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Around Town 4/10/2006

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SIREN TEST Sirens located around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at approximately noon Wednesday. ROAD WORK The North Carolina Department of Transportation wants residents to be aware that crews will be patching sections of N.C. 27 between Boger City and N.C. 150 East throughout the day Tuesday and Wednesday.…

I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree

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Internation Festival

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It’s a small world, after all, as these students of Ms. Thompson (left) and Ms. Willis, learn to dance the hula in the Hawaii room during Friday’s International Festival, which was held at the Lincoln Park Head Start Center. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Classmates look on as Sophia Kilpatrick…

Child Safety

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Pitching it, cleaning up

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Rotary Auction

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Rachel Hopson, a ninth-grade cheerleader at East Lincoln High School displayed a children’s shopping cart and some toys during this past weekend’s 14th annual Rotary Auction. Chris Dean / LTN Photo The annual Rotary Auction is always an fun yet intense event and this year was no exception. Helping were…

City Hall Dedication

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City Manager Jeff Emory was one of several speakers Sunday at the dedication of the new City Hall/Fire Department complex. Chris Dean, Steve Steiner / LTN Photo Prior to the start of Sunday’s festivities, Lincolnton Mayor Bobby Huitt spent a few minutes with Police Chief H.D. Abernathy and Captain D.E.…

Never losing sight of the goal

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During World War II, Jack Dellinger flew on 35 missions over Germany as a gunner with the B17 Flying Forces. He remembers the war as a terrible and terrifying time. He remembers the flying, however, as wonderful. So it’s not surprising Dellinger has spent a good deal of his 82…

Bone marrow needed for man with leukemia

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The first time Michael Nichols learned he had cancer, he was shocked. “I was terrified, you know,” he said. “I’ve always heard cancer was a killer. That was my first thought.” It’s been eight years since Michael, a Lincolnton resident, was first diagnosed with leukemia, which eventually went into remission.…

YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day

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Fun activities for children and important health information for parents make up the two key components of the Lincoln Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. “Our main purpose is to provide kids and families with this information so the kids carry this with them into their lives,” said Melony Hipp, an…