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Caldwell named scholar

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Denver resident Hunter S. Caldwell was recently selected as a Pop Warner Mid-South region first-team scholar. He will be honored at the Pop Warner Mid-South regional scholar banquet on April 1 at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem. Caldwell is also competing nationally for All-American Scholar Honor. If Hunter is…

Denver, Lincolnton people `jailed` for a good cause

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Lincoln County residents, including Sheriff Tim Daugherty and Chamber of Commerce Chairman Jack Funk, were taken to jail Thursday morning. The incarceration was not for criminal actions, but for a good cause–Muscular Dystrophy Association’s “lock-up” held at the Comfort Inn at East Main Street. “Inmates” were given a telephone and…

Out & About

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Several events are planned to raise money for the upcoming 2007 East Lincoln Relay for Life. On Saturday, March 17, there will be a Krispy Kreme donut sale at stores throughout the Denver area. Friday March 23, meantime, Webbs Chapel Church is holding a fish fry. Wednesday, March 28 will…

Around Town 3/5/2007

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MARINE CORPS LEAGUE The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Detachment #1265, Marine Corps League will meet on Tuesday, March 6th, at the DAV Hut on Laboratory Rd in Lincolnton at 7:00PM. All Active duty and Honorably Discharged Marines and Navy Fleet Marine Force Corpsmen are invited to attend. BLOOD MOBILE The…

Spotlight — Crowell `carves` career doing what he loves

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When Robert Crowell was 24-years-old, a story about him appeared on the front page of the Lincoln Times-News. The article was about a hang-gliding accident Crowell was lucky to survive. Now, 28 years later, Crowell is newsworthy for a much different reason. The Lincolnton native, who has lived in Boone…

Spotlight – Smoke Free

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Spotlight – New Ladder

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Spotlight — I-Care programs helping youths prepare

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Poverty is an enormous problem in many communities in this country, and Lincolnton is no exception. Thankfully, at least one organization is doing its part to help those living in poverty find ways to improve their lives. A community action agency based in Statesville, I-Care, Inc. serves to assist low…

Friends through war and peace

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The Korean War brought the group of friends together, but during their monthly breakfast together, the veterans prefer to discuss other things. “We talk about how we’d like to be back 20-years-old again,” said Jack Hull, a veteran. They also discuss who’s been sick, who has the biggest tomatoes, and…

Woman doctor made history

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Born on a Lincolnton plantation in 1882, Connie M. Guion, M.D. grew up to become known as the dean of women doctors in the United States. “She revolutionized medicine,” said Darrell Harkey, Lincoln County Historical Coordinator. Guion is the only woman recognized with a historical marker in Lincoln County, and…