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Tugging at the harp strings

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Bronn and Katherine Journey will fill the Lincoln Cultural Center with the music of angels this Sunday. “Everyone loves the harp,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln County Concert Association. “That’s why they play it in heaven.” Harpist Bronn Journey and his soprano wife, Katherine Journey, will perform a…

Duke Energy donates to 2007 United Way drive

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Residents, county leaders talk treatment plant capacity

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(Left photo) Lincoln County manager Stan Kiser prepared to answer a question during a meeting of the East Lincoln Betterment Association in Denver. (Right photo) County commission chairman Tom Anderson (left) and public works director Steve Gilbert presented facts on the East Lincoln Sewer District. Jon Mayhew / LTN Photo…

Gettys named to Chamber position

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A Denver resident has been tapped to serve as the first Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s membership services person. Crystal Gettys, wife of Lincoln County Schools’ facilities director Darrell Gettys, will start in her new position March 12. The decision was made by a committee who received more than 10…

Browne retires from ELBA

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For the past five years, Peter Browne has been active in the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA), serving as vice president and president. The owner of the UPS Store at N.C. 16/73 in Waterside Crossing, Browne recently announced his retirement from the organization that has dedicated itself to quality of…

Reading Rudy

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Eagle scouts

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Around Town 2/26/2007

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DEMOCRATIC MEETING Democratic Party precinct meetings for Daniel Vale will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Union VFD. Precinct meetings for Asbury, Boger City, Long Shoals, Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln County Democratic headquarters. LENTEN SERVICE St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Lenten Service schedule…

All-star cheerleaders

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Ever-constantly serving

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(Editor’s note: Part one ran Feb. 12. The majority of that article centered upon Jerry Cochrane’s experience as a young man while in the military, and following his retirement from the military, his return home and his ever-increasing involvement in the community, especially education. The Lincoln Times-News is proud to…