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City taps new attorney

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City council members appointed T.J Wilson as city attorney to replace former attorney Dan Barefoot during Thursday’s meeting. Barefoot, who resigned, served nearly 10 years on the board after he was appointed in December 1997, according to city manager Jeff Emory. Wilson’s salary is $12,500 a year, which was set…

Around Town 4/6/2007

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ENROLLMENT Redemption Outreach Center Christian Academy is now enrolling for the 2007-08 school year for ages 2-4. For more information, call (704) 735-1294 or (828) 455-4591. CHURCH DRAMA Southside Baptist presents an Easter Drama “A Price Paid” 7 p.m. today. Refreshments will be served following the drama. CANTATA/DRAMA Cornerstone Church,…

Antique bottles a long-time passion for trio of brothers

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There’s a reason Chuck, Tim and Stan Rash are known as the “Bottle Brothers.” Go into Chuck’s garage, and you’ll find the walls covered with thousands of antique bottles. As if that wasn’t enough, the brothers also have a shed full. “We’re getting to the point where something is going…

Playing Dress UP

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Star Struck stunners

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Students get head start on spring style

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The students at Head Start in Lincolnton ushered in spring with a fashion show at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Thursday. “She liked pink, and I like pink, and pink is a spring color, so we decided to go with pink,” said Michelle Pulley of her 3-year-old daughter’s outfit.…

FFA members participate in conference

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GREENSBORO – Members from the West Lincoln High School FFA Chapter participated in the 2007 MEGA Conference conducted by the North Carolina FFA Association on March 9 – 10. “MEGA Conference provides students with an opportunity to explore the FFA and learn ways to impact their chapters after returning home,”…

Pressing matters

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Crime Stoppers program coming to Lincoln County

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DENVER – A program universally known for rewarding anonymous callers for help in solving crime is coming to Lincoln County. During the recent meeting between Sheriff Tim Daugherty and members of the Denver business community, investigator Sgt. Lee Keller announced that Crime Stoppers will be coming to Lincoln County. “The…

Around Town 4/4/2007

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REUNION Former employees of the Carlton NSCT Yarn Mill in Cherryville will hold their 19th reunion April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at DJ’s Restaurant in Cherryville. For more information call (704) 435-2295 or (704) 435-6182. DAV FUNDRAISER Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 53 will be giving out “Forget-me-nots” (poppies) for…