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Chamber luncheon kicks off orientation for new members

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly networking luncheon Wednesday at the East Lincoln Community Center. The event kicked off with a new member orientation and some time for existing chamber members to network. “It’s for the new members to be able to meet existing members and for…

BPW taking applications for award

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The Business and Professional Women Organization of Lincoln County is accepting nominations from the public for the 2007 Woman of the Year Award. The deadline to make a nomination is Nov. 1. The criteria to be a Woman of the Year includes residence, past recognition, civic and community activity, family…

Around Town 10/19/2007

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HOTRODDERS BENEFIT The 3rd Annual Hillbilly Hotrodders Benefit Car and Truck Show will begin at 12 p.m. Sunday at Untouchables Pizza, located at the intersection of N.C. 150 and N.C. 16 in Denver. Registration will be from 12 to 3 p.m. All proceeds from this year’s benefit will go to…

Woman wins three blue ribbons

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Jane Goodson entered four items into the Cleveland County Fair and ended up with three blue ribbons. “Three out of four’s not bad,” said the Lincolnton quilter and community college professor. Goodson has quilted for the past three years and has produced around 25 quilts. Some she has given away…

Blood donation saves lives

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This Saturday, area residents will have the opportunity to make a donation that could save someone’s life. And it doesn’t cost a thing. The Red Cross will have a blood drive from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Covenant Bible Church. The drive is being held in honor of…

Chorus sings for its supper

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The red carpet will be rolled out, paparazzi will yell for pictures and the sound of show tunes will fill the air at West Lincoln High School’s Music Feast. “We’re just really doing it up like it’s the Oscars,” said Tim Ottinger, the school’s chorus teacher. The fundraiser will include…

Lion inducted to den

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East Lincoln students learn about cells

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Students at East Lincoln High School solved “The Mystery of the Crooked Cell” last week during a visit from the University of North Carolina’s Destiny and Discovery Bus. The DESTINY (Delivering Edge-cutting Science, Technology and Internet across North Carolina for Years to come) Bus, an extension of the Morehead Planetarium…

Planners approve shooting range

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Lincolnton has moved one step closer to allowing the first indoor shooting range in the city’s history. A Walgreen’s drug store was also given preliminary approval on Tuesday. With one vote against, the Lincolnton Planning Board approved converting a now- defunct 13,500-square foot bowling alley and adjacent car wash into…