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Moore honored for admission to U.S. Naval Academy

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Saved…temporarily

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In front of an audience of nearly 100 people, county commissioners Tuesday night voted to continue funding Lincoln County Home Health until Dec. 31. No one was allowed to speak during the meeting, which began at 7:30 p.m. and ended 13 minutes later. After commission Chairman Tom Anderson opened the…

Lincolnton city budget meeting talks 7 p.m. Thursday

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Residents can weigh in on the proposed city budget Thursday night. The Lincolnton City Council meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Commissioners Room of the James W. Warren Citizens Center. The 2005-06 budget is just over $24.5 million, and includes an $8.6 million general fund. The budget maintains…

One Down And 12 To Go

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The Long Shoals Wesleyan Academy kindergarten class of 2005 that graduated May 19 included (from left, front row) Avery Reel, Myyah Carney, Lydia Keener and Allie Devine; (middle row) Leah Atkinson, Abby Conner, Eli Lee, Karmeron Reynolds and Abigail Holdsclaw; (back row) Sammy Peticos, Mailee Weaver, Caitlin Reel and Hunter…

Look at Lincoln

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It must be summer! T.J Carter and James McGill (above, from left) do a little wrestling in the water opening day at the Betty G. Ross Park pool, while Jordan VanZandt cannonballs. Operated by the Lincolnton recreation department, the pool officially opened Thursday, May 26. Pool hours are 10 a.m.…

Students honor volunteer for years of dedication

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For Jack Baker, volunteering for the local schools took up large part of his life until he was recently forced to give up his passion. “It gave me something to wake up to,” Baker said. Doctors diagnosed Baker with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, in April, which…

Keeping an eye out for your safety

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It’s 2:35 p.m. on Friday, and Deputy Robert Milton positions his patrol car in the median of U.S. 321. It’s “Click It or Ticket” time, and that means law enforcement officers statewide are looking for drivers who aren’t buckled up and kids who aren’t restrained. As cars and trucks whiz…

Price increase June 1

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Twenty-four years ago the Lincoln Times-News faced a hard decision and did what was necessary. It bit the bullet and raised the subscription price of its newspaper to 20 cents per copy. It had little choice. The price on raw materials was climbing, in some instances skyrocketing. In order to…

Commissioners to restore Home Health funding?

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Officials will hold a special-called meeting Tuesday to discuss Home Health service in Lincoln County. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners Room on the third floor of the James W. Warren Citizens Center. According to the meeting notice, the Board of Commissioners will discuss the service…

Con “grad” ulations!

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The cheers of graduating seniors filled Lincoln County this weekend from east to west. This year marked the first graduating classes for both North Lincoln High School and the Lincoln Charter School. While those graduates made history, students at West Lincoln High School, East Lincoln High School and Lincolnton High…