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MCHS Principal Buddy Smith speaks during Moore County’s 2014 graduation ceremony. Smith has resigned and will take a position in the Hamblen County school system. (MCN File Photo by Robert Holman)

Smith resigns as MCHS principal

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:10 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Moore County High School is in search of a new principal. That news came via email Monday as Moore County Director of Schools Chad Moorehead posted the job opening on the school system’s website. Current MCHS principal Buddy Smith has tendered his resignation and will step down at the end of the current school year. Smith has accepted a position with the Hamblin County school system in

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Memorial Day services planned in Moore, Lincoln counties

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:26 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Lynchburg’s 23rd annual Memorial Day, presented by Lynchburg American Legion Post 192, will be held on Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. at the northwest corner of the square. The event, celebrating America’s veterans and memorializing those who have given their lives in battle for the country, annually welcomes a guest speaker for a short service, just outside the Moore County Courthouse. This year, American Legion Post

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  • MCHS graduation planned for May 22 at Motlow College

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 5:06 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — As expected, Moore County High School will hold its 2015 graduation ceremonies at Motlow College. During Monday night’s Moore County Board of Education meeting, Director of Schools Chad Moorehead confirmed to the board that the graduation ceremonies would be on the Motlow Campus. Graduation is typically held at MCHS at the football stadium. When the stadium was condemned last fall, school officials first decided to hold graduation

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  • TBI arrests, charges man Saturday in Lynchburg stabbing case

    Posted on May 9, 2015 at 8:42 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Moore County man following a stabbing on Friday in the Lynchburg area. At the request of 17th District Attorney General Robert Carter, TBI Special Agents began investigating the incident, which occurred Friday morning at home on Pleasant Hill Road. The victim, an 18-year-old man, sustained multiple stab wounds and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical

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Raiders wrap up spring practice with two scrimmages

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 12:16 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — The second year of the Coach Jeremy Austin era at Moore County High School got underway earlier this month as the MCHS football team took to the field in pads for spring practice. The Raiders were allowed two weeks of practice to go along with their conditioning. The team had a pair of scrimmages, one at Community on May 9 and one at Grundy County on May

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  • Liberty knocks MCMS Raiders from tourney

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm

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    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — The Moore County Middle School baseball team gave up six runs in the first two innings, including a 5-run second inning and couldn’t recover Saturday in the Duck River Valley Conference Tournament. Facing the No. 2 seed Liberty Patriots at Liberty Middle School, the Raiders lost to the hosts 9-5. Moore County battled back from the rocky start and finally plated a lone run in the top

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  • Fayetteville eliminates MCMS Raiderettes from DRVC tournament

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. — After a dominating victory in the opener of the Duck River Valley Conference tournament on Friday night, the Moore County Middle School softball team lost a pair of close contests on Saturday and were eliminated from postseason play. Moore County kicked off its postseason tournament as the No. 3 seed. Playing No. 6 seed Liberty in Fayetteville, the Raiderettes coasted to a 15-0 win in three innings

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Lifestyles

Pictured here at the 4-H Advance Cooking Class are (front row, from left) Isaiah Ralston and Maddison Baker, (back row, from left) Avery Hardin, Erica Clifton and Jessy Ray. Not pictured: Wyatt Burtts, Madison Harrison and Brooklyn Noblitt. (Photo Provided)

4-H Advance Cooking Class teaches art of canning

Posted on May 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Canning vegetables and such is an age-old tradition that’s been used to provide good farm fresh food ‘out of season’ for years and years. It’s not uncommon to see a cupboard full of home-canned goodies stacked and stocked in cupboards in the winter. Now, thanks to a 4-H Advance Cooking Class, several youngsters in Moore County have gotten a proverbial ‘taste’ of the art of canning. Yes,

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Motlow music department to present vocal and jazz ensemble concert April 29 & 30

Posted on April 20, 2015 at 11:48 am

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. – The public is invited to an afternoon and evening of music performed by the Motlow College vocal ensemble and community jazz ensemble at the annual spring concert on April 29-30, according to Dr. David Bethea, music instructor at Motlow. The Wednesday afternoon performance is scheduled for 2 p.m. Food and drinks will be available at a pre-concert reception at 6 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the concert

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  • Songs & Stories for St. Jude Raises over $16,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 11:38 am

    From left, Senior Vice President of Programming  Michael Bryan, Lee Miller, Brett Warren, Josh Osborne, Chris DeStefano, Jimmy Robbins, Host & The BIG 98’s Amy Paige, Brad Warren, Natalie Hemby, Jessi Alexander & Jon Randall. (Photo Provided)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – iHeartMedia Communities, the community engagement brand of iHeartMedia, and Nashville’s The BIG 98 Country radio station, have announced the fundraising total from its third annual Songs & Stories for St. Jude, a live concert and auction that raised funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The BIG 98 held the benefit event on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 and raised more than $16,000 for the charity through donated

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

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 11:57 am

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

    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 TPAC.org, 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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