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Football stadium renovation plans move forward

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 9:00 am

LYNCHBURG — Prior to last Monday’s (Feb. 23) Metro Lynchburg Moore County Council meeting, the council’s budget committee met in regular session. Among the topics discussed were the proposed improvements at the Moore County High School campus, specifically an update on the school’s football stadium, which was condemned in November. Moore County Director of Schools Chad Moorehead attended the meeting and updated the budget committee on the progress the school system

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DREMC: Beat the Peak activation expected Friday morning

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 3:26 pm

LYNCHBURG — Winter still grips southern Middle Tennessee, as another round of below-freezing temperatures arrived this week. The forecast Friday morning, March 6, is for a low of around 10 to 12 degrees Fahrenheit, probably setting the March demand peak. Duck River Electric Membership Corp. will activate Beat the Peak™ over the hours of 6 to 8 a.m. on Friday in hopes of avoiding the higher wholesale power costs associated

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  • DREMC reports few outages associated with latest winter storm

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 12:01 pm

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    The winter blast that brought freezing rain, sleet and snow to Middle Tennessee last night and this morning did not disrupt electric service like the two ice storms that hit in February. Linemen worked scattered power outages on the Duck River Electric Membership Corp. system as precipitation changed from sleet to snow soon after daybreak. The freezing rain, which would have led to icing on power lines and trees, was

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  • Moore Co. Middle School teacher honored by state association

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:27 am

    MCMS science teacher Betty Harper was nominated as a finalist for the Tennessee Science Teachers Association 5-8 Educator of the Year Award. (MCN Photo by Robert Holman)

    LYNCHBURG – Betty Harper of Lynchburg, a seventh-grade Science teacher at Moore County Middle School was recently nominated as a finalist for the Tennessee Science Teachers Association 5-8 Educator of the Year Award. Harper was honored with this nomination for her achievements and dedication to science education.  Only 33 teachers were nominated across four categories from the state of Tennessee. Awards were made based on educational philosophy, experience and leadership

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Lady Bucks end season in opening round of TCCAA/Region VII Tournament

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 2:01 pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 2014-15 basketball season came to a swift end for the Motlow Lady Bucks Tuesday when they dropped a 71-65 decision to Roane State in the opening round of the TCCAA/Region VII Tournament at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis. The Lady Bucks (7-20) were the No. 9 seed entering the tournament, matching them with the No. 8 seeded Lady Raiders. Roane State had originally finished second

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  • Eagles’ buzzer beater shocks Moore County

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:21 am

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    LYNCHBURG — It was an unlikely finish more fitting for an ESPN Sportscenter highlight reel than a typical Tennessee high school playoff game. A simple search for Nashville Christian School Buzzer Beater on YouTube shows that nearly 5,000 people have sought out and watched the ending to Moore County’s Region 5-A contest against the Eagles. It was just that bizarre. Trailing by one point with less than 4.6 seconds remaining in

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  • Raiderettes stay close, but can’t topple No. 2 Houston County

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:38 am


    ERIN, Tenn. — Moore County’s basketball season came to a close on Monday night as the Raiderettes fell to No. 2 Houston County 43-34. The Raiderettes got a solid performance from senior Makayla Ray, who knocked down four three-pointers in her final appearance in an MCHS uniform. Despite falling behind early in the game — they trailed 15-8 after one period and 21-14 at the half — the Raiderettes rallied

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Cattlemen’s tour heading to Georgia, Alabama and south Florida this year

Posted on February 10, 2015 at 3:57 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — The U.T. Extension Office here in Moore County will  be taking a tour group to Florida this year. The group will leave on Monday, April 13, stopping in Georgia at the Rock Ranch and spending the night in south Georgia. Then Tuesday the group will head to Florida. The group will make stops headed to Okeechobee, Fla., for 3 nights and tour around Okeechobee Lake seeing dairies, beef

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  • Food Network’s chef Robert Irvine bring live show to Nashville

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 10:41 am

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    NASHVILLE – No recipes. No script. No holds barred. It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen on stage before. You choose the challenges. He does the impossible. Food Network Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine is bringing his all-new live show to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theater on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets for Robert Irvine Live are on sale now at, by phone at (615) 782-4040, and

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  • Motlow College hosts free Holiday Benefit Concert Dec. 19

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

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    LYNCHBURG – Motlow College will host a holiday benefit concert on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium on the Moore County campus. Prior to the performance, there will be a reception inside Eoff Hall at 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free to the public, but reservations are required as seating will be limited. To make reservations, please call Bobbie Underwood at 931-393-1627 or

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Jerry Seinfeld will present his unique form of stand-up comedy at TPAC in Nashville on April 1. (Photo Provided by TPAC)

Nashville’s TPAC welcomes Jerry Seinfeld on April 1; Tickets on sale Feb. 13

Posted on February 6, 2015 at 11:57 am

NASHVILLE – America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will perform his signature stand-up routine at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. at, by phone at (615) 782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick Street, in downtown Nashville. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life

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  • Initial lineup for Bonnaroo music and arts festival includes Billy Joel, Florence and the Manchine, Kendrick Lamar

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 7:31 pm

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    MANCHESTER, Tenn. – More than 125 bands and 20 comedians are scheduled to perform this year at the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester. The dates are June 11-14. Music fans by the thousands will gather on the festival grounds for the four-day, internationally famous event. More acts are expected to be announced later as the lineup continues to change. The star-studded lineup includes Billy Joel, Mumford &

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  • TPAC announces 2015 Spring schedule

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 12:57 pm

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    NASHVILLE — With a little something for everyone, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announces a diverse line-up for its “TPAC Presents” programming from March to May 2015, including Gladys Knight, Tango Buenos Aires, Robert Irvine Live, and KIDZ BOP. Tickets for these shows are available now at, by phone at (615) 782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick Street, in downtown Nashville. For group tickets, please call

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