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Public forum Tuesday on new voting machines

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Because of a federal act, it’s out with the old and in with the new when it comes to voting equipment in Lincoln County. The federal Help America Vote Act set up voting standards for equipment in 2002. Machines have to have a paper trail of voting actions and be…

Mail packages now

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With Christmas less than two weeks away, many people are busy finishing up shopping and sending off packages and greeting cards. And area mailing services are reminding the public that time is running out to ship items in time to be under the tree on Christmas morning. “If they want…

2 Injured in collision

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IRON STATION — A 47-year-old man was airlifted to a Charlotte hospital Tuesday afternoon following a two-vehicle wreck. The wreck happened on Low Bridge Road in Iron Station at 1:34, Trooper C.M. Casey with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said. A car driven by Terry Justice of 4869 Stagecoach…

Wednesday wreck ties up traffic on N.C. 16

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SHERRILLS FORD — An eastern North Carolina man was killed and a Stanley woman injured in a three-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning. The victim was identified as Carlton Lee Britt Jr. of 715 Warwick Mill Road in Lumberton. He was driving a tractor trailer belonging to Dallas-Mavis Specialized Carrier of Charlotte.…

Ice storm coasts Lincoln County

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Lincoln County’s first brush with winter weather coated the county in ice Thursday, closing schools and knocking out power to thousands. The storm moved in about 4:30 a.m. Thursday, and between 5 and 7 a.m. there was a heavy cell of freezing rain over Lincoln County, said Susan Spake, director…

Further improvements asked of school board

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As construction and renovations continue on several schools throughout the county, some east Lincoln residents are asking the Board of Education for more. Steven Froneberger and Carl Robinson, both East Lincoln High parents, asked board members to make several improvements to the school, including fixing rotted areas, covered walkways and…

Unique style of ringing in Christmas garners attention

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Shoppers going into Belk’s in Lincolnton are in for a treat — renditions of “Jingle Bells” or “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and other holiday standards from an unlikely source: a real person and someone most people would either deliberately go out of their way to avoid or otherwise not give…

Look At Lincoln

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Look At Lincoln

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Local music teacher nominated for national honor

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For Kimberly Wise, the children who walk into her classroom are not just students, but family members. The East Lincoln Middle School music teacher has been nominated for the 2006 Disney Teacher of the Year Award, which recognizes a select number of teachers across the country each year for their…