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Tiny Tinkerbell is a big heartwarmer

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Each year, the most popular event at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. is the Ugliest Dog Contest. If there were a Smallest Dog Contest, the winner would surely be from right here in Lincoln County. Her name is Shirley’s Tiny Tinkerbell, aka “Tink,” and she’s a teacup Yorkshire terrier…

Nontraditional church shows outreach effort

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Just because a church is small doesn’t mean it can’t have a big heart. The folks from Conquering Lion Ministries in Lincolnton are proof of that. “Even as a small church, we want to fulfill our obligations to the community,” said church member Delphine Moore. The church, which was founded…

50th Anniversary

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60th Anniversary

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Opening Up Ceremonial Cut

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Water transfer rules won`t impact Lincoln – right now

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State rules making water transfers more difficult between basins will not impact Lincoln County or Lincolnton – for now, at least. Gov. Mike Easley signed into law a bill Aug. 31 that will add years to efforts to transfer water between cities and counties in North Carolina, a response to…

Commissioners to hear zone requests

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Tonight’s Lincoln County Commissioners meeting will include a public hearing on zoning at 6:30 p.m. Public hearings on zoning will include applicant Patricia Fea regarding a request to rezone 1.7 acres from residential suburban to conditional use neighborhood business. The applicant requests to allow the operation of a catering hall…

Extension officials set information meetings

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Cooperative Extension officials have organized a series of informational meetings for area farmers to help cope with the ongoing drought. The first will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the North Brook Community Center on N.C. 274 North of Cherryville beside the North Brook Water Tower. The session will target…

Five generations

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Around Town 9/7/2007

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APPRECIATION A community appreciation service for Pastor L.C. and Margaret Smith will be held 7 p.m. Saturday at Bibleway No. 9, 982 Horseshoe Lake Road. Pastor Lacy Ross will sponsor the service. Singing groups are welcome to attend and donations will be accepted. For more information, call (704) 736-0650. COALITION…