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Police charge 2 in theft of four-wheeler

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Two men accused of stealing a four-wheeler from an East Sumner Street residence last month are facing felony charges. Police say that a confidential informant reported seeing a man named Herbie riding a stolen four-wheeler in the Oaklawn Community on the night of May 20. The information told police that…

Digging for wastewater

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While times are tough now for developers and builders in east Lincoln County, many are looking to the future — specifically 15 months into the future. In addition to hopes that a national economic recovery will be well under way by then, October of 2010 is the projected finish date…

Carter brings high school experience to Cardinals

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DENVER — As a sophomore, Jake Carter witnessed firsthand what experience can do for a team. Carter was a member of the East Lincoln Mustangs baseball team that won the 2009 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference championship. After aiding the Mustangs to their first SPC baseball title since 2001, he now…

Grand Opening

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Around Town 6/1/2009

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SUMMER CAMP The Lincoln Catawba Christian Academy. 935 Island Ford Road, Maiden, is now enrolling students for summer camp. A kickoff meeting for the program will be 6 p.m. this evening in the gym. For more information, call (828) 428-8857 or e-mail designsbyna@yahoo.com. LIONS CLUB District Governor Elect Marti Hill,…

Around Town 5/29/2009

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THE PURPLE SHOE The Purple Shoe Thrift Store, 214 E. Main S., Lincolnton, will have their Fill the Bag $5 Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday. The store will provide a brown grocery bag to be filled with clothing items of the customers choice. All proceeds…

Spring Fling benefits chorus

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West Lincoln High School choir students hope the Spring Fling Music Festival and Family Fun Day will fund their trip to Washington, D.C. “We’re really excited about it,” Sarah Anthony, a freshman, said of the festival. “We’re ready for all our hard work to pay off.” The day will include…

Man carves statue of father-in-law

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Above, Jack Hoover (far left) stands next to a statue of himself carved by his son-in-law, Hai Dam (far right). The statue sits in front of the Dams home on Hoover Elmore Road. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo Family members of Hai Dam knew he had artistic leanings, but no…

Union Elementary volunteer honored

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The Lincoln County Schools Volunteer of the Year knows the importance of a good education. His father had only a third-grade education. His mother made it through the seventh grade. “(Education) helped me growing up,” said the Rev. Bill Draughn, Volunteer of the Year. “My parents weren’t very well-educated, so…

Five generations

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