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Chorus sings for its supper

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The red carpet will be rolled out, paparazzi will yell for pictures and the sound of show tunes will fill the air at West Lincoln High School’s Music Feast. “We’re just really doing it up like it’s the Oscars,” said Tim Ottinger, the school’s chorus teacher. The fundraiser will include…

Lion inducted to den

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East Lincoln students learn about cells

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Students at East Lincoln High School solved “The Mystery of the Crooked Cell” last week during a visit from the University of North Carolina’s Destiny and Discovery Bus. The DESTINY (Delivering Edge-cutting Science, Technology and Internet across North Carolina for Years to come) Bus, an extension of the Morehead Planetarium…

Planners approve shooting range

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Lincolnton has moved one step closer to allowing the first indoor shooting range in the city’s history. A Walgreen’s drug store was also given preliminary approval on Tuesday. With one vote against, the Lincolnton Planning Board approved converting a now- defunct 13,500-square foot bowling alley and adjacent car wash into…

Sheriff offers reflective tabs

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In an effort to keep children safe this Halloween, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is offering reflective shoelace tabs beginning Oct. 18. These tabs will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Trick or treat at your local…

Lincoln agrees to coordinate water use

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As drought magnifies serious inconsistencies in regional water use, commissioners this week agreed to join major public utilities spearheaded by Duke Energy to better coordinate management. In an agreement that took nine months of negotiations to craft, 25 public water users with a capacity of 100,000 gallons or more will…

Kiwanis Club induction

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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…