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A contract was signed last week between the Lincoln County Department of Education and the owner of the 103-acre property in the Blanche community that is slated to become the future site of the new Blanche School.

A Frankewing man was transported to Huntsville Hospital following a shooting on Horseshoe Road on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 1.

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The community-wide Veterans' Day program was held Sunday at the Fayetteville Recreation Center, home of the Warrior Project. Lt. Col. Brooke Grubb was the guest speaker. Grubb recently returned home to Fayetteville after serving almost a year in Afghanistan. ~ Staff photos by Paul Henry

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It was a clear sweep Tuesday as Republicans took every race by wide margins here in Lincoln County where 10,724 (53%) of the county’s 20,211 registered voters turned out to cast their ballots in the mid-term elections.

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Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) participated in a hazmat training drill alongside members of state and local emergency management agencies, city and county fire departments, as well as city and county law enforcement.

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A Suicide Prevention Town Hall meeting, sponsored by the Lincoln County Department of Education, will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. at Lincoln County High School, 1233 Huntsville Highway.

A Fayetteville man was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center following an explosion in a rental home and subsequent fire erupting early Thursday morning in northeastern Lincoln County.

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By the end of early voting here Thursday, 5,317 Lincoln Countians had turned out to cast their ballots in federal, state and local elections – statewide, over 1.378 million Tennesseans had voted during the early voting phase of the elections.

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Just a few months after implementing its friendly reminders to residents whose properties are in violation of maintenance codes, the City of Fayetteville is continuing to experience big results.

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Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) is expected to formally request that the city and county consider changing articles of incorporation governing the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board (IDB) to allow an FPU representative to hold a voting seat.

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with a bipartisan coalition of 34 attorneys general, is calling on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to unsuspecting consumers in T…

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will increase this month.

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With a large contingency of students, administrators and residents from Blanche School on hand, the Lincoln County Board of Education took action in a called session Tuesday evening to pursue the acquisition of a 103-acre site that will hopefully become the home of a new school.

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A flag flown “in the face of the enemy” earlier this year in Kandahar, Afghanistan, was presented last week to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum by Lt. Col. Brooke Grubb of the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the Tennessee Army National Guard.

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) is conducting a full-scale hazmat training drill at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, at FPU’s Water Treatment Plant on Eldad Road.

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Goodman’s parent company Daikin Industries has committed to donating 12 acres just off Wilson Parkway to the City of Fayetteville for the site of a new soccer complex, announced Mayor Jon Law last week.

Russell Wayne Steele of Fayetteville has announced his write-in candidacy as a moderate Independent seeking U.S. House District 4 seat in the Nov. 6 election.

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Lincoln County Schools got a big win Tuesday night as the Lincoln County Commission gave its approval to a $32.2 million bond issue, funding plans for a new elementary school at Blanche and an addition to Lincoln County High School.

Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities (LCBPU) has tabled the latest draft of a contract with Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) concerning water purchases.

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Early voting begins Wednesday, Oct 17, and continues through Thursday, Nov. 1, for the Nov. 6 elections, which will include Federal and State General elections, as well as Fayetteville City elections.

In a decision that saw City Mayor Jon Law cast the deciding vote, the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Tuesday to fund a coordinator’s position in its Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Calling out for justice for the life of Bernard Hawk and the lives of several other black men who they believe were murdered over the last three decades, 16 protestors walked from a West College Street church Saturday to property adjacent to the Lincoln County Jail.

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The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is observing National Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 7-13) by reminding citizens to follow simple safety practices to prevent wildfires.

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District and local officials gather at the Lincoln County Courthouse last week to sign a proclamation recognizing the impact domestic violence has locally on health and wellbeing. Pictured are (front, from left) District Attorney General Robert Carter, Circuit Court Judge Forest Durard, Jr.,…

The Fayetteville Regional Planning Commission pushed back approval of the conceptual layout for Brookstone Commons Phase II for at least the second time last week as officials pressed for developers to adhere to safety requirements.

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Much awaited and perhaps a little controversial along the way, the multimodal access improvement project around the Lincoln County Courthouse is now complete, offering residents and visitors alike new safer sidewalks as well as wider vehicle paths around the square’s inner-loop.

An individually organized “March for Justice” is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 13, from a local church to the Lincoln County Jail in protest of the recent death of an inmate.