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Commissioners to hear zone requests

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Tonight’s Lincoln County Commissioners meeting will include a public hearing on zoning at 6:30 p.m. Public hearings on zoning will include applicant Patricia Fea regarding a request to rezone 1.7 acres from residential suburban to conditional use neighborhood business. The applicant requests to allow the operation of a catering hall…

Theatre Guild ‘entirely changed’

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild has announced its 2007-2008 season and has formed a new 18-member board. The only thing needed to make its revamping complete is a volunteer base. “It has dwindled a lot because of the hiatus the Theatre Guild had and the rocky points in the past,” said…

Class teaches digital basics

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The Lincoln County Historical Association is offering a fall class for people who want to stop taking snapshots and start taking photographs. The 10-week “Okay, I Bought a Digital Camera Now What?” class starts Oct. 6 and is taught by Perception Designs owner Ari Miller. “Students will reap many benefits…

Five generations

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Around Town 9/7/2007

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APPRECIATION A community appreciation service for Pastor L.C. and Margaret Smith will be held 7 p.m. Saturday at Bibleway No. 9, 982 Horseshoe Lake Road. Pastor Lacy Ross will sponsor the service. Singing groups are welcome to attend and donations will be accepted. For more information, call (704) 736-0650. COALITION…

Carolina Trust opens Boger City bank

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Double ribbon-cutting

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Lincolnton sixth grader named state champion

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Despite being only 11 years old, Ryan Heavner has long known the joys of driving fast. “I love it – speed, adrenaline. We run about 75 miles an hour,” said the North Carolina Dirt Series champion in both the light and the heavy Junior Sportsman Two Division. Ryan, who won…

Pirate’s tombstone made stable

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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s most notorious cemetery resident recently received a home makeover. The grave of “Lorenzo Ferrer,” which many hypothesize actually belongs to the French pirate Jean Lafitte, now has a securer future due to the work of the Chicora Foundation. “It was not stable,” said Mike Trinkley, director…

Superintendent takes oath, begins work for united district

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New Superintendent of Schools John David Martin began his labor day Tuesday instead of Monday. Martin was officially sworn-in in a ceremony at the Lincoln County Schools Central Office witnessed by school staff and community officials. His contract began Sept. 1. “I want to thank the Board of Education for…