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A total of 760 cited during Lincoln Click It or Ticket

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Traffic and criminal violations totaled more than 700 in Lincoln County during the recent “Click It or Ticket” campaign. “More than 15,000 drivers and passengers were cited [statewide] for seat belt and child passenger safety violations during the [May 19 to June 1] campaign,” Sondra Artis, senior assistant press secretary…

North Lincoln band members earn awards

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The North Lincoln Band of Knights recently recognized students for exemplary performance and attitude during the 2007-08 school year. Flautist, head drum major and All-American Band participant Molly Underwood won the John Phillip Sousa Award, the highest honor given by the NLHS band. Max Gratzer, Zack Reedy and Lucy Thomas…

Lincoln Teacher of the Year has held many other honors

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North Lincoln High School math teacher Fara Dellinger was named teacher of the year for Lincoln County for the 2008-09 school year. Dellinger said she wanted to be a teacher because she “wanted to be someone who consciously made an impact and attempted to help others reach their full potential.”…

Public invited to reception

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host an opening reception for British Boy, American Girl 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The show features the work of two emerging artists – Lydia Collier and Richard Stevenson. Collier, the American girl, paints with acrylics on…

Teacher of the Year

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Alexis fire response in question

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The Alexis Fire Department Sunday held the grand opening of its new $550,000 substation in southeast Lincoln County in an area described as “no man’s land,” by that department’s fire chief. However, whether any firefighters will be on site to respond to calls quickly could depend on the outcome of…

Crime cases crunch time for detectives

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Based out of a cramped office near Lake Norman, two Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are methodically fighting an uphill battle against crime in the eastern part of the county. Piles of paperwork and an increasing caseload spurred mostly by growth come across the neatly kept desks of detectives Darrell Hutchens,…

Coming Up

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n PGA meets NFL: The Verdict is in: The charity golf classic at Verdict Ridge Country Club June 21 and 22 should be a hit to help kids. Whether you pay $25 to sit in the gallery and see former football stars perfect their swings or $2,500 to tee off…

Question of the Week

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Should residents covered by the East Lincoln and Denver fire departments pay equal fire tax rates in next year’s fiscal budget? Mitzi Armstrong, Huntersville: “I think they should be equal because they are close to the same district. I used to live in the East Lincoln County fire district.” Don…

Around Town 6/11/2008

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FAMILY REUNION The 55th reunion of the L.W. “Lightfoot” Williams and Rebecca Bragge Hoyle family will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. LHS 45TH…