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LMC’s partnership with Carolinas HealthCare moves ahead

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The plans to partner with Carolinas HealthCare System to renovate Lincoln Medical Center have begun to take shape. Lincoln Health System board of directors unanimously approved a proposal for $914,898 in initial planning costs Wednesday. “I am very impressed with the level of attention and priority being devoted to this…

County commissioner election: Know who you’re voting for

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Two seats on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners are up for grabs in this year’s election. On Tuesday, voters will have to choose who they want to be their Republican and Democratic candidates. Candidates answered four questions, and their answers are listed below in alphabetical order. Questions: 1. Managing…

County land use plan to be updated

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Want to have a part in planning the future of Lincoln County? The county’s land use plan is in the process of being updated, and officials are holding four public meetings to solicit input from residents. “It’s their plan, basically,” said Brad Dyer, associate planner with Building and Land Development.…

Sports Briefs

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Post 455 signups American Legion Post 455 will have signups this Sunday at two separate locations. From 4-5 p.m., signups will be held at the East Lincoln Optimist Clubhouse and at 5:30-6:30 p.m. registration will be held at Boger City Fire Department. A-Team players can not turn 19 prior to…

Unquestioned leader

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Ask anybody associated with West Lincoln baseball who the leader of the team is and the answer will be the same — Paul Finger. When most people think of leading, they think of someone who will vocally lead, but Finger leads by example. “Paul is not very vocal. He plays…

Mustangs odds-on favorite to take SP title

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Lonnie Custer will return to North Lincoln Wednesday in hopes of leading the East Lincoln Mustangs to a Southern Piedmont championship. Looking at the Mustangs, while it’s not a forgone conclusion, it’s a pretty safe bet, as arguably no team in the conference has such a well-rounded group. Jumpers, distance…

Lady Knights take SP Crown

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Despite back-to-back third place finishes in the N.C. Softball Final Four, there was one thing the Lady Knights of North Lincoln had never done — win a conference championship and sweep Cherryville. With a 9-7 victory over the Lady Ironmen Thursday night, both things changed as the Lady Knights head…

Obituaries 4/28/2006

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Wesley Barta Wesley Lyall Barta, 87, of Greensboro, died April 21, 2006. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church, Greensboro. Inurnment will follow the service at the Church Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the interment. He was…

Fair teaches students job market insights

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The talk was about skin care, resumes, dress and stress management at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College Wednesday, as the school held a fair entitled “Professional Imaging-Creating an Excellent You.” The fair, which consisted of booths from area businesses, was held to help students prepare for future job interviews…

Husband, daughter are my two heroes

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What possible reason could an out-of-shape, post-middle-aged woman with an artificial knee and weak lungs have for even thinking that she should be walking in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life? For this woman, two very important reasons to make the walk. If my husband, Ken, and my daughter,…

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