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With the 2020 census just around the corner, the U.S. Census Bureau is hitting the ground running in Middle Tennessee, recruiting applicants for hundreds of jobs already becoming available as it prepares to count each county’s residents.

The City of Fayetteville’s fiscal year 2020 budget was approved in a 5 to 1 vote Tuesday, but only after concerns were raised by the former city mayor and an alderman.

Fayetteville City School board has passed an $8.1 million capital projects budget, eyeing a number of facility improvements systemwide, including a CDC expansion and renovations to make school entrances safer.

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Officers from 40 law enforcement agencies across multiple states were in Fayetteville last week as the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department hosted the Tennessee Highway Patrol Plus Interdiction Initiative, an all-crimes approach to stopping crime on the state’s roadways.

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A group of Taft area residents took their concerns over possible health risks posed by several planned chicken houses in the community to the Lincoln County Commission last week, asking that officials do what they can to help stop the development.

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Well over 100 law enforcement officers from agencies across multiple states will converge in Fayetteville this week for special interdiction training conducted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol Interdiction Plus Team in conjunction with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Two juveniles are being charged with burglary, aggravated animal cruelty and vandalism following their alleged spree of destruction through Ralph Askins Elementary School over a two-day period last weekend.

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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 the following upcoming checkpoints.

Scam artists pilfered over $18 million from Tennesseans in 2018, making the Volunteer State the nation’s fifth-leading state per capita when it comes to complaints about fraud and other scams, according to a new report by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Reports of identity theft als…

Fayetteville city officials are exploring the possibility of acquiring the North Elk Avenue property that was once the home of Sir’s Fabrics, a store that had served the community as well as much of the Southeast since 1948 until it was destroyed by fire just over a year ago.

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As the City of Fayetteville’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 heads to a public hearing in June, it is doing so by dipping into its fund balance, or reserve fund, for $467,000.

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation wants your litter pictures. Whether it’s in the woods, on the lake, along a river, or by the road, send the Federation your snapshots of the cans, bottles and outright trash that make our great outdoors a little less great.

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) has approved an $18 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes an eight-percent increase in water and wastewater rates.

Eighteen candidates have put in applications for chief of the Fayetteville Fire Department, a position currently held on an interim basis by Capt. Jeff Smartt.

In three separate votes, the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed Tuesday to invest approximately $150,000 in the city’s future as it accepted proposals for a detailed downtown master plan, a destination branding and marketing initiative, and a recreation and aquatic center feasib…

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Lincoln County High School's Class of 2019 celebrated graduation Friday night. Fayetteville High School's graduation was also Friday night, and homeschool ceremonies were held Saturday. Riverside Christian Academy will wrap up graduation season with commencement on Thursday of this week at 7…

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Fayetteville High School's Class of 2019 celebrated graduation Friday night. Lincoln County High School's graduation was also Friday night, and homeschool ceremonies were held Saturday. Riverside Christian Academy will wrap up graduation season with commencement on Thursday of this week at 7…

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The proposed sale of the Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center seems to be off the table for now, but what remains is a much bigger issue – how to help Lincoln Medical Center survive difficult times.

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Authorities with the National Weather Service (NWS) have confirmed that an EF-0 tornado, with peak winds of 80 miles per hour, struck an area along with the Tennessee/Alabama state line early Thursday afternoon.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) has advised the Town of Petersburg Board of Mayor and Alderman that the maximum fine they can charge drivers of large trucks who ignore street signs prohibiting them from driving on narrow streets is $50.

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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 the following upcoming checkpoints.

South Central Human Resource Agency has announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, located at 1003 Hedgemont Ave.

“Love them. Fix them.” That’s the message from the Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic (SASNC).

A preliminary damage assessment by the National Weather Service found at least EF0 damage and estimated wind speeds of 85 miles per hour in the area of the Tennessee/Alabama state line early this afternoon.

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Canadian auto supplier will invest $11.5 million, create nearly 70 jobsFayetteville plant will be company’s second U.S. locationHematite manufactures automotive products from recycled materials

A Fayetteville firefighter is recovering this week after being flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Wednesday as the result of injuries he sustained while assisting Lincoln County volunteer firefighters on the scene of a fire in Park City.

Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities (LCBPU), while adopting the FY 2019-20 budget, voted Thursday evening to raise the water rates for county residential customers by approximately three percent beginning July 1. 

Three people, in two separate incidents, were charged with manufacturing meth with intent to sell and distribute the drug last week.

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The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is advising Tennessee consumers to be wary of callers purporting to represent the Social Security Administration (SSA) or the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in light of recent warnings from both agencies about nationwide t…

Angela Phelps, deputy director of the Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency, is presented a certificate for completing a four-week class, consisting of one week each quarter, of the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Basic Academy. Making the presentation is Dave Knock, training coor…

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Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that electric customers will see a decrease in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s total monthly fuel charge of $0.32 for the average bill of 1,330 kilowatts effective May 1.

The 2018 Water Quality Report from Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) is now available, and FPU customers are encouraged to review the report as it contains important information about water quality supplied by the utility.