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Around Town 2/28/2007

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MEETING Iron Station and Iron Station South will hold a Democrat Precinct meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at Ironton Presbyterian Church, beside the Iron Station Post Office. GOSPEL SINGING Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road will host a gospel singing 7 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature the group “Real Faith.”…

Tugging at the harp strings

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Bronn and Katherine Journey will fill the Lincoln Cultural Center with the music of angels this Sunday. “Everyone loves the harp,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln County Concert Association. “That’s why they play it in heaven.” Harpist Bronn Journey and his soprano wife, Katherine Journey, will perform a…

Duke Energy donates to 2007 United Way drive

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Residents, county leaders talk treatment plant capacity

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(Left photo) Lincoln County manager Stan Kiser prepared to answer a question during a meeting of the East Lincoln Betterment Association in Denver. (Right photo) County commission chairman Tom Anderson (left) and public works director Steve Gilbert presented facts on the East Lincoln Sewer District. Jon Mayhew / LTN Photo…

Gettys named to Chamber position

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A Denver resident has been tapped to serve as the first Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s membership services person. Crystal Gettys, wife of Lincoln County Schools’ facilities director Darrell Gettys, will start in her new position March 12. The decision was made by a committee who received more than 10…

Ever-constantly serving

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(Editor’s note: Part one ran Feb. 12. The majority of that article centered upon Jerry Cochrane’s experience as a young man while in the military, and following his retirement from the military, his return home and his ever-increasing involvement in the community, especially education. The Lincoln Times-News is proud to…

Bank donates site for new LEDA office

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(Editor’s note: This article originally ran Feb. 23. However, it was inadvertently cut off, thus incomplete, which is why the LTN is re-running it.) Amidst a backdrop of rumbling truck engines, police and fire sirens and simple everyday traffic rolling down the main thoroughfare, another bold declaration in the belief…

Radio station award comes as a surprise for Cheryl Burgess

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Last month, Lincolnton native Cheryl Burgess got to go up on stage, receive an award and give a speech at a glamorous event with celebrities in attendance. It was not the Golden Globes and Burgess is no actress. The occasion was Charlotte-based radio station 107.9’s Link Leading Ladies banquet and…

Congressman visits school

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