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‘Tapping’ issue of merging water, sewer

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East Lincoln business leaders are continuing to learn about why or why not it would be feasible to merge the Lincoln County water system. At a recent meeting of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC), members heard from Lincoln County Manager Stan Kiser about why it would be easier to…

Customer service tops priority list

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For Joe DiMola, owner of Denver Tire and Auto and a New Jersey native, deciding to move to North Carolina was pretty much a no brainer. “The cost of living up there was crazy, the weather wasn’t the best and I love NASCAR,” said DiMola. DiMola managed an automotive shop…

Grant helps DFD with gear

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For the third year in a row, the Denver Fire Department (DFD) has received grant money from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, which is a division of the Department of Homeland Security. U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-10) recently awarded the $65,360 grant to the DFD which will be…

East Lincoln Relay a success!!!

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The annual East Lincoln Relay for Life was held Friday and Saturday at David Clark Stadium on the campus of East Lincoln High School. Thousands of people turned out to celebrate cancer survival and remember those who lost their fight against the disease. (Above photo) Luminaries dedicated to honor and…

D.A.R.E. graduates

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More than 400 fifth-grade students from nine different schools were recognized Wednesday for having participated and completed the Lincoln County D.A.R.E. program. (Above photo) After motioning for the students to cheer for their school as he calls out each school’s name, Sheriff Tim Daugherty indicates he is waiting to cheer…

Around Town 4/23/2007

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SENIOR HEALTH DAY The Lincoln County Family YMCA will host the fifth annual Senior Health Day 9 – 11 a.m. Tuesday. Education and informational booths will include blood pressure, stroke education, BMI, body fat, diabetes education, height/weight, nutrition education, Optima Therapies, Charlotte Audiology, Homestead, free massages, skin care. Carolinas Medical…

Consumers and employees alike learn and gain at Salem Industries

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When you work at Salem Industries, you become part of a family. The non-profit organization located on Salem Church Road has been providing work for “consumers” — men and women with developmental disabilities — as part of Lincoln County’s industrial and manufacturing community since 1972. “We have many different types…

WLHS students glad to be learning, growing in newly-constructed greenhouse

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They may have lost their last greenhouse due to the cultural arts and gymnasium renovation project, but the West Lincoln High School got something better in return. As part of the renovations, the school received a brand-new greenhouse, which they have been using since February. “When we take something out…

Around Town 4/20/2007

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FAMILY FUN DAY Cub Scout Pack 73 of Boger City United Methodist Church is sponsoring a blood drive and family fun day 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Donors should bring either their donor card or picture identification Saturday. Call Shannon (704) 678-2751. CHURCH SERVICE TIME CHANGED Rehoboth Church of Lincolnton…

150 years of loyalty, dedicated service

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On Thursday, Times Oil honored four very loyal employees. With a combined total of 150 years working for the company, calling these men loyal may be an understatement. R.A. Watts, Hubert Harrell, Junior Yarborough and Bill Shull all worked for Times Oil delivering fuel oil to homes, a side of…