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Click it or Ticket — 42 charges filed in campaign

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Law enforcement agencies joined together Thursday morning in an effort aimed at bringing awareness to new laws and reinforcing existing ones. Officers held a Click It or Ticket checkpoint on North Aspen Street and also conducted a saturation patrol on U.S. 321 Business. Participating agencies included the North Carolina State…

Flood treat prompts evacuations near lake

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LAKE NORMAN —Emergency management officials called for a voluntary evacuation of residents living in low-lying areas around Lake Norman Thursday night after water rose and caused flooding to some residences. Officials used the county’s Community Alert Network to notify residents on the lake of the rising waters, said Susan Spake,…

Jubilant Teachers

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Teachers at Pumpkin Center Elementary School began a train during this year’s ABCs celebration at the James W. Warren Citizens Center on Wednesday. The school along with other schools in the area celebrated academic achievement. Sarah Grano / LTN Photo…

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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U.S. military veteran Arnold Tarr visited the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. on July 14. Tarr worked in Pearl Harbor from 1942 to 1943 as a civilian with the U.S. Navy reconstruction effort. He joined the U.S. Army in 1943 after returning to Lincolnton, then serving in combat…

Around Town 9/8/2004

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WWII VETERANS World War II veterans of the 105 Engineers will meet for lunch at noon Saturday at the Lincoln House. HOMECOMING Bethel Baptist Church is having its homecoming on 200 Bethel Church Road at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Dinner will follow the service. Bring a covered dish and invite…

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…