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Maiden church roots go deep

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Nancy Anthony (left) and Jeri Crow check out photographs for the Historical Association’s next book, a collection a pictures by Clyde Cornwell, Saturday. Some people in the pictures have yet to be identified. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News MAIDEN — St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ in Maiden began as…

Woman dies in car crash

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A Lincoln County woman died Sunday after a single-vehicle wreck in Catawba County. Ginger Herndon Williams, 29, of 2084 Shuford Road was driving toward Maiden at about 7:20 a.m. Sunday, Sgt. C.D. Berry with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said. Williams was traveling north on Henley Road approaching its…

County to eye debt choices

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County commissioners tonight will hear a presentation on three alternatives to raising the property tax to pay for school debt. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting starts at 7:15 tonight in the Commissioners Room at the Citizens Center. A meeting of the East Lincoln Water and Sewer District Board…

Obituaries 3/12/2004

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Clinton Floyd Clinton Lee Wayne Floyd, 40, of Lincolnton, died March 8, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at McEwen Funeral Home, Derita Chapel in Charlotte. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Born in Charlotte, he was a coordinator with Iron Mountain. Survivors include his wife,…

Hometown Furniture shifts to downtown

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Mayor Bobby Huitt, owners Teresa Lowman and Mary Ann Froneberger and their families and friends cut the ribbon Thursday at the grand opening of Hometown Furniture on Main Street. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News Everything from leather couches to love seats to beds fills the new location of Hometown Furniture.…

Dancer gets top score

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On Dec. 7, 2003, Arianna Timmerman, 9-year-old daughter of Chuck Timmerman of Cherryville and Vicki Timmerman Blythe of Lincolnton, took top score and honors of her age group at the Dance Machine Productions Regional Competition in Elkin. Timmerman’s free-style solo dance routine consisted of a mix of lyrical, jazz and…

Education, protection offered to are seniors

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Continuing education is important at all ages. The Healthy Living Series returns for its 11th year with that purpose. “Seniors need to be aware of up-to-date information, and they take note of what we say,” said Sharon Boyes, program assistant with Lincoln County Senior Services. The program will be held…

Restaurants cater to health-minded eaters

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Dieters may not be able to have their cake and eat it too, but ice cream could be a different story. Owners of I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt have been addressing the needs of their customers for years. “It’s not just fad diets. There are a lot of families who…

Insects bring threat

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Smack! You squash the tiny insect as it bites your leg. But has the damage already been done? Aside from the bite site that will itch for days, the threat of disease spread by mosquitoes remains a concern in Lincoln County. Mosquitoes can carry two diseases in this area —…

Lady Mustangs finish second in tourney

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East Lincoln soccer The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs had a strong showing in the St. Stephens tournament recently. The squad coached by Jason Dragoon finished in second place at 0-0-3. In their first match Erin Smith earned the shutout in net against St. Stephens in a 0-0 tie. Kim Scercy…