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U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn brought a positive message concerning employment levels and the Tennessee economy to a large crowd that gathered at the Lincoln County Courthouse bandstand during her visit to Fayetteville Tuesday afternoon.

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Engineering and design work will get underway on the drainage system along Norris Street, decided the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday as board members voted to allocate up to $76,000 toward the work.

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TCAT Shelbyville has announced its commitment to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy.

Lincoln County Volunteer Fire & Rescue’s Blanche station will be conducting a fund-raising picture drive starting in on Oct. 17.

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A $25,000 Dog Park Dash grant, funded by the Boyd Foundation, was presented to the City of Fayetteville Thursday for the benefit of the city’s own dog park, which was established in 2016 thanks to a similar grant.

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Members of the local judiciary branch of government join with District Attorney Robert Carter in signing a proclamation against domestic and sexual violence, presented by Carla Buchanan (standing, sixth from left) of Haven of Hope, a domestic abuse shelter that serves the area. Pictured are …

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As sidewalk work on South Elk Avenue continues, the Fayetteville TN Police Foundation is raising funds to purchase a utility vehicle for the police department to help them patrol the greenway that will connect the square with Stonebridge Park.

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A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered in the senseless killing of two horses and a pony in the Dellrose community a week ago.

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A raging fire fully engulfed and destroyed a two-story Lincoln County home late Thursday morning, killing several of the pets belonging to the family living there.

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The City of Fayetteville and The Walker Collaborative (TWC) will host a public meeting Thursday evening, Oct. 3, in the auditorium of the Municipal Building at 110 Elk Ave. South.

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The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Industrial Development Board (FLCIDB) is pursuing grant funds to assist with the cost of a building a 200,000-square-foot pad-ready site at Runway Center, a site that would then be marketed to industrial prospects.

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In addition to the 703 workers whose jobs came to an end last Friday, another 529 employees at Fayetteville’s Goodman Manufacturing plant have been notified that they will be permanently laid off in late November.

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Thieves targeting Fayetteville Public Utilities’ electric substations are courting disaster, FPU officials say, noting the extreme danger involved in tampering with electric power.

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The Lincoln County Anti-Drug Coalition is partnering with Josh Crews and Stephen Mason with TN Save A Life to offer Naloxone (Narcan) “Treats and Training,” which is free and open to the public.

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Fayetteville Parks and Recreation will sponsor Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the recreation center.

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Following a public hearing during which no comments were voiced, the Lincoln County Commission gave its approval Tuesday to a resolution adopting the 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code.

An Alabama man, who had allegedly stolen a motorcycle in Madison County, Ala., ended up in the hospital after he wrecked here in Lincoln County late Thursday evening while eluding law enforcement.

Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department assisted the U.S. Marshals Task Force Wednesday in apprehending a Huntsville, Ala., man wanted on a warrant for murder.

A deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department saved the life of a choking toddler in the southwest area of the county Thursday afternoon.

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After 31 years in government service, Fayetteville’s Mark Clark has retired as director the Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC), a part of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala.

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With hot and dry weather leading into our fall fire season, Tennessee’s State Forester is requiring a burn permit for all open-air outdoor fires beginning on Monday of this week, Sept. 23.

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In the three years since the City of Fayetteville adopted its sign ordinance, the positive impact officials had hoped for is becoming a reality, but still, there’s progress to be made, says Lenace Hyde Vaughn, the city’s property maintenance inspector.

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For some, Lincoln County’s newly adopted property maintenance amendment is an infringement on the rights of property owners, but to others, it’s simply a matter of being a good neighbor – either way, violations won’t be something the county’s planning and zoning office will search out, but i…

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Contractors for Pittsburg Tank raise the Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities’ 500,000-gallon water storage tank in Skinem by 15 feet. Here, three cranes hold the tank while the longer legs are added. In June, LCBPU approved a bid of $425,000 for the rehab and elevation of the tank, whic…

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Fayetteville's new fire chief, Jim Baldwin, is pictured during a swearing-in, pinning and badge ceremony held during last week’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

Fayetteville Mayor Michael Whisenant swears in Patrolman Bryan McCrory during the August session of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

Fayetteville Mayor Michael Whisenant swears in Patrolman Bryan McCrory during the August session of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

Patrolman Kylar Gentry is sworn in as the newest officer of the Fayetteville Police Department by Mayor Michael Whisenant during the September meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

Brooke Medley of Pulaski (foreground) was the winner of the 2019 Toyota Camry given away Saturday night at the Lincoln County Fair. Pictured with her is the new Fairest of the Fair Sorrell Martin, who drew the winning ticket, and (back row, from left) Gay Dempsey of the Bank of Lincoln Count…

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The community gathered Wednesday to pay tribute to the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 during the annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony held in downtown Fayetteville.

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Broadband access is no longer a luxury; it is a necessity for our daily lives. Students need reliable broadband access to complete assignments, farmers need broadband to aid them in planting and harvesting their crops and residents who are able to work from home need reliable broadband to fu…

Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) announced this week that the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) total monthly fuel cost for September will decrease by $2.43 on the average electric bill for 1,330 kilowatts.

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Even though his term on the Interlocal Solid Waste Authority (ISWA) wasn’t to expire until January of 2021, Lincoln County Commissioner Doug Cunningham announced in the commission’s August session that he has decided to step down.

Petersburg Vice Mayor Barbara Woodward, who has served on the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen for many years, resigned her seat in August, citing health reasons in a letter read by Mayor Logan Jolly during the council’s meeting last week.

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For years Fayetteville Fire Department’s 1953 Mack fire truck has been parked behind the Lincoln County Museum. Enclosed within a chain link bay of sorts, the old truck’s paint has faded, but thanks to a new department initiative, the truck, dubbed “Maude”, is being given a new life.

Following the alleged purchase of a large amount of methamphetamine during a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force narcotics operation Friday morning, a high-speed chase ensued at speeds up to 100 miles per hour.

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Lincoln County Board of Education has approved a standard five-year lease of a portion of Lincoln Central Academy to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) out of Shelbyville and Pulaski.

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The Lincoln County Robotics Program is the recipient of a $2,500 Science and Technology Education and Training (STEDTRAIN) seed grant aimed at stimulating middle school students’ interest in science and technology.

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The Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen is hoping the third time’s a charm as it prepares to again go after a Tennessee Department of Transportation multimodal access grant that might land it $950,000 in state funding for a $1 million sidewalk improvement project.

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An ordinance aimed at banning the use of Jake brakes in residential areas of the city is on the agenda for this week’s meeting of the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen.