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The Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its unanimous approval Tuesday to providing its requested share of funding for a third school resource officer (SRO) for its City Schools System, a move that now affords each city school its own SRO.

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South Central Tennessee Development District (SCTDD) is offering application assistance with SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, for adults 60 and over, or individuals with a disability.

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Friends of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Veterans are thankful for funds totaling $70,000 they received Thursday toward the purchase of a building to permanently house the Warrior’s Exhibit. 

Efforts to preserve the Camp Blount Historic Site continue to move forward, as an official groundbreak-ing ceremony was held Friday, signaling the start of Phase I of the project.

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Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, has announced the departure of its chief executive officer, Candie Starr, effective today, Aug. 21.

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Editor’s Note: Following is the second in a series on Lincoln County’s booming real estate market, recently reduced property tax rates, and the outlook ahead as growth is expected to continue across the region for some time to come.

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Efforts to preserve the Camp Blount Historic Site continue to move forward, as an official groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday, signaling the start of Phase I of the project.

A Tullahoma man suspected of driving the vehicle in a deadly hit and run accident in January has been charged in connection with the death of a Mulberry man.

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Local law enforcement joined with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Alabama Highway Patrol, as well as other officials, Friday to kick off the annual “Hands Across the Border” event, which culminated later that evening in a sobriety checkpoint at the state line. Among the speakers Friday …

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Years in the making, state and local leaders will gather at the Camp Blount Historic Site here Friday morning to break ground on the first phase of the 39-acre development where thousands of Tennessee soldiers mustered more than 200 years ago under the leadership of Gen. Andrew Jackson again…

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A community survey is underway online as part of the ongoing branding and marketing initiative being conducted for the City of Fayetteville by Chandlerthinks out of Franklin.

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Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities officials during the August meeting voted to increase the funds allotted per year to maintain and repair hydrants throughout the county. LCBPU will boost the amount spent annually from $5,000 to $7,500 per year until all of them are repaired.

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Fayetteville City Schools is eyeing the addition of another school resource officer (SRO), bringing the total to three – one at each city school.

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The commander of Fayetteville’s American Legion Post 42 joined the head of the nation’s largest veterans’ organization in thanking President Trump for signing a bipartisan act which will recognize veterans who served during periods not previously considered “wartime.”

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Fayetteville Public Utilities was presented the Energy Right Solutions Award for being the third top performer in the Valley in support of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Green Power Providers program.

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office will be conducting sobriety roadside checkpoints on Friday, Aug. 16, on the Huntsville Highway in the area between mile markers 0 and 1.

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Editor’s Note: The first in a three-part series follows on Lincoln County’s booming real estate market, recently reduced property tax rates, and the outlook ahead as growth is expected to continue across the region for some time to come.

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City leaders, joined by several former officials, gathered at the end of South Elk Avenue last week for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the first phase of Fayetteville’s Greenway Project, an effort four years in the making.

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A total of 703 workers will be affected by a permanent layoff at the Goodman Manufacturing Company’s Fayetteville facility by the end of September, according to a notice the company filed with the state last week.

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South Central Human Resource Agency has announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, located at 1003 Hedgemont Ave.

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Brookstone Commons Phase II, a 28-lot residential development in the area of Terry Addition, gained final plat approval from the Fayetteville Planning Commission Tuesday.

Tennessee’s electric lineworkers provide a critical service to their communities. To recognize their contributions to the state, earlier this year the Tennessee General Assembly approved a license plate design to honor Tennessee’s electric lineworkers.

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The memory of a devoted veteran and community servant will be honored later this month as state and local leaders gather here to rededicate the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post as the Willard Eugene “Curly” Keller Post No. 2167.

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A contractor’s work on an exterior wall of a downtown building and the resulting collapse of an area of brick early last week reignited concerns over safety and a call to action that the City of Fayetteville adopt ordinances aimed at protecting existing structures.

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The Tennessee Department of Health kicked off the new “Tennessee Faces of the Opioid Crisis” public education and awareness campaign last week at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville. This project will feature people from every county of Tennessee sharing personal stories of how they have…

Fayetteville Public Utilities announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost for August will decrease by $2.57 on the average electric bill for 1,330 kilowatts.

If you’re driving on Tennessee roads, what should you do if you approach a utility vehicle stopped on the shoulder with its flashing lights activated?

The Lincoln County Commission voted down a proposed property maintenance amendment to its zoning resolution last week, an amendment which would have restricted litter and inoperable vehicles in rural areas of the county.

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The Lincoln County Commission approved its fiscal year 2020 appropriations resolution Tuesday with a $765,582 budgeted deficit as they approved a property tax rate of $2.102 and passed outside agency allocations.

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A lucky attendee at this year’s Lincoln County Fair will drive away in a brand new car, thanks to the generosity again this year of several local sponsors.

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July 22-26 is Tennessee County Clerk Appreciation Week. Donate Life Tennessee will recognize each of the 95 county clerks and their employees for their support of the Tennessee County Clerk Organ Donor Awareness Foundation, educating Tennesseans on the importance of organ and tissue donation…

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In compliance with a Tennessee Supreme Court ruling for all law enforcement to notify the public of when and where a roadblock will be held, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is advising all motorists of upcoming sobriety checkpoints.

South Central Tennessee Development District is now offering application assistance with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability.

Fayetteville Mayor Michael Whisenant administers the oath of office to three new police officers during Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting. The new officers are (from left) Zaccary Maxwell, Joseph Mastin, and Keidrick Williams.