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A number of vendors (above) were on hand to participate in this year’s 20th annual Spring in the Hollow festivities. The event also featured a birdhouse auction (below). (Photos courtesy Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce)

Mother Nature shines on Spring in the Hollow festivities

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 12:27 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Mother Nature finally cooperated with Lynchburg’s Spring in the Hollow. After a couple of damp and cool events in the recent past — and a stormy forecast for this past weekend — those who attended the 20th annual Spring in the Hollow were instead greeted by warm sunshine. “A sunny day that was not in the forecast made for a great day for Spring in the Hollow,”

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Honor Flight takes off Saturday

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 1:36 pm

Several World War II and Korean War veterans will receive royal treatment Saturday as they head off for a free flight to tour Washington D.C. Honor Flight of Middle Tennessee is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. They arrange free transport of WW II and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to

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  • HOSA fundraiser bringing Lip Sync Battle to the MCHS stage

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 4:18 pm

    It can only be described as an “As Seen on Television Event.” And it’s happening Saturday, May 16 at Moore County High School. Moore County’s very own Lip Sync Battle, hosted by the school’s HOSA program will go down in the MCHS gymnasium.  The “battle” is a fundraiser as the HOSA club works to raise funds to send those members who qualified for the national conference to their event in

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  • Dr. Frank Glass, Motlow president emeritus, to speak at 46th commencement ceremony

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Dr. Frank Glass, former president of Motlow State Community College, will address the more than 700 students who plan to participate in commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9, according to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College. The ceremonies will be held inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. A resident of Tullahoma, Motlow’s third president, and its first president emeritus, Dr. Glass is a career

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Raiderettes dismantle Middle Tenn. Christian School in 9-A opener

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:24 am

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Getting 17 runs on 13 hits — including a long home run over the center field fence by sophomore Emily Parks — the Moore County High School softball team cruised to a 17-0 victory over Middle Tennessee Christian School on Thursday evening in the opening game of the District 9-A tournament. In Lynchburg, the Raiderettes left little doubt that earlier 17-0 and 15-0 victories over the Lady

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  • Raiderettes thump Fayetteville City on Senior Night

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 3:55 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — The Moore County High School softball team put two high-scoring bookends around a victory on Senior Night. Hosting District 9-A foe Fayetteville City on Monday night, the Raiderettes honored its three seniors — Abby Grogan, Kyleigh Camp and Molly Harper — but not before ringing up a 9-0 victory. The win came thanks to a big first inning when the Raiderettes plated five runs and a very

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  • Raiders unable to capitalize for second district win

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 3:52 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Moore County had its chances against Middle Tennessee Christian School. Plenty of them. Playing in front of a big home crowd on Senior Night, the Raiders’ baseball team fell behind early before an unsuccessful rally yielded a 5-4 loss to visiting Middle Tennessee Christian School on Monday night. The Raiders twice loaded the bases against the Cougars, but couldn’t get the break they needed to push across

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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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