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County Club hopes for donations

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Lincoln Country Club is seeking donations to help fund a beautification project that planted 61 new trees. Two weeks ago, ShaGreen Nursery & Arboretum, of Shelby, planted a mix of Flowering Cherry, River Birch, Pine, Maple, Oak and Ginko trees, along the back nine holes (holes 10-18), which have been…

Most wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James Bogan Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of possession of cocaine. Male,…

Around Town 12/24/2009

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SENIOR SOCIALS The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will restart their senior social and dance program in January. The program will be from 10 a.m. until Noon each Wednesday in the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. There is no cost to participate. For more information,…

Sweet Memories bakery offers U.S., Costa Rican flavors

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Gladys Jenkins is bringing her Costa Rican flavor to Lincolnton. She has opened Sweet Memories, a bakery specializing in treats from the United States and her home country of Costa Rica, located in Central America. Some of the items, hailing from Costa Rica include tres leches (Spanish for “three milk…

Community effort repairs home

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For the past few years, Cynthia Dellinger has not put up a Christmas tree. “The house was so ugly and dirty,” she said. “I didn’t have the room either. I was so disheartened. I knew my tree would be pretty, but my house was so ugly.” Dellinger has lived in…

Firefighters help with Angel Tree

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Parents and children bombarded through the Wal-Mart doors, looking for their names on cardboard signs held up by uniformed East Lincoln firefighters standing beside dozens of shopping carts. Among the eager shoppers were Virginia Jones and her five children, Evonte Shuford, 7, Yolanda Shuford, 5, Devarius Shuford, 3, Laseana Palmer,…

ELCM aids needy families at Christmas

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Alicia Johnson wants her daughter to have a good Christmas this year. She has tried her best to make the holiday memorable. The Denver resident and her 3-year-old daughter made ornaments out of Play-Doh to hang on their tree, listened to classic Christmas tunes and visited Santa Claus. Last week,…

Around Town 12/23/2009

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MEETING CANCELLED The Lake Norman Covekeepers, which meets the fourth Thursday of each month, will not meet this month because of the holiday season. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249. CHRISTMAS PARTY The middle and senior high UMYF Christmas Party will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this evening…

70th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Burgin W. Goodson of Maiden celebrated their 70th anniversary Nov. 25. They are the parents of Kermit and Diane Goodson of Maiden and Yvonne Cromer of Lincolnton. Grandchildren are John Comer III, Linda C. Goodson, Laura Cromer, Emily Walmsley and Amy Hauck. Great-grandchildren are Matthew Goodson, Daniel…

Around Town 12/21/2009

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MEETING CANCELLED The Lake Norman Covekeepers, which meets the fourth Thursday of each month, will not meet this month because of the holiday season. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249. H1N1 VACCINES The Lincoln County Health Department will offer free H1N1 vaccines for all residents ages 6…