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Thanks from United Way On behalf of the United Way of Lincoln County, its Board of Directors, the 14 partner agencies we help to support and the individuals in Lincoln County that they serve, I say a heartfelt “thank you to our community” and “way to go!” Some highlights of…

West Lincoln ‘Rebel Navy’ JROTC earns third consecutive distinguished unit award

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Special to LTN The 11th annual Blue/Gold Award Ceremony held on May 15 was highlighted with the announcement of the “Rebel Navy” as a NJROTC Area Six Distinguished Unit for the third consecutive year. This prestigious award is earned by 30 percent of Navy JROTC units nationwide. The award recognizes…

Around Town — 6-4-14

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TODAY Community Garden field trip East Lincoln Community Garden will take a field trip to Jo Ann Ostrander’s rose garden in Maiden. Members can meet 9 a.m. at the Food Lion parking lot at N.C. 16 and Fairfield-Forest Rd. in Denver to carpool. Last Man’s Club The Last Man’s Club…

Obituaries — 6-4-14

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Dr. John Reeves Gamble Jr. Dr. John Reeves Gamble Jr., born March 26, 1922 in Lincolnton to the late Dr. John Reeves and Hope Seibert Gamble passed away June 2, 2014 in Lincolnton. He is preceded in death by his wife Betty Rhodes Gamble, a brother Dr. James Seibert Gamble,…

Editor’s Note Our man in D.C.

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Managing Editor Just the name of the place is enough to make most people cringe — Washington. It symbolizes inaction and corruption and scandal to many Americans, and probably brings up worse, unprintable terms overseas. The city is synonymous with government — big government — and in that…

Low turnout shortens East Lincoln Relay

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Organizers seek more donations to make up for shortfall JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer East Lincoln Relay for Life officials are seeking additional community donations for cancer research after a second fundraising event over the weekend attracted a small crowd of supporters. The mini Relay event took place Friday at Denver…

Crouse man to appear on new MTV talent show

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Crouse native Otto Reynolds will showcase his musical talents on MTV’s newest reality show, Copycat. The 24 year-old first discovered his talent for singing while auditioning for a role in West Lincoln Middle School’s annual musical. “One of my friends was auditioning, and she begged me…

First responders train for disasters

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer Lincoln County first-responders teamed up Friday to practice preparedness drills for potential future radiological emergencies. The two-day, 12-hour training session, hosted by Lincoln County Emergency Management (LCEM), took place at North 321 Fire Department, the county fire agency appointed for local emergency workers to undergo decontamination…

Commissioners to hold public hearing on budget

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincoln County residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget and CIP at the Board of Commissioners meeting tonight. The Times-News previously reported on the board’s May 23 meeting, where they discussed several controversial items, such as the proposed…

Applications accepted for Apple Queen

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Staff Report The Apple Queen Pageant has been a community staple for many years, recognizing a Lincoln County high school upperclassman or college student for her intelligence, professionalism, fitness and congeniality. Applications are now being accepted for the 35th anniversary scholarship pageant, set for July 26 at the Citizens Center…