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The Lincoln County Farmers Market celebrated Knob Creek Ice Cream Day Tuesday night. The first 50 customers received free ice cream. Randy Morgan, 3, made sure to get his hands on some of the homemade ice cream. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Look at Lincoln

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Amy “Pippi” Powell draws a caricature, an exaggerated cartoon rendering of a person, at the Rainbow Festival held Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Around Town 6/23/2004

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BENEFIT BARBECUE First Christian Church, 735 Buffalo Shoals Road, will have a benefit barbecue for Kathy Dellinger Friday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Cost $7 per plate. BIBLE SCHOOL Massapoag Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. until…

Commissioners delay Paradise Lakes zoning

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Commissioners Monday night tabled a request for a 325-lot development in eastern Lincoln County, choosing to reopen the public hearing to allow more information to be brought forward. The June 7 public hearing on the proposed Paradise Lakes development was held in the James W. Warren Citizens Center auditorium because…

Look at Lincoln

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N.C. Rep. Joe Kiser presents a plaque in memory of Lincoln County soldiers who died in the Vietnam War to members of Vietnam Veterans. Pictured (front) are Joe Kiser, Freddie Bumgarner, (back) Bob Tallent, Herb Abernathy, Clyde Byers, and Jake Nance. Contributed / LTN Photo…

Science campers launch rockets

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Over a hundred students sat in the parking lot of S. Ray Lowder Elementary School and counted down to ten at the top of their lungs. “Blast off!” they yelled ready for the rocket to shoot into the sky. Instead, the rocket remained sitting, much to the disappointment of the…

Public hearing tonight on budget

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Lincoln County residents can tell commissioners what they think about the proposed 2004-05 budget at a public hearing tonight. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Room in the James W. Warren Citizens Center. After the hearing, commissioners could choose to adopt the…

Fire ravages family`s home

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A blaze sparked by a bolt of lightning destroyed a home in northern Lincoln County this morning, forcing out the family who has lived there for 15 years. Firefighters from North 321, Maiden and Boger City responded to the fire at the home on Cloudburst Circle, which started at about…

Police seek to find owners of items stolen from mini-storage units

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During the early morning hours Thursday, three people allegedly broke into 26 mini-storage units, stealing van-loads of property. The items are now being held at the Lincolnton Police Department, and detectives there are trying to return the property to the owners. This morning police received a list of those who…

Father`s Day – Locals recall father`s influence

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Fathers are more than just progenitors. They do more than pass on genetic replications. Personalities, values, lifestyles and choices are affected by fathers, too. If children are clay, then fathers are the hands that shape it. As Father’s Day celebrations get under way this weekend, these four prominent Lincoln County…