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Thank you for your dedication and service

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(Above photo, from left) Renee Coulter, who will be taking over for Robert Hamilton on the board of adjustment, offers congratulations to him. (Below picture) Robert Hamilton and Becky Burke share a laugh with Steve Gurley at the Lincolnton board of adjustment and planning board meeting Tuesday, which was the…

East Lincoln County park to be ready by Spring 2008

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After 10 years in the making, residents of east Lincoln finally saw visible progress for a park in their area. when Lincoln County Parks and Recreation held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday evening for the Beatty’s Ford Access Park, which is expected to be open by spring 2008. “It’s thrilling for…

50th Anniversary

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Will you be next?

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The Chamber of Commerce “CRAZY CREW” was at it again, cruising the county delivering goodies and spreading Chamber cheer to various members in order to show appreciation for their membership. Recognize anyone? Some of the visits were (Top) West End Housing and (below) Carolina Hardware. Who will the “CRAZY CREW”…

Library exhibit local American Red Cross chapter

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“One thing about libraries is that they offer potential for creativity,” said Edward Trever, the Lincoln County Public Library director, who took on the position as director in May 2006. “And being able to offer that to the community is a major service.” The Charles R. Jonas Library showcases various…

A splashin’ good time

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It’s fun in the sun for these bathers at the pool at Betty G. Ross Park, and what a time it is! With hot weather, a cool, refreshing and relaxing dip is exactly what is called for when the sun beats down. Ron McCann / LTN Photo…

Around Town 7/16/2007

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BLOODMOBILE The Lincoln County chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a bloodmobile drive at the James W. Warren Citizens Center 2:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday. Anyone wishing donate must be at least 17-years-old and weigh at least 110 pounds and furnish photo ID. YARD SALE The Westside House…

Extension hosting youth photo contest

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Parents looking for ways to keep their children busy this summer need look no further than their backyard. To commemorate the national Farm-City Week, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension is hosting youth photo contest for elementary, middle and high school students. “We decided to do something different this year,” said…

Youth group spends week of service

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One local youth group has incorporated their experience from Carolina Cross Connection closer to home after spending a week of service and faith in Albermarle. The youth group at Emmanuel Lutheran Church plans to meet each Monday throughout the month and began this week at 7 a.m., bringing faith, fellowship…

Sugar gliders make great pets

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Don’t call Stitch a flying squirrel. He’s a sugar glider, a marsupial native to Australia. Stitch belongs to Keith and Sherry Sampson, who also sell the little creatures at a store at the Springs Road Flea Market in Hickory. Besides Stitch, the Sampsons also own Skittles, Stitch’s girlfriend, and Gizmo.…