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Comments on Duke invited

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East Lincoln residents can voice their concerns on Duke Power Co. services on April 21. A representative from Duke Power and a representative from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will be present to answer any questions. Comments are invited as Duke seeks relicensing. “Duke is the one that is going…

Fund raisers lead up to Relay

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Relay for Life is just two weekends away but the list of events has already started. · April 1 – Fish/Chicken Fry at Salem United Methodist Church for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drive thru pick-up for $7.50 · April 1 and 2 – Spaghetti Dinner at Holy…

Around Town 3/28/2005

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DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT MEETING The Denver, Triangle, Triangle East and Cowans Ford precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s By the Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver. Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria…

Within The Week

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If you’re one of those folks who goes ga-ga for glass (and believe me, there’s a lot of you), I suggest you visit Charlotte’s Mint Museum sometime between April 2 and August 21 to check out “Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection.” The exhibit brings in fancy glass from…

Loading the Tonka Basket

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Around Town 3/25/2005

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FISH FRY & AUCTION A fish fry and auction benefit will be held for Joe and Karen Morgan at the Lincoln Country Club on Saturday March 26. The fish fry will begin at 1 p.m. Tickets are $6 per plate. The auction begins at 3 p.m. For more information or…

ESC: Lincoln jobless rate up slightly

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Lincoln County’s unemployment rate for the month of January went up from a 5.8 in December to a 5.9 in January. Judi Morton, manager at Lincoln County’s Employment Security Commission said the small increase is linked to the layoffs after the Christmas hires. At this time last year, Lincoln county’s…

Business Briefs

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Lincolnton’s newest bank, Carolina National, has named Lincolnton resident Scottie H. Jenkins to the position of office manager. Jenkins is a graduate of West Lincoln High School and has over 25 years of local banking experience. “I am excited about the opportunity to serve this community,” said Jenkins. Carolina National…

Cheerleader hits Hawaii

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A West Lincoln High School student has cheered her way to Hawaii and now to college. Holly Wellman, a senior at West Lincoln, recently attended the All American Cheer and Dance Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill. While there she was selected to perform for the National Football League’s Pro Bowl in…

Active learners take on Easter

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UNION – Kindergarten is tough work. You have to color between the lines, learn to share with others and stay still for an entire nap time. If you’re in Angie Deal’s class at Union Elementary School, all this drudgery is broken up by jelly beans and bunny hopping. On Thursday…