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East track backdrop for movie

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The East Lincoln Speedway is gearing up for some serious lights, camera and action next week. The speedway will be bustling with activity starting Monday in order to film, “3: The Dale Earnhardt Story,” a made for TV movie. Victory Lane Productions chose the speedway in December and found it…

New middle school would free up space

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Pinnacle Architecture has finished an artist’s rendering of the proposed central Lincolnton campus. The school will be built if the May 4 bond referendum passes. Contributed / LTN Photo A proposed middle school in central Lincoln County would create changes for both elementary school and middle school children. “Bottom line,…

Escapee captured after chase

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Sheriff’s Deputy Connie Queen and Lincolnton Police Officer Neil McKinney lead Samuel Lawrence out of the courthouse Monday. Lawrence temporarily escaped custody after his first court appearance. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo A man arrested Saturday for larceny escaped from police custody Monday outside the courthouse but was captured minutes…

DDA Outreach program to assess city needs

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Business and property owners in downtown Lincolnton will soon have an opportunity to be heard. The city’s Downtown Development Association is unveiling a new visitation program, called the Downtown Outreach Program. The program marks the first part of a comprehensive market analysis that will help downtown businesses be more successful…

Around Town 4/12/2004

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SENIOR CITIZENS MEETING The Iron Station Community Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday at Ironton Presbyterian Church. LINCOLN QUILTERS MEETING Lincoln Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Citizens Center. The program will be on color with Jean Funderburk. Guests are welcome to attend. REPUBLICAN WOMENS MEETING The Lincoln…

Union kids lament lost holiday

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While other children were nestled in their beds, students at Union Elementary School had to wake up and go to class on Friday morning. “I really didn’t care because my sister loves sleeping in. She always loves to sleep,” said Betsy Roland, a fourth-grader. “I’m one of those people who…

Business Appreciation Week observed locally

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City and county officials will honor local companies this week as part of the 2004 Business Appreciation Week. This event will be a week-long celebration to thank business and industry for their presence and commitment to the community. Both the city of Lincolnton and Lincoln County have officials declared this…

Lincolnton celebrates 225th

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Lincolnton will celebrate its 225th birthday Wednesday with hot dogs, cakes, drinks and door prices. Residents are invited to this celebration at the Lincoln County Historical Coordinators Office from a 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s on West Water Street beside the old farmer’s market parking lot. Lincoln County was…

Easter Joy

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Children were all grins Saturday while participating in Easter events in Lincolnton. (Above) Macy Berghello posed for a picture with the Easter bunny outside of Byrd’s Sundries Saturday morning. Inside the store children listened to stories and made crafts. (Below) One-year-old Austin Rodriguez puts an egg in his basket with…

Brittany’s legacy lives a year later

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Donna Keever could only watch as the oncoming car swerved into her lane. Her daughter, 15-year-old Brittany Morrison, was driving. Her younger daughter Jessica, 8, and a friend Mindy, 14, were riding in the back. Brittany didn’t have time to react. She didn’t even see the car coming. Seconds later,…