Plans are in the works for a large-scale mural and possibly a series of murals that would celebrate the rich and diverse heritage of downtown Fayetteville while also providing somewhat of a screen along the back of the west side of the Fayetteville square.
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.
A proposal to purchase 12 new police vehicles at a cost of $508,884 heads to the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen for a vote this week.
On Saturday morning, Riverside Christian Academy’s governing board announced, with much sadness and regret, that James Bryant, RCA’s president of nearly six years, has resigned.
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.
The Eleventh Annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards ceremony will honor volunteers from 61 counties, including Lincoln County’s own Jim Neale.
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.
Lincoln County Fair is among fairs across Tennessee celebrating awards they have earned for showcasing agriculture in communities large and small.
Two rental properties – one inside Fayetteville’s city limits and another in rural Lincoln County – were destroyed in fires over the last several days.
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).
Town of Petersburg’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen expect to adopt the 2018 International Building Code during their next regular session on Feb. 5.
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.
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.
Fayetteville Planning Commission members will meet in a work session next month to discuss updating its zoning ordinance and look at changes that might need to be addressed in other areas.
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.
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).
The mission of the Tennessee Department of Treasury is to invest in the well-being of Tennesseans, and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund is one way we may help those in your community.
Human trafficking is a public health concern that affects individuals, families and communities here in Tennessee. It is the modern-day slavery, the sale of another person for sex.
It takes prayer and a village to revive a small town square. That’s what a group of community-minded Petersburg folks have found to be true while on a mission to revitalize their town.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 18th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day March will be held Monday, Jan. 21, beginning at 10 a.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville.
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.
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.
Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities’ officials approved a contract to purchase water from Fayetteville Public Utilities during their January meeting.
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.
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…
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.
The annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Unity Banquet, sponsored by Mary’s Chapel AME Church, will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at 5 p.m. at the Charles Gleghorn Community Center.
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.