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for The State Vol. 10 Issue 17, Sept 1942
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Mica mines are booming these days - the curious shiny stuff is being turned up at a record rate under government stimulus, and prices have doubled since World War II began. More than 175 new mines have opened in the last 90 days.
Lincoln County, named for General Benjamin Lincoln, a Revolutionary War soldier, is one of the oldest counties in the western part of the state. Many prominent individuals who have served both the state and nation have come from the county, including Civil War Generals Ramseur, Hoke, and Johnson.