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1780 battle site comes alive

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Elaine Ramyer (above) works to prepare an authentic 18th century feast over a fire for her fellow re-enactors. Terry Raymer stands in period clothes outside of his tent on the battle site of the Battle of Rasour’s Mill. Throughout Saturday and Sunday re-enactors provided spectators with an up close and…

Retired pilot finds new mission with Habitat

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Bill Lifsey lay in his hospital bed after brain surgery with one thought on his mind. “Lord, if you get me out of this place with all my wiring intact, I promise to do nothing but good with my life,” said Lifsey. The Habitat for Humanity volunteer has done his…

Around Town 6/14/2004

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L.W. WILLIAM & REBECCA BOGGS REUNION The 51st Reunion of the L.W. (Lightfoot William) and Rebecca Boggs Hoyle family will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket.…

Look at Lincoln

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Three file for school board seats

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Three candidates have filed to run for the Lincoln County Board of Education. Filing began at noon on June 7 and will run through noon on July 6. Four seats on the Board of will be open including Northbrook Township Member, Member at Large, Ironton Township Member and Lincolnton City…

WWII dedication brings sad memories

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For many spectators the dedication of the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. was a time of celebration. But Lincolnton native Joseph Scott reacted to the May 29 dedication in a different way. “It’s heartbreaking,” said Scott. “It brought back memories. There were a lot of tears shed up there.” Scott,…

Let seniors select graduation site?

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Several members of the Board of Education want to change school system policy in order to allow students to choose their graduation venue. “We had a lot of concern at the end of this school year,” said Joan Avery, a school board member. “The students are not being able to…

Scores keep rising

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The Board of Education heard news of a continued rise in Lincoln County students’ test scores at their June meeting on Wednesday night. The board received data on End of Grade (EOG) test scores, which tested students in the third grade through the eighth grade. They also learned the End…

Scraper mishap kills man

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DENVER — A heavy machinery accident Wednesday afternoon in Denver resulted in the death of a Chester, S.C. man. Larry Boulware, 48, was operating a scraper when his machine collided with a motor grader driven by coworker Jason Yates, said Ken Staley, project manager with McWhirter Grading Company. Boulware was…

Art Camp

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Michael Hefner paints a flower pot during the Lincoln Arts Council’s Art Camp. The program wrapped up this morning with an exhibit by students. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…