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High school additions planned if bond passes

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If the May 4 bond referendum passes, three high schools in Lincoln County could see significant improvements. Of the $47 million bond, $18 million would be used to add a cultural arts wing and extra gymnasium each to East Lincoln High School, Lincolnton High School and West Lincoln High School.…

City budget calls for fee hike

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Lincolnton residents will likely see a 12.5 percent increase in water and sewer fees if the proposed 2004-05 city budget is approved. City Manager Jeff Emory presented the draft budget to the City Council Tuesday during the city’s first budget worksession. He’ll deliver the official budget message at the council’s…

Kiser, Forester seek re-election

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The incumbent lawmakers representing Lincoln County in the state House and Senate are both seeking re-election. Rep. Joe Kiser, R-Vale, and Sen. Jim Forrester, R- Stanley, both filed Monday. “It has been an honor to represent the people of Lincoln County in the North Carolina House of Representatives,” Kiser said…

Candidates file for county, state offices

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Five candidates have announced that they will run for the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. Current commissioners Larry Craig and Tom Anderson filed for reelection at the Board of Elections office, and former commissioner Terry Brotherton also announced his candidacy the first day of the filing period. Libertarian Shane Killian,…

Safety hop

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Children and adults learned about emergency services available in Lincoln County on Monday night at the annual Safety Hop. Paramedic Tony Graham demonstrated how a heart rate is detected with the Lifepack 12 to (from left) Tyler Brown, Kendall Shrum, Adren Nicholson and Daniel Pope. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…

Police probe assaults

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Three people were assaulted and their money taken in two separate incidents this weekend in Lincolnton. The first happened at 1 a.m. Saturday at 600 Huss St., Lincolnton Police Detective Kameron Keener said. The owners of the house were having a party, and there were 15 to 20 teen-agers there,…

Festival Fun

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Lincoln puts on show to recruit new teachers

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School administrators with slicked back hair, leather jackets and poodle skirts promoted their schools at Saturday’s Lincoln County School’s job fair. “With teacher shortages, it’s so easy for them to find a good job,” said Stephanie Dellinger, an assistant principal at North Brook Elementary. “I think it’s hard to find…

Around Town 4/26/2004

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MOTHER-DAUGHTER BRUNCH New Covenant United Methodist Church, 14514 Lucia-Riverbend Hwy., Mt. Holly, will have a Mother-Daughter Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8 with assorted breakfast quiche and casseroles, muffins, fresh fruit, French toast, bagels, coffee cake, donuts, biscuits, coffee and juice. Cost for adults is $10, guest to age…

Look at Lincoln

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Donna McMahon sketches brothers, Ryan, Andrew and Alex Cromer outside Cup of Grace Cofeehouse Saturday during Lincolnton’s Spring Fling. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…