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Lincolnton man celebrates his 103rd birthday

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50th anniversary

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Larry Mac and Linda Hovis of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary June 25. They are the parents of Kynlon H. Sherrill and Allison H. Allran. Grandchildren are Alex Allran, Gabe Allran, Ginny Sherrill and Parker Sherrill.…

Young graduates

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Engagement: Yoder, Dunston

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Laura Elizabeth Yoder and Ellis Waller Dunston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Laura is the daughter of Alfred and Linda Yoder of Lincolnton. Ellis is the son of Tom and Kirk Dunston of Conover. The wedding is planned for Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton.…

CMC-Lincoln opens soon

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Carolinas HealthCare System CEO Michael Tarwater (above, right) praises the hard work and dedication that made the new Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln possible. Tarwater spoke during a public ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday. Pictured below are hospital staff and community leaders who attended. The new 183,000-square-foot facility sits on 64 acres and…

Two break-ins remain unsolved

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Authorities are asking for information two break-ins in which lawnmowers were taken from homes. On June 18, a red Gravley riding lawnmower with a 52 inch cut, was reported missing from a residence in the 1300 block of Startown Road in Lincolnton, the Sheriff’s Office reported. Just three days later,…

Thread Trail hires capital resources director

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The Carolina Thread Trail, also known as The Thread, has hired Lindsey Dunevant as its capital resources director. The trail will span 15 counties, including Lincoln, and reach more than 2.3 million people in 20 years. Dunevant will provide key support to the initiative by identifying local, state and federal…

South Fork VFD to receive $29,039

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A grant through the Department of Homeland Security was recently awarded to the South Fork Volunteer Fire Department, and fire officials say the money will be used to purchase new equipment. The amount of $29,039 will be used for the purchase of safety equipment that includes a thermal imaging camera,…

Pirate party

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Around Town 6/25/2010

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST The Boger City 15-19 year old Dixie Majors baseball team will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday at Fatz Cafe to benefit the team’s trip to the state tournament in Burgaw. PORKER RUN The Fourth Annual Driven By Grace Porker Run to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care Lincoln County…