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UDO plan reaches final stages

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Three community members reiterated concerns they have about a proposed city ordinance during a public forum Tuesday. Only a handful of people turned out for the public meeting on the proposed Unified Development Ordinance, which could now be in its final stages of development. The 13-minute meeting came after the…

Dellinger retains school board chair

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Jean Dellinger relinquished her role as chairwoman of the Board of Education during a special called meeting on Tuesday night. Due to a standoff between her fellow board members, Dellinger remains chairwoman. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo Members deadlock in three votes to name new leader Jean Dellinger, who declared…

Frances remnants flood roads, down trees

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The remnants of Hurricane Frances pounded Lincoln County Tuesday, dropping inches of rain, knocking out power and flooding city and county roads. The storm is expected to continue today and could bring more heavy rain and strong wind gusts. More power outages are expected. “I feel like we will have…

County meeting to address erosion control

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County staff and community members will take a hard look at issues facing the areas around Lake Norman during a meeting Thursday night. The discussion will focus on sedimentation and buffers and will start at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the East Lincoln Recreation Center on Optimist Club Road. “The purpose…

Look at Lincoln

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Volunteers Valerie Burgess and Elaine Haynes (left to right) pray with patient Peggy Hipp at Helping Hands Clinic on Tuesday evening. Volunteers and patients pray every night after the clinic opens. Sarah Grano / LTN Photo…

Around Town 9/6/2004

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SCRAP BOOK CLASS A free mini scrap book class will be held Friday, Sept. 10. There will be a class at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more details and location call 704-276-9223. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP The Christian Women’s Fellowship will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Westport Baptist…

NLHS teacher learns life lessons in Belize

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Linda Yoder, a teacher at North Lincoln High School, spent her summer vacation trekking through the jungle, snorkeling in the sea and going spelunking in caves. “It was the trip of a lifetime,” she said. The teacher was awarded a ten day trip to the Central American country of Belize…

Habitat seeks family for home

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Local Habitat for Humanity leaders are looking for a qualified family to fill a home that is near completion in western Lincoln County. The four-bedroom, two-bath Habitat home is located on Alf Hoover Road. “We’re really looking for somebody for this house,” said John Pagel, who has been one of…

Public forum Tuesday on UDO

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City officials are once again asking for public input on a proposed ordinance that has caused some concern among several community members. A public forum on the Unified Development Ordinance will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in room 222 of the Senior Center, located on the Lincoln Campus of…

School Board calls meeting

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The Lincoln County Board of Education has called a special meeting to receive legal advice and possibly reorganize the board. “I want this meeting done right,’ said Tony Jenkins, a member of the board. “I don’t wan this to be another coup like it was Fred (Jarrett). They never gave…