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Young Riders

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Charlie Story, 7, pretends to drive his grandfather’s tractor at the Killian Farm Antique Tractor & Engine Show in Denver on Saturday. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo Children sow futures at local tractor show Eli Joy looks up at the large tractor that looms before him. His father holds him…

Lake Calendar

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LAKE NORMAN ORCHESTRA The Lake Norman Orchestra will be performing in concert on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.. The concert will be at Saint Therese Catholic Church, 217 Brawley School Road in Mooresville. The NormanAirs Stage Band will be performing jazz, blues, and swing selections. This is an upbeat “Tribute…

LMC makes $25,000 gift to college

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Lincoln Medical Center has announced a $25,000 grant to the Gaston College Foundation to help build the proposed new Science and Technology Center on the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College. The center will provide needed lab space to enable the college to expand the number and variety of health science…

Schools weigh use of college credits

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The addition of a quality point to community college classes has school officials worried that some students may have an unfair advantage at receiving a higher grade point average (GPA). “We cannot allow someone to buy (the valedictorian position) by taking community college classes,” said Elaine Jenkins, assistant superintendent for…

Hecht heads United Way campaign

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United Way of Lincoln County has announced that its first Eastern Lincoln County Campaign Chairman will be Bob Hecht, current CEO of Century 21 Hecht Realty Inc. in Denver. Hecht will assist in providing awareness of what United Way does. “I didn’t realize what it supported at first,” Hecht said.…

Festival toys with romance, fun

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Joanne Norris smiles as she talks about her husband. Her eyes light up as she re-tells her story. She said the Renaissance Festival is where she discovered that he was the one. “He bought me a rose and I realized the attention that he paid me was different from a…

Put on a creepy face: Strange adventures in pumpkin carving

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Lincoln Times-News staff members got in the Halloween spirit and took a shot at pumpkin carving Thursday night, coming up with these four unique creations. Whether the carvings were classic, stenciled, artistic or goofy, the consensus for the night was one of pure fun. Below are some of our staff’s…

Homecoming Queen

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Hannah Hoover was named North Lincoln High’s first Homecoming Queen Friday evening. She was escorted by her brother, Caleb. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…

Crop Walk

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Some 196 walkers participated Saturday in Lincolnton’s annual CROP Walk for hunger. Volunteers from Girl Scout Troop 276 (left to right) Sarah Cline, Kelly Branton and Savannah Costner provide water for the Crop Walk at the St. Luke’s Methodist Church check point Saturday. Initial donations totaled approximately $4,600, according to…

Horse lovers flock to fair

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Event held at future equestrian park site CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville citizens and horse lovers from all over visited an Ol’ Timey County Fair on Saturday afternoon, which sat on the future home of an equestrian park. The event, which was located on Baxter Road in Cherryville, included concessions, an old…