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Around Town 10/3/2005

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REUNION The descendants of Silas Pope, Anna Deal Pope and Margaret Wages Pope will have a reunion at noon on Saturday at Catawba Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2639 Catawba Church Road , Rock Hill, S.C. Participants should bring lunch and drinks. Paper products and ice will be provided. Donations will…

Staying Alive

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Sara Butler (right) also became involved in the fun as she fed her 1-year-old nephew funnel cake. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Helping with Katrina

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Rebels take county cross country titles

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he West Lincoln Rebels cross-country team won both the Lincoln County mens and womens championships Tuesday at Highland Park. For the women, it was the third consecutive time they’ve bested their county competition; the men had not won the Lincoln County crown since the inaugural run in 1996. West Lincoln…

Around Town 9/30/2005

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SINGING Grace Baptist Church will hold a Saturday singing with Joyful Hearts at 6 p.m. on Oct 1. The church is located at 1185 Little Road. For more information call (828) 466-0490. COMPUTER MEETING The Computer Users Group of Lincolnton meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday in the…

Lincolnton man cooks at Johnson & Wales

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While cooking has been in Greg Chapman’s family many years, Chapman himself wanted a career that would really take off. “I was going to have a career in the airline industry,” he said, “but when Piedmont Air merged with U.S. Air, my job as an agent ended.” Over the next…

Fire destroys utility shed

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The South Fork and Crouse volunteer fire departments responded to a storage building fire on Laboratory Road late Wednesday night. South Fork Fire Department Assistant Chief Rick Ellis stated that when they arrived on the scene, the building was already fully engulfed in flames. They evacuated the homeowners until the…

The Hair Masters celebrates 20 years in business

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Lori Swink got her first taste of the world of cosmetology while she was in high school. “I took a class under Sandy Taylor at East Lincoln and I was hooked,” she said. After she graduated and worked in a couple of salons, Swink opened The Hair Masters on N.C.…

Timken mum on future of Lincolnton facility

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Officials with the Timken Company aren’t commenting on the future of their Lincolnton-area operation, after recently announcing it’s closing its Clinton, S.C. plant. Over the next two years, production lines at the plant will be phased into other Timken operations, according to company spokesperson Diane Bowler. “We haven’t identified where…

ROTC takes first place

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Members of the West Lincoln High School Junior ROTC accomplished more than expected when they took home top honors at the Newton-Conover Field Meet Sept. 10. “We knocked out (McDowell High School) that had won 10 straight years,” said Commander Karl Jordan, an ROTC teacher. The meet included 16 area…