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Jarrett loses School Board chairmanship

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The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to replace Fred Jarrett as chairman of the board at a special called meeting Saturday morning. “I think the board chairman needs to be a leader among leaders, and that hasn’t happened in the past months,” said Tommy Houser, a board member and…

Around Town 5/7/2004

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REVIVAL SERVICES Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, 318 W. Ballard St., will have revival services Monday through Friday at 7 nightly. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Kevin Towery. Singing will be held each night. For information call 704-435-6934. NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal…

Look at Lincoln

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Wattie Hamilton (Lincoln County EMS), Michael Lee Helms (East Lincoln Fire Dept.), Amber Waddell (Lincoln County EMS), Trudy Allen, Janice Scronce, Marcella Avery, Kay Nelms, and Bettye McClain all with Solid Rock Baptist Church met with Kathy Barker (Assistant Chief of EL Rescue Squad) and Johnny Roseboro (Denver Fire Dept.)…

Man shot at apartments

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A Lincolnton man was shot twice Thursday night through the window of his apartment on South Aspen Street. Alvin Jack Johnson, 24, who lives in apartment 19 of the Colony House apartments is at Lincoln Medical Center for observation, police said. His injuries were not life-threatening. At about 9 p.m.…

Students vote ELMS’ Lyall as top teacher

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A playful personality and ability to explain hard concepts have earned an East Lincoln Middle School teacher the title of “Teacher of the Year.” “It was sprung on me,” said Jane Lyall, an eighth-grade language arts teacher. “It was a total shock.” Lyall initially worried that she was in trouble…

City to review budget proposal

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Lincolnton residents will be able to comment on the city’s proposed $27.4 million budget at the City Council’s June 3 meeting. The budget submitted by City Manager Jeff Emory includes a 12.5 percent increase in water and sewer fees but keeps the property tax the same. The budget holds the…

Two schools receive phoned bomb threats

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Bomb threats called into two Lincoln County schools forced police to turn students and parents away from planned activities Thursday night. At about 5 p.m., Lincolnton Police received a call from Lincoln County Schools officials about a possible bomb threat called into the school’s administrative offices on Generals Boulevard, police…

General gives local troops high marks

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Lincolnton’s C-Battery of the North Carolina National Guard continues to lead the way in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Major General William Ingram said Monday. Ingram, adjutant general over North Carolina’s National Guard and Air National Guard, visited Lincolnton Monday to thank the American Legion Post No. 30 for its support of…

North beats Polk Co.

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The North Lincoln Knights used a solid pitching performance from Kyle Baker to record a 7-4 over Polk County Tuesday night. Baker pitched 5 2/3 innings, striking out three batters to earn the victory. T.J. Skidmore pitched the remainder of the ballgame, striking out three as well to earn the…

Voters approve $47 million bond bill

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Supporters of the Lincoln County school system celebrated Tuesday night after 68 percent of voters supported the $47 million bond referendum. “We are very pleased that the citizens of Lincoln County have shown that the school district is a priority,” said Jean Dellinger, vice chairman of the Board of Education.…