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Fayetteville's Serapio (Jose) Granados, owner of Stonebridge Restaurant and the former Fried Tomato Restaurant in Fayetteville, has been indicted and arrested after an investigation by the Tennessee Department of Revenue's Special Investigations Section.

The Town of Petersburg Mayor & Aldermen elected a new mayor – possibly the town’s youngest ever – and re-elected the incumbent vice mayor by paper ballot during their September meeting.

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The State of Tennessee’s continuing commitment to the Camp Blount State Historic Site here was evidenced again Wednesday as state officials delivered a $500,000 check to the City of Fayetteville.

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A Lincoln County Jail inmate hospitalized Saturday after an alleged assault on a corrections officer died later that evening, according to authorities with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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“Spay mom and have the puppies or kittens three to six months old fixed for free,” said Bonnie Cowan of the Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic. “Ask about discounts for any dog or cat over six months of age for those who qualify as low income. You must be a Middle Tennessee resident.”

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced Tennessee tourism’s direct domestic and international travel expenditures reached a new all-time record high of $20.7 billion in 2017, up 6.3 percent over the previous year, as reported by …

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Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,776 Tennesseans died from drug overdoses in 2017, the highest annual number of such deaths since reporting began. In Lincoln County, the number of drug overdoses from the most recent year, 2016, show eight deaths, more than double the previous year’…

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The Kings Mountain Messenger Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will soon culminate a yearlong project to give recognition to the Revolutionary War patriots who settled in Lincoln County after the war’s end.

City Mayor Jon Law announced at the end of Thursday morning’s City Board work session that he will seek election as an alderman in Fayetteville’s Nov. 6 elections as a write-in candidate.

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Even though Americans are living longer, the changing paradigm in long-term care, as more potential patients opt for home care, along with stricter admission requirements and lower reimbursements, has resulted in Lincoln Health System’s decision to consolidate Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers.

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While that may be the question on many minds, a simple walk through the hallways at Blanche School reveals a pride and spirit that only comes from a school fully backed by its community, its teachers and administrators, and its students.

The Elk Valley Times and the Fayetteville Weekly will host a forum for the upcoming election for Fayetteville city mayor and aldermen.

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A new Lincoln County Commission will face a big challenge early on as they consider a $32.2 million bond issue to fund the county school system’s planned new elementary school at Blanche, an addition to accommodate ninth graders at the high school and the required sharing of bond proceeds wi…

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Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, entered into a strategic affiliation agreement effective Monday with Huntsville Hospital Health System (HHHS) to become part of a larger affiliated health care system that will allow for more efficient delivery of services …

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A National Day of Service and Remembrance will be observed Tuesday, Sept. 11, in memory of those who lost their lives on 9/11.

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Commissioners stepping down at the end of their terms, which officially culminate last week, were recognized during their final meeting of the Lincoln County Commission. They are (from left) Mark Monks, Jack Towry, Tull Malone, Wayne King, Sharon Eubanks, Chris Thornton, Darrin Simms, Todd G…

More than 125 veterans and guests were on hand for the Veterans’ Town Hall Meeting held Aug. 20 at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Jennifer Vedral-Baron, health system director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and with her team of doctors and department specialists were on hand to …

One man and three juveniles were taken into custody late Sunday evening following an alleged armed robbery that took place earlier that night on Elmwood Avenue.

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Brenda Neely, who had qualified to run for city alderman in Fayetteville’s elections Nov. 6, has withdrawn her candidacy, according to officials.

A request that the Fayetteville Regional Planning Commission ease up on regulations tied to its sign ordinance adopted in 2015 was addressed in last week’s meeting.

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Vehicles park around the Lincoln County Courthouse after the completion of milling, paving and striping work around the inner-loop was completed last week. The overall courthouse access improvement project is expected to wrap up later this month.

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost for September will decrease by $3.21 on the average electric bill for 1,330 kilowatts.

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With an offer on the table for the Nippon Steel building from a company that buys buildings and then resells them, officials on the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board have opted to counter with a sale price of $2 million.

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The first blue-top hydrants in Fayetteville – those representing very good fire flow – are now in service along the Huntsville Highway, the result of a $2.8 million water redundancy line recently completed by Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU).

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A proposal to hire a county building inspector finally gained Lincoln County Commission approval Tuesday evening, giving planning and zoning officials a major win after having argued for the position for at least two years.

Fayetteville firemen were able to get ahead of a fire that occurred Sunday afternoon at a residence on Green Street, stopping it before the home sustained extensive damage.

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Lincoln County Board of Education voted to present a resolution to county budgeters and commissioners in August, requesting approval to proceed with the Phase I of their building plan, which includes a new facility to serve Blanche area students and renovations to Lincoln County High School. 

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Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder will lead sheriffs from across the state as president of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association after elections last week at the organization’s 47th annual conference in Murfreesboro.

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The Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed to transfer its ownership of the Kelly Pittenger Senior Citizens Center on Washington Street in a move that, if it’s also approved by the Lincoln County Commission, will clear the way for a major expansion.

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Michael Whisenant, a Fayetteville city alderman, will face Jeff Bradford, a deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, in the November election for city mayor.