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The Lincoln County Board of Education voted in its June session to make a formal request of county budgeters, and ultimately the full commission, that it be permitted to proceed with Phase I of its building plan.

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Incumbent Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman and his challenger Rick Head, who currently serves as a county commissioner, faced each other Monday of last week in a forum hosted by The Elk Valley Times and Fayetteville Weekly.

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The Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved its FY 2018-19 budget in a 5 to 1 vote Tuesday, following a public hearing during which no questions or comments were made.

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Fayetteville Mayor Jon Law pins Fire Chief Coby Moon during Tuesday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting. Moon, who was named to the position in May after serving as interim fire chief since January, is a 24-year veteran of the Fayetteville Fire Department. He is joined by his wife and thei…

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Community leaders and supporters of Motlow State Community College came out in force Tuesday to welcome Dr. Michael L. Torrence, the college’s new president, to the Fayetteville campus.

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Lincoln County’s 4-H Meat Judging Team will represent Tennessee in the National 4-H Meat Judging Contest in Manhattan, Kans., in October. Pictured here are (front, from left) Nic Bradley, Alex Moore, (rear) Jana Owen and Ella Pollock. At the state 4-H contest, the team had to judge wholesale…

Fayetteville Middle School students enjoyed Academic Challenge Day just before Christmas break, with students competing in activities within various content areas. The day was created by a team of FMS teaches who wanted to showcase the academic talents of their students. The theme for this y…

Fayetteville-Lincoln County's first snowfall of 2018 gave kids a few days off to enjoy the winter fun.

With a packed house on hand, Highland Rim’s Lady Hornets claimed their third consecutive county basketball title at Lincoln County High School’s gymnasium. The ladies won over Unity’s Lady Lions, 31-25. It was a battle of the best – Highland Rim came into the match-up the one seed at 8-0 and…

Jeremy Stocstill from Fayetteville was our Fall Foliage Contest winner. Jeremy is receiving his prize from Jennifer Ray the store owner of Mudpies and Fireflies the main sponsor of this year’s contest. Here is Jeremy’s winning picture along with the 2nd place picture from Contessa Gulley of …

The Elk Valley Times' photographer Paul Henry captures scenes from the 2016 Fayetteville Christmas Parade, sponsored by the City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department.

Highlights from Fayetteville Middle School's Academic Challenge Day. The theme was based on the "Divergent" book series with factions from each grade level competing in an afternoon of fun activities.

FHS Tiger Tales is an educational storytelling program that is completely written and produced by the students at Fayetteville High School. Students write the scripts, host the show and puppeteer. Thanks to Fayetteville High School for sharing their first show of the new school year.