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Editor’s Note — Taking time to get it right

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  Every journalist I know, myself included, likes to hear the stories behind the stories. The lives and work of the best writers and editors have been a great help to me in my own career — the triumphs and utter failures of professionals that I respect have served as…

Local teams lead league races

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      Spring sports standings, as compiled by the Lincoln Times-News, through games of Friday, April 3. Standings include conference games only. Standings for some conferences are based on what is reported at Maxpreps.com, and may not be accurate. Girls soccer standings for the North Piedmont 3A/4A Conference are…

East Lincoln soccer ranked 13th

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  LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS East Lincoln’s girls soccer team is ranked 13th in the latest Eurosportscoreboard.com statewide 2A poll. The Mustangs are a half-match bag of league-leading West Caldwell in the conference standings, and are the only ones from the league ranked in the poll. East Lincoln (7-1-2, 4-0-1) has won…

Upcoming games

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    Today Baseball E. Lincoln vs. Male (Ky.) at Myrtle Beach, S.C., 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 Baseball E. Lincoln vs. St. Peters (N.Y.) at Myrtle Beach, S.C., 4 p.m. N. Lincoln at Mooresville, 7 p.m. Softball Mooresville at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 Baseball E. Lincoln…

Volunteerism drives county’s Special Operations Unit

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        PHIL PERRY Staff Writer   Sometimes a community can take things for granted. The term “out of sight, out of mind” may apply. Where do you turn to when a loved one is suddenly missing and they have vanished without a clue? It is at this…

Leaola Moore Mitchem: 101 and still going strong

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  PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist   Leaola Moore Mitchem is 101 years old and I found her to be a remarkable woman with an excellent memory. She certainly doesn’t look her age and she reads without needing glasses. She was born on Oct. 19, 1913 in Buckhead, Georgia. Her family…

Around Town — 4-6-15

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  Meeting The Iron Station Senior Citizens will meet at noon with a covered dish lunch at Ironton Presbyterian Church, at Depot. St./Hwy. 27 in Iron Station. Everyone is welcome to attend.…

JCPC aims to make a difference

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    ADAM LAWSON Staff Writer   The Juvenile Criminal Prevention Council will benefit from $164,923 in intervention and prevention state funds for the next fiscal year, according to an announcement made by Lincoln County. The amount is identical to the budget for this fiscal year. The JCPC board doesn’t…

Obituaries — 4-6-15

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Loy Junius Dellinger Loy Junius Dellinger lived like he spoke: fast and full of passion. Some people couldn’t keep up, but everybody enjoyed the ride. Loy passed away on April 1, 2015 following a car accident in Lincoln County, where he lived nearly his entire life. He was born in…

In 68th year, city’s Easter Egg Hunt still a success

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