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Grand Opening

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Lincoln County Commissioner Tom Anderson cuts the ribbon Nov. 4 with Dr. Nadra, Dr. Tomovich and members of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Thursday at the grand openings of Lakeshore Pediatric Center and Shoreline Family Medicine at the East Lincoln Health Pavilion in Denver. Cecil Smith / LTN Photo…

Four local teens prepare to compete

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CHARLOTTE — Four Lincoln County teens will be featured in the upcoming 57th Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade. Representatives from Lincolnton, North, East and West Lincoln high schools will first compete in the Pepsi Coronation and Awards Ceremony where the new Carrousel Queen will be crowned. The event will be held Wednesday,…

60th Anniversary

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Ceremony honors organ donors

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Memorials stones placed outside chapel Family and friends of 15 organ donors gathered outside of a small chapel at Lincoln Medical Center to honor their loved ones Tuesday. They stood in the cold November air as the wind blew and songs were sung Each donor had their name etched in…

Awards in `Classic` competition listed

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The East Lincoln High School “Carolina Classic” Band Competition allowed all the Lincoln County Bands to compete locally in their final competition this past weekend. All the bands earned good marks, with the awards distributed as follows: West Lincoln High School — Competing in Class A, the Rebel Band received…

Norman`s nuisance — Hydrilla effects under survey

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Officials will soon know how much of Lake Norman is being affected by the aquatic weed hydrilla. Duke Power will have a hydrilla survey complete in the next couple of weeks. Hydrilla is a growing problem on Lake Norman. At Monday night’s Lake Norman Marine Commission meeting, Bob Elliott, chairman…

Quality time — Social group creates bond with families

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Three mothers sat down one night and came up with the idea to start arranging activities in the Denver area for their children. “We saw a need for a playground type setting,” said Leslie Davis, who is one of the mothers who helped kick it off. “We thought it would…

Music of the Knights

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The North Lincoln High School marching band won their third grand champion trophy of the season Saturday night at East Lincoln High’s School’s “Carolina Classic.” Above, Jose Morales, who plays “Max” in the band’s show, crashes the cymbals while leading the band down the field. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…

Lake Calendar

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CHILDREN’S CHOIR Salem United Methodist Church’s children choir will be presenting “A Shepherd’s Story,” on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Christian Life Center. The performance will follow the community dinner, which is held weekly in the Christian Life Center. NEW CHURCH Lake Norman Seventh Day Adventist Church…

Crime on the rise in N.C. schools

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Lincoln schools among safest Crime increased more than 12 percent in North Carolina schools last year, while the number of weapons and drugs found on campuses also climbed, according to an annual state report released this week. But locally, Lincoln County schools enjoyed a low level of criminal incidents on…