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Westport plans up in the air

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The future of the Westport Golf Course is still unknown. The course has been closed since February of 2003 but has potential to open with new owners. “There are no updates,” said Andrew Strand, a member of the Westport Community Association Golf Committee. “We have reached a point where there…

Paradise gets third proposal

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Developers of Paradise Lakes, the proposed 325-lot subdivision and water-skiing community in east Lincoln, may be coming back with a new plan. “We have had some preliminary contacts about the possibility of submitting a new plan on the property that would not call for any lakes,” said Randy Hawkins, zoning…

Craft Creations

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Polly White, decorates a Christmas tree for this year’s fifth annual craft sale which will be this Saturday at Unity Presbyterian Church. This will be the church’s fifth annual craft show, held from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. All crafts are handmade or hand decorated by Church members. Crafts include…

Lake Calendar

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CRAFT SHOW Unity Presbyterian Church will have their fifth annual craft show, Saturday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All crafts are handmade or hand decorated by church members. Crafts include baskets, purses, knitted scarves and Christmas items. A handmade quilt is also being raffled. Breakfast and lunch…

Carving Creations — Craft Fair to be held Saturday

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Terry Poovey’s grandfather taught him a thing or two about woodcarving when he was a child. But it wasn’t until four years ago that he made it a pastime. Poovey, who has won many ribbons and awards for his ability, is one of many Lincoln County residents who will participate…

West students work the polls on election day

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A handful of West Lincoln High School students spent election day right in the thick of things. “Politics have always been interesting to me, and I wanted to see how it all worked,” said Valerie Site, a senior at the high school. Site and six fellow students spent their day…

Local bands to perform at ELHS

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The Lincolnton High School Wolf Pack Marching Band traveled to Yadkinville and brought home trophies for 2nd place Overall Band in Class AA at the Forbush Festival of Marching Bands. The Wolves won 2nd place Guard and finished 2nd place in both Marching and General Effect. They will be completing…

Pumpkin Pals

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Carleigh Breeze Miller, dressed as a witch for Halloween, plays among the pumpkins with her great-grandfather Dorsel E. Cross at Boger City United Methodist Church. Carleigh is the daughter of Ned and Monica Miller. Contributed Photo…

Colorful Kids

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Young winners of Lincoln Times-News Halloween coloring contest announced About 200 children entered the Lincoln Times-News first Halloween Coloring Contest. Judges Donna McMahon and Vici Snyder tackled the task of judging the many entries. “The hardest group to judge was the nine to 12 age group,” McMahon said. “We hated…

DSS offers help with power bills

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Jo Ann Adams Starting today the Lincoln County Department of Social Services will be accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) this year. “This is a program that will assist low income families with a one-time check for heating, and they will get this check in February…