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United Way Day Saturday in Denver at Freedom Homes

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If you’re looking for a way you can contribute to the community as well as find a way to better your living situation, you can “kill two birds with one stone” from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at United Way Day, which will be held on the site of…

2006 Relay chairwoman’s enthusiasm contagious

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There’s no escaping Debra Ransom’s presence whatever space she occupies; not that you would want to, for to miss out on her vibrant energy and enthusiasm would deprive you of a person who can have a positive, significant bearing on your life, the same she has had with people she…

Around Town 5/5/2006

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GOSPEL CONCERT Lincolnton Band Booster Association hosts its First Spring Gospel Concert featuring Hope’s Call, Heart 2 Heart and the Pathfinders at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln County Citizen’s Center. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door and are available from band members or by calling…

Lincoln County Shriners raise funds to help children in need

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Steven Chambers has been through a lot in his 12 years. Born with cerebral palsy, he has spent his life in and out of hospitals. He lived through surgeries and injections and has been encased in a body cast twice. All these experiences, however, have made the Vale local into…

Everyone a winner at Special Olympics

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(Above)Justin Pace draws back and gets ready to toss the shot put during one of his attempts during Friday’s Special Olylmpics games. (Below)Brian Henderson is all smiles as he received his gold medal in the softball throw. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Cameron Carroll gets ready to spring from the…

Sing-a-long

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(Above) Residents of Cardinal Care listened in to a musical treat Friday when musicians Allen Biggerstaff, Michael Wright and Bryan Ayers (partially obscured) were joined in song by students from Lincoln Middle School. (Below) Allen Biggerstaff, Michael Wright and Byran Ayers set about with a foot-stompin’ and hand clappin’ good…

YMCA Safe Kids

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(Above) Andrew Helms, 7, gets a brown dog face makeover from Mollie Taylor, Caring Clown coordinator at Lincoln Medical Center. Facepainting was one of many attractions during Saturday’s YMCA Safe Kids Week event. (Below) Is that a look of concern on the face of Madi Paysour, 6, a digital print…

Medal of Honor recipient in Lincolnton

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Carolina Mills to close Lincolnton, Maiden divisions

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MAIDEN — Carolina Mills announced Monday that as of June 30, all domestic yarn manufacturing operations will cease, permanently putting 311 people in plants in Lincolnton, Maiden and Statesville out of work. In a press release issued by the company, president and chief executive officer Steve Dobbins, he stated damage…

Annual Denver festival at Holy Spirit draws hundreds

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Saturday marked the fourth annual Holy Spirit Catholic Church festival in Denver. (Left photo) Church member Terry Middleton cooked up hamburgers for sale at the Knights of Columbus tent. (Right photo) Derrick Bean, 2 Ð…, sat inside a fire engine. Jon Mayhew / LTN Photo The cool, sunny Saturday weather…