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Brianna Claxton, a Fulton Independent Schools' student, was the Second Place winner in the Sept. 12 chalk art contest, chaired by Karen Dean, part of the Faith and Family night event for this year's Banana Festival. Banana chalk art
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Fulton Middle and High School students who were winners in the recent Banana Festival Art contest included Naomi McClure, sixth grade, Tristan Lalley, eighth grade, Olivia Fulcher, seventh grade, and Kat Mathias, 11th grade. Not pictured is Allie Gibson, 10th grade. The contest was coordinated by the Family Connection FRYSC. Carr and FMS/FHS Banana Art winners
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Fulton Tourism meeting cancelled
The regular session of the Fulton Tourism Commission, regularly meeting tonight, Thurs., Sept. 13, has been cancelled. The next regular session will be held Oct. 11 at 5...
Fulton County Fiscal Court Special Session called
The Fulton County Fiscal Court will meet in Special Called Session today, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at the County Office Building in Hickman. Items listed on the agenda include...
Ken-Tenn EMS meeting cancelled
The regular session meeting for the Ken-Tenn EMS Board has been cancelled for Wed., Sept. 19, and will be rescheduled for a special called session during the week of Sept....
DINNER AND A SHOW – A packed house was on hand for the 2018 Banana Festival Fashion Show which featured dozens of fashion selections for men, women, children and pets, as well as a catered dinner and entertainment. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell) Banana Festival
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9/11 TRIBUTE – South Fulton Fire Department personnel paid tribute to first responders and emergency crews who lost their lives during the 9/11 attacks in 2001 by posting a sign noting “We Will Never Forget”. (Photo submitted) SFPD 9/11 Tribute

DREAM HOME WINNER – Judy Andrews of South Fulton, left, and her husband Phillip Andrews display an artist’s rendition of a “Dream Home” which was raffled Sunday. The winning ticket for the home was purchased by Mrs. Andrews, with proceeds of the $100 ticket sales benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell) Andrews is winner of Dream Home
Sunday afternoons are the perfect time for an afternoon nap, at home on the couch, soft slumber, sweet dreams. Or, Sunday afternoon could be the...

‘Pig pen’ participants needed
“This little piggy” will be making an appearance at the Banana Festival, along with a number of his piggy pals, when the Greased Pig Contest is slated for Sept. 15 at 1...
Canine cuties on stage Sat.
Barking beauties and cutie canines will take the Pontotoc Community Center stage Sept. 15, with check-in at 2 p.m. and the Banana Festival Doggy Pageant to begin at 2:30...
Banana Bake-Off entries sought
Banana cakes, banana pies, banana breads, and any dessert imagined, as long as it includes bananas, will fill the Fulton County Senior Citizens Center in Fulton with mouth...
Pecan Festival Kids' Day
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Wood Wood to coach at Cumberland
Fulton native and Fulton High School graduate E.J. Wood, who has spent the past 13 years at Watertown High School where he taught Biology and...

PIZZA REWARDS - Students enjoying a pizza party for accepting the Captain’s Reading Challenge over the summer and reading multiple books included, clockwise from left, Chloe McClure, McKayden McClure, Emmarie Cermak, Alexis Edgin, Miriam Varden, Zoie Somerfield, Lily Hershberger, and Kally Hershberger. (Photo submitted) Fulton County Elementary/Middle School Captain’s Reading Challenge...

SOUTH FULTON ELEMENTARY BANANA ART WINNERS – Pictured are winners of the Banana Festival Poster Contest at South Fulton Elementary, from left to right, Cloee Clapper, Fourth Grade; Rayne Sills, Kindergarten; Eden Leath, First Grade; Jamison Barclay, Second Grade; Piper Lusk, Fifth Grade; and Ciera Jennings, Third Grade. (Photo submitted) South Fulton Elementary Banana Art Winners