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For impersonator, Elvis will always be work in progress

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If Elvis Presley was “The King,” than Tom Bartlett may be “The King” of Elvis impersonators. Bartlett says people always told him he looked like the rock ’n’ roll legend. Yet Barlett wasn’t a huge Elvis fan. “I was always a Beatles fan,” he said. His conversion to an Elvis…

McHenry, Johnson to vie in 10th

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Incumbent Patrick McHenry easily defeated challenger Lance Sigmon in Tuesday’s 10th Congressional District primary. McHenry’s victory sets up a November showdown with Democratic primary winner Daniel Johnson, who defeated Steve Ivester for the chance to face McHenry. “It looks like we won 2-1,” McHenry said in a conference call with…

ShoreLine Community Activities

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA After Hours The Denver Area Business Association will hold an after hours event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at LKN Athletic Club, 7393 Advance Ave., Denver. The theme of the event is “Brighten Your Walls” and “Get Into Shape,” and the event is hosted by…

Lincoln goes Clinton; Obama easily wins state

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Barack Obama may have won the state of North Carolina, but the hearts of Lincoln County Democrats belonged to Hillary Clinton. Clinton earned 68.9 percent of the vote in the local Democratic primary. Obama received only 28.48 percent. A total of 9,765 Lincoln County Democrats voted. “I know where she…

Coming Up

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CONTACT US If you have a news tip or story suggestion, would like to place an advertisement or subscribe to the Lincoln Times-News, please call: (704) 257-0020 COMING UP n Winning is everything: DABA and Scholz and Associates Inc. will offer DABA members and other business professionals a four-hour “Winning…

Lincoln sales tax thumped

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A quarter-cent sales tax proposed by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners was defeated overwhelmingly in Tuesday’s primary election. The proposal, which commissioners had discussed as a means of helping pay off the county’s school debt, failed by a margin of 73.81 percent to 26.19 percent. The tax was expected…

Pulte project needs deal to reach fruition

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The fate of a 1,200-home subdivision for older adults in east Lincoln County may hinge on a compromise. Developers are willing to pay increased water and sewer connection fees required by the county, but prefer not to do it as a lump sum. Pulte Homes in February threatened to scrap…

East Lincoln Relay for Life runs Friday, Saturday

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This year’s East Lincoln Relay for Life event, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the East Lincoln High School stadium, should be a good mix of the old and the new. “Pretty much all the bands are new,” said East Lincoln Relay for Life chairwoman Melanie Leone. Also new to…

East Lincoln Relay Schedule

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East Lincoln Relay for Life Entertainment Schedule: Relay Through the Decades FRIDAY n Noon to 5 p.m.: Registration/camp up/performers. n 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Music Through the Decades, performed by Creative EJ vocalists. n 6 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.: Guess which decade the music is from, with Darin Henley…

Around Town 5/5/2008

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SECOND FRIDAY FEAST All seniors are invited to Wayne’s Second Friday Feast at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant in Denver. The cost is $6 per person. This month’s program features music from E.C. Beatty. To register call Paul and Celia Deese at (704) 483-455 or (704) 483-5778. RABIES…