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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…

Young Voters

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Students in Vicky Lewis’ social studies class at the Lincolnton Campus of the Lincoln Charter School held a mock election Tuesday. Students dressed as presidential candidates while others manned the voting tables and voted. Ashely Rossman, left, took registrations Tuesday afternoon while Matthew Smith and Corey Forner represented George W.…

Trapped dog in mine shaft

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Above, Darby Price with the Denver Fire Department rescues a dog at the bottom of a mine shaft located in Pumpkin Center. Below, the emaciated dog is safely rescued and has been named Price, after the firefighter who saved him. Contributed Photo Price ate only sticks and drank only rain…

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…

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…

Political Pumpkins

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With voting less than a week away, political statements are even popping up everywhere — even on holiday pumpkins. These Jack-o-lanterns were spotted on a porch on Pine Forest Court in western Lincoln County Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo…

Candidates for School Board respond to questions

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This election year citizens will vote in four Board of Education members. Tommy Houser, a current school board member and former chairman of the Board of Education is running for Northbrook Township. He is running unopposed. George Dellinger, a fellow school board member, is running unopposed for the Ironton Township.…

Inventor touts children`s tools

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John Herndon shows off his invention, “Learn to Tie Your Shoes With the E-Z Bunny Kit,” which is featured in stores in Matthews and Charlotte. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo When John Herndon does his mail route in Charlotte, his mind is constantly thinking of new inventions. “When walking I…