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Biking for the season

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Afterwards, members sang Christmas carols at the Moose Lodge for children and their parents and children such as 4-year-old Donald Harkey received presents from Santa. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Alternate Gifts Market sale Saturday at First Presbyterian “unique” opportunity

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More than 300 people were expected to attend an “Alternative Gifts Market” sale held at First Presbyterian Church of downtown Lincolnton Saturday. The main feature of the event were third-world crafts on display for sale from Unique World Gifts of Hickory. The store, located on N.C. 127 in the Viewmont…

Lincoln County Commission Foundation presents grants

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The Lincoln County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Foundation for the Carolinas, presented several challenge grants Monday at the weekly Monday luncheon of the Rotary Club. The presentation was made there because many members of the community foundation are also members of Rotary. (Above photo) Harry Huss, at the…

Casting his vote

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Grand openings

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Grand openings were the orders of the day this past week as (top photo) county commissioner Tom Anderson (holding oversized scissors) and Drs. Todd Hamilton (standing next to Anderson) and Stephen Austin cut the ribbon at their Denver practice. Shortly afterwards, at the same location (middle photo) commissioner Anderson and…

Historical Society recognized for mural

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Each year the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies presents The Albert Ray Newsome Award to organizations that have completed outstanding programs of historical activity. Honorable mention went to the Lincoln County Historical Association for the restoration of “Threshing Grain,” the Lincolnton post office mural painted in 1938 as part…

Scene of the season – II

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Around Town 12/5/2005

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REVIVAL Howard’s Creek Baptist Church will hold revival Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting at 7 p.m. with special singing by “The Gospelaires.” CAMP RETREAT A Senior Citizens Retreat will be held at Camp Dogwood at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Cooperative Extension’s Senior Council members have planned a great…

Around Town 12/2/2005

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COMMUNITY MEETING The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 12 COMPUTER GROUP The December meeting of the Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Lincoln County Library, 306 W. Main Street. There will be…

Cat Square residents remember term

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They don’t preside over City Council meetings or hold public hearings. You won’t see them clutching large scissors at a ribbon-cutting event. And, no, there won’t even be political signs bearing their names. But the mayor of Cat Square does have a major responsibility and it’s one that only a…