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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…

Christmas gift to last lifetimes

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It has a mane from a mop and a leather bridle from an old chair, but it’s the body made from Mississippi debris that makes Katrina the rocking horse truly special. “It was a labor of love,” said Buck Watson, who made the rocking horse for his 9-month-old grandson, Zachary…

New chef brings change to Lincoln’s country club

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When Bryan O’Neal, who began his tenure as chef at Lincoln Country Club on Nov. 15, was in the Army, becoming a chef was not exactly on his list of things to do. “I was not a cook,” said O’Neal. “I was the farthest thing from it.” All that changed…

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…

Around Town 1/17/2007

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YARD SALE The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 0030 will have an inside yard sale Saturday from 7 a.m. until noon. It will take place inside the legion building at 1120 North Aspen Street. For more information call Libby Reel at (704) 735-3278. Donations will be put in the auxiliary room…

Marching in King’s memory

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A throng of people marched down Lincolnton’s Main Street Monday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and his continuing dream. “The Civil Rights Movement was about marching and assembly, so this is appropriate,” said Robert Hamilton, president of the Lincoln County chapter of the NAACP. Ola Mae Foster, president of…

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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