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Lincolnton’s Barry Matherly honored

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On Jan. 25, Barry Matherly was honored as a 2006 Main Street Champion at the North Carolina Main Street Annual Awards Dinner in Morganton. He was selected for this special recognition by the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton in appreciation of his exceptional contributions to the downtown revitalization process. Along…

Gold Star mothers

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Oratorical contestant

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Lincoln County Schools student Alex Childers serves as a governor’s page

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RALEIGH – Alexander “Alex” James Childers of Lincolnton recently participated in the Governor’s Page Program in Raleigh. Alex spent a week gaining valuable life experience and providing administrative support as a page for the North Carolina Department of Revenue for the week of Feb. 5-9. “The page program is an…

Around Town 2/23/2007

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DIVORCECARE Hull’s Grove Baptist Church in Vale will begin a “DivorceCare” group starting Sunday, March 11 that will meet from 3:45-5:30 p.m. for 13 weeks. DivorceCare is a Christ-centered divorce support recovery group that helps individuals who are going through separation or divorce. “DivorceCare For Kids,” a similar program for…

Around Town 2/21/2007

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POETRY READING Local poet Carolyn Burgess will be at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St., for a reading of her poetry from 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the assembly room. WEDNESDAY SERVICE St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Old N.C. 150, Crouse will hold Ash Wednesday services today at 7:30…

Music raises funds for Relay

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Principal Vista Rainey wasn’t sure what to think when students at East Lincoln Middle School approached her about putting on a concert at the school to raise money for Relay for Life. “Initially, I thought, ‘I don’t know if this is a good thing or not,’ but the students convinced…

Girl Scouts say ‘Guten Tag’

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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…