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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…

SHORELINE – SPORTS
Denver native working at Golf Channel

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This summer has already been rewarding and busy for Denver native John Higgins. The rising Lipscomb University junior has arrived in Orlando, Fla., to begin a two-month internship with the Golf Channel. Higgins plays on the Nashville, Tenn., school’s NCAA Division I golf team and is a communications major. “I…

Around Town 6/9/2008

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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. FALL REGISTRATION…

Celebrating the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill

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Hog Happenin’

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