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Five generations

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Anthony Grove Baptist membership is young, and growing

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Anthony Grove Baptist Church may not be located in the most metropolitan area on Earth, but that hasn’t hurt membership at the Crouse church. The church boasts 805 members, with an average worship attendance of 400-450. “We joke around that they built the Wal-Mart to help people find it,” pastor…

Grand Opening

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Snow Surfing

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Marching in memory of Martin Luther King

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A crowd made of citizens old and young, black and white took to Lincolnton’s Main Street Monday to march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. In previous years, a parade was held on the holiday, but due to a lack of participation, organizers canceled it. Lincolnton High School’s marching…

Marching in memory of Martin Luther King

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A crowd made of citizens old and young, black and white took to Lincolnton’s Main Street Monday to march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. In previous years, a parade was held on the holiday, but due to a lack of participation, organizers canceled it. Lincolnton High School’s marching…

Youth remember King

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R.J. Lattimore from Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church (above) sings a selection at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Youth Program, which was held Monday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Below, members of New Providence Full Gospel Teen Choir take their turn on the stage. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Web site helps fight drunk, drugged drivers

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A new Web site will act as a resource in fighting drunk and drugged driving. The Institute for Behavior and Health launched StopDruggedDriving.org in December to coincide with National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month. Lincoln County Sheriff Tim Daugherty fully supports this new resource and has added the link…

Lincoln Times-News revamps Shoreline efforts

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After 45 years of trying to unify the east and west sides of Lincoln County from a Lincolnton-based office, the Lincoln Times-News is moving east. In this new attempt, an office will be open at 4317-A N.C. 16 in Denver with a fulltime reporter and advertising representative. Jerry Leedy, Times-News…

All agree: N.C. 16 is the key

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It’s one o’clock on a week day at a packed Stacey’s Restaurant in Denver. Jan and Jim Ledford sit down to a familiar scene. As 25-year residents, the retired couple has watched the two-lane N.C. 16 outside the windows of the iconic eatery for years. More and more frequently, strange…