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CATS ridership up in Denver

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More people in the Denver area took the Charlotte Area Transit System’s bus into the Queen City in November than in 2004, according to figures released recently. More than 2,000 riders took the Lincoln County Express from Denver to Charlotte, a 126 percent increase over the November 2004 number of…

Capturing history through artwork

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Stephanie Hagens makes Denver easy on the eyes, one brushstroke at a time. The UNC-W junior and 2003 East Lincoln High School grad has built a portfolio of public work throughout Denver. Her portrait of Audrey Hepburn placed best in show in the Lincoln Arts Council county-wide exhibition in 2003.…

Denver man witnessed history

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The phrase “it’s not rocket science” doesn’t apply to Denver resident Paul Schaarschmidt. For most of the 1960s and part of the 1970s, Schaarschmidt helped engineer the Lunar Excursion Module. “I worked for Grumman Aerospace, who built LEMs for NASA,” he said. In constructing the 18 LEMs that Grumman built…

Lake Calendar

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ELBA MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the East Lincoln Community Center. For more information, call ELBA president Peter Browne at (704) 820-0215. DIGITAL CAMERAS The Friends of East Lincoln branch library present an introductory class…

50th Anniversary

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Resolving to do better in the New Year

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The start of the new year is always a favorite time to give up a bad habit or take on a good one. Top New Years resolutions include losing weight, getting fit and enjoying life more. Here’s a few resolutions from Lincoln County citizens: “Well I do want to quite…

60th wedding anniversary

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Alfred and Dorothy Byrnes of Lincolnton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this December. Al was from New York and Dottie was from Michigan, but the couple met over a telegraph counter in Madison, Wis. They were married in Schenectady, NY in 1945. Their children are James of Gibralter, Mich., Donald…

Golf shop open for business

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Lincoln County golf amateurs and professionals can now enjoy a full service pro-shop and driving range located in west Lincoln. “It’s a great idea for the community,” said Bill Cease, part-owner in Tee One Up. “You can teach a younger kid golf, and by the time they are 50 and…

Lions Club poster winners

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On display at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton are 28 entries from Lincoln County in the 2005-06 Lions International Peace Post Contest. The year’s theme was “Peace without borders.” Students who earned top honors received a cash award and their school placed their name on a plaque. The…

Several years in the making, Cline Farm community-to-be ready to debut

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Turnout was heavy several months ago as plans were unveiled for the projected development of what will be a premier residential community in Lincoln County, Cline Farm. Steve Steiner / LTN Photo It may have taken slightly longer than originally planned, but now that all the “i”s have been dotted…