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Dentist opens office for uninsured

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Medicaid patients or patients with no insurance needing dental work will soon have some relief. Dr. Adam Naylor, owner of Comfort & Caring Dentistry, will open a second office, Caring Dentistry, across from the former Fox’s Fish Camp building in the Boger City area, next week. Comfort & Caring will…

Dollar General planned for Cat Square Road

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Piedmont Companies has announced plans to develop a Dollar General in western Lincoln County. The store will be at the intersection of N.C. 27 and Cat Square Road, with construction possibly starting in March or April, said Piedmont Companies President William Heafner. The 9,100-square-foot store would open in August on…

50th anniversary

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Louis and Barbara McConnell of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18 at Boger City Baptist Church. They are the parents of Julie Spake of Lincolnton and the late Todd McConnell and wife Darlene. Grandchildren are Lauren Putnam and her husband Bradley, Brent McConnell and Andrea McConnell. Great-grandchild is Kirsten…

County Club hopes for donations

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Lincoln Country Club is seeking donations to help fund a beautification project that planted 61 new trees. Two weeks ago, ShaGreen Nursery & Arboretum, of Shelby, planted a mix of Flowering Cherry, River Birch, Pine, Maple, Oak and Ginko trees, along the back nine holes (holes 10-18), which have been…

Most wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n James Bogan Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of possession of cocaine. Male,…

Around Town 12/23/2009

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MEETING CANCELLED The Lake Norman Covekeepers, which meets the fourth Thursday of each month, will not meet this month because of the holiday season. For more information, call Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249. CHRISTMAS PARTY The middle and senior high UMYF Christmas Party will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this evening…

70th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Burgin W. Goodson of Maiden celebrated their 70th anniversary Nov. 25. They are the parents of Kermit and Diane Goodson of Maiden and Yvonne Cromer of Lincolnton. Grandchildren are John Comer III, Linda C. Goodson, Laura Cromer, Emily Walmsley and Amy Hauck. Great-grandchildren are Matthew Goodson, Daniel…

Community effort repairs home

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For the past few years, Cynthia Dellinger has not put up a Christmas tree. “The house was so ugly and dirty,” she said. “I didn’t have the room either. I was so disheartened. I knew my tree would be pretty, but my house was so ugly.” Dellinger has lived in…

Firefighters help with Angel Tree

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Parents and children bombarded through the Wal-Mart doors, looking for their names on cardboard signs held up by uniformed East Lincoln firefighters standing beside dozens of shopping carts. Among the eager shoppers were Virginia Jones and her five children, Evonte Shuford, 7, Yolanda Shuford, 5, Devarius Shuford, 3, Laseana Palmer,…

ELCM aids needy families at Christmas

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Alicia Johnson wants her daughter to have a good Christmas this year. She has tried her best to make the holiday memorable. The Denver resident and her 3-year-old daughter made ornaments out of Play-Doh to hang on their tree, listened to classic Christmas tunes and visited Santa Claus. Last week,…