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Undercover narcotics probe prompts Denver man’s arrest

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A Denver man is facing several felony charges following an undercover operation by narcotics investigators. Eugene Henry Porter, 40, was arrested Wednesday in Mecklenburg County on Lincoln County charges, said Larry Seagle, public information officer for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Porter’s arrest was a result of an investigation where…

Lincolnton Firefighter awards

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Classroom without walls

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Braving bone-chilling temperatures, wild animals and methane-spewing mud pits, a Lincoln Charter School teacher Tuesday completed a five-day field trip with his students to one of the most untamed national parks in the United States. And he did it without even having parents sign permission slips. Steve Hall, who teaches…

Developers eye acreage as site for apartments

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More than 50 acres southwest of the key intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 73 are being considered for a large apartment complex development, according to county planners. Kelly Atkins, director of the Building and Land Development for Lincoln County, said he met Friday for the first time with representatives…

ELHS junior finding ‘Wright’ stuff

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Lindsy Wright of the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs prepares to take a free throw (above). Wright takes a one-handed jumper over Draughn defender Jill Grady. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo DENVER — It goes without saying that Lindsy Wright is not only one of the tallest players in the 1A/2A…

50th Anniversary

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Jonas Dayton Rudisill Jr. and Elizabeth Ann Wyont Rudisill of Bessemer City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 22. A reception hosted by their children was held in their honor. They were married Nov. 22, 1958, at Puett United Methodist Church of Dallas. They are the parents of Lori Carpenter…

‘Wonder Wonderland Reading Night’ at Lowder Elementary

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S. Ray Lowder Elementary School administrators, teachers, parents and students met Tuesday night in celebration of reading. “Everything depends on reading. Even math,” said Lynn Smith, media specialist. “If you can’t read, you can’t do anything really.” The entire school was opened up for Winter Wonderland Reading Night. Students and…

Around Town 1/19/2009

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BLOODMOBILE The American Red Cross, Lincoln County Chapter, will have a blood drive, 2:30-7 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church. MLK DAY The Coalition of Churches and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will march at 3 p.m. this afternoon from the Cultural Center to the Court Square on East…

Buffet breakfast

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Around Town 1/16/2009

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MLK DAY The Coalition of Churches and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will begin kick off Martin Luther King Jr., Day 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Col. Michael Henderson, a Lincoln County native and graduate of Newbold High School and Morgan State University, will deliver a…