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Two Dimensions hits new level

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When Scott Smith started playing DJ over a decade ago, he was doing just that, playing. Now, it’s what he does for a living. “I got started back in February of ’92,” Smith said. “It started out as a hobby.” According to Smith, his parents were involved in a Lincolnton…

Around Town 10/17/2007

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REUNION The descendents of Ranue and Margaret Ledford Haynes will have a reunion at 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at Reepsville Baptist Church Fellowship Building. Bring a covered dish, old photographs and documents. Contact Sally Lane at (704) 462-2785 or Buster Haynes at (704) 732-0582 for more information. YARD SALE Daystar…

Dire prediction given on drought

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On the same day Gov. Mike Easley again called on all cities and citizens to halt all outside watering of lawns and other conservation measures, Lincoln’s director of public utilities gave a bleak assessment of the long-range forecast for the County. “The drought is extreme, exceptional, and it continues,” said…

Iron Station pupils on healthy mission

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Iron Station Elementary School’s PTA is on a mission to make healthy habits fun for their kids. In fact, Iron Station is doing so much to help elementary students develop healthy habits early that they won the Healthy Lifestyle Award from the National PTA. Friday, the PTA sponsored a Walk-a-Thon…

Teen faces charges in fatal accident

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One 16-year-old died and another 16-year-old faces charges. Ryan Seth Hoyle of Newton was charged with careless and reckless driving and misdemeanor death by a vehicle in a Thursday crash on Zur Leonard Road in Lincoln County, according to Highway Patrol officials. His passenger, Donald Tyler Howton, also 16, died…

DECA students plan Pink Knight

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and students at North Lincoln High School are making sure their whole community knows it. North Lincoln’s chapter of DECA (Delta Epsilon Chi Association), an Association of Marketing Students, has organized Pink Knight Friday at North Lincoln’s home football game against Cherryville High School.…

Pumpkin Center Primary has annual fundraiser

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Instead of selling wrapping paper or chocolate, students at Pumpkin Center Primary School have the Annual Olympic Fun Run to raise money for their school. The students at PCPS had their 3rd Annual Olympic Fun Run on Friday. Principal of PCPS, Dr. Mitch Eisner, said that Pumpkin Center’s PTA organized…

Hundreds attend fundraiser

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Nearly 100 motorcycles roared into WoodMill Winery Sunday in support of foster children. “To see all those bikes coming down the road and turning into this driveway was remarkable,” said Sandy Kennedy, supervisor of foster care and adoptions at the Lincoln County Department of Social Services. More than 200 people…

Man recreates old family home place

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Frank McAulay got interested in his family’s history about seven years ago. Now, he’s found a way to bring that history to life: building a realistic model of the old family home place. “We sold the old farm back in 2000,” said McAulay, who lives in Lucia. “When I cleaned…

Baptist Association helps couple

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After spending countless hours on mission trips outside the state, the Southfork Baptist Association decided to volunteer its time a little closer to home. Thanks to the work of its members, Phil and Joan Price of Iron Station will soon have a new place to call home. “Have you ever…