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Preschool graduation

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2013 Top Dog Award

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Service News — 6-11-14

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ELHS student to attend Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy Grant Athey, a junior at East Lincoln High School, was one of 150 high school students selected nationwide to attend the USMC 2014 Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy (SLCDA) at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va. from July…

Club News — 6-9-14

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The North Brook #2 Extension and Community Association Club met May 19 at North Brook Community Center with 10 members present. President Lucille Johnson welcomed everyone, and a meal was enjoyed by all. Glenda “Doodle” Craig read the meeting devotion “Quiet Giving From the Psalms. Members also celebrated May birthdays…

Eagle Scout Award

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Ballard: A childhood brush with history

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist Andrew Haislip is an employee at the Brian Center in Lincolnton. I asked him what was a moment he would never forget and he gave me the following story. “I was eight years old and I was with my uncle in Washington, D.C. at the speech…

West Lincoln ‘Rebel Navy’ JROTC earns third consecutive distinguished unit award

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Special to LTN The 11th annual Blue/Gold Award Ceremony held on May 15 was highlighted with the announcement of the “Rebel Navy” as a NJROTC Area Six Distinguished Unit for the third consecutive year. This prestigious award is earned by 30 percent of Navy JROTC units nationwide. The award recognizes…

Service to honor local soldier who died in WWI

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer It’s been nearly a century since Lincoln County World War I veteran Private David Milo Wright gave his life in the midst of battle. For the last three years, members of the American Legion Post 30 have wanted to celebrate the local soldier’s life and sacrifice.…

Woman’s band takes listeners Back in Time

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist Last Friday evening I was invited to Hardees to hear a friend of mine play in a band I had never heard before. Linda Gladden plays the drums with this group and I had heard she was quite talented. I was not disappointed after listening to…

Club News

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  Priscilla Book Club   Libby Mize was hostess for the Priscilla Book Club’s annual business meeting on May 14. Members met at the “Sugar Shack” at Kay Barefoot’s home, and after a dessert course, were entertained with magic tricks and North Carolina historical information presented by “Dan, Dan the…