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QUESTION of the WEEK

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“Where would you put a community Christmas tree in east Lincoln County?” Stephen Ringel, Denver: “Probably at N.C. 16 and N.C. 73, because I go through there more. If we put one somewhere, I’d like to see it there.” Joyce Freeman, Denver: “I’d like to see it here in the…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Wayne’s Monthly Feasts Wayne’s Monthly Feast will be 9:45 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant on N.C. 150 in Denver. The meeting will feature a presentation by musician Jane Berget and “Santa Claus”. A drawing for Christmas gifts will be held and each person will receive a coffee…

Around Town 12/10/2008

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GRIEF/DIVORCE CARE First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, will host a divorce recovery and grief share workshop 7:30 p.m. tonight. The workshop will take place in the church fellowship hall and is free of charge. For more information, call Barry Long at (704) 735-7515. SENIOR RETREAT A Senior Citizens…

Census workers start in January

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Times are hard, but there is at least one agency hiring — the U.S. Government. Temporary workers are needed to put together the 2010 U.S. Census, and Norlinda Philbeck, a recruiting assistant with the U.S. Census Bureau, is having a hard time filling the positions. “I just don’t think the…

56th Reunion

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Police looking for second person in purse-snatching

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One person is in custody and one remains on the run after a reported purse-snatching Friday in a Lincolnton parking lot. Lincolnton Police said the robbery took place around 8 p.m. when a 25-year-old woman was leaving a Subway on North Generals Boulevard. Detective Charles McGinley with the Lincolnton Police…

Barn fire creates traffic problems in Catawba Co.

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A early morning fire in Catawba County tied up traffic Tuesday near Maiden. Catawba County Fire Inspector, Jason Boggs, said the fire started just after midnight at the intersection of Buffalo Shoals Road and Little Mountain Road. Bandys Volunteer Fire Department along with four other departments, battled the blaze at…

Coach builds teams, character

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Strewn across the wooden shelves and unkempt desk of East Lincoln High School head football coach Mike Byus are photographs of teenagers, helmets off, clad in shoulder pads and nylon uniforms. Their expressions vary; their hair styles span 25 years and the team colors donned are from six different schools…

Around Town 12/8/2008

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ROAD CLOSING Landers Chapel Road will be closed for a bridge replacement beginning today. A detour will be designated Gaston Webbs Road to Long Shoals Road. The project will take approximately six months to complete. CHRISTMAS PAGENT The Miss Gastonia Scholarship Association will present the Miss Merry Christmas Pageant 5…

DARE Graduation

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Earlene Johnson (top photo) offered an inspirational presentation as the guest speaker at the 2008 DARE graduation Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Members of the Sheriff’s Office then passed out diplomas to students, including Cesar Rivera, a Kiser Intermediate School fifth-grader. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo…