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In a cooperative effort between the City of Fayetteville, Farm to Table and Fayetteville Main Street, volunteers came together Monday to pot locally sourced flowers and other greenery in large planters around the square, just in time for the Slawburger Festival to be held on Saturday, April …

In recognition of next week, April 14-20, being National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week, the staff of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County 911 Center is recognized. Staff members include (front, from left) Kelsey Delacruz, Natalie Locke, Kelly Mooney, Erica Hasting, (second row) Candy Webb, …

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The team that launched the Warrior Project four years ago has now established a nonprofit, Friends of Fayetteville-Lincoln County Veterans, and is considering the acquisition of a building that will become the Warrior Exhibit’s permanent home.

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Surveyors with Croy Engineering out of Huntsville, Ala., were on site at Lincoln County High School last week working on the planned wing there. The one-story addition will provide for greater school security and about 10 classrooms for chemistry, labs, physics and biology, as well as a cove…

A proposal to purchase four Kraft Avenue properties for the purpose of expanding Stone Bridge Memorial Park will go before the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week.

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that residential electric customers will see lower rates on April electric bills as the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) seasonal rate and total monthly fuel cost amounts decrease.

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Lincoln County is among a growing contingency of rural Tennessee counties urging the General Assembly to adopt legislation that would more equitably distribute sales tax revenues from out-of-state sellers, including those selling goods via the internet.

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Fayetteville’s Municipal Planning Commission gave its approval last week to preliminary site plans for the Camp Blount Historic Site just off the Huntsville Highway south of the river bridge and the scope of a soccer complex to be developed on land donated by Daikin Industries and Goodman on…

Proposed modifications to the Lincoln County Jail will not move forward, decided the Lincoln County Commission in its March meeting, noting that bids came in significantly over budget and that the need for modifications, originally aimed at accommodating a growing female population, have bee…

Fayetteville City Schools has installed new security on its campuses, including door security systems and additional security cameras to better ensure the safety of students and staff.

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The reappointments of two Lincoln County representatives to the Interlocal Solid Waste Authority, which was established in 1991 to accommodate disposal of solid waste from several area counties and their municipalities, gave rise to contention in last week’s meeting of the Lincoln County Com…

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Citing a lack of accountability and the risk of fraud as chief concerns, Fayetteville Board of Education passed a resolution opposing Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account (ESA) proposal.

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Lincoln County officials are estimating damage resulting from February’s significant flooding at $1.9 million, according to a preliminary assessment submitted to the state and federal emergency management authorities. 

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The Town of Petersburg’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen are faced with the daunting task of developing a plan to allot major funds to upgrade the town’s fire department to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards.

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Convening Tuesday, grand jurors did not find grounds to indict several Lincoln County corrections officers involved in an altercation that occurred last September and ended with an inmate’s death.

Three structures and close to an acre of land were engulfed in fire late Wednesday afternoon in the southern portion of the county, a fire some speculate may have been ignited by a discarded cigarette in the yard.

A suspect charged with major fraudulent purchases from a local manufacturer earlier this year has been indicted by the Lincoln County Grand Jury and is being held at the Lincoln County Jail.

Fayetteville Alderman Donna Hartman reached out to The Times last week to clarify the newspaper’s interpretation of her comments during the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s March meeting.

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When the lease agreement on the road frontage property at the Camp Blount Historic Site expires July 5, passersby will begin to see activity, including the erection of an entrance sign marking the location.

Fayetteville Police are looking into the burglary of a building on Redstone Drive last week, where numerous large screen televisions, a projector and speakers were stolen.

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Fayetteville city fathers authorized three requests for qualifications (RFQ’s) Tuesday, setting into motion efforts focused on a branding initiative, a downtown master plan and a recreation feasibility study.

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An announcement is expected soon on what’s been dubbed as ‘Project Green Eagle’, the code name given to an industrial prospect which the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board has been working with since last fall.

Lincoln County High School's FFA chapter celebrates the Annual Tractor Day event held as part of FFA Week.

Fayetteville High School students spoke to city leaders and gave a tour of the school during the FHS Forum, with the Mayor and Board of Aldermen as guests.

A Night of Stark Terror remembers the tornadoes of April 3, 1974. Special thanks to Fayetteville Public Utilities, the National Weather Service and The Elk Valley Times.

Fayetteville High School students visited little Tigers at Ralph Askins School on the eve of graduation.