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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…

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…

Pack of Wolves

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Brandon Brigman, Derek Oxendine and Craig Goodson cheer on the Lincolnton High Wolves Friday, the 12-0 winner in a game against East Lincoln High at Lincolnton Memorial Stadium. See coverage in today’s s sports section. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…

Man accused of running down jogger with van

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A Lincolnton man was arrested Thursday on charges that he allegedly intentionally hit a jogger with his minivan. Daniel Franklin Morrison, 21, of 1151 Lakeland Avenue is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. The charge comes after an incident Friday night that…

Long sought Lincolnton fugitive arrested in Florida

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A Lincolnton man who jumped bail almost seven years ago after being arrested on local and federal charges was arrested in Florida last week. James Taylor Gettings, 59, was first arrested in December 1997. The county’s Drug Task Force had charged him with trafficking marijuana, and ATF agents had charged…