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Police investigating phony payroll checks

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Lincolnton Police are investigating a group of people who cashed three counterfeit checks at a local business this month. The checks were created to look like payroll checks from Bowen Construction Corporation, according to reports. The three checks, made out for $386, $387 and $389, were cashed at T&T Investments,…

Born and bread

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Mayor Bobby Huitt cuts the ribbon with Eric Hernandez of St. Joseph’s Bakery and members of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday at the bakery’s Grand Opening in Lincolnton after changing locations. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…

Lincoln jobless — Rate drops almost 1 point

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Lincoln County’s unemployment rate dropped from 7.1 percent in July to 6.2 in August. “It’s almost a whole percentage point, that’s great,” said Judi Morton, manager at Lincoln County’s Employment Security Commission. Morton said the decrease is linked to school starting back up which takes a segment of people out…

Business In Brief

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Nina Smith of RHA Health Services has recently been named Gastonia Employee of the Year. RHA, which provides community-based supports and services to people that have developmental disabilities and is located in several states, chose Smith as one of 14 employees of the year out of 1900 employees. Smith, who…

First Baptist Church releases third cookbook

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Recipes with a hint of Lincoln County history are now on sale. The cookbook committee of First Baptist Church has compiled their third publication, “Seasoned With Blessings Volume III.” The keepsake cookbook features almost 1,000 recipes including appetizers, main dishes, desserts and others. The book starts off with a history…

Denver`s biology bugg — Student takes her work to next level

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DURHAM – In what will be the culmination of months of independent biology research, Denver resident Amanda Mason, 17, will submit her findings as an entry in the 2004-2005 Siemens Westinghouse Competition for Math, Science and Technology taking place Sept. 29. In this competition, remarkably talented high school students challenge…

Progressive Dinner

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Greg Coffey, president of the East Lincoln Betterment Association, presents Kathy Vinzant, director for the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse with a $250 check at the second ELBA Progressive Dinner last Thursday evening. The event included an evening of entertainment for the community, including appetizers at Mazatlan, dinner at…

ELPAC activity ongoing

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The East Lincoln Political Action Committee has set dates for many of the candidate interviews they will need to conduct to influence voters before the upcoming election. The interviews will help the group identify its choices for good and qualified candidates in order to educate voters about them. At Monday…

Festival fun – Day by Denver Day

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(Left to right) Jack Funk, Beverly McClure, Jerry Earnest, Patsy Black and Peter Browne discuss the Denver Days fall festival being held this Friday and Saturday in east Lincoln. The committee has been working for several months in order to prepare for the second annual eveAmy Wadsworth / LTN Photont.…

Denver Days

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