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Capt. Nevada Shelton, a graduate of Lincoln County High School and member of the West Point Class of 2013, was recently chosen from among his peers to command Alpha Company 2916th Aviation Battalion, Ft. Irwin, Cal.

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Lincoln County Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Boonshill and Vanntown stations will be conducting a fund-raising picture drive starting the week of Feb. 25.

For more than three decades, the University of Tennessee has been accepting a special kind of donations in the name of anthropological research.

The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Center has been chosen as the next MyRide Volunteer Senior Transportation Program to be launched in the South Central Tennessee District Program.

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In partnership with the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Center, the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and the IRS, certified tax preparers will be available at the Senior Center in Fayetteville starting on Saturday, Feb. 2, for free preparation and free E-filing of 2018 tax returns.

During a routine traffic stop on Huntsville Highway late Friday afternoon, three individuals were taken into custody and charged with possession of drugs, including heroin.

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Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost will decrease in February by $1.70 for residential electric customers who use the average of 1,330 kilowatts (kWh).

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) will once again open the application process for organizations to participate in this year’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) on Friday, Feb. 1.

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In separate actions earlier this month, the Lincoln County Commission granted approval to the adoption of the 2018 International Building Codes and amended its zoning resolution to include a permit fee schedule, covering residential, multi-family, commercial and industrial development.

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Investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, working with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and United States Secret Service, have charged a suspect with the theft of three tractor-trailer loads of merchandise from a local manufacturer using stolen credit card information.

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Tennessee consumers have been matched with policies totaling $11,148,069 in the past 12 months through the Life Insurance Policy Locator, a free service provided through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) via the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI).

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The Lincoln County Commission gave its approval Tuesday to having Collier Engineering develop what’s called an ADA Transition Plan, a plan that will assess county properties, including facilities and offices, for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and propose ways for any ba…

Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R-Thompson’s Station) has appointed House Majority Whip Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) to serve as a member of five House committees during the 111th Tennessee General Assembly.

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As the temperature drops and cold winter weather rules, your heating system is working hard to keep you comfortable. Don't worry, though -- you can take steps to keep yourself cozy and save money despite the frigid weather.

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People who park along residential streets where on-street parking is prohibited in Petersburg will now get a $25 ticket for the first and second illegal parking offenses, a $35 parking ticket for the third infraction, and a $212.50 ticket for the fourth offense.

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Lincoln County Board of Education officials have received the construction management company’s proposed contract for Phase I of the school system’s building plan, which includes construction of the new Blanche School and an addition at Lincoln County High School.

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Thanks to a joint effort between city and county officials and the Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency, the community’s weather sirens can now operate more effectively after the completion of newly installed warning and activation software.

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The Industrial Coordinating/Oversight Committee voted Thursday evening to move Russ Dixon’s name forward as the city’s next representative on the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board.

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While local officials had anticipated the closure of Fayetteville’s Goodman plant in the first quarter of 2019, company officials have now confirmed that continued operations beyond that point are being considered.

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Building on offerings to the community, Fayetteville Parks and Recreation will soon have a nine-hole disc golf course available for the public’s enjoyment – similar to regular golf, the sport sees players using golf discs and aiming for a golf basket instead of using golf clubs and aiming fo…

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Our community is anything but untouched by the epidemic of opioid and prescription drug abuse that seems to be sweeping the nation, according to presentations made during Tuesday evening’s Town Hall Meeting presented by the Lincoln County HELP Anti-Drug Coalition.

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A proposal to purchase 12 new police vehicles at a cost somewhere under $600,000 was discussed in Thursday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen work session, as officials asked that additional information be gathered for further talks next month.