefits for customers while protecting the health of employees and the public in response to COVID-19.
Congress just passed a $2 trillion stimulus package to help lessen the financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. That’s great news for small businesses, but it may take some time before our state’s entrepreneurs and their employees feel the benefits of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Econo…
When Wanda Boyd returned to her hometown in 2016, she wanted to give back to her community.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic came to the forefront, local grocers have been working long hours and designating priority shopping times for senior citizens and other customers who may be particularly susceptible.
Motlow State, chambers of commerce, local government organizations, downtown groups and economic development agencies throughout south central Tennessee have begun stepping up to help businesses looking for direction and assistance in the face of the COVID-19 threat. As the crisis unfolds, t…
Hands of Mercy Outreach Center, a local food bank located at 101 Easy Street in Fayetteville, has begun a drive-thru service and changed its distribution rate from quarterly to month.
The Humane Society of Lincoln County is operating the Animal Shelter with limited hours to ensure the safety of the public and its dedicated staff.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, hand sanitizer and other sanitizing agents have been in short supply.
This is an unsettling time for our country and our community, as we are in a public health emergency due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Your elected leaders and public health officials are working around the clock to slow the spread of the virus and provide care to those …
Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman confirmed early last week that Lincoln County has had its first confirmed case of COVID-19.
Gov. Bill Lee has ordered all non-essential businesses across the state to close their doors for two weeks amid COVID-19 concerns.
Tennessee State Parks, in an effort to flatten the curve of COVID-19 while continuing to serve Tennesseans, is joining the CDC and the Tennessee Department of Health by encouraging residents not to travel, but to visit only their nearby parks.
The state’s community and technical colleges are playing a major role in a crash project by the state’s public higher education system to manufacture face shields to help protect Tennessee health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis that has swept over the nation in the last two weeks, Riverside Christian Academy’s administration and board of directors has determined that it is in the best interest for the safety and health of the school’s faculty, staff, and students to transition to …
Mayor Bill Newman has called a special meeting of the Lincoln County Legislative Body for 12 noon tomorrow -- it will be the commission's first meeting to be held electronically.
The Lincoln County Health Department released the following statement today about its response efforts and testing information.
Lincoln County and Fayetteville City schools have extended their closures through April 24.
Gov. Bill Lee announced Friday that Tennessee has received a declaration for Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to a request submitted on Wednesday, March 18.
Fayetteville City leaders are following restrictions handed down from state and federal government guidelines concerning COVID-19 and this fluid, hourly situation.
Don’t be alarmed if you see the Tennessee National Guard at the Lincoln County Health Department this week, said Mayor Bill Newman in one of a continuing series of press conferences held to keep residents informed in response to ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the surrounding areas, Lincoln Health System will implement a No-Visitor Protocol beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center (LMC).