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Class of `62 holds Cajun fund-raiser

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The Reunion of Lincolnton High School’s class of 1962 brought fine cooking, music and magic to the historical Woodside home on Saturday afternoon. The class reunion, which was called Krewe II, doubled as a fund-raiser for the Lincoln County YMCA, and participants also took time to remember one of the…

Look at Lincoln

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Master and Miss Wal-Mart winners were named Saturday for collecting contributions in jars provided by the store for a fund-raiser benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network. From left are John Alexander, son of William and Christine Alexander, Destiny Johnson, 18-month-old daughter of Chris and Tracy Johnson; Sawyer Auton, 4-year-old son of…

Around Town 10/4/2004

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FAMILY REUNION The Sigmon Family Reunion, family of Claude and Bonnie Connor Sigmon will be Saturday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m.-until at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, High Shoals. Bring a covered dish and drink. For more information call Kevin Ray, 704-732-8158. LIBRARY BOOK SALE The annual Lincoln County Public…

Big crowds show for Denver Days

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DENVER — The second annual Denver Days was a huge success this past weekend, pulling in roughly 18,000 to 20,000 people, a 50 percent increase in attendance from last year. The vendors also had a 20 percent increase from last year. There were 176 spaces that were sold. One of…

Garcia celebrates opening of new plant

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Robert Garcia speaks to the crowd. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo Robert Garcia, co-founder and owner of R.W. Garcia Co, a tortilla chip manufacturer, lifted his champagne glass. “To health, love, wealth, and above all, time to spend it,” Garcia said in Spanish. Glasses clinked as those gathered at the…

Festival seeks to link cultures

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Organizers of an upcoming International Festival have loftier goals than the usual selling of cotton candy and children flying down inflatable slides. While junk food and carnival games will certainly be present at the festival, organizers hope to also create cross-cultural communication between Anglos and Latinos. “We feel that we…

County targets junk cars

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Lincoln planners are taking new steps to clean up and improve the appearance of the county. Planning board members and county staff met last week to discuss possible changes to the junkyard ordinance. The ordinance regulates how many junk cars and how much junk in general can be allowed to…

Look at Lincoln

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Trudy Lawing sent in this picture of West Lincoln High School’s “Class of 2005 Mascots” Keely Stempien and Nathan Mault at the school’s homecoming parade Thursday. Contributed Photo…

Truck hits train

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Trooper B.B. Clark with the North Carolina Highway Patrol examines a truck damaged in a wreck Wednesday. The driver, Frank Chapman, 70, of Southmont Road was not injured in the accident. Clark said Chapman was approaching the crossing at Southmont Road at about 8:30 a.m. and did not see the…

Around Town 10/1/2004

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DONATIONS Christ Caring Christ Sharing Independent Church, 1940 W. N.C. 27, Lincolnton will be accepting donations to take to hurricane victims in Florida. Water, clothes, coolers, grills, toiletries and non-perishable foods are some of the items that are being requested. The church is also looking for volunteers. Donations will be…