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Summer no time to relax for LCS transportation maintenance crew

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(Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of articles on Lincoln County Schools departments and the work they do during the summer) Their job is to make sure buses keep going, which is exactly what the Lincoln County Schools Department of Transportation does all summer: Getting ready for…

Herndon retires from First Federal

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In 1965, Lyndon Johnson was president of the United States; America was four years away from its first moon walk; and Evalina Herndon started in the banking industry in Lincoln County at First Federal Savings Bank. On Friday, friends, colleagues and customers gathered to wish Herndon well on her retirement…

Shorn for summer

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Now on to grade school!

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Pageant contestants

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Karena Elizabeth-Grace was crowned Wee Miss Fourth of July in the 4- to 5-year-old category in the Miss Gastonia Scholarship fund. Her sister, Kinsely Aliza-Greer Freeman was a runner-up in the Bitsy Miss Fourth of July in the 0 – 18-months-old category. Both are the daughters of Greg and Dawn…

50th Anniversary

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Dale and Ramona Ballard Hinkle celebrated their 50th anniversary in Raleigh June 23. The couple was married in 1956 at Asbury United Methodist Church, where they are still members. Dale is retired from Bernhardt Furniture in Shelby. Ramona retired from Duke Energy in Charlotte. Their children are Amy Puckett and…

67th Anniversary

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Woodworker has plenty of “time”

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To some, a clock is just something to keep one on schedule. To W. P. Miller, clocks are much more, they are a way of expressing himself. Miller, who ran a print shop in west Lincoln for 36 years, is a woodworker who spends a lot of his time making…

Students come home champions in Dance Machine competition

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Trophies were the order of the day as students with the Dancers Edge Dance Studio Competition team garnered a number of them June 21 – 24 in Wilkesboro, where they participated in the Dance Machine National Performing Arts Championship. Showing off their awards were (above photo, from left) DeAndra Easter,…

New pastor

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The Rev. Paula Judy became pastor of Messiah United Methodist Church June 27. She earned her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and her master’s of divinity from Duke Divinity School. She is an ordained minister of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. The Rev.…