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Actavis donates to Red Cross on behalf of Haiti quake victims

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Actavis, which has a manufacturing facility in Lincolnton, is donating $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help the victims of last week’s Haiti’s earthquake. “The scale of this tragedy has been unimaginable, and all of us at Actavis have been moved and inspired by the tremendous effort to bring…

Around Town 1/22/2010

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H1N1 VACCINES The Lincoln County Health Department will offer free H1N1 vaccines for residents 6 months and older from 1-4 p.m. today. Please bring a picture identification. Residents who cannot come to this clinic may call (704) 735-3001 to make an appointment to get their vaccination. RECEPTION The Arts Council…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Daniels Lutheran Church, located at 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, will have a breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. For more information, contact Vickie Lewis at (704) 735-7468 or the Rev. Ted Bost at trbostjr@charter.net. BREAKFAST BENEFIT Macedonia United Methodist Church in Vale will have a…

Family experience informs owner of new insurance biz

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Fourteen years ago, Evelyn Fox Ross’ father purchased long term care insurance to protect his wife. Fox Ross’ father would be taken care of financially, thanks to his pension plan, but he knew there might not be enough money in case something unexpected happened to his wife’s health in the…

National Guard coming home after tour of duty

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When members of Lincolnton’s National Guard Alpha Battery First Battalion of the 113th Field Artillery come home, they’ll be greeted with yellow ribbons lining Main Street. “We have to let these men know we appreciate their sacrifices,” said Dale Punch with the American Legion. “Whether you’re for the war or…

NARFE officers retire

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2010 NARFE Officers

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St. Luke’s supports Hesed House

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Fire Engine Cleaning

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ELBA to focus on luring jobs with higher pay

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Attracting and keeping businesses that can provide well-paying jobs will be the main topic at East Lincoln Betterment Association’s (ELBA) annual meeting onThursday. “I think everybody is aware of the economy,” ELBA President Jack LaPointe said. “Over the past 10 years, and probably going back much further than that, Lincoln…