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Local police agencies join `Booze It` campaign

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State and local law enforcement officers are taking part in the state’s fall Booze It and Lose It campaign, aimed at taking drunk drivers off the road. This is the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which runs throughout the holiday period. The second week of the effort wrapped up Dec.…

Christian Ministry donations falling short

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Donations are desperately needed for Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s Christmas Fund. While donations are coming in, the project is about $7,000 behind what it should be for this time of year, said Susan Brymer, director. “That concerns me in that if we don’t make at least as much as…

Christmas comes to Cat Square

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Unique parade draws crowds CAT SQUARE — The holiday season kicked off in Cat Square in a big way on Saturday as the town’s annual Christmas parade rolled through town. Marching bands, tractor trailers, antique cars and the usual parade fare made their way down Cat Square Road as thousands…

Man shot, beaten

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Authorities are investigating the beating and shooting of a man who was found wandering North Grove Street Saturday morning. Lance Taylor had to be airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center, Detective Sgt. Matt Painter with the Lincolnton Police Department said. A passing motorist saw Taylor walking down North Grove Street near…

Look at Lincoln

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Double Vision Callie and Camille Smith, twin daughters of Chad and Becky Smith of Vale, were voted Little Miss Cat Squares by residents last week and rode in the annual Cat Square Christmas parade Saturday. Each year residents elect a mayor, Miss Cat Square and Little Miss Cat Square. Diane…

Around Town 12/13/2004

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MLK B-DAY PARADE Anyone interested in being in the Martin Luther King parade should attend the meeting at 6 p.m. at the Oakland Center. The parade will be held on Sunday, January 16 in downtown Lincolnton. For more information call 704-735-0168 or 704-735-4075. ADULT CHOIR The Adult Choir, Boger City…

Carriages come to downtown

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The clip clop of horses’ hooves will fill the frosty air of downtown Lincolnton on Friday and Saturday night. Three carriages, each a different style, will make their rounds from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged. The princess carriage holds four adults and costs $10 per person.…

Look at Lincoln

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The Denver Area Business Association held a lighting of their holiday tree Tuesday in front of R-Anell Housing on Hwy 16. In attendance were Fit Dimension owner Jill Feldmeyer, By The Vine owner Liliana Barr, Jim Feldmeyer, Dorothy Emery, DABA President Andrew Johnson, DABA Vice President Joe DiPento and their…

Around town

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SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS Gen. Robert F. Hoke/Gen. William J. Hoke, Camp 1616 will have its monthly meeting Mon, Dec. 13, at Ryan’s Steakhouse, 7 p.m. in Lincolnton. NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Ryan’s…

Scavenger hunters to help christian Ministry

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Students will transform into scavengers Sunday for a charitable project. Members of the Lincoln County School of Technology DECA Chapter (Delta Epsilon Chi, a marketing association of students and teachers) will host a scavenger hunt this weekend to collect donations for Christian Ministry. “We know that Christian Ministry is in…