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Bank of Lincoln County loves the furry friends at Fayetteville-Lincoln County Humane Society. Our community includes animals! The Humane Society has continually helped with saving the lives of thousands of animals including a more recent animal hoarding situation in which numerous animals we…

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Lincoln Health System has received more good news in the form of a grant, providing financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant comes in addition to a $4.2 million Paycheck Protection loan.

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Work on the future campus of Blanche School is in full swing. The ground breaking for the 77,000 square foot facility was held in September of 2019. It's being built on a 103 acre track a mile and a half from the existing Blanche School on the Ardmore Hwy., an aging facility that opened in 1948.

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Thomas (Matthew) Sullenger, 45, was killed Tuesday night in a automobile accident in Mulberry.According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Mr. Sullenger was traveling east on the Lynchburg Highway in Mulberry around 5:30 p.m. when his 1997 Oldsmobile struck a guardrail and then traveled into t…

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No drastic cuts or enhancements are currently included in the proposed Fiscal Year 2020-21 Lincoln County budget based on the uncertainty of how revenues will be impacted due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cutting the ribbon May 11 for Phase I of Fayetteville’s Greenway Project, Mayor Michael Whisenant and aldermen are encouraging residents to enjoy the walking and biking trail that now connects the downtown with Stone Bridge Park.

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As part of a continuing vehicle replace program, members of the Lincoln County Commission gave their approval Tuesday to the purchase of five fully equipped police pursuit units, Chevrolet Tahoes, at a cost of $255,000.

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The first phase in Fayetteville’s Greenway Project is nearing completion, and a ribbon cutting has been tentatively set for May 8, according to discussion in the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s meeting last week.

The Lincoln County Highway Department will have Daves Hollow Road closed to through traffic for the repair of a road slide. The project should take three to four weeks. The department expresses its appreciation to you for your patience during this time.

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For the second consecutive week, Lincoln County is among the top Tennessee counties where residents have responded to the 2020 Census.

A lucky Powerball player in Lincoln County won $50,000 Saturday, April 11, by matching four of the five white numbers drawn plus the red Powerball.

Children enjoyed an exciting surprise when Fayetteville Police Officer James Owen stopped by to meet them during a visit of social distancing. Michel Gentle, age six, and Liam Gentle, two, sons of Edward B. (III) and Kristina Gentle, were visiting their grandmother, Dr. Linda Gentle on Mulbe…

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With the passage of the deadline for candidates to qualify last Thursday, the Aug. 6 ballot is set, at least for local candidates, according to the Lincoln County Election Commission.

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Fayetteville Public Utilities is one of 17 broadband providers to receive funding in the third round of the State of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant.

With candidates still having until noon Thursday, April 2, to qualify, several have already submitted their paperwork to the Lincoln County Election Commission for elections set on the Aug. 6 ballot.

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that residential electric customers will see lower rates on April electric bills as the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) seasonal rate and total monthly fuel cost amounts decrease.

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.

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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.

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Teamwork is key to the success of Lincoln County’s Legislative Appreciation Day, a tradition that has continued for more than three decades now.

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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 worker injured while repairing the roof of a local industry was rescued from the roof by Fayetteville Fire Department personnel late Friday morning.

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.

Lincoln County Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Boonshill, Vanntown and Flintville stations will be conducting a picture fund-raiser starting soon.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …