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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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. […]