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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…

Historic home endangered

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Downtown development leaders are considering moving a historic home from North Aspen Street to a location on South Aspen Street. The Wright House, 307 N. Aspen St., was built in the 1920s or earlier with architectural details characteristic of bungalows during that period, including exposed rafter tails, battered porch piers,…

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…

Look at Lincoln

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Emily Atkinson, 3, gets a high-five from the WLON tiger during a car seat check on Aug. 23. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…

Around Town 9/3/2004

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GASTON COLLEGE Applications for the Nursing Assistant I and II Programs at Gaston College for spring 2005 will be available Sept. 1 through Oct. 7. An application for the college as well as the program must be completed. Only those submitting applications during this time period will be eligible to…

Middle school cheerleading makes return

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It took a long fight, but Lincoln County middle schools finally have cheerleaders. Around 50 girls tried out for each 12-person squad, and the rejection of so many was a concern of opponents of the move. The majority of the girls who made the teams had previous cheerleading experience. Each…

LMC a major player at Helping Hands clinic

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Since the inception of the Helping Hands Clinic, the Lincoln Medical Center has provided its support. Every week the need for that support increases. The hospital offers discounted medicine and free lab work to the clinic, which serves low income patients with no health insurance. “Each month that goes by,…

Look at Lincoln

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Members of the Lincoln County Rescue Squad recently took part in swift-water rescue training at the Nantahala River. The training is designed to prepare emergency responders for heavy rain and flood response. Pictured from left to right are: Carl McKnight, Ken Morrison, Jon Teseniar and Noel Morrison. Contributed Photo…