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County seeks reduction in disaster risks

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Taking proactive steps to lessen the impact of natural disasters is the goal of a new plan drafted by the county. The public will have a chance to comment on the Hazard Mitigation plan at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Commissioners Room of the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Recent…

Lingerfelts have farmed for 50 years

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Over their 50 years of farming, the Lingerfelt family has raised all kinds of crops. “We’ve grown about everything in Lincoln County that’s legal to grow,” said Wayne Lingerfelt, a farmer. The Lingerfelts have grown soy, cotton, produce, grain and rye on their west Lincoln farm. “We’re still looking for…

LCST completes playhouse

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Students from the Lincoln County School of Technology (LCST) are rushing to complete the Coalition Against Child Abuse’s playhouse, which has already been raffled off to a winner. “Each class is going to have to work as hard as we can because we don’t have a lot of time,” said…

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,…

Look at Lincoln

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Look at Lincoln

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Members of the West Lincoln High School National Honor Society were asked to lead the Cancer Survivors’ Lap at the recent Lincoln County Relay for Life. Pictured left to right are Adam Beard, Bradley Goins, Brittany Becker and Jeron Mosteller. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Around Town 5/21/2004

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GUEST SPEAKER The Rev. Dr. John F. Roth of Miami, Fla., representative, Food For The Poor, an interdenominational charity will speak at Holy Cross Lutheran Church at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services Sunday, June 6. LAST DAY OF SCHOOL Lincoln County Schools last day of classes will…

Students hold trial in Lincoln courtroom

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A class of Lincoln Charter School students had their day in court Wednesday. The students stepped into Lincoln County’s courtroom and took their places for their criminal justice mock trial. Although the class has been taught at the school for years, this was the first time students could work within…

Sonic plans to open new restaurant

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With the opening of Fatz Cafe just earlier this week, another chain restaurant has announced plans to open in the new Lincolnton Town Center. The Lincolnton Planning Board Tuesday voted unanimously to recommend that the City Council approve a rezoning to allow a Sonic Drive-in restaurant in the shopping center…

Picnic with police

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Zachary Avery, Marissa Stoner and Ben Rayfield, second-graders at Pumpkin Center Elementary School, laugh with “Trooper Safe T. First” during Wednesday’s Adopt-a-Cop picnic at Betty G. Ross Park. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Angie McMahan and Megan Moore from Battleground Elementary School take a trip down the inflatable slide. Jenny…