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As a part of COVID Pandemic relief, our Moore County public schools received over a million dollars in funding, referred to as ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funds. These funds must be used to help offset learning loss due to COVID-19, including social and mental he…

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Lynchburg is lucky in many ways. This community is full of hard-working, talented people. One of them is our local veterinarian, Dr. Bryant Morton. Did you know that he not only is the beloved doctor for our animals, but he is part of an amazing competitive BBQ team? With Tripp Kingree and D…

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On Monday, May 9th, the Moore County School Board gathered at the high school for their monthly meeting with all board members present..  The general purpose budget was discussed, with a proposed increase of 3% in all staff wages, which has b…

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On the evening of Thursday, May 5th, the Moore County Middle and High School Bands along with the Jazz Band performed for audiences in various ensembles that they have been practicing this spring.  Moore County Band Director Greg Jones shared…

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Isaiah Ralston, MCHS Senior, received the $1,000 Farris Creek Lodge scholarship, which he plans to use at TCAT to obtain a degree in HVAC. He's pictured with two members of the scholarship committee, Allen Jones (left) and Zach Holcomb (right).

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The Moore County Fire Department has two new rural pump operators. Father and son duo, Nathan and Brayden Long received their Rural Pump Operations Certificate. Fire Chief Mark Neal said they are working through the steps to becoming pump engineers for the county. “We appreciate their dedica…

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Last week, Moore County students in grades 4-12 traveled to Hyder Brooks Ag Pavilion in Cookeville with Extension Agent Mrs. Brenda Hannah and their families to compete against other teams in the state and put their archery skills to the test. Based on their age and their division, students …

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On Saturday, April 30th, Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce hosted the 26th annual Spring in the Hollow fest on the square. The weather was perfect as hundreds of people came out to shop, visit, and play. Several greenhouses from the surrounding a…

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Highview School Alumni and Senior Center Director, Sharon Pragel, have been hard at work planning a reunion to be held at the former Highview Campus (the current Senior Center and Head Start building) at 87 High Street.  The date has changed …

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Each week, yoga teacher Michelle Brown leads a class in the rec room of the Moore County Senior Center with deep breathing and gentle stretches. The senior center recently used grant dollars to invest in new mats and straps to be used in clas…

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The Lynchburg Girl’s Fast Pitch Softball League gathered for opening ceremonies on the morning of Saturday April 23rd. During the ceremonies, a PRIMO grill that was generously donated by Jack Daniel’s was raffled off in a fundraiser to help f…

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Last week was Earth Day, and Moore County Mayor Bonnie Lewis had made a call for all interested citizens to help take care of our little piece of the Earth. A handful of residents showed up and were able to clean up the banks of Mulberry Cree…