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Students celebrate last days

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Children throughout the county have spent the last week of school eating sno-cones and celebrating the coming of summer vacation. School finishes for the year on Friday morning at 11 a.m. Most students are looking forward to hearing the last school bell ring. “School can get you very tired,” said…

Woman in coma after severe beating

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A woman remains in a coma today after allegedly being severely beaten by her boyfriend Tuesday. Beverly McCombs, who police said is in her late 30s, was taken to Lincoln Medical Center Tuesday following the incident. She is in intensive care. Her boyfriend, William “Bubba” Metts, 56, of Lincolnton is…

Main street shooting case gets hearing

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A Cherryville man charged with the attempted murder of his estranged wife and her daughter in downtown Lincolnton requested a lower bond in Superior Court on Monday. Robert Jeter’s wife, Sherry Moncree, sat behind him in the courtroom as his lawyer asked that Jeter’s $125,000 bond be lowered to something…

Lincoln school bus involved in wreck

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A Lincoln County school bus full of children was involved in a wreck Monday afternoon, but no one was seriously hurt, troopers said. The bus, coming from Pumpkin Center Elementary School, was being driven by Joy Davis of Lincolnton, according to Trooper B.Y. Hill with the North Carolina State Highway…

Around Town 5/26/2004

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PASOUR, PAYSOUR, PAYSEUR REUNION The Pasour, Paysour, Payseur family reunion will be held Sunday at Antioch Lutheran Church, Dallas, with a picnic dinner at 1 p.m. All descendants are invited. YOUTH GOSPEL EXPLOSION Spirit Life Praise and Worship, 1424 Wilma Sigmon Road, will host a youth gospel explosion at 7…

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LMS’s Myers named ‘Teacher of the Year’

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Lincoln County’s new Teacher of the Year walked into what she thought was a faculty meeting and left with a brand new car. Heather Myers, a Lincolnton Middle School teacher, was honored in front of her coworkers on Tuesday afternoon. “I expected her to win,” said LMS Principal Scott Carpenter.…

Proposed budget to go before public

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The Lincolnton City Council held its second budget work session Tuesday and agreed to put the city manager’s proposed budget up for public hearing June 3. No changes have been made to the budget since it was drafted, City Manager Jeff Emory said. The $27.4 million budget keeps the property…

Around Town 5/24/2004

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AMY’S HOUSE GOLF TOURNAMENT Amy’s House Golf Tournament will be held June 16 at the Lincoln Country Club, 2052 Country Club Road. Lunch and registration will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $400 per 4 person team (includes lunch, green fees,…

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