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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…

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…

Not your typical Shakespeare

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The students at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton campus have taken on “Hamlet” as their first theatrical production. Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. “It’s different,” said Jimmy Connolly, 17, who plays Hamlet. “It’s not the usually long, dreary Hamlet.” Instead, the Shakespearean tragedy is performed in just…

89th birthday

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Going where the Lord leads them to be

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According to The Brunswick Beacon, Rob Norman is one of the 10 most interesting people in Brunswick County. Although he now lives in Leland, Norman grew up in Lincoln County, as did his wife, Mickie. She was Lincolnton High School’s mascot in the late 1970s; he graduated from West Lincoln…

Grand opening

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Grand opening

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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…