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Discovery uncovers treasure trove of Lincolnton`s past

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Uncovering history can often be a matter of luck. Sometimes people notice a cave that leads to King Tut’s tomb or trip over a dinosaur bone. Billy Clippard Jr. recently had that luck of uncovering history through chance. The city recently condemned the old Crowell hospital. Ralph Carpenter had bought…

Around Town 6/24/2005

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MEDICARE PROGRAM Cooperative Extension’s Sr. Health Insurance Information Program counselors and representatives from Social Security will be presenting an informative program pertaining to the new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, which begins January 1, 2006. An Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs is being mailed to millions of…

And They Call It Puppy Love

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Lincoln County Job Fair

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Lincoln County will hold a job fair, “Lincoln County Works,” on July 13 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Betty G. Ross Park Gym. “The job fair will be even more important than last year’s because as the economy improves, there will be a greater need for connecting employers…

Incentive grants for two businesses approved

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Commissioners Monday night approved incentive grants to entice two existing industries into investing millions and deepening their roots in Lincoln County. B.R. Lee Industries, located on N.C. 16 in Denver, plans to invest $10.5 million in a new facility in the Lincoln County Industrial Park. Known as LeeBoy, the company…

Proud Graduates

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Art competition winners announced

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The Lincoln Regional Art Competition award winners were announced at the opening reception on June 17 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Winners were: First place: Brenda Beard Bostian for “Painting the Enchanted Forest,” second place: Renee Matthews for “Blazing Spirit” and third place: Amy Powell for “Light Cauldron.” Honorable mentions…

Debutantes presented at ball held in Shelby

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Fifty-nine young women from 18 area cities and towns were presented to society in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 60th Annual Debutante Ball on June 11. The weekend’s activities began Friday morning with a debutante registration and coffee at the home of the Judge and Mrs. James Morgan. Friday…

Thank You

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8-year old Denver girl names library`s bear

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His name is Forrest the bear. He stands seven feet tall at the side of the walking trail at the Florence Soule Shanklin Memorial Library. Since the end of April, the bear has been waiting for a name so that he could be issued a library card. Children under the…