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LCHA participates in Charlotte celebration

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The Lincoln County Historical Association will be participating in celebrating the Mecklenburg Declaration Through the Ages 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Charlotte Museum of History, which will be hosting the gathering. Representatives from Historic Charlotte, Latta Plantation, Historic Rosedale, Levine Museum of the New South, May 20th…

North Lincoln’s Torbet making big transition

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Junior Emily Torbet is a spirited player to say the least. She acts as the teams motivator and class clown, but North Lincoln head coach David Johnson said that ultimately she is a leader. “It’s a role she’s working into. She is a leader and everybody looks to her,” he…

Food drive and soup kitchen fundraiser to help ministry

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Letter carriers will be picking up more than your mail on Saturday. “Every single post office in the nation will be doing the food drive Saturday,” said Mark Ludwig, food drive coordinator for Lincoln County. The National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive has been collecting food once a year…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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Should the county locate offices for taxes, building permits and other services in east Lincoln County? Ann Fuller, Westport: “That would be nice. You could get what you need easier and get something done.” Sandy Currie, Denver: “Yes, I just think it would be a whole lot more convenient as…

Turnout of 37% breaks record in Lincoln County

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Lincoln County Board of Elections director Judy Caudill predicted that good weather on Election Day would yield a high turnout. Whether the sunshine, the prospect of helping decide a presidential nominee or interest in county politics drew them to the polls, 17,533 Lincoln County residents cast votes in Tuesday’s primary…

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…