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50th wedding anniversary

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94-years old

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Desire for ‘Something better’ leads to citizenship

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LINCOLNTON – Ailin Cabellero has been pledging allegiance to the American flag for 10 years, but the simple oath took on a greater significance when she said it during the ceremony Wednesday that made her an U.S. citizen. Waving the tiny American flag given to her by Immigration and Naturalization…

Georgia Dugout Club to induct Gerald Queen

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Gerald (Jerry) Queen has been selected for induction into the Georgia Dugout Club’s Baseball Hall of Fame. Queen will be inducted 11 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Sheraton Downtown in Atlanta at 11 a.m. At the same time all players and coaches of the year for 2006 will be announced.…

More water pressure is needed

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Residents of Governor’s Island and firefighters from more than three departments recently gathered at the Denver Fire Department to hear and participate in a discussion of what went right and wrong during a major housefire Christmas Day on Governor’s Island. According to DFD battalion chief Dion Burleson, critiques are held…

Dispatcher credited with saving lives

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A look into the 911 call about a house fire on Governor’s Island Christmas day reveals the John and Pat Siegel family didn’t know their house was on fire. The tape – which includes all fire traffic from the more than 30 firefighters on the scene – reveals that the…

Around Town 1/8/2007

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CONCERT Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church will host a concert Sunday at 6 p.m. featuring the Dove Brothers Quartet. The church is located at 318 West Ballard St. MEETING Lincoln County Board of Realtors membership meeting will be at noon Tuesday at the Denver United Methodist Church. MEETING The Iron Station…

Sheriff’s Department patrol car logo being retired

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Lincoln County residents will soon notice a change in the sheriff’s department’s patrol cars if they haven’t already. The red, white and blue design will be replaced by black and gold graphics. According to Larry Seagle, public information officer for the sheriff’s department, the change will be gradual, occurring over…

Locks of Love

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Miranda Cecchini, 11, a sixth-grader at Lincoln Middle School began 2007 with a bang, receiving her first-ever haircut and donating her nearly 10Ð… inch long tresses to Locks of Love. Her decision to do this was prompted in August 2000, when a grandmother died from ovarian cancer. Although only 4-years-old…

Odds not good re: keeping resolutions

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Welcome to January. It is a new year, and just when you thought it was safe to release the anxiety brought on by last minute Christmas shopping and a house full of hungry guests, along comes a new reason to stress out: New Year’s resolutions. In a study published by…