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Denver man jet skis way to top rating

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Most people are probably happiest when their feet are on solid ground. Denver’s Brian Baldwin is not one of those people. A professional jet skier, Baldwin has managed to accomplish something most only dream of: making a career out of doing what he loves. His parents bought the Hendersonville native…

‘Drowsy Chaperone’ presentation to benefit new Sally’s YMCA

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On Friday and Saturday night, Grant Ewing’s normally tranquil backyard will transform into a Broadway theater for a special night dedicated to helping a very special cause. It’s the fourth year Ewing and his Verdict Ridge Backyard Players will perform for charity and the second year the proceeds will go…

Iron Station youth wins Junior Bassmasters

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With a five bass limit weighing almost eight pounds, 16-year-old Christian Johnson of Iron Station won the BC Junior Bassmasters tournament held recently on Lake Norman. Johnson also won the big fish prize for the day with a 2.24-pound largemouth. In second place was Tyler Hoopaugh from Shelby. Finishing third…

Around Town 9/19/2007

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OUTREACH Lincoln County Government’s Community Outreach Event will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at North Brook Community Center in Vale. Staff from many county departments will be on hand to listen to residents’ needs, answer questions, to enroll individuals for programs and services and to provide better…

Job Connection helps turn life around

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When Vincent Miller walked into the Goodwill Job Connection in Lincolnton, he had a number of things working against him. First of all, there was his driving while impaired arrest. “Bad mistake – 20, drinking, not good,” he said. Then there was his past, which included an unplanned trip across…

60th anniversary

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Daughters inducted

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More information sought in robbery of First Charter Bank in Boger City

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Local police are seeking information that could lead to the arrest of a bank robber who took advantage of the town during Saturday’s festival. Photographs of the bank robbery in progress were released late Monday. The suspect who robbed the First Charter Bank in Boger City Saturday morning is described…

Lincoln joins list eligible for federal disaster funds

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Lincoln County and nine other counties in the region are now eligible to apply for federal drought-related agricultural disaster assistance, according to officials in U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry’s office, R-10th District NC. Farmers who have incurred losses due to the drought can apply for federal emergency credit loans and should…

Fire hits Balls Creek Campground

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A fire destroyed nine wooden tents at the historic Balls Creek Campground off Buffalo Shoals Road in Catawba County Friday afternoon. The Denver Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire and engine 14 was on the scene in less than five minutes of the 5:49 p.m. call. Seven departments…