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NARFE officers installed

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Around Town 1/19/2007

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SATURDAY SALE Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church, 1009 Main St., will hold a sale Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Linens, clothing etc will be available. PANCAKE BREAKFAST A pancake breakfast will take place Sunday at Crosue United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 8-9 a.m. The church is…

Music store hitting all the right notes

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For Lincoln County native Buffy Macsherry, music has always been in her blood. After graduating Lincolnton High School, Macsherry earned a degree in music education from Catawba College in Salisbury. As many people do upon college graduation, they get jobs in places other than their hometown. If they’re fortunate, the…

Around Town 1/17/2007

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YARD SALE The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 0030 will have an inside yard sale Saturday from 7 a.m. until noon. It will take place inside the legion building at 1120 North Aspen Street. For more information call Libby Reel at (704) 735-3278. Donations will be put in the auxiliary room…

Marching in King’s memory

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A throng of people marched down Lincolnton’s Main Street Monday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and his continuing dream. “The Civil Rights Movement was about marching and assembly, so this is appropriate,” said Robert Hamilton, president of the Lincoln County chapter of the NAACP. Ola Mae Foster, president of…

A safe haven

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For 12 years, Amy’s House has been a success story, helping countless domestic abuse victims and their children find better lives. Now, it appears the shelter and its accompanying domestic violence program are poised to reach new levels of success, thanks to an unlikely outreach center as well as the…

Grand opening

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Growth hits Denver Fire Department like a wildfire

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(Left photo) A sign touting the opening of one of two new Denver substations sits on Webbs Road, as the Denver Fire Department recently held the groundbreakings to commemorate the start of construction on both facilities. (Right photo, left to right) Denver Fire chief Jay Flynn stood with DFD board…

Cutting through Medicaid confusion

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Unlike many senior citizens who signed up for Medicare Part D last year, Betty Winchenbach said she wasn’t confused by any paperwork she had to fill out or sign. The confusion came during the paying process. “I paid my premiums, then got two letters saying that we overpaid,” said Winchenbach.…

Around Town 1/15/2007

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MEETING The Lincoln Horticulture Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the James W. Warren Citizens Center demonstration room with a covered dish supper. The regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. GASTON COLLEGE Enrollment at the Lincoln Campus is still underway, with a number of late start class…