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.
Lincoln County’s current eight districts, each represented by three county commissioners for a total of 24, could see some changes in the next year as redistricting occurs after the 2020 Census.
The Lincoln County Commission has given its approval to three rezoning requests following public hearings held just prior to its November meeting.
Lincoln County Toy Drive boxes have been delivered to nearly 40 locations across Fayetteville and Lincoln County as the 53rd annual campaign continues this week.
Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P., long a cornerstone industry in the community here, has finalized a donation of vacant land destined to become a new city soccer complex.
Two suspects were indicted by the grand jury Tuesday in connection with the Oct. 20 robbery of Log Cabin Market, which investigators say was staged.
Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities’ officials agreed to sign a general county-wide agreement with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) during its November meeting last week.
During a special called meeting of the Town of Petersburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday evening, officials approved the town’s 2019-2020 budget on its second and final readings.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its approval Tuesday to Fayetteville Public Utilities’ proposed refinancing of electric bonds, a move that will save the system approximately $109,000.
Demolition of the Log Cabin Shell at 2844 Huntsville Hwy. in Park City got underway last week, just after the Lincoln County Planning Commission gave construction plan approval for the new convenience store to be built in its place.
Local law enforcement agencies have had several reports of counterfeit money being passed primarily at convenience stores during the month of November.
As Goodman Manufacturing’s operations in Fayetteville continue to wind down, two more WARN (Working Adjustment and Retraining Notification) notices have been filed with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Lincoln County will hold a public meeting at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Lincoln County Courthouse to discuss the guidelines of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and to solicit input from area residents regarding potential uses of CDBG funds.
Lincoln County Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Molino, Dellrose, Petersburg and Central stations will be conducting a fund-raising picture drive starting in two weeks.
In appreciation of all first responders, a crockpot-luck meal will be available each week throughout November to those who serve and protect our community.
Upon the Tennessee Water and Wastewater Financing Board’s review of the Town of Petersburg’s financially distressed water system, the town has been ordered by to comply with several requirements.
Proponents of Lincoln County’s recently adopted property maintenance regulations are encouraging residents wanting “a clean county” to attend next week’s meeting of the Lincoln County Commission, a session expected to see the regulations’ adoption revisited.
Thanks to artists Jennie Roles-Walter and Emma Womble, Junior’s House Inc., Child Advocacy Center was able to do a “mini makeover” of their play therapy room, which was recently dedicated to Capt. Joyce McConnell of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.
Fayetteville High School will not be going to the playoffs – that was the decision of the TSSAA Board of Control in Nashville just after noon today on the FHS appeal heard this morning.
“It’s been an incredible journey,” said retired Staff Sgt. Van Booth as he arrived Saturday morning on the square of his hometown where family, friends and well-wishers greeted him, waving American flags high in the air. “I’ve done a lot of healing, and I think I’ve helped other veterans to …
Fayetteville’s “Host of Christmas Past” street festival is slated for this weekend and promises something for all ages – food, music, storytelling, appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus and numerous other activities, including of course, holiday shopping.
A vision of Fayetteville artist Melanie Laten reached fruition Friday as the Creative Placemaking mural project was revealed before a large crowd just off the west side of the Fayetteville square.
Do you know an adult or youth volunteer who goes above and beyond for the community? If so, you should consider nominating the individual for the Governor’s Volunteer Star Award.
Top honors during the 53rd Annual Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber & Tourism Bureau’s Membership Banquet last week went to State Rep. Pat Marsh, the Fabulous Fifties Show, and Marvin’s Family Restaurant.
Hopeful for a fair compromise, Fayetteville High School has agreed to withdraw its court case against the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) over a player’s eligibility and take its appeal to compete in the playoffs before the organization’s Board of Control Tuesday.
Seven Lincoln County sites, including several homes, churches and old school buildings, are under consideration for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places in Tennessee following a tour by state historic preservationists here last week.
Seven people were killed in traffic crashes in Tennessee during last year’s Halloween period between Tuesday, Oct. 30, through Thursday, Nov. 1. That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol is urging all motorists to drive cautiously, buckle up, never drive distracted and don’t drink and drive th…
A temporary restraining order and injunction filed this morning by Fayetteville High School in Lincoln County Chancery Court against the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) was granted, resulting in the special called session of the association’s board of control this aft…
“It’s great to be alive and be in Tennessee,” posted Fayetteville Staff Sgt. Van Booth (retired) on social media Sunday, just two days after crossing the state line from Kentucky into Tennessee as part of his 3,000-mile trek across America to raise awareness of veterans’ issues.
Two children – an 8-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl – awakened their family early Friday morning, alerting them of a fire, which quickly engulfed their Adams Street home.
What began as a vision to remedy an eyesore at the west gateway of the square, the Mural Project, as it has been termed, has manifested into a soon-to-be-loved commons area for the City of Fayetteville.
After going into a closed executive session to discuss impending legal action, the Lincoln County Commission voted Tuesday to rescind action it took in July and approve developer Keith Bigham’s request that 16.61 acres at the corner of Limestone Road and Wells Lee Road be rezoned.
Seven emergency responders, three with the Fayetteville Fire Department and four with Lincoln Health System’s Emergency Medical Service, were honored Tuesday evening for their efforts July 2, efforts that resulted in the life of a child being saved.
Fayetteville City School System continues to move forward with capital projects, including a number of facility improvements system wide.
In a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, the Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC) Executive Committee has strongly recommended Huntsville, Ala., as the ideal location for the new U.S. Space Command (USPACECOM.)
U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn brought a positive message concerning employment levels and the Tennessee economy to a large crowd that gathered at the Lincoln County Courthouse bandstand during her visit to Fayetteville Tuesday afternoon.
Engineering and design work will get underway on the drainage system along Norris Street, decided the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday as board members voted to allocate up to $76,000 toward the work.
TCAT Shelbyville has announced its commitment to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy.
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)-Shelbyville hired Dr. Lori Shotts as the Extension Campus Coordinator for new Lincoln County location.
A $25,000 Dog Park Dash grant, funded by the Boyd Foundation, was presented to the City of Fayetteville Thursday for the benefit of the city’s own dog park, which was established in 2016 thanks to a similar grant.