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Atlanta courthouse hostage recounts ordeal to Denver church audience

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Hundreds packed the sanctuary of Denver United Methodist Church Sunday night to hear the testimony of Atlanta Courthouse hostage Ashley Smith. Smith told the crowd of her life on drugs and how God helped her through the hostage situation at the hands of Brian Nichols, the man who stands accused…

LeeBoy to go to

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Pending regulatory approval, commercial grade asphalt equipment manufacturer B.R. Lee will be acquired by Vision Technologies Land Systems (VTLS) in a $129 million deal. The plant, currently based in Denver on N.C. 16, will be moving to a new facility in the Lincoln County Industrial Park in Lincolnton later this…

United Way, Freedom Homes teamed up for community awareness Saturday

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Rain and thunderstorms predicted for last Saturday stayed at bay as the United Way of Lincoln County (UWLC) teamed up with Freedom Homes on N.C. 16 in Denver for a community awareness event. Some of UWLC’s 19 agencies – including the Literacy Council and the Coalition Against Child Abuse –…

United Way event successful

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Around Town 5/10/2006

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RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL Retired school personnel will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Lincoln County Senior Center. WIDOWED GROUP The Fresh Start Widowed Group will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church (Family Life Center), 190 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia. The program will be “Motivation — Tooting My…

Literary winners to be honored

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The Lincoln Arts Council has announced the 2006 Flo Robinson Literary Competition Awards Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. in the Timkin Performance Hall at the Lincoln Cultural Center on Thursday. The program provides cash awards for poetry and prose writers from categories for adults, high school, middle school…

Debutante party

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Around Town 5/8/2006

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CANCELLATION Tuesday’s meeting of Lincolnton Republican Women has been canceled and will be rescheduled for June. SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS Sons of the Confederate Veterans – Robert F. Hoke/ General William J. Hoke Camp 1616 will have its monthly meeting 7 p.m. today at Ryan’s Steakhouse. LITERARY AUCTION A literary…

60th Anniversary

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Arts Council announces winners of Student Art Show

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The Lincoln Arts Council held an awards ceremony and reception for the winners of the 2006 Lincoln County Schools Student Art Show Sunday. The judge for this year was Allen Griffin. Around 400 people attended the event. The art will be on display through May 19 at the Lincoln Cultural…