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Around Town 10/22/2007

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SPEAKER Heafner Preaching and Teaching Mission presents the Rev. William J. Abraham, an award-winning author, professor, communicator and ordained Methodist minister. He will speak Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 201 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.…

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,…

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…

Sheriff offers reflective tabs

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In an effort to keep children safe this Halloween, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is offering reflective shoelace tabs beginning Oct. 18. These tabs will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Trick or treat at your local…

Lincoln agrees to coordinate water use

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As drought magnifies serious inconsistencies in regional water use, commissioners this week agreed to join major public utilities spearheaded by Duke Energy to better coordinate management. In an agreement that took nine months of negotiations to craft, 25 public water users with a capacity of 100,000 gallons or more will…

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…