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Teachers’ talent on display at third annual show

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Good news for parents: Lincoln County Schools is planning an evening of entertainment that will maintain a 6-year-old’s attention for more than 20 minutes. Students of all ages from all over Lincoln County have a unique opportunity to see their teachers showing off. The third annual Lincoln County Public Education…

100th birthday

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Campbell machining business is booming

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Campbell and Sons Machining, located on W. Congress St., has only been in Lincolnton for a little longer than a year, and the company is already expanding. “We’re adding 1,600 square feet,” said Ronnie Campbell, who runs the business with his brother Steve. Founded by Campbell’s father Leroy in 1973,…

Man, daughter begin relationship after 30 years

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(Above) Randy Keever of Lincolnton was overjoyed to find out the daughter he almost never knew he had is alive and well. He was also happy to learn he has three granddaughters. (Below) Karen Sommers of Sydney, Australia, used the Internet to track down her father in the United States.…

Boys’ State

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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…