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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…

Sing-a-long

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(Above) Residents of Cardinal Care listened in to a musical treat Friday when musicians Allen Biggerstaff, Michael Wright and Bryan Ayers (partially obscured) were joined in song by students from Lincoln Middle School. (Below) Allen Biggerstaff, Michael Wright and Byran Ayers set about with a foot-stompin’ and hand clappin’ good…

YMCA Safe Kids

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(Above) Andrew Helms, 7, gets a brown dog face makeover from Mollie Taylor, Caring Clown coordinator at Lincoln Medical Center. Facepainting was one of many attractions during Saturday’s YMCA Safe Kids Week event. (Below) Is that a look of concern on the face of Madi Paysour, 6, a digital print…

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 5/1/2006

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GRANT WORKSHOP A grant writing workshop will be held 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at the Rehoboth Church of Lincolnton, 608 Huss St. Cost is $50. The workshop will include the basic steps in writing a winning grant proposal. The workshop will cover local, state, federal and private…

School gets a visitor

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Students at G.E. Massey had a fun time as WBTV news anchor John Carter paid a visit. Carter imitated the main character from “The Large and Growly Bear” for Julie Wyatt’s class. Chris Dean / LTN Photo He also read from “Everyone Poops”. Chris Dean / LTN Photo He also…