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Denver Rotary Club intalls new officers

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The Denver-Lake Norman Rotary Club has installed new officers and directors for 2007-08. The club was chartered in October 1995 and currently has 53 members. Its goal is to support the needs of the local community and communities throughout the world. This year’s “Fall In Love With Art” Rotary event…

Home Expo draws crowd

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The Home Building and Products Expo filled the James W. Warren Citizens Center with thousands of choices for potential homebuilders Thursday night. “It used to be people wanted a house – now they want a house the way they want it,” said Mark Ingle, president of the Lincoln County Homebuilders…

Water Camp Week

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Students at Kenlin Academ recently enjoyed Water Camp Week. As part of the water-theme fun, the Boger City Fire Department visited with their fire trucks. The bathing-suit-clad children enjoyed playing in the firehouse spray. Pictured above is Chris Tomberlin holding the hose and Adrean Ari, Mary Tomberlin and others enjoying…

Pottery exhibit set for September

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host a pottery show in September at the Lincoln Cultural Center that will feature a mixture of contemporary and traditional pottery. The show is entitled “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” Each artist will be allowed to enter one piece of work and should bring…

Nursing graduates of 2007

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The Lincoln Center of Gaston College has just graduated its largest practical nursing class to date. The Class of 2007 had 36 graduates who received nursing pins and congratulations during the recent ceremony. Ron McCann / LTN Photo Lincoln Center of Gaston College department chair of Practical Nursing Beverly Davis…

Around Town 8/3/2007

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PLEASANT GROVE HOMECOMING Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Hwy 182, Lincolnton, will have their annual homecoming this Sunday. Rev. Jerry Evans will be preaching at the 11 a.m. worship service. (Note the time change for this Sunday only.) A covered dish dinner will follow in the fellowship hall. For more…

Dachshund named cutest

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Pumpkin Center resident Donna Martin wanted a dog, but she never thought she would own a dachshund. “Dachshund, of all the dog breeds, was my least favorite,” she said. One look at the tiny dachshund puppies a girl brought to give away at Martin’s church, Revival Tabernacle, ended Martin’s hesitancy.…

4-H winners

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Fifth generation

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Ramseur hits the right note with signs

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In the 57 years since Bud Ramseur opened up Ramseur Signs on Water Street, a lot has changed in downtown Lincolnton. Yet Ramseur’s talent as a sign maker – and as an artist – hasn’t changed a bit. A Lincolnton native, Ramseur’s father ran a restaurant on Main Street. He…