Education

$24 Billion Budget Compromise. What does it mean to Education?

The $24 billion budget compromise, which was released yesterday, is expected to be approved and sent to the Governor by the end of the week. Overall, the budget further invests in education, increases teacher and state employee salaries, funds a new statewide school construction initiative and allocates disaster recovery resources. Many questions have been raised for a breakdown of what it means for education in North Carolina and in Lincoln County. […]

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Lifestyle

CANDY CRUSHED- Rev. Susan Walker

I’m one of the 293 million people who are playing Candy Crush in 2019 and sometimes people look at me and ask “YOU play Candy Crush?” as if church pastors should not be spending time on such trivial pursuits. I am not normally drawn to meaningless games but somehow this one got me six years ago and I have been playing it ever since. […]

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Arrests

Three People Arrested After Larceny and Vehicle Chase

Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people following a
late night chase that ended in Gaston County when the suspect vehicle caught fire. Sheriff’s deputies were contacted around 11:45 p.m. on June 19, 2019 by Walmart security that two individuals left the store with a number of electronic items without paying. […]