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Couple lives a storybook life

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It’s a story that belongs in a slightly used paperback novel – two people meet while working at a small, private college. Electricity fills the air. After two weeks of dating, they become engaged. It takes another two weeks for wedding bells to ring. “He told his boss ‘I’m going…

Rail Trail Project

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McGuire shuts down reactors

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Duke Power shut down one of its two reactors at the McGuire Nuclear Station on Wednesday due to a steam leak. The leak was first discovered in the morning in a two-inch line which helps turn the plant’s turbines. It did not become a problem until the afternoon. Officials decided…

Rhyne honored by YMCA

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CHARLOTTE — Johnathan Rhyne, attorney and partner of The Jonas Law Firm, was among those recognized Monday at the Adam’s Mark Hotel by the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Rhyne was named recipient of this year’s George Williams Award. He is a founding board member of the Lincoln County YMCA as…

Around Town 3/4/2005

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BUFFALO SHOALS PRECINCT MEETING A precinct meeting for the Buffalo Shoals democratic party will be held Monday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Buffalo Shoals Club House. OAKGROVE PRECINCT MEETING A precinct meeting for the Oakgrove democratic party will be held Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the…

West Lincoln band raffles off Mustang

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A 2005 Mustang could be yours for only $10. You even get to pick its color. West Lincoln High School band students will be selling 3,500 $10 raffle tickets from now until April, and one lucky winner walks home with the new car, which is donated by Armstrong Ford in…

Growing through art

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The opening reception of A Place to Grow’s annual art show was full of noise, smiling children and colorful, wall to wall art Thursday morning. “We weren’t even able to get everything up,” said Denise Zock, director of the preschool. “We had to choose bits and pieces.” The art exhibit,…

Ordination

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Heard any good books lately?

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Want to catch up on the classics, but don’t have time? Hoping to learn from the good book, but your hands are full? Addicted to mysteries and working a factory job? Audio books come to the rescue! “I’m a tape worm,” said Sue Johnson, an audio book enthusiast. “I love…

Many who need hearing aids don`t have them

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Over 5,000 people in Lincoln County identify as having a loss of hearing. Of those, 313 people have a profound loss. The Lincolnton Lions Club hopes to aid those disabled with the assistance of the North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing. “Deafness comes…