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Four local teens prepare to compete

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CHARLOTTE — Four Lincoln County teens will be featured in the upcoming 57th Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade. Representatives from Lincolnton, North, East and West Lincoln high schools will first compete in the Pepsi Coronation and Awards Ceremony where the new Carrousel Queen will be crowned. The event will be held Wednesday,…

60th Anniversary

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Ceremony honors organ donors

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Memorials stones placed outside chapel Family and friends of 15 organ donors gathered outside of a small chapel at Lincoln Medical Center to honor their loved ones Tuesday. They stood in the cold November air as the wind blew and songs were sung Each donor had their name etched in…

Awards in `Classic` competition listed

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The East Lincoln High School “Carolina Classic” Band Competition allowed all the Lincoln County Bands to compete locally in their final competition this past weekend. All the bands earned good marks, with the awards distributed as follows: West Lincoln High School — Competing in Class A, the Rebel Band received…

NLHS touts `Lincolnopoly

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Game sales to benefit band Move over Monopoly, there’s a new board game in town. For the next month, North Lincoln High School band students will be selling “Lincolnopoly” far and wide. “It’s really interesting because it’s unique to our county, and anyone in our county can say, ‘Hey I’ve…

Crime on the rise in N.C. schools

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Lincoln schools among safest Crime increased more than 12 percent in North Carolina schools last year, while the number of weapons and drugs found on campuses also climbed, according to an annual state report released this week. But locally, Lincoln County schools enjoyed a low level of criminal incidents on…

Grand Opening

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Lincoln County Commissioner Tom Andserson cuts the ribbon with America’s Choice owner Rose Cramer and members of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Thursday at the Grand Opening in Lincolnton. Cindy Kale / LTN Photo…

Dancing for Divinity

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The Liturgical Dance Ministry at Rock Hill United Methodist Church is growing in popularity. Ashley McLean, JarDearia McLean, Shaye McLean, Shasta Clinton, Crystal Bost and Jessica Shipp practiced Monday night for the upcoming recital. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo STANLEY — Young people at Rock Hill United Methodist Church have…

Having front row seats for victory

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Each election day provides a bit of irony for one Lincolnton resident. Florene Reinhardt lives directly across from Republican headquarters on Academy Street. During Tuesday night’s excitement, Reinhardt and her friend from Lake Norman, Ruby Lail, had a front row seat — sitting in rocking chairs on her front porch.…

Art Opening

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Mary Jane Howard, executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council, prepares pieces for the County-wide Art Show that opens Sunday. The reception and awards ceremony will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…