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A `pizza` the action

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Eighteen children from First Presbyterian Church’s preschool in Lincolnton, visited Court Street Grille Monday, where they each were given the opportunity to make their very own pizzas which they later got to eat. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Helping them make and then bake their pizzas was restaurateur Osama Youssef.…

CMUD rep answers consolidation questions

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Charlotte/Mecklenburg has done it. So has Rowan County. Wake County is in the process of doing it. “It” is consolidation of city and county water and sewer. With all of the growth expected in east Lincoln, members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) wonder if consolidation is possible. It’s…

ELBA to get look at new east Lincoln YMCA

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A new YMCA for eastern Lincoln County will be one step closer to reality after Thursday’s 7 p.m. meeting at Unity Presbyterian Church. That’s when members of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) and community members get a glance at the proposed East Lincoln YMCA, also known as “Sally’s Y.”…

“Hands on” Sheriff involved

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DABA touts successful 2006, looks towards 2007

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At Thursday’s gathering, Denver Area Business Association (DABA) members learned 2006 was a successful year for the organization. That’s according to president Gary Caldwell, who told the group that in January 2006, the group had more than 70 members. “As of December 2006, 12 months later, we now have more…

Essay Winners

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Around Town 1/22/2007

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CROUSE VFD The Crouse Volunteer Fire Department board meeting will be 7:30 p.m. today. Members of the community are urged to attend. DEMOCRATIC WOMEN Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Democratic headquarters. There will be homemade soups and desserts will be served. Jeff Lynn, manager of…

Christmas gift to last lifetimes

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It has a mane from a mop and a leather bridle from an old chair, but it’s the body made from Mississippi debris that makes Katrina the rocking horse truly special. “It was a labor of love,” said Buck Watson, who made the rocking horse for his 9-month-old grandson, Zachary…

New chef brings change to Lincoln’s country club

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When Bryan O’Neal, who began his tenure as chef at Lincoln Country Club on Nov. 15, was in the Army, becoming a chef was not exactly on his list of things to do. “I was not a cook,” said O’Neal. “I was the farthest thing from it.” All that changed…

Free pie available Tuesday

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Free pie comes to Lincolnton Tuesday afternoon, but if you want to eat, you better line up early. “If you feed them, they will come,” said Lucille Johnson, president of the Northbrook Two Extension Community Association and an event organizer. The National Pie Day celebration takes place Tuesday at noon…