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Reader’s Forum — 11-22-13

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Thanks to Democrats The Democratic candidates for the Lincolnton City Council are to be commended for the way in which they conducted their campaign. They ran on their record and what a stellar record they both have in solid commitment and service to others. Thank you, Dr. Martin Eaddy and…

Thanksgiving dinner brings them home

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest columnist I’m getting ready for Thanksgiving. A turkey in the freezer is waiting to be thawed, roasted and ready for its place on my kitchen table. I’ve alerted the family and friends that we will eat at noon and there will be food and leftovers for all…

EDITOR’S NOTE — My insurance cancellation letter

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MICHAEL GEBELEIN Managing Editor I received my Blue Cross & Blue Shield cancellation letter a few weeks ago. The problem with the plan my wife and I purchased for our family is the same many Americans are facing — under the new standards created by the Affordable Care Act, our…

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  Thanks for recognizing veterans   I would like to thank the staff and students of Lincoln Charter School West campus for the honor they showed to the veterans at the Veteran’s Breakfast. Your kindness shown to all veterans will never be forgotten. I was asked what age I was…

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  Veterans Day Parade   In response to Ms. Helms letter: I do appreciate the concern about the traffic during the parade. As one of the organizers, that side of the parade fell through the cracks and has already been addressed and the problem will be fixed next year. I…

OUR VIEW — Election split almost wasn’t

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The candidates agreed — the election of one Democrat and one Republican councilman in the Nov. 5 City of Lincolnton elections showed that voters want the members of the City Council to work together to solve the city’s problems. The reality is that the Republicans very narrowly missed being swept…

Recipes better than disgruntled employees

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KATHRYN YARBRO Guest Columnist For about 40 years I have had the pleasure of being part of the recipe contest at the Lincoln Times- News. I like it that I now know many of Lincoln County’s best cooks. We’ve become friends and I knew if one or all passed their…

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  Parade organization lacking   I attended the Veterans Day Parade down town (on Monday). While I loved the parade and the people lining the streets, I was very upset by the planning. No one had blocked off the streets for the parade. I don’t know who was in charge…

Reader’s Forum — 11-13-13

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Thanks to Union Elementary Patriotism is alive and well in west Lincoln County. I had the privilege of attending a veteran’s appreciation breakfast at Union School last Friday. The food by Fatz Café was excellent, the program was heartwarming, and the children were very sincere in their singing of patriotic…

OUR VIEW — Thank a veteran

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  MICHAEL GEBELEIN MANAGING EDITOR We should treat every day like Veteran’s Day. The United States’ position as one of the most wealthy and powerful nations on the planet means that, inevitably, there will always be new enemies for us. There will always be those who seek to do us…