A single story rental home burned to the ground last Wednesday morning.
Would Lincoln County law enforcement resources ever be used to prosecute antigun laws? It’s a question Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder says he’s getting every day, particularly in the wake of a contentious fight over gun control measures in Virginia.
A major component of Phase I in Fayetteville’s Greenway Project became a reality last week as the bridge over Tanyard Branch was hoisted into place by a crane with guidance from a crew on the ground.
The Fayetteville City School System is pursuing a $5 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to construct a tornado safe room on the Fayetteville High School campus, a facility that could be a multi-purpose building housing classrooms, the first of its kind in Tennessee.
The Fayetteville Fire Department and Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen named two local children Honorary Firefighters last week for their heroic efforts three months ago in awakening their family and alerting them to a fire.
Eleven more employees will see their jobs at Goodman Manufacturing here eliminated in March, bringing the total number of workers permanently laid off from the local plant to 1,492.
‘Remember, Celebrate, Act’ was the theme of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day March in Fayetteville Monday. Marchers braved a wind chill in the teens as they participated in this year’s observance, organized by People Helping People for Progress and launched in 2001 by founder Thomas Lee Kemp…
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced a precautionary fish consumption advisory due to mercury on Normandy Reservoir on the Duck River in Bedford and Coffee counties.
Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities (LCBPU) officials approved a 600-foot water line extension on Wright Road at the cost of $62,286 during their January board meeting.
People Helping People for Progress (PHPP), launched in 2001 by founder Thomas Lee Kemp, continues to carry on the work started by Kemp almost two decades ago and is organizing the annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day March in Fayetteville.
With only the gym foundation not yet laid, construction continues at the site of the new Blanche School at 1507 Ardmore Highway, just a mile and a half east of the current school which has served the community since 1939.
Recent winds and storms have caused many headstones and other monuments to be blown over at the Blanche Cemetery, said Laura Mullins, secretary of the cemetery association, asking that persons having family buried there please visit the cemetery to determine the condition of your family’s marker.
Two children, an 8-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl who saved the lives of their family members back in October, are expected to be honored as heroes this week.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is asking the public to help them locate a man wanted in connection with a residential burglary in Lincoln County.
JCF Housements, specializing in premier manufactured homes, has selected Fayetteville-Lincoln County for its southern manufacturing facility.
In the face of this year’s disasters, hundreds of thousands of people turned to the American Red Cross for food, shelter and recovery support in Tennessee and across the country.
It was January of 2015 when Fayetteville-Lincoln County was left reeling as Daikin Industries, Ltd., announced it would be closing its Goodman plant here in Fayetteville in two years — that story tops the list of headlines over the last decade.
1. Efforts to preserve the Camp Blount Historic Site, ongoing for several years now, came to fruition in 2019, as an official groundbreaking ceremony was held in August, signaling the start of Phase I at the site that will eventually become a destination of tourists and history buffs.
The Tennessee Valley experienced a wild weather ride in 2019, from flooding in February to a drought in September, eventually ending as the second wettest year on record, a fraction of an inch behind 2018, another record-breaking year.
The presidential preference primary on March 3 will kick off the 2020 election season for voters here in Lincoln County and across Tennessee.
Commissioner Jeff Long of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security recently welcomed the newest troopers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Cadet Class 1219.
Telephone-based mass notifications systems are used by thousands of public safety agencies across the United States to warn citizens about local emergencies, hazards and other threats. Now Lincoln County announces that they have selected Hyper-Reach to help bring this same life-saving capabi…
The Lincoln County Commission has given its stamp of approval to Collier Engineering’s ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan, a plan that assesses county facilities for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and proposes ways for any barriers to be remedied.
The 53rd Annual Lincoln County Toy Drive was another success this year, benefiting 550 local children ages 12 and under. Sponsored by the Fayetteville Fire Department, The Elk Valley Times and the Fayetteville Rotary Club, this year’s campaign raised $18,499.
The Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen took action earlier this month to beef up its ordinance regulating those who are granted permits to sell beer within the city, particularly those who violate the ordinance.
The Department of Revenue is pleased to offer Tennesseans the ability to apply for a personalized license plate online, rather than through a paper application.
The 2019 annual Lincoln County Toy Drive has raised $18,169 and will benefit 549 children, according to organizers, who extend a huge thanks to the community for donations since the drive got underway in November.
State officials announced Monday morning that the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board will receive a $500,000 grant for grade and site prep at Runway Centre Industrial Park.
With the 2020 census getting underway here in March, the U.S. Census Bureau is continuing to recruit applicants for a large number of jobs available as it prepares to count each county’s residents.
Volunteers were on hand at Walmart last week to shop for children being served by the Lincoln County Toy Drive, spearheaded by the Fayetteville Rotary Club, Fayetteville Fire Department and The Elk Valley Times. The final buy night is Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at Dollar General Market. Vo…
Lincoln Health System and the Lincoln Medical Center Ambulance Service donated a decommissioned ambulance unit to the Fayetteville City Police Department to be used for their Special Operations Response Team (SORT).
Bob Strong, a driver for SCATS-Lincoln, pauses for a photo on his bus that will be running the shopping route here in Fayetteville free of charge every day starting Monday, Dec. 16, and continuing through Monday, Dec. 23. The free service is a holiday gift to the community from SCATS-Lincoln…
Water was restored last Monday morning to the residents of the Town of Petersburg, who lost water service for several hours because of what is believed to be an act of vandalism.
The Fayetteville Fire Department’s roadblock on Saturday saw approximately $10,765 being given at intersections across the city to the 53rd Annual Lincoln County Toy Drive, bringing total giving thus far this year to $15,299.
After numerous work sessions eyeing school system needs, the city board of education is moving forward with a list of capital projects totaling approximately $4 million.
Fayetteville Public Utilities’ (FPU) electric customers will see higher December bills as a result of the increases in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) winter season energy rate and the total monthly fuel cost.
The Fayetteville Regional Planning Commission honored one of its key members, Lindsey Galyen, during its meeting last week as the longtime planner stepped down after 12 years of service.
State archaeology officials were on hand before Thanksgiving to study the proposed site of the historic Greer Cabin, which will be reconstructed and relocated to historic Camp Blount. Finding no artifacts, state archaeologists cleared the area for the cabin.
For the residents of Fayetteville and Lincoln County, the 2020 census will get underway in March, and local officials are already working together with federal census staffers to make plans for the best results possible.