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Crime Stoppers program coming to Lincoln County

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DENVER – A program universally known for rewarding anonymous callers for help in solving crime is coming to Lincoln County. During the recent meeting between Sheriff Tim Daugherty and members of the Denver business community, investigator Sgt. Lee Keller announced that Crime Stoppers will be coming to Lincoln County. “The…

Parents soon to be able to pay, monitor school lunch bill online

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Starting next week, Lincoln County parents will have a new way to monitor what their children are spending their lunch money on. The school district will begin using automated school lunch accounts through an online prepay program. “The reason we have decided to do this is we have had lots…

City taps new attorney

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City council members appointed T.J Wilson as city attorney to replace former attorney Dan Barefoot during Thursday’s meeting. Barefoot, who resigned, served nearly 10 years on the board after he was appointed in December 1997, according to city manager Jeff Emory. Wilson’s salary is $12,500 a year, which was set…

YMCA

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Golf tournament a success

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Mother Nature provided a perfect day and East Lincoln Relay for Life provided the opportunity for more than 100 people to turn out to a charity golf tournament at Cowan’s Ford Golf Club at Lake Norman last Monday. Even before the official start of the tournament, many people took to…

Annual fish fry biggest ever

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More than 200 pounds of fish were recently sold for a good cause during the annual fish fry at Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church in Denver; the East Lincoln Relay for Life. According to Jeff Huffman, president of the church’s United Methodist Men’s group, the original 170 pounds of fish…

Synergy and fun more than buzzwords at salon

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Kym and Company Salon on N.C. 16 at the Lake Center Shopping Center looks like any normal business from the outside. There are signs at the road and on the building. Step inside, however, and not only get a glimpse of many different forms of beauty, but get treated like…

Really “digging” a new charter school

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Around Town 4/4/2007

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REUNION Former employees of the Carlton NSCT Yarn Mill in Cherryville will hold their 19th reunion April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at DJ’s Restaurant in Cherryville. For more information call (704) 435-2295 or (704) 435-6182. DAV FUNDRAISER Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 53 will be giving out “Forget-me-nots” (poppies) for…