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Lincoln Charter School receives turn lane

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The Attorney General’s Office, two former Charlotte mayors, senior North Carolina Department of Traffic officials, county commissioners and the county manager all weighed in on the controversy. Now, more than a year after Lincoln Charter School in Denver opened, construction could begin this week on a left turn lane to…

Science fair provides hands-on learning for students

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An entire science lab came to S. Ray Lowder Elementary School Tuesday courtesy of the Catawba Science Center. Science center educators visited the school’s six science stations to give hands-on learning experiences to students, parents and faculty. During The Science Inquiry Health Investigator’s Festival, students visited each station, taking in…

McGruff the Crime Dog visits Battleground Elementary School

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Battleground Elementary School received a visit from safety icon McGruff Wednesday when the famed dog visited with the school’s kindergarten students and talked about safety. Students were also fingerprinted. The prints were included in a booklet of safety tips for parents to keep. The Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary Club sponsors the…

Special holiday market to be held Nov. 22 in Denver, Lincolnton

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For the first time, Lincoln County’s two farmers market locations will open for a one-day special event to help residents knock out their holiday shopping list. The Lincoln County Farmers Market, Lincolnton and Denver locations, will each host holiday markets Nov. 22. Holiday food, gifts and dйcor will be available…

BPW celebrates working women

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American Red Cross in ‘desperate’ need of funds

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A fundraiser to benefit the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Gainesville Baptist Church in Lincolnton. The money will benefit the Red Cross’ blood programs, health and safety programs, service to military families and disaster relief. The…

Marine Corps to honor Jeb Seagle

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Twenty-five years ago, Capt. Jeb F. Seagle lost his life after his helicopter crashed on the island of Grenada. The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League Detachment 1285 will hold a memorial service Saturday at the east side of the Lincoln County Courthouse. Seagle, a Lincolnton resident, joined the…

Queen Crowned

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Around Town 10/24/2008

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FUNDRAISER Members of the Jonas Brothers Fan Club of Lincolnton will hold a “Toys 4 Tech” sale 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at their headquarters, 131 Boulder Drive. All proceeds will go to help buy computers for Long Shoals Wesleyan Academy. Items for sale include “bearly” hugged stuffed animals, gently…

Church Activities

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ADDICTION PROGRAM Reformers Unanimous, a national faith-based addictions program headquartered in Rockford, Ill., is starting a chapter in Cherryville. Gospel Way Baptist Church is hosting the program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays. The program is open to all adults who struggle with addiction. For more information, call director…