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Citizen of the Year banquet planned

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The fourth annual Citizen of the Year banquet will be held April 14 to honor an individual who has improved the quality of life in east Lincoln. Last year, Patsy Black was honored for her work with Relay for Life. This year additional honorees have been included to honor a…

Duke license on LNMC agenda

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The Lake Norman Marine Commission is fine tuning its recommendations for the Duke Power relicensing process. An update will be given at the next Lake Norman Marine Commission meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 11. “We are getting the data together and are making sure everybody agrees to it,” said…

Speedway opens Saturday

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STANLEY – Due to the rain on this past weekend the East Lincoln Speedway has rescheduled its opening for this coming. This will be the 16th consecutive season of weekly Saturday night racing, The season calls for 24 weekly Saturday night programs. The 18-event program of 175 laps will include…

Survivors recount cancer fight

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T’lene Barker of Denver knows first hand what being a cancer survivor means. Like many of the years that she has come to the East Lincoln Relay for Life Cancer Survivor dinner she has traced her handprint on the banner and has written how many years she has been a…

Relay for Life kicks off Friday at ELHS

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The 2005 annual East Lincoln Relay for Life kicks off this weekend at East Lincoln High School. Patsy Black, chairwoman of the relay, said the goal for this year is $205,000. Relay for Life is the signature fund raiser for the American Cancer Society. Teams from schools, churches, businesses and…

Around Town 4/6/2005

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COMEDY SHOW James Gregory, “The Funniest Man in America,” will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased with cash at the door. The box office opens at 6 p.m. To pay with a credit card, go to www.ticketweb.com;…

Around Town 4/4/2005

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WLHS BAND BOOSTERS The West Lincoln Band Boosters will meet Tuesday April 1 at 7 p.m. at West Lincoln High School. All parents and friends of the band program are urged to attend. Final details for the Washington, DC trip will be discussed. The drawing for the 2005 Mustang will…

Within The Week

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Want to kick off spring the right way? The Steely Pan Steel Band is bringing Caribbean rhythms and an ocean front sensibility to Lincolnton this week. The steel drum band will perform at the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center this Friday at 7:30 p.m. They bring with them 19 performers,…

Cactus Care

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Around Town 4/1/2005

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VIGIL CANCELED Tonight’s vigil kicking off Child Abuse Awareness Month has been canceled due to inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled. 2005 MUSTANG RAFFLE West Lincoln High School Band Boosters are extending raffle ticket sales for a 2005 Mustang. Tickets are $10 a piece. The new deadline is April…