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Medal of Honor recipient in Lincolnton

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Carolina Mills to close Lincolnton, Maiden divisions

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MAIDEN — Carolina Mills announced Monday that as of June 30, all domestic yarn manufacturing operations will cease, permanently putting 311 people in plants in Lincolnton, Maiden and Statesville out of work. In a press release issued by the company, president and chief executive officer Steve Dobbins, he stated damage…

Annual Denver festival at Holy Spirit draws hundreds

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Saturday marked the fourth annual Holy Spirit Catholic Church festival in Denver. (Left photo) Church member Terry Middleton cooked up hamburgers for sale at the Knights of Columbus tent. (Right photo) Derrick Bean, 2 Ð…, sat inside a fire engine. Jon Mayhew / LTN Photo The cool, sunny Saturday weather…

ELAC looks at options regarding sign ordinance

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Thanks to a petition of 130 people started by Denver businessman Mark Cotter, the proposed changes to Lincoln County’s sign ordinance is back in the hands of the planning board. Members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) were updated last Monday on the progress of retooling the proposed changes.…

Annual plant sale benefits library garden, scholarship

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TERRELL – Green-thumbed members of the Lake Norman Garden Club teamed up with ShaGreen Nursery and offered many different types of plants for sale Saturday at Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Terrell. According to garden club member Linda McBride – one of the organizers of the event – the overflowing…

Around Town 5/3/2006

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PLANT SALE The Master Gardner annual plant sale will be 8 a.m. – noon Saturday. There will be over 1,000 plants. Only cash will be accepted. It will be located at the Citizens Resource Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, Dallas. The sale will be held rain or shine. ABERNATHY FAMILY REUNION…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST Andrew Johnson of Edward Jones in Denver will speak on financial planning 10 a.m. Friday, May 12, at Capt’n Petes restaurant on N.C. 150 in Denver. Cost is $6 for the meal including tip. Reservations must be made by May 7 by calling Celia and Paul Deese at…

British invasion hits Lincolnton with movie, tribute band

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The British are coming! The British are coming! And they’re bringing with them rock and roll. “The Beatles are invading little Lincolnton,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln Concert Association. Well, not exactly. The original Fab Four, sadly cannot make it. In their place, however, is the Return. Touted…

Lincoln County Shriners raise funds to help children in need

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Steven Chambers has been through a lot in his 12 years. Born with cerebral palsy, he has spent his life in and out of hospitals. He lived through surgeries and injections and has been encased in a body cast twice. All these experiences, however, have made the Vale local into…

Everyone a winner at Special Olympics

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(Above)Justin Pace draws back and gets ready to toss the shot put during one of his attempts during Friday’s Special Olylmpics games. (Below)Brian Henderson is all smiles as he received his gold medal in the softball throw. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Cameron Carroll gets ready to spring from the…