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Police: Boy took city truck

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A 12-year-old boy will face juvenile charges after police say he stole a vehicle and led police on a chase Saturday night. The driver, whose name was not revealed because of his age, allegedly stole a City of Lincolnton Waste Treatment Plant truck from 608 N.C. 150 W., Police Capt.…

Bobcats exec to address DABA

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A Charlotte Bobcats representative will be the guest speaker for the Denver Area Business Association’s (DABA) Mega Networking Luncheon on Thursday. Michael Thompson, director of corporate communications for the Bobcats, will be speaking on a subject that is hitting close to home for many people in today’s struggling economy. “His…

Lincoln AP teachers celebrated at meeting

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Thirteen Lincoln County Schools high school teachers were recognized at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting because 60 percent or more of their students scored a 3 or higher on the 2009-2010 Advanced Placement exam, which is administered by the College Board. A score of 3, 4, or 5 on the…

50th anniversary

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John and Phyllis Saine Digh celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 11. The couple was honored with a reception at the Bethphage Lutheran Church Family Life Center in Lincolnton. They were married at Bethphage Lutheran Church Sept. 11, 1960. John is retired from Carolina Freight Carrier Corporation in Cherryville. Phyllis…

Hall, Stogner Engagement

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Mary Kathryn Hall and Jerry Lee Stogner, Jr. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Mary is the daughter of James and Connie Hall of Denver. She is a 2007 graduate of Bandy’s High School and a rising senior at UNC-Pembroke pursuing a BA degree in Criminal Justice. Jerry is the…

Lail, Buff Wedding

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Anna Lee Lail and Joshua Bridger Buff exchanged renewal marriage vows on August 7, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford, N.C. Anna and Joshua`s original ceremony was on March 27, 2009 at the Peacock Inn in Newton, N.C. with Pastor Joe Westfall officiating.…

More than 3,000 drivers cited in Labor Day effort

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The North Carolina State Highway Patrol cited more than 3,000 motorists for driving while impaired during the statewide Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which ran Aug. 20-Sept. 6. “We are pleased that so many law enforcement agencies participated in this statewide effort,” said David Weinstein, director of…

Around Town 9/13/2010

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LAST MAN’S CLUB A Last Man’s Club, for World War II veterans, is being formed in Lincoln County. All those who are interested in joining should see James at Leatherman’s Barber Shop, 210 S. Academy St., Lincolnton. BLOOD DRIVES The American Red Cross will hold blood drives from 2:30 to…

Sassy Cuts relocates salon to Cherryville

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Sassy Cuts has moved from Dallas to Cherryville. Lynn Gibson, of Vale, opened the business in Dallas five years ago, but needed more space. Gibson has been in the hair industry for 12 years. The other stylist in the salon is Heather Childers. Sassy Cuts offers haircuts for men, women…