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Poe named new ELAC chair

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Another Denver attorney has been named chairwoman of the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC). Kimberly Poe’s first meeting as chairwoman was in January. She accepted the position from Denver attorney Todd Wulfhorst. According to ELAC vice chairman Ken Morris, Wulfhorst had been serving as both…

DFD plans public session

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In planning and preparing for future growth in Denver, the Denver Fire Department is holding the second of two sessions on its upcoming 2007-08 budget Monday night. According to DFD chief Jay Flynn, people within the district are welcomed to come by the station with suggestions and ideas prior to…

Annual event comes to lake

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There’s going to be a lot of Lake Norman casting going on March 10 and it’s all for a good cause. That Saturday will mark the 21st anniversary of the Jim Ledbetter memorial team bass tournament. Bass anglers from throughout the Carolinas and surrounding states will gather for this popular…

Home school students get practical lessons in fire safety

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Denver Fire Department batallian chief Darby Price (left) demonstrates equipment during a homeschool tour. Will Rhoney, 6, (right) wears Price’s helmet. The tour emphasized safety and the importance of having a fire escape plan. Stop, drop and roll. It’s not a new dance or the prescription for boredom: it’s the…

Sports Briefs

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Lincolnton Legends The Lincolnton Legends USSSA baseball tryouts for the 13-and-under team will be held in February. Prospective players cannot turn 14 by May 1. Please contact Denny at (704) 736-9180 or Jeff at (704) 732-0845 for more information. Come out and walk Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Department has…

Woodie lifts West to victory

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Senior Taylor Woodie stepped up when his team needed him most on Senior Night Tuesday. Woodie put West Lincoln on his back, scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter to help the Rebels hold on for a 47-42 victory over Bessemer City. The 5-foot-10 guard was a perfect 10-for-10 from…

Mustangs victorious, West still perfect

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East Lincoln held on to beat Highland Tech Tuesday night, 48-43 on the Rams home court. The Mustangs had a 15-point lead after three quarters before watching the Rams drain five 3-pointers in the final quarter and being outscored 20-10. East Lincoln (17-5, 11-2) hit six-of-10 free throws to close…

Batman and Robin at it again

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In another episode of Cherryville’s caped crusaders, the Ironmen held off the Lincolnton Wolves 88-74 Tuesday. As is the case with most every game, the talented junior dynamic duo of Justin Johnson and Cameron Lovelace was instrumental in allowing the Ironmen (18-4, 10-2) to maintain the top slot in the…

Cold weather means more clients for Christian Ministry

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When the weather outside is frightful, poverty-stricken people who can’t afford heating have a lot to worry about. During December and January, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County spent more than $4,000 on energy-related expenses for clients, and February may be its busiest month yet. “We have had an increase in…

Around Town 2/7/2007

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SATURDAY BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, Startown Road will have a breakfast buffet on 7 – 10 a.m. Saturday. Buffet includes juice, fruit, eggs, grits, cold cereal, pancakes, toast, biscuits, gravy and sausage. Minimum donation of $6 benefits parsonage fund. YARD SALE Boger City United Methodist Church will hold its…

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