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Seeking assistance — Lake-loving couple takes SOLO route

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DENVER — Save Our Lake Organization (SOLO) is heating up. The non-profit organization, headed by Jim and Jill Feldmeyer, is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of Lake Norman and the endangered Catawba River. “Somebody needed to do it,” Jill said. “I kept thinking surely somebody would do something about…

Carp fishing made illegal

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MOORESVILLE — The Lake Norman Marine Commission passed an ordinance Monday night making it illegal to catch or possess sterile grass carp. The carp, minnows from Eastern Asia, have been put in Lake Norman to eat up the fast-growing weed called hydrilla. A violation of this regulation will result in…

Didtinguished gentlewoman

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Denver pregnancy center volunteer receives honor Crystal Regan said that on the afternoon of Sept. 17, she became a little girl again. It was something she said she never imagined would happen to her. She was meeting the president. Regan, who volunteers at the East Lincoln Pregnancy Center in Denver,…

Dames of Denver

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Pottery Sale

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Misty Warren of Lincolnton looks at pottery being sold outside Byrd’s Sundries on Main Street Saturday morning. The Lincoln County Apple Festival was scheduled to occupy downtown on Saturday, but it was canceled because of Hurricane Ivan. Josh Davis / LTN Photo…

Bank Opening

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County Commissioner Tom Anderson cuts the ribbon at the Grand Opening of the First Federal Savings Bank in Denver. To left of Anderson are Harvey Jonas, director of First Federal Bank, President Chip Stroup and Branch Manager Brad Shelton. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo…

Chamber Calendar — Elections forum tops events list

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The 2004 Candidates’ Forum tops the list of coming events for the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber held a press conference Tuesday to go over the events coming up. The forum is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Candidates running for…

Business In Brief

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Gaston College’s corporate education program is offering seven free lunch seminars in September and Octoberto offer advice on handling business issues. All seminars are from noon to 1 p.m. on the day scheduled. The “How to Handle Anger” seminar will be held Sept. 30 in Room 126 at the Lincoln…

To protect and serve? Any day of the week

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Officer Devonda Friday and her aunt Lt. Cindy Monday have more in common than their family tree. They serve as the only two women on the force with the Lincolnton Police Department. “People get us confused,” said Monday. “They say Friday, and I say, ‘No, Monday.’” Monday has served in…

Children act up on stage

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Students taking the Lincoln Theater Guild’s new drama classes are learning that working together makes for a great show. “You contribute your part and your part makes the whole,” said Mary Williams, the class instructor to her students. “You could be a rock in the play, and you could be…