Doug Campbell, EMA director and Lincoln County Fire Rescue, holds a statue gifted to the department by Billy Miles. Jennie Roles-Walter’s art students, painted the statue for the firefighters. Campbell said the department sent them some photos of the gear the firefighters wore, and the stude…
During a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, Lawrence Dodge, owner of At Your Service Handyman, announced his availability as a service to residents and businesses in the Fayetteville Lincoln County area.
The 2022 Water Quality Report from Fayetteville Public Utilities is now available. FPU customers are encouraged to review the report as it contains important information about the water quality supplied by the utility.
New windows were installed late last week at Lincoln Medical Center off Thornton Taylor Parkway in Fayetteville. The repairs were needed after an EF-2 left a path through the city Friday, March 24, damaging property including the hospital.
The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, members of Lincoln Health System, county firefighters, fire marshals and members of the community were on hand Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting and tour of Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency’s new location at 1615 Wilson Parkway.
An investigative report from the Tennessee Comptroller's Office detailing a scheme involving former South Central Human Resource Agency (SCHRA) employee and program manager Jennifer Henry and three others was released Wednesday.
Out of curiosity Roark Phillips went to his first chainsaw art show about 16 years ago and left the show confident that he too could create chainsaw art. His first sculpture, a bear, took about six weeks to complete. Once he became more proficient, he entered competitions and started selling…
Lincoln County Schools is offering a free summer food program now through June 15.
Speaker Pro Tempore Pat Marsh, R-Shelbyville, State Sen. Janice Bowling R-Tullahoma, and State Rep. Clay Doggett, R-Pulaski, have announced $500,000 in state funding has been secured for the Camp Blount Historic Site.
Lincoln County Area Crimestoppers is offering an award of $1,000 for tips leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for last Tuesday’s armed robbery at Bluebird Market at 326 Tennessee 110 in Skinem.
A table is set for the "Fallen Soldier" during this year's Tablescapes fundraiser at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum. The table was designed by Jack Miller of West Side Antiques. Today, we remember all of our fallen soldiers. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last M…
Elk Valley Times writers Lora Scripps and Wanda Southerland will receive the Fourth Estate Award during the Tennessee Bar Association’s annual convention June 16 in Knoxville. The award will be presented at the Lawyers Luncheon.
Fayetteville Public Utilities apprentice lineman Nick Moon hangs American flags across Fayetteville ahead of Memorial Day, which will be observed Monday, May 29. The flags will remain until a little past Veterans Day observed on Nov. 11.
Effective July 1, 2023, Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) will raise water rates by 5% and wastewater rates by 2%, based on recommendations from the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS).
The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board is donating a three-acre site at Runway Centre Industrial Park back to the county for a public safety complex to be built in the Park City area.
The Petersburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen will have a budget and property tax rate increase hearing Tuesday, June 6 regarding its proposed fiscal year 2023-24 budget. The public hearing is set for 6 p.m. followed by the board’s regularly scheduled meeting. Time will be allocated for citizen…
During the fourth and final budget meeting for fiscal year 2023-24, the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed on a proposed 45 cent property tax increase. Based on information from the May 8 budget meeting, the property tax increase could have been as much as 70 cents with half pro…
The Lincoln County Commission is proposing a $1.10 property tax increase and has set a public hearing for June 6 to let the public voice their opinions. The public hearing is set for 6 p.m. in the auditorium at Lincoln Central Academy.
Direct Coil USA, a Fayetteville manufacturing facility operating in a portion of the old Goodman building and owners of the Wilson Parkway property, is continuing to grow.
Parks and Recreation announced the city pool will open at noon Saturday, May 27.
Music in the Park has been cancelled Thursday, May 18 due to inclement weather.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said three people were charged in connection to the death of an infant.
Following an explosion inside a farm equipment shed near the Timberlake area, a fire erupted and quickly destroyed the structure early last week.
Community supporters of Junior’s House, Inc. Child Advocacy Center broke all records in the center’s 20th anniversary year during Thursday’s annual Blue Ribbon Walk.
The Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen received reports from Main Street and the Chamber of Commerce, approved paving projects and recognized by resolution the Fayetteville High School Tiger football team during its Tuesday, May 9 meeting. The board also approved a request from Friends…
Lincoln County High School’s Falcon Baseball team finished as runner-up in the Region 4 Tournament. Saturday the Falcons defeated Tullahoma, 8-3, and Livingston Academy, 2-0, to advance to the sectionals. On Wednesday, LCHS travels to Lenior City for the best of three series starting at 6 p.…
Music in the Park, a free concert series hosted by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, the City of Fayetteville and Fayetteville Parks and Recreation, will kick off this Thursday and run each third Thursday of the month through August at Stone Bridge Par…
A crowd gathered recently for a ribbon cutting at Mercantile on Market to celebrate the shop’s one-year anniversary at that location. Mercantile on Market is a rebranding of Bonin Bazaar, a business that was opened July 22, 2020, and previously located on Lewisburg Highway. Mercantile on Mar…
Lincoln County Piecemakers presented a Quilt of Valor to honor 92-year-old James “Skip” Parkes, a Lincoln County Veteran, last Monday during a special gathering at the Washington Street Church of Christ Family Life Center.
In an effort to keep Fayetteville clean, the Fayetteville Community Clean-up Day will be from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20.
It’s a big week for students, parents and faculty across Lincoln County as they prepare for upcoming graduation ceremonies — an event they’ve all been anticipating.
Six high school students are now part of the Fayetteville Police Department’s Explorers program where they will be learning all aspects of becoming a law enforcement officer. While the program isn’t new to the police department, Police Chief Barry Pendergraft reimplemented it after being dor…
After operating with only four aldermen for many months, the Petersburg Board of Mayor and Alderman elected Rick Stephens to fill the board vacancy during the May 2 meeting. Following Alderman Kevin Coffield’s nomination of Stephens, seconded by Alderman Heather Savage and unanimously approv…
The Petersburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen has scheduled a public hearing for Thursday, May 11 to address traffic options on High Street where it intersects directly with U.S. 431. Mayor Randy McDonald said the board is actively seeking cost efficient and agreeable alternatives that would sl…
Gathering at the Lincoln County Courthouse bandstand Thursday at noon were about a dozen local clergy who petitioned God during the National Day of Prayer. Members of the community were seated near the bandstand and joined in solidarity for the annual observance.
Street paving and applying for a Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) grant were topics of discussion of last week’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) work session. Each is expected to be approved during the May 9 regular meeting.
Nearly three years ago Lincoln County native Laura Bryant — fueled with a love for animals — went to work at the Fayetteville Lincoln County Animal Shelter.
The Fayetteville City School Board voted unanimously last week to authorize the finance committee to negotiate a contract with Eric Jones to begin serving as the system’s next director of schools on July 1.
The 11th annual Tablescapes hosted by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum will be from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11 at the museum. Admission is $10 with all tickets sold at the door.
Early Monday morning U.S. Marshals arrested Jesse L. Suggs, 37, in Florida. Suggs is wanted for the attempted murder of his girlfriend.
The Fayetteville Planning and Codes Department is working to explain when residents and businesses need a building permit within the city. The City of Fayetteville has adopted the 2018 International Building Codes.
The Greater Ardmore Chamber celebrated the April 21 opening of Sinking Creek Soaps Farm Store with owner Kay Cornelison.
A Lincoln County commissioner made a motion during the April County Commission meeting to form a committee to collect information pertaining to what other cities are doing when working with alcohol industries to mitigate the spread of black fungus. The motion failed due to lack of votes.
One Lincoln County senior has worked so hard he is heading to off to a four-year university free of charge.
Lincoln County will receive more than $3 million of the $300 million one-time funding to state aid roads and bridges through the Transportation Modernization Act signed last month by Gov. Bill Lee. The funds can only be applied to state aid county road miles but will shorten the maintenance …
Ducks enjoy splashing in the canal at Stone Bridge Park during last week’s balmy weather. Ducks have been a favorite attraction at the park for years.
Charity Baptist Church will celebrate its 175th anniversary of becoming a constituted church on May 21 with a homecoming event featuring worship, music, food and a guest speaker, said Pastor Brian Love. The event begins with Sunday school at 9 a.m., featuring guest speaker Tim Key at the 10 …
Thanks to a $75,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Fayetteville City Schools will be bringing more locally grown foods from area producers to its schools cafeterias.
Lincoln County will be under a wind advisory from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 2.
The Tennessee Beef Industry Council (TBIC) has launched a new video series featuring eight farm moms from across the state sharing their stories of raising families and real food. Jennie Patrick, who is from Fayetteville, has been showcased in a new series on the Tennessee Beef Industry Coun…