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City Planning Board gives its blessing to Thread Trail plan

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The Lincolnton Planning Board approved the draft plan of the Carolina Thread Trail in Lincolnton. On Nov. 2, the Thread Trail is scheduled for public hearings with Lincoln County Commissioners and Lincoln County Planning Board members. County officials will decide whether they want to adopt the plan Nov. 16, which…

Burke Co. traffic nets Lincoln suspect

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A Lincoln County man wanted on several felony charges was arrested Monday following a traffic stop in Burke County. William “Mutt” James Morrison III, 49, of 1065 Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton, was arrested in connection with an Aug. 31 break-in, Sheriff’s Detective Sally Dellinger said in a news release. Morrison…

Pilot missing after crash

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Authorities responded to an unusual crash over the weekend and its driver was no where to be found. Deputies were called the Lincoln County Airport on Sunday after an airport employee found a crashed plane at the end of runway #23, Sheriff’s Sgt. Jordan Cody said in a news release.…

Plums in baby food being recalled

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Plum Organics is recalling baby food sold at Toys-R-Us and Babies-R-Us. The company is recalling one particular batch of its 4.22-ounce Apple & Carrot Portable Pouch baby food with the best by date of May 21, 2010 and marked with the universal product code #890180001221 on the bottom of the…

Art competition to feature 30 pieces

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The 30 pieces on display at the Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition vary in shape, size and medium. “The neat thing about this show is that it’s including some different types of art that we’ve not had previously,” said Shelly Johnston, executive director of the arts council. The exhibit’s opening…

Around Town 10/21/2009

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PUMPKIN PATCH The Boger City United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will be open through Oct. 31. The pumpkin patch will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon until 9 p.m. on Sundays. All proceeds will benefit the church’s mission ministry. COAT DRIVE The United Way…

Ken Rudisill honored

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Classes of 1927-1953

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United Way wants you to chow down

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The United Way of Lincoln County wants supporters to live united, eat united and give united. Today through Friday local restaurants will be participating in the United Way campaign. Customers will be given the option to donate to the United Way’s campaign at the six participating restaurants. Representatives from the…

Boger City firefighters make use of state money

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The Boger City Volunteer Fire Department recently received new equipment with the help of local and state grant money. The department received a matching funds grant of $14,874 through the 2009 Volunteer Fire Department Fund by State Fire Marshal’s Office. This is the first time Boger City VFD has been…