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School has party to unearth ’88 time capsule

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Johnnie Bynum is one of those teachers whose influence remains 20 years later – in person. “I called my students that were [at Catawba Springs] in ’88,” she said. The reason she called is that Bynum and her sixth-graders at Catawba Springs Elementary made a time capsule and buried it…

Picking the perfect mug

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Baptist Church starts classes just for women

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Five years ago, Susan Hearld and other women at Westport Baptist Church in Denver found a way to help women who had been through the same experiences they had: They started a women’s class. “As women, we had all gone through difficult relationships,” Hearld explained. “It’s just a very hard…

Manufacturer looks at locating in Lincoln

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A Long Island-based manufacturer of promotional products is eyeing Lincoln County in a move that could add as many as 500 jobs to the local economy. Lanco Corp. Vice President Irwin Landow said Lincoln County is one of four potential destinations for the company, including South Carolina and Florida. However,…

Turn lane agreement is near

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Weeks after commissioners threatened to shut down Lincoln Charter School unless a turn lane was installed on N.C. 16, an attorney for the school said an agreement is close and construction could be completed by the end of the summer. Attorney Todd Wulfhorst told commissioners Monday he had spoken personally…

Lincolnton Goodwill store to mark 10th anniversary

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Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Lincolnton retail store and the Lincoln County Job Connection Saturday. The celebration will feature an anniversary sale with 30 percent off donated items at the Lincolnton store. In addition, a special celebration will take place from 9…

Manager recommends water, sewage tax cuts for relief

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Water and sewer tax cuts could come by June in a move that would keep cash in the pockets of many east Lincoln County utility customers. Newly hired County Manager George Wood recommended to commissioners dropping the amount customers within the East Lincoln Water and Sewer District pay now from…

2 more charged in break-ins

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Authorities made two more arrests in connection with a number of break-ins that occurred over a seven- month period. The rash of break-ins occurred between September 2007 and March 2008 near Cat Square Road, said Larry Seagle, public information officer with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Clinton Andrew Barnes, 16,…

East Lincoln Relay for Life concert not allowed this year

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In one of his final lessons at East Lincoln High School, senior Chase Gorowski is learning the hard way about the power and pitfalls of music. The 18-year-old band student and Interact Club president is the latest young-adult to take on a tradition at the school: raising critical cash for…

County likely to give YMCA four acres

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County commissioners gave preliminary approval Monday to donate four acres adjacent to Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln in Lincolnton to the Lincoln County Family YMCA. The undeveloped land next to the hospital parking lot on Gamble Drive would serve as an expansion of the Lincolnton YMCA facility. If approved, the site would…