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DABA guest speaker: ‘Growth is a good thing’

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Members of the Denver Area Business Association (DABA) met Thursday at Sagebrush Steakhouse in Denver. The guest speaker was Mike Holder, divisional engineer with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT). Holder makes decisions on transportation matters for the six county division that includes Lincoln County. He spoke to the…

Talks move away from consolidation to cooperation

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On Tuesday, May 15, members of the East Lincoln Area Chamber (ELAC), a branch of the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, met to continue discussion of a proposed consolidation of the county and city sewer and water systems. According to chairwoman Kimberly Poe, the discussion had moved away from consolidation…

Around Town 5/23/2007

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ELBA MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the main fellowship hall of Unity Presbyterian Church, 8210 Unity Church Road, Denver. Sheriff Tim Daugherty and District Attorney Rick Schaffer will be the featured speakers and will discuss the impact of growth on law enforcement…

Fifth Generation

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Scholarship recipient

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Purchase poppies to remember veterans

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Receiving poppies from Libby Reel, president of the David Milo Wright American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 0030 are (top photo) Chief Deputy Barry Taylor of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, (middle photo) Amy Grant and Jeff Thomas of Community Cafй and (above photo) Terry Saine of Saine’s Ace Hardware. Other…

New lake patrol officer ready to ride the waves

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Lake Norman boaters may have noticed a new officer patrolling the Lincoln County waters. Jason Hutchinson took over Jeff Warlick’s lake patrol position six weeks ago after Warlick was promoted to lieutenant. “I just decided I wanted something different,” said Hutchinson, who had worked for the Lincolnton Police Department since…

Around Town 5/21/2007

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BABYSITTING CLASS The American Red Cross is sponsoring a babysitting class for girls age 11 and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (704) 735-3500. BLOOD DRIVE The next American Red Cross blood drive is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Activis (formerly Alpharma), 1877 Kawai Road. DEM WOMEN Lincoln County Democrat…

We’ve been working on the Rail Trail

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After a successful morning of litter cleanup from the Rail Trail (from left) Glenda Johnson, Elizabeth, Scooter, MaKayla, Britany, Katie and the rest of Girl Scout Troop 740 head back to the Methodist Church for other Troop activities. Girl Scout Troop 740 enjoys a quick break for a group photo…

Ministry holds conference

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Organizers of the Women’s Ministry of Reconciliation’s Second Annual Conference hope participants walk away with more than door prizes and goody bags. “I want them to be able to grab a gold nugget and take it with them – don’t leave empty-handed,” said Joeanne McSwain, the ministry’s founder. “If you…