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Last Thursday, during a dry moment in an otherwise rainy morning, officials from the Fayetteville City Government, Fayetteville City Schools, and a number of companies involved in the project broke ground on a plot of land just off Wilson Parkway, beginning the construction of the multipurpo…

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The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office would like to make the public aware of an ongoing scam. We have been notified by the Lincoln County Clerk's Office that fraudulent letters requesting payment are circulating in our area. These letters contain a form titled "2021 Certificate Of Existence Re…

Signs posted around Fayetteville reminding drivers to “turn around; don’t drown” is a reminder that flooding is and has been an issue when excessive rainfalls occur. Last week was no exception when torrential rains fell across the county resulting in March 2021 being the fourth wettest month…

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A Special Called Joint Work Session of the Public Works and the IT/Planning committees was recently held to discuss the scope and expectations of the Downtown Square Sidewalks Project 2021 with Huntsville, Alabama-based Croy Engineering, LLC, the company hired to develop engineering and land…

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“Effectively  immediately, you are hereby terminated from your position of Human Resources Coordinator with the City of Fayetteville.” This one sentence letter, dated March 23, 2021, was addressed to Sheila Childress and was signed by Scott Collins, City Administrator. Although the letter wa…

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Lincoln Health System Chief Financial Officer Bob Lonis handed in his resignation last week with May 15 being his final day on the job.

Stay Weather-Ready: Continue to listen to local news or a NOAA Weather Radio to stay updated about tornado watches and warnings.At Your House: If you are in a tornado warning, go to your basement, safe room, or an interior room away from windows. Don't forget pets if time allows.At Your Work…

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LCHS was scheduled to dismiss at 12:30 but we are moving their dismissal time to 12 noon today.  This will allow the shuttle buses to arrive at our feeder schools (PreK-8th) and leave from those locations around 12:30.  This change will allow students to arrive home 30 minutes earlier than o…

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Lincoln County Schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 due to the threat of severe weather. All afternoon and evening school activities are cancelled. Officials will continue to monitor the weather tomorrow morning.  Check your school's social media page for information rega…

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Advertising murals painted on the side of brick buildings in Fayetteville have been familiar sites for many years. Who isn’t familiar with the Coca Cola signs that are popular backdrops for photographs or Borden Dairy’s Elsie the Cow logo at the museum? In recent years, the colorful Angels o…

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 Governor Bill Lee has announced that all Tennessee adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination no later than April 5. Governor Lee shared the announcement via a video posted on Facebook.

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Last week’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners saw the honoring of the late James Llyod Ellis and an update from TCAT director Laura Monks on the progress being made in moving the program’s electrical maintenance automation campus to Lincoln Central Academy.

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Tennessee regulators have decided to revisit complaints regarding questionable campaign activities surrounding the 2020 legislative race in which Todd Warner prevailed over incumbent Rick Tillis to represent House District 92 that covers Marshall and part of Franklin, Lincoln and Marion counties.

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a resolution opting out of the extended hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages as adopted by the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission that established Sunday sales beginning at noon. During BOMA’s recent Work Session, Alderman Donna Hartman stat…

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Spring is in the air and it’s time to get outdoors. Whether you’re taking a walk, riding a bike, flying a kite, watching your kids play sports, or enjoying a game of disc golf, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Fayetteville’s Parks & Recreation Department is busy planning upcoming…

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The seventh annual Slawburger Chase will take place this year on April 17, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., starting and ending at the Bank of Lincoln county. Preregistered runners will receive a 50/50 blend event t-shirt and all participants will receive a famous Slawburger from Ken’s Fast Food after fin…

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Lincoln  County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 7 a.m. Thursday (3-18). Remember to turn around, don't drown.

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A three-county police chase that began in Marshall County when officers tried to pull over an Athens, Alabama man who refused to stop ended in Fayetteville when the driver wrecked his vehicle and tried to flee. The suspect is identified as 21-year-old Jayden Edward Jordan

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1. All types of weather are on the table for today lasting until approximately 3:00am Thursday morning.2. Expect 2-4 inches of rain, power outages, large hail and flash flooding were mentioned through out the duration of the event3. Conditions are trending more favorable for possible long tr…