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LHS graduates set to reunite in Myrtle Beach

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    JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer     From Friday night football games and typewriting class to cruising the streets of downtown Lincolnton and Latin Club toga initiations, Lincolnton High School graduates from 1960 to 1970 look forward to their first large-scale reunion this weekend in Myrtle Beach, S.C., a…

Lincoln ladies Race for the Cure

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Asbury Alternative on agenda for Board of Education

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   The Lincoln County Board of Education is scheduled to meet twice this week, first tonight during a special-called session. On the agenda for the meeting, taking place at 5 p.m. at Lincoln County Schools’ administrative offices on North Generals Boulevard in Lincolnton, is discussion on…

Pumpkin patch tradition continues at Boger City United Methodist Church

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   Over the last decade, hundreds of thousands of pounds of pumpkins have passed through the property of one Lincoln County church, signifying the start of the fall season while simultaneously bringing smiles to people of all ages. Boger City United Methodist received a truckload of…

Voter registration for city elections nearing deadline

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   The deadline for voter registration is just a few days away for those Lincolnton residents planning to participate in the Nov. 5 municipal election. Unregistered voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to sign up. Absentee voting by mail got underway at the end of last…

County to consider design services for Oaklawn building

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SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer   Architectural and design services for renovations to the historic Oaklawn building will be up for consideration by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners during its meeting tonight. The project, which has been in the works for some time, will cost an estimated $685,000, of which…

Knights host tournament

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City approves permit for new business

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  SARAH LOWERY Staff Writer A new powder-coatings business can move forward with plans to make use of an existing Lincolnton facility following approval by the City Council Thursday night. The Lincoln Economic Development Association’s request on behalf of the company for a conditional-use permit to locate in the former…

Iron Station students get new playground with grant

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JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   More than 200 students in kindergarten through second grade piled on and around their elementary school’s new playground equipment Wednesday morning to take a surprise photograph of themselves with a giant signed thank-you banner for Times Oil, the company who funded one-third of the project.…

Chamber Expo a hit with local businesses

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