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Reader’s Forum — 5-4-12

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Carney responds to earlier letter To the Citizens of Lincoln County, I am responding to an inaccurate accusation made by a former Commissioner of Mooresville.  Between 2005-2008, Mooresville’s citizens decided they were unhappy with the direction of our Town.  I was proud to be elected during this time on a…

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Allow chickens in Lincolnton There has been a little buss around town lately about keeping chickens in the City. The City Council will be deciding at their upcoming retreat if Lincolnton, like many other progressive towns and cities across North Carolina, will allow citizens to keep a few hens in…

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Thankful for public prayers naming Jesus I am very thankful that our county commissioners seek the help of God through Jesus Christ in prayer in making their decisions. We are very blessed to have people of this quality serving us, and I  urge all Christians in Lincoln County to fully…

Reader’s Forum 1-27-12

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  Angels among us at Battleground Elementary School Shortly before Christmas I attended a Christmas Play at my oldest grandson’s church.  A young girl sang the song “Angels Among Us”.  I thought how perfectly that describes the giving and the receiving that happens at Battleground Elementary School every Christmas.  This…

Returning to sweet, sweet home

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  CHARLES EUREY   Guest Columnist   (This is another installment in a series recounting flight training experiences during WWII)   When I last left off  pilot training had ended and  the members of class 44-C had been awarded pilot wings and 2nd Lieutenant bars. We kissed La Junta Colorado…

Grasping the prize, training to fly

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CHARLES EUREY Guest columnist This is another in a series recounting occurrences during World War II flight training Our time was almost out. Class 44-C was due to graduate in early March but the weather had not been cooperating so we could get our required number of flight hours. Hanging…

Health Matters

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Health Matters Dr. Richard Byrne   McKay Urology and Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln have partnered together to provide enhanced urological services in Lincoln County. Dr. Richard Byrne joined the McKay Urology Lincolnton office in October 2010. The McKay Urology practice has been providing support and assistance to the Lincolnton location since…

Health Matters 12-12-11

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Dr. Dave Eichman   Neck and low back pain are problems that affect millions of people every year.  It is estimated that low back pain alone affects over 54 million people in the United States. Determining what is causing the pain can be complex since beneath the skin there are…

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Shame on fans who were bad sports On Dec. 3, I went to Raleigh to the NCHAA 2a championship to watch the Lincolnton Wolves. Even though they lost, all of Lincolnton should be proud of the way these young men represented their school and city. At the end of the…

Public’s business belongs in public

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North Carolina law and common sense regarding the function of a democratic society require that discussions by our elected officials, even the Lincolnton City Council, be conducted in open session. A few exceptions — we would say too many — are allowed under North Carolina law. Even so, in no…