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Rebels rolling to begin season

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West Lincoln’s Dylan Anthony tries to apply the tag to Jake Taylor as he slides headfirst into second base on Wednesday. The Rebels won 6-1 against the Mustangs and will visit Cherryville today at 4:30 p.m. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News The West Lincoln Rebels are off to a 5-1…

Lady Mustangs finish second in tourney

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East Lincoln soccer The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs had a strong showing in the St. Stephens tournament recently. The squad coached by Jason Dragoon finished in second place at 0-0-3. In their first match Erin Smith earned the shutout in net against St. Stephens in a 0-0 tie. Kim Scercy…

Insects bring threat

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Smack! You squash the tiny insect as it bites your leg. But has the damage already been done? Aside from the bite site that will itch for days, the threat of disease spread by mosquitoes remains a concern in Lincoln County. Mosquitoes can carry two diseases in this area —…

Restaurants cater to health-minded eaters

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Dieters may not be able to have their cake and eat it too, but ice cream could be a different story. Owners of I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt have been addressing the needs of their customers for years. “It’s not just fad diets. There are a lot of families who…

Education, protection offered to are seniors

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Continuing education is important at all ages. The Healthy Living Series returns for its 11th year with that purpose. “Seniors need to be aware of up-to-date information, and they take note of what we say,” said Sharon Boyes, program assistant with Lincoln County Senior Services. The program will be held…

Dancer gets top score

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On Dec. 7, 2003, Arianna Timmerman, 9-year-old daughter of Chuck Timmerman of Cherryville and Vicki Timmerman Blythe of Lincolnton, took top score and honors of her age group at the Dance Machine Productions Regional Competition in Elkin. Timmerman’s free-style solo dance routine consisted of a mix of lyrical, jazz and…

Hometown Furniture shifts to downtown

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Mayor Bobby Huitt, owners Teresa Lowman and Mary Ann Froneberger and their families and friends cut the ribbon Thursday at the grand opening of Hometown Furniture on Main Street. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News Everything from leather couches to love seats to beds fills the new location of Hometown Furniture.…

Obituaries 3/12/2004

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Clinton Floyd Clinton Lee Wayne Floyd, 40, of Lincolnton, died March 8, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at McEwen Funeral Home, Derita Chapel in Charlotte. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Born in Charlotte, he was a coordinator with Iron Mountain. Survivors include his wife,…

LMC volunteers more meals

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Lincoln Medical Center has a lot on its plate now that the amount of meals it provides for Christian Ministry has doubled. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News “No one else in Lincoln County is capable of doing this number of meals at this quality,” said Mitzi Williams, the coordinator of…

Grants boost school libraries, thousands of new books replace old volumes

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Joshua Hall, a North Brook Elementary School student, reads one of the new books he wants to check out. His school, along with Rock Springs Elementary, Union Elementary and West Lincoln High School received large grants to go toward new books. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News North Brook Elementary School’s…