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County job prospects promising

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An improving job market may be in sight for Lincoln County. The unemployment rate for March dropped from a 6.3 to a 5.5 percent. “There are actually over 400 more people back at work,” said Judi Morton, manager at Lincoln County’s Employment Security Commission The Lincoln Economic Development Association in…

Grand Opening

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Around Town 4/29/2005

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HOT DOG/BAKE SALE Buffalo Shoals Baptist Church will have a hot dog/bake sale from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information call (704) 732-1656. YOUTH RALLY Unity Baptist Church invites all youth participating in the Rick Gage “Go Tell Crusade” to a youth rally at noon Saturday,…

Lake Calendar

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ANNUAL FISH FRY Denver United Methodist Church will have their annual Fish Fry on Saturday, April 30 at 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The plates consist of flounder and or Pollack fish along with cole slaw, french fries, hushpuppies, tea and dessert. Eat in or take-out. All you can eat…

Woman charged in downtown fight

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A Lincolnton woman faces assault charges following a fight outside a local business last week. Jessica Burgin, 20, of 235 Hill Road, is charged with misdemeanor assault, according to reports. Police responded to an assault call last Wednesday at Eckerd Drug in Lincolnton, which is across the street from the…

Around Town 4/27/2005

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS The board of directors of Habitat for Humanity in Lincoln County will meet at 6:30 p.m. on April 28 in room 222 at the Lincoln campus of Gaston College. Refreshments will be served following the business session. BBQ BENEFIT A barbecue for Donnie Sain, a recipient of…

Seniors shape up at YMCA

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Seniors can always find seasonal activities at the YMCA and they are not all sweaty workouts. Some are simply health enhancing screenings and many are educational programs. The third annual Senior Health Fair will be from 9 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10 and is in partnership with Lincoln…

Police phone calls provide comfort to live-alone elderly

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Getting a phone call from the police might not seem like a good way to wake up, but for 30 Lincolnton seniors, it’s how they start their day. The RUOK — “Are You OK” — program has been used by the Lincolnton Police Department for the past 15 years. The…

Senior Rotarian

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