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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours cruise The Denver Area Business Association will hold a special after hours with a yacht charter on Lake Norman. The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 12 and will feature music, heavy snacks and two drinks followed by a cash bar.…

Around Town 6/4/2008

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RODEO SATURDAY Southern Extreme Bull-riding will make its way to Price’s area in Dallas 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Davis Rodeo Stockdale Company based out of Archdale, N.C., will provide the bulls for the competition, some of which have been featured on television. Lakota the bull, which was raised…

Fire training facility planned

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Lincoln County firefighters and emergency officials in partnership with Gaston College are moving forward with plans to possibly build what would be the first fire-training facility in county history. The Lincoln County Fire and Rescue Association Monday presented a sketch of the two-story structure to the County Commission. The 2,400-square-foot…

Geology graduate student studying Lincoln County

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A University of Tennessee graduate student is putting western Lincoln County on the map. Heather Byars, 23, originally from Morganfield, Ky., is taking part in a geologic mapping research project in western Lincoln County. Byars is studying geology and working on the mapping project for her master’s degree thesis. “I…

Questions raised on new N.C. 16

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There could be an impasse in the road ahead for Denver’s new highway. The chairman of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce transportation committee said Monday he has “major concerns” about the design for two key interchanges unveiled last month by state transportation officials on the yet-to-be built N.C. 16.…

99th Birthday

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IT’S A PARTY!

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No two-bit shave and a haircut

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Businesses also hurt in wreck

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A head-on wreck that sent a local man and his two children to the hospital with serious injuries last week is taking a toll on the livelihoods of two Denver families. At the site of the morning rush hour accident, N.C. 16 near Forest Field Road, a shop called Candle…

Fire coverage plan told to residents

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Nearly 30 Sherrills Ford and Denver residents gathered Tuesday to hear details of a plan for Denver Fire Department to stop covering Catawba County next month after 50 years of service because of a funding dispute with that county. Many residents in affected areas asked questions and expressed frustration about…