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Curriculum reflects effects of 9/11

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Covering the events of Sept. 11, 2001 has a different effect on U.S. History students than discussing the Civil War or Pearl Harbor. “The kids have lived this,” said Mike Bowen, an Advanced Placement U.S. History and AP Government teacher at Lincolnton High School. “Three years ago these young men…

Power outage relocates court

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Torrential rains shorted the power at the Lincoln County courthouse, but that didn’t put court out of session. District court relocated to the James W. Warren Citizens Center and superior court, which is being held this week, relocated to the county jail at the Harven A. Crouse Law Enforcement and…

Retirements affecting teacher turnover rate

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Lincoln County lost 81 of its teachers during the 2003-04 school year, a turnover rate that is lower than the state average. The Lincoln County Schools turnover rate decreased from 11 percent during the 2002-03 school year to 10.6 percent during the past school year. The state average for teacher…

Arrest made in alleged ax attack

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A Lincoln County man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted another man with an ax. Michael John Wheeler, 25, of 2213 Joe Scronce Lane, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, according to arrest reports. The incident happened the night of Sept.…

War Revisited

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Battle of Charlotte featured at Historic Latta Plantation HUNTERSVILLE — Historic Latta Plantation will commemorate the 224th anniversary of the Battle of Charlotte on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featured at the site will be the recreated Davie’s Partisan Rangers and the…

Many Lincoln students take college route with AP classes

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Despite the increase in work, students across Lincoln County have signed up to take Advanced Placement classes. These classes follow the same curriculum a college class would, and if students pass AP tests at the end of the year, they could save thousands of dollars by receiving college credit. “I…

Fishing group gathers at Catfish Country

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Telly Fowler, holds up a 13-pound four-ounce catfish at Catfish and Carp Country in Iron Station Thursday evening. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo David McGraw said the lemon butter cream flavoring is best for the carp fishing right now. He bends down over his bucket to put more of the…

Standing Tall

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Maze patrons find adventure and victory among the stalks Tom Davidson and his sisters Renee Chapin and Yvonne Brown spent roughly three hours Friday afternoon trying to find their way out of a maze. The Amazing Maize Maze that is. Seven acres of twists and turns through a corn maze…

ELCM — Ministry gathers support for move

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East Lincoln Christian Ministries is moving to a new location, with the target date of Memorial Day. The 20,000-square-foot building will be located on Catawba Burris Road in Denver. It will be moved from it’s Pine Ridge Drive location, which is only a 10,000-square-foot building. “This has been a project…

Lake Calendar

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REVOLUTINARY WAR ENCAMPMENT Historic Latta Plantation will commemorate the 224th anniversary of the Battle of Charlotte on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $4 for students of any age. Children 5 and under are…