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Casting his vote

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Grand openings

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Grand openings were the orders of the day this past week as (top photo) county commissioner Tom Anderson (holding oversized scissors) and Drs. Todd Hamilton (standing next to Anderson) and Stephen Austin cut the ribbon at their Denver practice. Shortly afterwards, at the same location (middle photo) commissioner Anderson and…

Captain’s Cap celebrating 24 years

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When Spero Stathopoulos first came to North Carolina from Greece in 1970, he was still in school. Family obligations, however, determined his destiny and he left school and began working in the restaurant business with his family. “I got involved in the restaurant business due to the influence of my…

Scene of the season – II

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Around Town 12/5/2005

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REVIVAL Howard’s Creek Baptist Church will hold revival Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting at 7 p.m. with special singing by “The Gospelaires.” CAMP RETREAT A Senior Citizens Retreat will be held at Camp Dogwood at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Cooperative Extension’s Senior Council members have planned a great…

Historical Society recognized for mural

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Each year the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies presents The Albert Ray Newsome Award to organizations that have completed outstanding programs of historical activity. Honorable mention went to the Lincoln County Historical Association for the restoration of “Threshing Grain,” the Lincolnton post office mural painted in 1938 as part…

Around Town 12/2/2005

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COMMUNITY MEETING The Pumpkin Center Volunteer Fire Department community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 12 COMPUTER GROUP The December meeting of the Computer Users Group of Lincolnton will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Lincoln County Library, 306 W. Main Street. There will be…

Cat Square residents remember term

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They don’t preside over City Council meetings or hold public hearings. You won’t see them clutching large scissors at a ribbon-cutting event. And, no, there won’t even be political signs bearing their names. But the mayor of Cat Square does have a major responsibility and it’s one that only a…

Touring homes by starlight

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This year’s Star Light Tour of Homes features four private homes, a church, a business and the Lincoln Cultural Center. “A lot of (the houses are chosen through) word of mouth,” said Mary Jane Howard, executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council. “Some people volunteer. Some people we get down…

Local children to sing with state symphony

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The North Carolina Symphony will be presenting its annual Lincoln County Holiday Pops concert Thursday, which features young, local talent. “There’s just something about children’s voices at Christmas time — they’re just so clear, and you just see the excitement in their faces,” said Adair Cantwell, co-chairwoman of the Lincoln…