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STUDENTS’ MEDICINE The school board’s policy committee voted Monday, Jan. 28 to recommend a revised policy to the board. The revised policy does not allow any school official to give any student medicine without a note from the student’s doctor. Mr. Rusty Beam is the chairman of the school board’s…

Woman charged in hit, run

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One local woman has been charged in an accident that killed a pedestrian Wednesday morning. Gracie Nicole White, 24, Vale, was charged with felony hit-and-run and driving with a revoked license, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said. Around 1:25 a.m., White struck Jimmy Cornell Robinson, 49, Claremont, who was traveling…

Helping Hands celebrates fifth anniversary

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Dr. John T. Warlick III was honored with the Dr. Leary Reid Achievement Award for his service to the clinic. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Susie Burgess was named the Helping Hands Volunteer of the Year at a banquet held Thursday night, which also celebrated the clinic’s fifth anniversary. Chris…

‘Credit Cents’ teaches economics

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Carolina Cooperative Extension will offer Lincoln County residents the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of credit, debt and identity theft. The Credit Cents seminar is designed to give people some of the tools they need to fix financial woes and get back on track. “This is a four-part…

New LEDA building

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Middle School Madness, clubs cater to tweens, teens

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The Lincoln County Family YMCA is catering to tweens and teens in 2008, and so far, it’s receiving rave reviews. First, there is Middle School Madness, a once-a-month Friday night party. Approximately 50 middle schoolers attended the January event, which included a dance and a dodge-ball tournament. “I liked that…

Assisted living community to open in spring

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Moving from one residence to another is always a trying experience, but it can be especially difficult for seniors going into assisted living. “I think it’s a tough decision to bring loved ones from their home, and we want to make this a smooth transition,” said Johnnie Bolick, marketing director…

Extension hosts new workshop

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The Cooperative Extension is bringing in a little outside help for its Health Heart Series, which starts Tuesday. Melinda Houser, an extension agent, will teach two out of the three classes. Special guest Tone Duncan, who is originally from Japan, will teach the third class. “I’ll try to introduce some…

Scholarship honors Paul Rhyne

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has set up a scholarship fund in the name of the late Paul C. Rhyne, one of the founding members of the 35-year-old organization. “We thought it was a good way to honor Paul’s name and all the good things he did for the…

Five generations

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