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Sign ordinance much-discussed topic at planning board meeting

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Proposed changes to the county’s sign ordinance were tackled during the Nov. 16 meeting of the Lincoln County Planning Board. According to East Lincoln Area Council Chairman Todd Wulfhorst, the meeting with the planning board was the culmination of ELAC’s work with the county. “We’ve been discussing the sign issue…

Denver business owners reacting to news of possible Lowes Home Improvement

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Business owners in eastern Lincoln County are reacting to recent word of another “big box” store coming to N.C. 73 near the N.C. 16 interchange. Initially, some, like Marta Carlson with Paradise Gardens Garden Center, are concerned about Lowe’s Home Improvement locating a 139,000-square-foot store and retail complex. “Lowe’s will…

Around Town 11/23/2005

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PARADE SEATING A seating section in front of First Methodist Church, at the corner of East Main Street and North Academy Street, will be available for senior citizens and those with special needs at the Lincolnton Christmas Parade this Sunday, which begins at 4 p.m.. There is no cost. For…

Around Town 11/21/2005

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USED TOYS NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, 207S. Poplar St., is in need of used toys for its Christmas Fund. Toys can be donated Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information call (704) 732-0383. MEMORIAL TREE AND OPEN HOUSE E.F. Drum Funeral Home will…

PeeWee Panthers

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50th Aniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family at the Lincoln Country Club. They have two sons, Mark Sain of Lincolnton and Chad Sain of Kernersville and six grandchildren.…

For 28 years, ministry has helped provide for needy

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Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, Inc. was organized in 1977 by a handful of churches in Lincoln County. These churches wanted a central location where they could refer persons in need and assist them. We were created by the churches in Lincoln County and act on their behalf in doing…

Do the twist

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Holiday weight gain on the brain? Proper action can keep pounds away

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Although it’s a time honored tradition, few people look forward to gaining weight during the holiday season. Huge family meals, holiday parties and buffet tables covered in chocolate prove quite tempting throughout November and December. In order to promote a healthier holiday, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension organized a night…

Cultural Center to play classic

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“Charlotte’s Web,” E.B. White’s best-selling novel translated to the screen, can be seen at 10 a.m. Saturday morning in the Timken Performance Hall of the Lincoln Cultural Center. This classic story is described by White as a tale of “friendship, and salvation, a story of miracles — the miracles of…