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City Hall Dedication

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City Manager Jeff Emory was one of several speakers Sunday at the dedication of the new City Hall/Fire Department complex. Chris Dean, Steve Steiner / LTN Photo Prior to the start of Sunday’s festivities, Lincolnton Mayor Bobby Huitt spent a few minutes with Police Chief H.D. Abernathy and Captain D.E.…

Around Town 4/10/2006

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SIREN TEST Sirens located around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at approximately noon Wednesday. ROAD WORK The North Carolina Department of Transportation wants residents to be aware that crews will be patching sections of N.C. 27 between Boger City and N.C. 150 East throughout the day Tuesday and Wednesday.…

Competitors, all

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Around Town 4/7/2006

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HOTDOG SALE West Lincoln Rescue will hold a hot dog sale 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at the station. PETER THE ROCK Southside Baptist Church will present “Peter the Rock” 7 p.m. Sunday. The church is located at 1725 Southside Road. For more information call (704) 735-2418. EGG HUNT…

Grand Opening

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Grand Opening

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Chamber drive kicks off

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2006 membership drive at the end of March. According to Chamber president Ken Kindley, the goal of the two week membership drive is 25 new members. “By 2006, we hope to have 100 new members.” The Ambassador Group of the Chamber…

Never losing sight of the goal

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During World War II, Jack Dellinger flew on 35 missions over Germany as a gunner with the B17 Flying Forces. He remembers the war as a terrible and terrifying time. He remembers the flying, however, as wonderful. So it’s not surprising Dellinger has spent a good deal of his 82…

Bone marrow needed for man with leukemia

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The first time Michael Nichols learned he had cancer, he was shocked. “I was terrified, you know,” he said. “I’ve always heard cancer was a killer. That was my first thought.” It’s been eight years since Michael, a Lincolnton resident, was first diagnosed with leukemia, which eventually went into remission.…

YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day

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Fun activities for children and important health information for parents make up the two key components of the Lincoln Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. “Our main purpose is to provide kids and families with this information so the kids carry this with them into their lives,” said Melony Hipp, an…