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How to avoid identity theft

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Lincoln County members of the Extension Community Association learned about the dangers of identity theft at a workshop held Tuesday. “This is something that is concerning everyone, every one of us,” said Rebecca Wesson, assistant manager of First Charter Bank in Lincolnton, of identity theft. “It’s very prevalent. In fact,…

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Owner sees vision turn into reality

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Business owner Deborah Maynor says that her store is a reminder that any dream can become reality. Maynor opened Honeysuckle, a store specializing in accents and gifts, Sept. 15 in Denver. “I knew that I had always wanted to open my own store,” she said. “I just didn’t know what…

96th Birthday

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Rotary auction successful

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Two injured in 3-vehicle accident

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A three-vehicle collision sent two people to the hospital Tuesday. Around 6:40 a.m., a Mazda traveling east on East Main Street collided with a Jeep before slamming into a tractor trailer, said Officer R. Harrington with the Lincolnton Police Department. Harrington says that the driver of the Mazda, Mario Castillo,…

Verizon challenges Lincoln order

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Owners and developers of a newly opened Verizon store in Stanley are challenging an order to make the store front more attractive. Rampart Developers LLC and owners of the Verizon store at the Catawba Springs Promenade say it is too costly and time consuming to change its front and side…

Newspaper photos aid in arrest of three

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Three people were recently arrested after their pictures were displayed in the Lincoln Times-News Most Wanted section. Donna Annette Smith, 47, is charged with possession with the intent to sell cocaine and two counts of driving while impaired. David Carpenter, intensive surveillance officer with the North Carolina Department of Corrections,…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours The Denver Area Business Association will host an after-hours event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Wexford House assisted living home at 3900 Wexford Lane in Denver. For more information, call (704) 489-2633. Rotary meeting The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary Club holds its…

County committee selections made

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Appointments to Lincoln County’s Board of Health and Natural Resources Committee recently were approved. Margaret Dollar, county health director, recommended two members be appointed to the Board of Health. Dr. Cordell Scott II, who serves in the children’s clinic of Lincoln Dental Health Services, was recommended to replace Dr. Jack…

Around Town 2/25/2008

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2nd CHANCE CLASSES Second Chance Classes are available from Gaston College through March. The majority of the classes are online. For more information visit www.gaston.edu or call (704) 922-6232. ALTRUSA AWARD Completed nomination packets for the 2008 Altrusa Award of Excellence must be received by the Gaston College Foundation office…