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Around Town 7/6/2007

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DEMOCRATIC MEN’S MEETING The Democratic Men’s Club of Lincoln County will meet Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Lincoln County Democratic Headquarters. Tony McEwen, newly elected chair of the 10th Congressional District will be the speaker. There will be breakfast for which a donation will be requested. A special collection…

Senior group spreads good news through song

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A group of local seniors have been spreading some good news about Lincoln County. The Golden Voices, made up of seniors from area churches, spend their free time going around to other churches and nursing homes singing and performing skits. “We enjoy it,” said member Angie Taylor. “I’ve been singing…

Guarding: more than a ‘cool job’

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There’s more to it than it just being a “cool job,” sitting up on the stand and getting a good suntan, according to lifeguards at Betty G. Ross Park. On a daily basis, these lifeguards are faced with numerous duties, challenges and responsibilities. “The pool is very crowded at times…

Lincolnton has an impressive recording studio

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Lincolnton isn’t exactly Nashville, but many may be surprised to know it does boast a recording studio, and an impressive one at that. Located near town, Threshing Floor Audio is up and running, yet under construction at the same time. “We’re still working the kinks out,” said owner Elijah Mosely.…

Kid’s Kingdom campers all favor creek stomping

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If you are a parent still looking for a place to send your kids this summer – or a kid looking for something fun to do before school starts up again – there’s a place that may be just what you’re looking for. Kid’s Kingdom, a camp put on by…

Motorcycle Chase Ends

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Around Town 7/4/2007

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NEW PASTOR AND TIME CHANGES Rev. Jerry Evans is the new pastor for the Crouse United Methodist Charge (Crouse UMC and Pleasant Grove UMC) Pleasant Grove UMC services are: worship at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school following. Crouse UMC services are: Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. with the worship service…

Lincoln scouts honor the Red, White and Blue

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Ed House (above) plays taps when the Disabled American Veterans held a Flag Day ceremony at Cardinal Care Health Center. Scouts Tommy Harkey, Hannah McGirt, Makalah Gantt and Trinity Deon (below) raise the flag during the ceremony. Chris Dean / LTN Photos Scouts from Brownie Troop 18, Junior Girl Scout…

County official helps win award

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A mapping official with the Lincoln County Tax Department helped win an annual award for the State of North Carolina through her professionalism and continuing education. Janet Spears received a designation, making her the eighth person to receive a qualification in the state. North Carolina had the highest number of…

Officials enter warrant, boy ‘flees’ to Costa Rica

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A detective with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has entered a 16-year-old wanted on the national registry for sex offenses. Officials believe the wanted suspect fled to Costa Rica. Detective Don Mauldin said he received the report from the Department of Social Services about the alleged sex offense on June…