Hastings new head football, baseball coach at LHS

Welcoming Mark Hastings, second from left, on board as the new head football coach and new head baseball coach at Lynn High School, from left, Winston County Board of Education President Joey Boteler, LHS Principal Todd Tittle and WCS Superintendent Greg Pendley.
LYNN - Mark Hastings, who has experienced a successful coaching career including most recently Hale County High School, has come on board as the new head football coach and head baseball coach for Lynn High School.

Lynn Fire Department ends year ahead

The new SCBAs are unpacked and inspected. Lynn received them Dec. 9.
LYNN - A pleasant end to the year has happened for the Lynn Volunteer Fire Department despite the uncertainty the year 2020 has brought. Expensive items have been purchased thanks to two grants the department received recently. The most costly items are 16 brand new self-contained breathing apparatus devices used in most situations involved with the fire department.

Lynn's Christmas parade postponed

LYNN - The annual Christmas parade at Lynn, which was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12, has been postponed to Monday night, Dec. 14. Line up for the parade is set for 6:30 p.m. with the parade beginning at 7. The town has the Christmas tree up currently and will have a tree lighting ceremony following the parade.

Collapsing graves at Tittle Cemetery need attention

A hole shows the inside of one of the stone structures.
LYNN - Those who have gone on before us cannot help, and it is left to those who stay behind to keep their memorials in top shape. Tittle Cemetery, an isolated, yet well-kept graveyard, is in need of attention. Local residents Brenda and Junior Mathews, of Lynn are asking for help to restore the stone structures over two graves.

Vandals strike at Lynn Cemetery

Tombstones are knocked over in the Lynn Cemetery.
LYNN - Residents and law enforcement are working together to patrol roads at Lynn Community Cemetery, after extensive vandalism resulted in gravestones being overturned, vases pulled from other stones and decorations and flowers strewn.