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Lincoln scouts honor the Red, White and Blue

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Ed House (above) plays taps when the Disabled American Veterans held a Flag Day ceremony at Cardinal Care Health Center. Scouts Tommy Harkey, Hannah McGirt, Makalah Gantt and Trinity Deon (below) raise the flag during the ceremony. Chris Dean / LTN Photos Scouts from Brownie Troop 18, Junior Girl Scout…

County official helps win award

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A mapping official with the Lincoln County Tax Department helped win an annual award for the State of North Carolina through her professionalism and continuing education. Janet Spears received a designation, making her the eighth person to receive a qualification in the state. North Carolina had the highest number of…

Officials enter warrant, boy ‘flees’ to Costa Rica

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A detective with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has entered a 16-year-old wanted on the national registry for sex offenses. Officials believe the wanted suspect fled to Costa Rica. Detective Don Mauldin said he received the report from the Department of Social Services about the alleged sex offense on June…

Wexford House Luau

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Vacation Bible School brings the children to church

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SHERRILLS FORD — Most of the time, Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church is a typical church: sanctuary, Sunday school classrooms, Christian life center. But last week, it was transformed into “Galilee by the Sea,” complete with a Biblical marketplace and tents to house the 12 tribes of Israel. “It’s different…

Brighter Birthdays takes the cake

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Marlie Antonic has made it her goal to ensure all local children get a chance to blow out the candles and make a wish, one cake at a time. The Denver resident started Brighter Birthdays in April, a non-profit organization that provides birthday cakes for needy children. “Birthdays are something…

60th Anniversary

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Scholarship Winner

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Collecting for Ronald McDonald house

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The students of Norris S. Childers Elementary School and North Brook Elementary School participated in a project with American Legion Post No. 30 during the past school year. With the help of the students, over 400 pounds of drink can tabs were turned in to help Ronald McDonald House in…

West Lincoln Locals

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Children attending Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church’s vacation bible school (above) played instruments and sung Wednesday night. (Below) West Lincoln High School graduates Jason and Shannon Devine celebrate Jason’s cross-country bike ride with Ride Across America, which raised money for organ donation research. Shannon is also known as Mrs. USA.…