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Larger lot sizes proposed as way to manage growth

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With the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance no longer an option, county officials are looking at another measure aimed at managing growth — bigger lots. On Monday, March 6, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Planning Board will hold a joint public hearing on an amendment to the zoning ordinance.…

‘Grease’ is the word next weekend at North Lincoln HS

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Audiences will get exactly what they expect when they come to North Lincoln High School’s spring musical — poodle skirts, leather jackets and some summer lovin’. The drama department will present “Grease” next Thursday through Sunday in the school auditorium. “It’s basically the ‘Grease’ that everybody knows,” said director and…

Warning: Lottery scam circulating locally

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Lincolnton Police want residents to be aware of a new mail scam that’s been popping up locally. The scam is similar to others that have been seen here and throughout the country, but the most current version is more believable than others, said Lt. Kent Lukach, crime prevention and training…

Special Olympians ready to bowl over competition

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NEWTON — Though Americans may be going for the gold far away in Italy, there are many Olympians competing a little closer to home. Lincoln County Special Olympics held its annual bowling competition Thursday morning at Pin Station in Newton. “I think everybody has a good time, that’s what it’s…

Sports Briefs

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No county passes accepted for playoffs For those interested in attending East Lincoln’s appearance in the 2A sectional finals, admission is $5 and no Lincoln County passes will be honored. The only passes honored will be state-issued passes. That will be the case for any of Lincoln County’s teams in…

The Brady Bunch blows out Cats

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If somebody would’ve said neither Trishtan Johnson or Jamelle Lowery would score 15 and the Mustangs would still beat Hibriten in the second round of the 2A State Playoffs…you would’ve laughed. But the only ones laughing were the Mustangs all the way to a 76-47 victory Thursday night. East Lincoln…

Ironmen on their way to Hiwassee

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With defenders draped on sophomore big man Justin Johnson like coats on a coat-rack, junior Jamelle Jefferies took full-advantage. Jefferies connected 9-of-13 shots for a team-high 19 points in the Ironmen’s 75-64 victory Thursday night. The second-round win advances them to the sectional finals Saturday at 7 p.m. in Hiwasssee…

Jackets just too much

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Lincolnton head coach Bob Cowie had one goal for his team entering Thursday night’s second round of the 2A State Basketball playoffs, play hard. His team accomplished that, but matched up against two division 1 talents, effort isn’t always enough as the Wolves found out in a 71-51 defeat to…

Legends in Concert

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NLHS band members at festival

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