Category: LCEDF Initiatives

Returning vacant and dilapidated properties back into productive use

Title image of falling down stone block building with title "Dealing with Dilapidated properties"

Lincoln County is a wonderful place to live and do business but we know we aren’t perfect.  We struggle with vacant and dilapidated properties like so many other communities around the state and country.  Nearly 25 percent of all our housing units are vacant, a number that has been creeping up for quite some time.  …

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Remote-work jobs in computer science, professional fields or support services*

rural and remote

The Rural & Remote program connects Lincoln County residents with remote-work jobs ensuring those who want to live a rural lifestyle can still advance in their careers.

Redevelopment of the former Lincoln High School

Since 1922, the former Lincoln High School has stood as a cornerstone of the community at the south end of 4th Street. Although it has largely sat vacant since the last class graduated from it in 1996, a group of local citizens organized the 1922 Foundation, a non-profit 501c(3), to purchase the building and work towards redeveloping the building into a new use.