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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…

Around Town 4/25/2007

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ANNUAL YARD SALE The West Lincoln Navy JROTC will hold its second annual yard sale, book sale and car wash 7 a.m. – noon Saturday at West Lincoln High School, N.C. 27 West. Spaces are still available for $10. Call Rodney Scronce (704) 276-2337. WALKAMERICA The Catawba County WalkAmerica begins…

City workshop promotes healthy living

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A three-part healthy lifestyles workshop for employees of the City of Lincolnton began Tuesday with an eye on prevention. “If you can prevent a problem, you’re way ahead of the game,” said Dr. Maurice Canaday, who spoke at the workshop. “Prevention’s what we’re after here.” The workshop took place in…

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…