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Local writer creates ‘poetic autobiography’

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Fans of Devona Wyant usually listen to the Lincolnton poet read her work aloud. Now, they read it for themselves. “It’s something tangible for someone who says ‘I want to take your work home and read it at my leisure and think about it,’” Wyant said of her new chapbook…

Constitution Week celebrated

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Troopers shoot pit bull after lady bitten

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A pit bull was shot and killed by state troopers Monday after authorities said the animal charged at them and had bitten a woman in Denver. Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the McDonald’s on N.C. 73 and located three pit bulls inside a vehicle behind…

If there’s bees, there’s…honey

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Greg Clements, a Denver resident and beekeeper, was the guest speaker for the East Lincoln Community Garden Club’s meeting this month. How much do bees weigh? How fast can bees fly? Do you extract your own honey? Does the queen bee ever leave her hive? Do you get stung a…

Bobcats communications chief talks with DABA

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A Charlotte Bobcats representative updated the community on the team at the Denver Area Business Association’s (DABA) Mega Networking Luncheon. Michael Thompson, director of corporate communications for the Bobcats, spoke at the luncheon last Tuesday. He said the National Basketball Association (NBA) team had gone through some down times, but…

Lakeshore Marina moves closer to lake’s shore

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Lakeshore Marina has moved from Iron Station to Denver, which has allowed the business to offer more services. Owner Grady Gibson can store up to 60 boats at the new facility. He said the area needed more storage options for boat owners in the fall and winter. Lakeshore Marina offers…

Around Town 9/22/2010

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CRIME SURVEY Juvenile Justice and Law Enforcement agencies in Cleveland and Lincoln Counties are implementing strategies aimed at proactively dealing with potential gang problems in local schools and communities. The publics input is needed and would contribute to the overall assessment and program initiatives. To take the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MKGSWLB…

Family Reunion

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50th anniversary

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Maryann and Richard Harczuk of Guy Heavner Road in Lincolnton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 24. They were married in Middlesex County, New Jersey in 1960 and lived there for 39 years until they retired and moved to North Carolina to be closer to family. They were given…

Engagement: Barnard, Farson

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Heather May Barnard and Jonathan Neil Farson announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Heather is the daughter of Alex and Peggy Barnard of Iron Station. She graduated from East Lincoln High School and from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a Masters of Physical…