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Lincolnton fire truck dealer wins award

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Whether it be a commercial, industrial, or residential fire, citizens everywhere depend on the efficiency and speed of local fire departments to get potentially deadly situations under control in short order. But does anyone ever wonder where the fire trucks, apparatuses and gear come from? Lincolnton-based Metrolina Fire & Rescue…

2005 awards given at annual Scout banquet

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The Heartland District Piedmont Council of the Boy Scouts of America held their Annual Recognition Banquet March 2 at First Methodist Church in Lincolnton. After the welcome by Jeffrey Taylor, district chairman, and invocation by Mike Strader, Pack 59 cub master, the group enjoyed a catered meal by the Home…

A day in the park

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Red Cross

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Hot Rod car show a success

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The roar of engines, the gleam of polished chrome, and a rainbow of colorful flames filled the lawn of the Hot Rod Express car part store on N.C. 150 in Denver Saturday as the business held its 10th annual customer appreciation day and open house. “This is just our way…

Fire safety topic of Wayne’s Feast

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Where there’s smoke, there won’t necessarily be fire, thanks to a recent presentation given at last week’s Wayne’s Second Friday Feast in Denver. Lyndon Smith, senior security consultant and program coordinator of North Carolina’s Senior Carolina Fire Advisory, dispelled widely-held fire safety myths and gave some helpful tips at the…

Bass tourney reels in $33,000

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Record setting performances marked the 20th annual American Cancer Society-Jim Ledbetter Memorial Team Bass Tournament last Saturday on Lake Norman. The popular “Casting Out Cancer” event drew 226 teams. A little over 970 pounds of fish were weighed in with a total of 489 bass brought to the scales; 12…

WNBA strength coach opens state-of-the-art facility in Denver

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As a strength trainer, Lisa Ciaravella has worked with many well-known professional athletes, such as basketball great Sandy Brondello and National Football League standouts Randy Moss and Cris Carter. For the seventh year in a row, Ciaravella is also the strength and conditioning coach for the two-time Women’s National Basketball…

Lake Calendar

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WOMEN’S MEETING A candidate’s forum, sponsored by the East Lincoln Republican Women, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, at Fairfield United Methodist Church on Fairfield Forrest Road. For more information, contact Liz Harris at (704) 489-0437 or email: harrisde_24477@yahoo.com. BENEFIT Boy Scout Troop 83, chartered by…

Around Town 3/15/2006

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LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. The Police Department will present a program on safety features. Guests are welcome. FAMILY DINNER A C.O. Houser Family Dinner will be held at Bethphage Family Life Center 1 p.m. Sunday. FRESH…