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Sewer service for industrial park eyed

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City and county officials are in negotiations about running sewer services to the Lincoln County Industrial Park. The service is currently provided by the city of Maiden, City Manager Jeff Emory said during the City Council’s meeting Thursday night. But there are issues surrounding Maiden’s long-term capability of adding more…

Harrill celebrates 90th

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Fleta Boggs Harrill was honored recently with an afternoon party to celebrate her 90th birthday. The birthday party was held at Boger City Rest Home, hosted by her granddaughter, Stacie Lea Self of San Diego, Cali., and her daughters, Ann Self Sigmon and Linda Harrill Rudisill. Becky Avent catered the…

Service News

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HICKMAN Airman Luke Hickman of Vale recently completed Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice school at Shepherd Air Force Base in Texas. During his crew chief training, he learned to perform inspections, functional checks and preventive maintenance on aircraft and aircraft-installed equipment. Preflight responsibilities include ensuring that the aircraft has been properly serviced…

Cherryville honors `Choo Choo` Justice

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CHERRYVILLE —Cherryville has paid tribute to famed football player Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice who made the city his home for the last 22 years of his life. “This was where he lived. This is where he came to work, and this is where he died,” said Woody Durham, a sports…

Leadership Change

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Outgoing President Marty Eaddy places a service pen on Lincolnton Rotary Club’s new president, Steve Gurley, during Monday’s meeting at First Baptist Church. Other officers for the 2004-2005 year are: Rosalind Welder, president-elect; Barry Matherly, secretary; Carole Pendleton, treasurer. Gurley, who heads the city of Lincolnton’s planning department, outlined goals…

Diners asked to turn over to the Sports Page

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A sports bar proclaiming a family atmosphere is coming to Denver. Sports Page Food & Spirits is planned to open in Waterside Crossing Shopping Plaza by Sept. 1. Owner Michael Bryant said bringing the restaurant to Denver has been an option for a long time. “I live in Denver and…

Fire to light up the eastern sky Saturday

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The Denver Area Business Association will be holding its 4th annual fireworks celebration Saturday. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with fireworks at dark. The event will be held at East Lincoln High School. Starting at 5 p.m., D.J. Darin Henley of Maiden will be in charge of the music. At…

CATS transit service thrives in east Lincoln

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The Denver-to-Charlotte express bus service has been running for almost three weeks with overwhelming response. “Today’s crowd was the largest we have had,” said Tom Campbell, who rides the bus. “We started with eight to 10 people, but today there were 20 people on the bus.” Campbell, a Denver resident,…

Lake Calendar

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LAKE NORMAN RAFT-UP The 7th annual raft-up will be held on Lake Norman on Saturday, July 31. The event will be held at the T-5 marker from noon until 4 p.m. Proceeds from the raft-up will benefit the Navigational Aid program. CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will help Duke…

Church maps plans for new Latino Center

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Members of Lincoln County’s growing Latino population will soon have a new resource available to them. The Centro Multicultural de Esperanza (The Multicultural Center of Hope, in English), is coming together at Boger City United Methodist Church. “I’m really excited about the Latino center that we’ve begun,” said the Rev.…