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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…

Around Town 5/28/2004

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321 RESIDENTS MEETING A meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at 321 N. Fire Department to elect new board members. All residents of the fire district are urged to attend and vote. SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is accepting enrollment for this…

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16 indicted on 63 drug charges

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Sixteen people were indicted this week on 63 drug charges brought by the Lincoln County Drug Task Force, and authorities expect to start making arrests in the next few weeks. Most of the charges are possession with intent to sell and deliver. Some are charged with selling and delivering, said…

Jive after five

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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…