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Shriners break ground

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The Lincoln County Shrine Club officially broke ground for a new 5,000-square-foot facility on Cat Square Road, Vale this past Saturday. Construction was expected to begin Monday, and the project is expected to be completed in about six months. This is an exciting and long-anticipated day for the club. The…

Ready to assume “Charlie” district duties

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Lt. Jeff Warlick, a 20-year law enforcement veteran has been picked by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office to head “Charlie” district, the fastest-growing patrol district in Lincoln County: Denver. Warlick recently took over duties once held by Lt. Travis Leatherman, who was reassigned, said chief deputy Barry Taylor. “Leatherman now…

Fees being considered for businesses re: false alarms

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With manpower shortages in county law enforcement in East Lincoln, there is a major problem plaguing the already over-worked officers in the east end. Burglar alarms. According to LCSO chief deputy Barry Taylor, burglar alarm calls are the number one call received through the communications center. “More than 95 percent…

Crime victims requesting magistrate for east Lincoln

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Ken and Barbara Phillips, owners of the Triangle Food Mart and Beach’s Grocery, say that larceny costs more to them than just items taken from the store — it costs time as well. “It takes all this time to drive to Lincolnton and get papers taken out at the magistrate’s…

Out and About

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church on Unity Church Road in Denver. The topic will be the East Lincoln sewer system. For more information, call (704) 489-0011. New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman holds its monthly dinner meeting at 6:30…

YMCA Anniversary

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Around Town 2/19/2007

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PRECINCT MEETINGS The Lincoln County Republican Party will be holding its annual precinct meetings 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Lincoln County Center of Gaston College/Senior Center, 511 South Aspen St.. During the county Convention, officers for the County and elect Delegates to the NC State Republican Convention…

Cupid

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Around Town 2/16/2007

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COMMUNITY MEETING The Lincoln Horticulture Association will meet Monday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center demonstration kitchen at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish supper. The regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. YMCA The Lincoln County Family YMCA is looking for a part-time program registrar. Call (704) 716-4508…

Grand Opening

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