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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…

Pageant benefits NJROTC

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West Lincoln High School’s NJROTC program has had little in the way of funding this year, but one supportive grandmother hopes to change that with sashes and sequins. “So many people are out of work, and you just can’t afford to do any functions,” said Belinda Bryson, who is guardian…

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…

Recycling passion leads to enterprise

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Beth Harris admits she used to be wasteful. She once counted the number of paper cups her family consumed in one week from convenience stores, fast-food restaurants and coffee shops. The number, roughly 38, appalled Harris. Instead, she started carrying her own 24-ounce insulated mug with a lid and straw…

Couple launches solar panel biz

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Dan and Kristina Huntsberger’s quest to find solar panels for their home led to the start of a new business. The Denver residents wanted to install solar panels, which converts the sun’s energy into electricity, but had trouble tracking down an expert to help them with the task. Also, the…

Around Town 1/20/2010

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AARP MEETING The local chapter of the AARP will meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Senior Center. OAK GROVE MEETING The Oak Grove community will meet 7 p.m. Thursday in the community center, located on Startown Road. H1N1 VACCINES The Lincoln County Health Department will offer free H1N1 vaccines for…

NARFE officers retire

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