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GE Security goes into operation

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Lincoln County is now home to its first electronic company. GE Security, the largest supplier of security products, opened for business Oct. 15 at the Lincoln County Industrial Park. “We’re excited because this company helps to diversify the economy,” said Barry Matherly, executive director for the Lincoln Economic Development Association.…

Judge orders man can have leg back

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A legal tussle over a severed leg found inside a barbecue smoker in Maiden made international headlines. Now a ruling has been broadcast over national television as to the fate of the limb. Judge Greg Mathis ruled on his television show that the owner of the left limb, John Wood,…

Around Town 11/2/2007

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DEM MEN’S CLUB The Democratic Men’s Club of Lincoln County will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln County Democratic Party Headquarters, located at Government and Water streets. There will be a big breakfast, for which a donation will be requested. All are welcome, regardless of party or gender…

Grand opening

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Treats, not tricks, for A Place to Grow

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Students from A Place to Grow dressed up and hit the town on Halloween. “I know you want some candy – I want some candy too!” Sherry Reinhardt, assistant director of the school, told one of her students. More than 40 students, most of whom dressed in costume for the…

Grand opening

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Son plans Rockin for Cochran

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After running a 5K race during the Apple Festival with his daughter, the Lincoln County Apple Queen, Perry Cochran, a state trooper, suffered a stroke. He went to the hospital that Saturday night and went home the next day. On Monday, he suffered a major stroke that left him temporarily…

Fall field trips

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Students at Learning Land Children’s Center have had a busy fall. Above, from left to right Daven Hall, Isaiah McKibben, Kyle Scanlon, Alexander Vaughn, Nathaniel Shook, Jessica Parker, David Williams, Dada Viera-Lewis, Larissa Vanicek, Jencie Ewing, Serenity Hope, Makala Rath and Shelby Richardson visit Sparky the firehouse dog who taught…

Youth recipe contest focuses on North Carolina products

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What’s your favorite North Carolina food product? Choose from these four categories and prepare a dish from commercially grown food products in North Carolina: fruit, vegetable, bread or dairy. Prizes will be awarded in three different age groups: 9-12, 13-15 and 16-18 years old. Awards, which include a $100 savings…

50th reunion

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