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This Saturday, Oct. 24, is the last weekend day for Tennesseans planning to vote early in the Nov. 3 State and Federal General election. The last day of early voting is Thursday, Oct. 29, and Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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 the following upcoming checkpoints. The courts require proof roadblocks are conducted in the …

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The Lincoln County High School Falcon's football game at Page High School in Williamson County has been cancelled for Friday night due to COVID-19 issues. School officials have confirmed that one Falcon football player has tested positive and that quarantine protocol is being followed.

After a request by Alderwoman Rita Cowan to resume recycling in Petersburg was left off the October 7 agenda, it was one of the two items on the October 12 special called mayor and board of alderman meeting.

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October 21, 2020: Fayetteville City Schools has confirmed that an employee at Ralph Askins School has tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing has been completed, and anyone in direct contact with the employee has been notified. Additionally, one student who is a household contact of th…

Hundreds of citizens raced to early voting last Wednesday, forming a line that wrapped around the interior of the Election Commission and remained long for most of the day. One citizen spoke positively of the experience on Thursday, however, saying, “Yesterday, the first day of early, in-per…

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 Riley Pitts is an active seven-year-old, dark-haired little girl with beautiful brown eyes who enjoys playing outside, sitting quietly while reading a book and attending church. She is in Mary Ruth Boyce’s first-grade class at Highland Rim School. Three weeks after celebrating her birthday,…

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Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections every year or two, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in. And countless volunteers have and continually make that commitment for the betterment of Fayetteville and L…

Thanks to the Tennessee Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the town of Petersburg is eligible to receive an additional $8,400 for possible reimbursements to police salaries between now and the end of December. Earlier this year, Petersburg received approximately $21,0…

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After being tabled at its August meeting, the report prepared by the Tennessee Utility Assistance (TUA) on the directives and recommendations of the Water and Wastewater Financing Board to bring the Town of Petersburg’s water system in compliance was back on the agenda at the October 8 Board…

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Jon Law, former Mayor of the City of Fayetteville, is running for a seat on the Board as an Alderman. He is a 39-year resident of Fayetteville and former partner of Tanner Farmers Supply with his father-in-law Walter Tanner. He is also retired from Land O’ Lakes Purina where he was a Territo…

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Kevin Freeman has announced that he is a write-in candidate for Fayetteville City Alderman. Freeman describes himself as a longtime resident of Fayetteville, a husband, father and a proud volunteer. Over the last 15 years Kevin has dedicated his life to volunteering and improving our community.

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Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections every year or two, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in. And countless volunteers have and continually make that commitment for the betterment of Fayetteville and L…

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STATEMENT RELEASED BY THE LEWISBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT: On 10/08/20 around 9:00 AM, the Lewisburg Police Department responded to a remote location on Darnell Mealer Rd. in reference to a deceased body. Lewisburg Police and detectives arrived on scene and located a body near the roadway. The d…

The Lincoln County High School Homecoming   court are from left-right: escort, Kyle Kelley and Riley Moran freshman class; Andrew Dixon and Kaitlyn Ables, junior class; Sam Robinson and Jenna McCown, senior class; Homecoming King, Jaxxon Badgett and Homecoming Queen, Allison Alcorn; Matthew …

Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met at Shoney’s Restaurant on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The members of Marshall County joined the meeting by ZOOM.  Gay Brunson gave the blessing for the evening meal.

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It has been reported to the Elk Valley Times that after years of volunteer support and labor to make improvements at Don Davidson Park, the City of Fayetteville is discussing the possibility of dismantling those volunteer built amenities, one of which was christened in mid September, causing…

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As part of his regular video press releases, Mayor Newman gave updates on the current number of active COVID cases, testing averages over the last few months, and the small improvements in Huntsville Hospital.

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On Wednesday, October 14, from 1-3 p.m., a free flu clinic will be held at the Lincoln County Courthouse. No appointments are required and no insurance will be involved. All citizens are welcome to attend.

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After 32 years of service in the Fayetteville post office, Ron Thomas walked into the mail room for the final time last Wednesday. Upon his arrival he was met with the smiling faces of his many coworkers, who had waiting for him a breakfast buffet and a number of friends who had come to see …

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Fayetteville’s manufacturing entities recently gathered in the office of Mayor Michael Whisenant to receive a proclamation henceforth designating October 2 as “Manufacturing Day.”

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Food insecurity and hunger are persistent social and public health issues that impact millions of people across the country. In recent months, due to the impact of the coronovirus pandemic more and more people are turning to food banks to help feed their families.

The first non-procedural order of business during the County Commission meeting that took place on Tuesday, September 15, was the honoring of the late Ray Wilson Jacks, a former Lincoln County Commissioner.

“You all would be amazed how many in earthquakes we have in Tennessee on a daily basis,” said EMA Director Steve Parks, opening up a post-meeting discussion following the Emergency Planning Meeting.  Parks then explained that Tennessee is a part of the Central United States Earthquake Consor…

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Last week, on the evening of Tuesday, September 15, the City of Fayetteville was presented with the final revisions to the Master Plan that will ostensibly guide city development for the next two decades. Members of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, city officials, and a number of interested …

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With September recognized as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month by the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, the organization is diligently working to bring awareness and help for those who struggle with suicide.

Following the local August election school board members were recently sworn in by the honorable Judge Andy Myrick. Pictured from left are Dr. Jimmy Daniel, Jennifer Haynes, Rex Dunn, Veronica King, Tommy Stevenson, and Kevin Posey.