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The next American Idol?

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For Crouse resident Bucky Reynolds, life is a song — literally. The West Lincoln High School sophomore plans to spend his summer vacation honing his vocal skills. He hopes this will prepare him for the next season of American Idol. “Just the exposure, how many people actually see you, is…

Lincolnton business takes on the giant big-box stores

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In today’s modern times, the big-box stores – Office Max, Target, Lowe’s Home Improvement and others – seem to have a lock on attracting business across the country, offering large shops crammed with a multitude of goods at purported bargain-basement prices. The inevitable strangle-hold on customer base and profits causes…

Around Town 4/28/2006

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SINGING The Mclendons will be singing at High Shoals Church of God at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. WATER WORKSHIP The EELE Workshop: “Wild, Wonderful Water” will be held at South Mountains State Park from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. This workshop is for educators and people who want to learn…

Group’s 2006 project will tackle county health issues

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The 2006 class of Leadership Lincoln promises to put on the health happening of the season as its project this year. The event, which will be held at the Lincoln County Family YMCA from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 20, has something slated for everyone. The idea for the…

LHS offbeat musical to be exciting, fun and different

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Audiences are in for a treat when going to see the Lincolnton High School drama club’s rendition of the classic musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” With a giant, man-eating, talking plant, a masochist dentist and even a singing bum, “Little Shop” is certainly something different. “It’s certainly not your typical…

Committee recommends sales tax hike

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A committee charged with finding new ways to manage growth and bring in additional revenue is recommending a referendum on a half-cent sales tax increase. The Growth and Debt Service Committee, which was formed after commissioners voted down an adequate public facilities ordinance and two-acre minimum lot size, has been…

GOP Sheriff candidates weigh in

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On Tuesday, residents will pick their Republican candidate for sheriff. Incumbent Barbara Pickens is vying for her fourth term in office. She’s being challenged by political newcomer Tony Davis, who currently works as a security officer. The winner will face Democratic candidate Tim Daugherty in the November race. The following…

Who should be valedictorian, salutatorian?

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A recent proposal by school officials will guarantee that valedictorians and salutatorians are students who have spent at least half their high school careers in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County Board of Education Policy Committee approved the recommendation at its meeting Monday night. The full board will consider it in…

Sports Briefs

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Special Olympics Special Olympics of Lincoln County will hold their annual Spring Games on Friday, April 28 at Lincolnton High School’s Stadium. Opening ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will include Special Olympians from across Lincoln County, who will compete in track and field events: wheelchair races, running, walking,…