For the first time since the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) crime laboratories began keeping detailed statistics, methamphetamine eclipsed marijuana as the most-submitted drug in the state in 2019.
The second of two loads of donated items, given at The Elk Valley Times’ office, is sent to the tornado victims in Davidson and Putman counties Thursday morning. The goods were among many gathered locally, as churches, schools, businesses, law enforcement, and fire departments held individua…
Last week's Legislative Appreciation Day, also known as "Hamburger Day on the Hill", was another success as Fayetteville-Lincoln County hosted legislators and staff for lunch at the Cordell Hull Building in Nashville.
Just six months after breaking ground at Runway Centre in southern Lincoln County, HIROTEC Manufacturing America LLC is making great progress as construction of its new manufacturing facility here is already nearing completion.
The contributions of Fayetteville’s Silena Moore Holman more than a century ago will be recognized Thursday, March 5, as a reproduction of her portrait, which long hung in the Tennessee State Capitol, is unveiled at the Lincoln County Courthouse where it will remain for years to come.
A Fayetteville man who was hit by a car while standing in the turning lane of Huntsville Highway last Sunday evening was treated and released from Lincoln Medical Center.
Lincoln County is just four applications away from being at 100 percent when it comes to filling positions for the upcoming 2020 Census, said Jerry Whitehead, Sr., a recruiting assistant responsible for Lincoln, Moore, Giles and Grundy counties, Thursday.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $66,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.
Three decades after the first Legislative Appreciation Day was held in Nashville, Lincoln County continues the tradition of treating legislators and capitol staff to a hamburger lunch, a tradition that reaps rewards long after the grills go cold.
An 88-year-old woman whose property on Lincoln Road has been plagued by floods for more than 35 years said the flooding earlier this month is one of the worst she has experienced.
Precincts across Lincoln County will open at 9 a.m. next Tuesday, March 3, and remain open until 7 p.m. for the Super Tuesday presidential preference primary.
The Lincoln County Commission last week rejected a proposed amendment to its zoning resolution that would have placed restrictions on new fences and walls in residential districts, and then, in a separate vote, asked planners to draft another amendment that would only address the setback of such.
Law enforcement communications throughout Fayetteville and Lincoln County have gone digital with their radio systems, a transition that’s been in the works for more than two years now.
A registered sex offender was indicted by the Lincoln County Grand Jury Tuesday, following a lengthy investigation by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.
A new patio is expected to soon grace the area in front of the recently installed mural on West College Street just off the Fayetteville Square, thanks to a joint effort by Leadership Lincoln’s Class of 2020 and the City of Fayetteville.
The Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has invested $9 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure projects that will create or improve rural e-Connectivity for many rural households, businesses and farms, and Petersburg is among the …
Powerful winds during last Wednesday night’s storms damaged some structures, knocked out power, and toppled countless trees across the county.
When a Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities’ employee was injured as a result of a waterline trench collapsing, it triggered a review from OSHA.
Fayetteville firefighters extinguish a car fire Sunday evening on the Huntsville Highway. According to reports, the vehicle was experiencing mechanical difficulties and had apparently become overheated. Its occupants had parked the vehicle and exited it just before the fire started.
The Lincoln County Election Commission’s office will open this week — Wednesday, Feb. 12 – for the start of as absentee and early voting begins for the presidential preference primary set for March 3.
On Thursday, March 5, the public is invited to the unveiling of a portrait of Silena Moore Holman and to celebrate Women’s History Month at the Lincoln County Courthouse bandstand at 11 a.m.
The Lincoln County Election Commission’s office will open next Wednesday, Feb. 12, as absentee and early voting begins for the presidential preference primary set for March 3.
The Lincoln County Commission has called for two public hearings to be held at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 18, on proposed amendments to its zoning resolution, one aimed at preventing visual obstruction by fences and walls and another aimed at adding R-3 high-density zoning.
Tennessee residents are invited to beautify their properties and their communities by planting trees on Tennessee Tree Day, March 21, 2020. Trees are available to reserve for a $2.49 donation or $4.99 per tree, depending on species, now through March 1 or while supplies last.
From a Lincoln County farm straight to Nashville tables, hamburgers served during this year’s Legislative Appreciation Day will give legislators and capitol staff a taste of locally-grown beef, highlighting the community’s number one industry, agriculture.
In the weeks since failing in mid-December, Fayetteville and Lincoln County’s severe weather sirens have undergone improvements and seen capabilities added, restoring the confidence of local officials in the system.
An American hero, Lincoln County’s Lewis Wesley Curtis, Sr., was memorialized in remarks, tributes and resolutions during services Saturday at Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home. Here, the U.S. Army Honor Guard presents the flag that had draped her father’s casket to Terri Cage, seated with her …
A 40-year battle has been won for nearly 67,000 surviving military spouses across the United States with the recent repeal of the “widow’s tax.”
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…