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Jaclyn Anthony / Lincoln Times-News/  The Lincoln County Honors Band puts the finishing touches on its pieces before its performance at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton on Tuesday. Image courtesy of…

February is Dental Health Month

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  AMY WADSWORTH Guest Columnist   Did you know Dental Decay is the most common untreated chronic childhood illness but also one of the most easily preventable? The American Dental Association sponsors this month to remind everyone of the importance of a healthy mouth! Good habits start at an early…

Column: Mrs. Carter’s prayer ministry

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  PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist   Frances Carter tells me that prior to retiring and moving to Lincolnton, she worked in the courthouse in Rutherford County. Part of her responsibilities included taking warrants to different divisions in the courthouse, where she then filed them. There were no computer systems at…

Service News

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Marine Corps Pfc. Tommy F. Harkey has completed MCT school. Since graduating boot camp, Harkey attended advanced combat training in Camp Lejeune at the Camp Geiger S.O.I. MCT school. The 29-day Marine Combat Training expands on the basic skills learned in recruit training by learning and practicing the fundamentals of…

Have your children screened early and regularly

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AMY WADSWORTH Guest Columnist In Gaston and Lincoln counties the Assuring Better Child Health & Development (ABCD) Program advocates for children birth-5 years old to receive developmental and behavioral screenings at their well child check-ups. The ABCD Program operates with a Smart Start grant from the Partnership for Children of…

Service News — 2-5-14

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Air Force Airman Cassadi D. Pauley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training…

Fred Grier: A man who loves to play sports

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest columnist Once again I found myself sitting in a waiting area while my husband’s car was being serviced.  A very friendly, outgoing gentleman was sitting beside me and we began conversing about different topics. Of course I had to ask him the question for my column, “What…

Service News — 2-3-14

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Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Touacha K. Her graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen…

Cataler donates

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Club News — 1-31-14

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North Brook #2 Extension and Community Association Club met earlier this month with 11 members. President Lucille Johnson called the meeting to order after a group devotion, “True Greatness” from Mark 10:35-45. A meal followed the reading, and members celebrated Jean Hoyle’s birthday. In addition to praising individuals who participated…