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(Left to right) Kim Curles with KLC Resources, Lisa Wallace with the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, and John Gregory, owner of the Rock Garden, talk business during the Chamber’s Business After Hours function Thursday. The event was held by Lincoln Staffing, Apple Realty and Success Linc, located at 509…

Around Town 8/20/2004

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MARINE CORPS LEAGUE The Gastonia-based Marine Corps League is recruiting active, reserve and retired Marines in the Lincoln County area. The recently chartered league, which meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in Salem Baptist Church on Rolling Meadow Lane in Gastonia, serves as sponsors for several…

LHS Key Club honors advisor

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The school year’s first Lincolnton High School Key Club meeting had 140 students attending and a special honor for the club’s advisor. “I can actually say it’s very difficult to surprise me, and I was truly surprised,” said Mike Bowen, an Advanced Placement history teacher at Lincolnton High. During the…

Linoln seniors receive More Than A Meal

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Oftentimes senior citizens eat too much or too little. Sometimes they eat meals low in nutrition due to convenience or cost. Lincoln County Senior Service’s More Than A Meal program hopes to change those habits. “Lincoln County was the only county in North Carolina that did not have a nutrition…

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Postmaster Doris Reed and Billy Marsh, director of Communities in Schools, sort through supplies donated as part of the School Tools program last week. Postal workers collected over a ton of supplies on their routes. Alice Smith / LTN Photo…

Around Town 8/18/2004

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GOSPEL SINGING The Contemporary Gospel Group Voices Of Faith will be appearing Friday in a free non-ticketed concert starting at 8 p.m. at Cup Of Grace Coffeehouse. For more information call 704-732-8000 or www.freebygrace.org. WLHS CLASS OF 1964 PLANNING MEETING West Lincoln High School class of 1964 will meet at…

Revisions sought in business district document

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City planning staff members plan to rework parts of the proposed Unified Development Ordinance and present it at a public forum in September. During the Lincolnton Planning Board’s meeting Tuesday, several business leaders reiterated concerns they have with the ordinance, which contains several major changes. The most contested is a…

More security officers assigned to courthouse

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As part of continuing efforts to tighten security at the Lincoln County Courthouse, commissioners Monday night approved the addition of three new temporary security positions. The three officers — one armed and two unarmed — will work from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. They’ll work directly with…

McHenry takes runoff cliffhanger

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Supporters of Catawba County Sheriff David Huffman gathered seven- and eight-deep around a TV screen that displayed election results, cheering like sports fans watching a back-and-forth football game. One moment, state Rep. Patrick McHenry led the Republican primary runoff for the 10th Congressional District. Next, it was Huffman edging into…

Civic leader dies

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Long-time Lincoln businessman and civic leader J. Walter Lineberger died Monday, Aug. 16. He was 79. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. Lineberger was remembered by friends as a man who loved life and served as a pillar of his community as…