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New agent on board

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There’s a new face at the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. Libby Yarbor, 24, is the new area agricultural extension agent. “This is something I wanted to do,” she said. “I get to work with the community and work with agriculture at the same time.” Yale started at the extension Aug.…

Waitresses walk in support of cause

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Two Linebergers Cattle Company Steak House and Saloon waitresses are walking 39 miles together for a common cause. “Anything we can do to help,” said Jen Cendejas of Lincolnton. Cendejas and her friend, Kasey Kale, who is also a waitress at the Denver restaurant, are participating in the Avon Breast…

Boy Scouts named Super Troop

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UW fundraisers urged to work ‘for the future’

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Fundraisers received a round of inspirational speeches at the United Way of Lincoln County’s Pacesetter’s Breakfast Wednesday. “What you’re doing now is for the future – you’re helping people through life,” said the event’s keynote speaker, Doug Mayes, a long-time WBTV personality. Pacesetter companies and representatives from the non-profit agencies…

First Presbyterian card game to benefit Christian Ministry

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Most people don’t normally think of church and card games as things that go together. But next week, people will be playing cards at First Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton, and it’s all to raise money for a cause a number of the church’s members have long supported. “A Card Game…

Around Town Church Briefs

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RECYCLING EFFORT Trinity Lutheran Church, located next to the post office in Vale, is conducting a recycling campaign. The church is accepting newspapers, cardboard and magazines. Proceeds will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. BIBLE SCHOOL Freedom Church, 102…

Around Town 8/15/2008

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FUNDRAISER Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County will present “A Heart for Life,” a gospel concert fundraiser, at 7 p.m. tonight at Redemption Outreach Center, 700 Lithia Inn Road, Lincolnton. The event will feature performances by Bible Time, Willow Creek Bluegrass, Walking By Faith, Silent Praise and soloists Amanda Richardson…

Leonard Automatics opens

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The ribbon was cut Thursday on the first manufacturing business to officially open in a new upscale industrial park in Denver. Leonard Automatics nearly tripled its size to 30,000 square feet the company moved into Balsom Ridge Business park off N.C. 16 in July from their previous facility located approximately…

Grand Opening

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Question of the Week

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“Should there be a right turn lane installed southbound on N.C. 16 in front of Lincoln Charter School at Galway Lane?” Beth Davenport, Denver: “Yes. It would be safer for everybody.” Dene Smith, Denver: “It would make sense to me if they are putting a left-hand turn lane going north,…