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McHenry announces art contest

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry has announced the submission deadlines for the 2014 Congressional Art Contest. According to a press release sent Tuesday, the Congressional Art Contest began in 1982. Since then, more than 650,000 high school students nationwide have participated in the event enabling…

Obituaries — 2-19-14

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  Kathy Elaine Houser Ledbetter Kathy Elaine Houser Ledbetter, age 55, of 268 Hilltop Road in Lincolnton, died on Monday, February 17, 2014. Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Rhyne Heights United Methodist Church with Rev. Kathy McAbee officiating. Burial will follow in…

Around Town — 2-19-14

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    WEDNESDAY   Dress donation Cardinal Healthcare in Lincolnton is collecting new and gently-used prom dresses, formal shoes and jewelry throughout February and March. Donations may be dropped of at 931 N. Aspen St. For more information, call (704) 732-7055. Kindergarten registration Registration is now open in Lincoln County…

Voucher lawsuit moving forward

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  Staff report   A Raleigh judge has denied a motion to dismiss lawsuits over North Carolina’s school voucher program. The hearing was held Monday regarding two lawsuits seeking to block a law that would give taxpayer money to low-income families for private or religious school tuition. The North Carolina…

Man charged with driving wrong way down Highway 16 while intoxicated

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  Lineberger   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Deputies locked up a Denver man early Sunday morning for driving the wrong way down N.C. 16 while under the influence. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the Communications Center alerted the law enforcement agency about the driver, stating he was…

Denver FD responds to outbuilding fire

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  Contributed Denver firefighters work to extinguish a fire in an outbuilding on Executive Circle on Tuesday.   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A controlled burn blazed out of control this week on the county’s eastern end, damaging an outbuilding at a neighboring property, firefighters said. Denver Fire Department first…

Criminal Charges — 2-19-14

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  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: Michael Jennings Sturgill, 38, of 336 Grandview Ln. in Lincolnton was charged Feb. 15 with one count each of driving while license revoked and failure to stop at red light / stop for siren. A $10,000 secured bond was set.…

Reader’s Forum — 2-19-14

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  The Winter Olympics: A missed opportunity for the USA I have been watching the Winter Olympics with great interest and pride.  The nations are putting aside differences and focusing on the superb talent of their youth. These participants are amazing with their outstanding talents; they are all remarkable. The…

Our View — Deal with immigration now

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Let’s hope Sen. John McCain was right when he said immigration reform could happen this year. McCain, on CNN on Sunday, said immigration reform needs to be dealt with during this election cycle to make Republicans less vulnerable during the 2016 presidential campaign, when the issue is sure to come…

Deputies: Narcs bust Stanley man for marijuana grow operation

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  Carlton Williams   JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A call to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Drug Tip Line resulted in the arrest Tuesday morning of a Stanley man accused of operating an indoor grow operation with hydroponic marijuana, deputies said. Narcotics investigators first responded to a southeastern county apartment…