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Free pie available Tuesday

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Free pie comes to Lincolnton Tuesday afternoon, but if you want to eat, you better line up early. “If you feed them, they will come,” said Lucille Johnson, president of the Northbrook Two Extension Community Association and an event organizer. The National Pie Day celebration takes place Tuesday at noon…

80th Birthday

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NARFE officers installed

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Around Town 1/19/2007

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SATURDAY SALE Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 1009 Main St., will hold a sale Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Linens, clothing etc will be available. PANCAKE BREAKFAST A pancake breakfast will take place Sunday at Crosue United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 8-9 a.m. The church is…

Recycled cartridges save money, environment

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Everyone knows you can recycle cans, bottles and newspapers. But how about helping the environment by recycling used ink cartridges? One local company is doing just that. Carolina Imaging Group, whose headquarters is located on Industrial Park Road in Lincolnton, is doing its part to save the earth, one ink…

A safe haven

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For 12 years, Amy’s House has been a success story, helping countless domestic abuse victims and their children find better lives. Now, it appears the shelter and its accompanying domestic violence program are poised to reach new levels of success, thanks to an unlikely outreach center as well as the…

Grand opening

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Growth hits Denver Fire Department like a wildfire

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(Left photo) A sign touting the opening of one of two new Denver substations sits on Webbs Road, as the Denver Fire Department recently held the groundbreakings to commemorate the start of construction on both facilities. (Right photo, left to right) Denver Fire chief Jay Flynn stood with DFD board…

Cutting through Medicaid confusion

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Unlike many senior citizens who signed up for Medicare Part D last year, Betty Winchenbach said she wasn’t confused by any paperwork she had to fill out or sign. The confusion came during the paying process. “I paid my premiums, then got two letters saying that we overpaid,” said Winchenbach.…

Music store hitting all the right notes

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For Lincoln County native Buffy Macsherry, music has always been in her blood. After graduating Lincolnton High School, Macsherry earned a degree in music education from Catawba College in Salisbury. As many people do upon college graduation, they get jobs in places other than their hometown. If they’re fortunate, the…