|Lincoln County Fair Wins Champion Honors
Lincoln County’s annual fair claimed the champion title in the AA division of fairs during the 81st Annual Tennessee Association of Fairs (TAF) Convention held in Nashville.
Fayetteville Wins TML Excellence Award in Parks
Fayetteville’s preservation of its history while at the same time providing new recreational opportunities for its residents is being recognized by the Tennessee Municipal League for the city’s excellence in parks and recreation.
Airport Presented Awards of Excellence
Fayetteville Municipal Airport was presented the Front Door Award and the Silver Star Airport Award at the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division, 17th Annual Tennessee Airports Conference.
The conference was hosted by the Tennessee Association of Air Carrier Airports at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs Hotel in Franklin.
The Front Door Award recognizes Tennessee airports with facilities and services that reflect community pride and commitment to quality. The Silver Star Airport Award recognizes those communities who have achieved the distinction of receiving the Tennessee Front Door Award for 10 consecutive years.
Great American City Award Delivered to Fayetteville Officials
Organizers searched for downtown that looks like a Disneyland Street and one with a centralized area where competitors could meet.
Following the 21st annual Great Race vintage automotive event, Wayne Stanfield, chief operating officer of The Great Race 2003, returned to Fayetteville with a $1,500 check for the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Library and a “Great American City Award.”
-“The Great American City Award has been around for more than ten years,” said Stanfield. “The city award criteria are based on hospitality, size and enthusiasm of the crowd and localized theme as well as decorations.
New Hospital, Junior’s House Win National Awards
Lincoln County’s construction of a new medical facility, as well as the initiation of a child advocacy center here, has earned the community national recognition.
The National Association of Counties announced that Lincoln County’s 2005 Achievement Award winning program, construction of a new 50-bed replacement hospital, was designated “Best Rural Program”.
“I don’t think it gets any better than that,” said Jerry Mansfield, County Mayor, during the last Lincoln County Commission meeting of the award. “I know we went through a lot of turmoil and a lot of effort to be at this particular place in our county’s history, but to be recognized by the National Association of Counties is an achievement that says a lot for this board and past boards…I want to applaud you for that.”