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How to avoid identity theft

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Lincoln County members of the Extension Community Association learned about the dangers of identity theft at a workshop held Tuesday. “This is something that is concerning everyone, every one of us,” said Rebecca Wesson, assistant manager of First Charter Bank in Lincolnton, of identity theft. “It’s very prevalent. In fact,…

SHORELINE—BUSINESS
Owner sees vision turn into reality

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Business owner Deborah Maynor says that her store is a reminder that any dream can become reality. Maynor opened Honeysuckle, a store specializing in accents and gifts, Sept. 15 in Denver. “I knew that I had always wanted to open my own store,” she said. “I just didn’t know what…

96th Birthday

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Rotary auction successful

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Two injured in 3-vehicle accident

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A three-vehicle collision sent two people to the hospital Tuesday. Around 6:40 a.m., a Mazda traveling east on East Main Street collided with a Jeep before slamming into a tractor trailer, said Officer R. Harrington with the Lincolnton Police Department. Harrington says that the driver of the Mazda, Mario Castillo,…

Verizon challenges Lincoln order

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Owners and developers of a newly opened Verizon store in Stanley are challenging an order to make the store front more attractive. Rampart Developers LLC and owners of the Verizon store at the Catawba Springs Promenade say it is too costly and time consuming to change its front and side…

Around Town 2/25/2008

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2nd CHANCE CLASSES Second Chance Classes are available from Gaston College through March. The majority of the classes are online. For more information visit www.gaston.edu or call (704) 922-6232. ALTRUSA AWARD Completed nomination packets for the 2008 Altrusa Award of Excellence must be received by the Gaston College Foundation office…

A kid`s dream comes to fruition

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If you asked Joe Fletcher when he was a kid what he wanted to be when he grew up, his answer would have been a firefighter. Now that he is all grown up, the answer remains the same. Fletcher, a 2006 graduate of North Lincoln High School, works part time…

50th Anniversary

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Two eighth-graders qualify for talent ID program at Duke

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Lincolnton Middle School eighth-graders Amanda Dango and Stuart Rhea can boast SAT scores some high school students never make. After taking the SAT in seventh grade, Amanda and Stuart both qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program with their math scores. To qualify for the program, students must score in…