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50th Anniversary

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Roy Dale Canipe and Ruby Ann Heavner Canipe of Lincolnton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 10 at Ryan’s Steak House. The couple was wed in Gaffney, S.C. After getting married, Ruby was a homemaker. She later worked in the housekeeping department of Lincoln Medical Center. Roy worked for…

Work by teachers on display

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The artwork of Lincoln County teachers will be on display at the Lincoln Cultural Center beginning this Sunday. “Omnibus” will feature the art of all kinds of teachers — public, private and home — who love to create. In previous years, the show only included the work of art teachers.…

Hosting families turns into a sea of red tape

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Lincoln County residents who want to host families in the wake of Hurricane Katrina have a lot of waiting ahead of them. Area churches that were hoping to spearhead the effort have found themselves weighed down with red tape and FEMA regulations. “That can be somewhat of a bureaucratic entanglement,”…

Horse happy

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A twist of fate has landed an Iron Station equestrian on the cover of a national magazine. Appaloosa Horse Journal’s September issue features East Lincoln High School senior Mariah Bell and her horse, Dovie. “Of course I don’t have the cutest look on my face, but I was jumping a…

BMX champion

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Over $200k in grants awarded

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Two local fire departments recently received federal grants. The Hugh’s Pond Volunteer Fire was awarded $124,076 by the 2005 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The Lincolnton Fire Department received $81,244. The program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Thousands of fire departments throughout the country are benefiting…

Lake Calendar

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OPEN HOUSE East Lincoln Christian Ministries will hold an open house at 4278 Catawba Burris Road on Sunday, Sept. 11. The community is invited to come and tour the new building and enjoy refreshments. For more information call ELCM at (704) 483-4415. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP Christian Women’s fellowship will take…

Highway accident between car, truck claims life of Denver man

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DENVER — A man died early Tuesday morning after a wreck on N.C. 16, about three miles south of Denver. John Kurth Dohmann III of 3441 Governor’s Island Drive was traveling north on N.C. 16 when his 1998 Mazda veered over the center line and struck a gasoline tanker truck.…

Around Town 9/7/2005

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DISASTER RELIEF FUND Donations for the Katrina Disaster Relief fund will be collected at Friday night’s football game at Lincolnton High School. Checks can be made out to the American Red Cross Society. SOUP SALAD AND SCRIPTURE Soup, salad and scripture will begin at First Baptist Church, Thursday. The lunch…

Isn’t she lovely?

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