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Lincoln County dispatchers at the ready for the ring

The phone rings and everything stops. “911, what’s your emergency?” The dispatchers in the E-911 office are masters of multi-tasking, answering emergency calls that run the gamut of “Can you send someone to check on why there’s someone walking down my street?” to “Please send help, I’ve been shot.” They never know what it will be, but the dispatchers at ...

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Old Columbus Lumber Co. giving way to new owner

BROOKHAVEN — Eddie Nelson slows the big loader to a stop and steps down from its air-conditioned cab into the wet heat of high noon. Red and yellow hardhats move in and out of dark corners all around him as he walks slowly across the spongy ground, soft with mud and sawdust and woodchips that have been dropped there for ...

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