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November scenes

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Never let it be said there’s ever a dull moment in Lincolnton and Lincoln County, as these photos taken during the month of November will attest. Chuck McGinley, lodge trustee for the Fraternal Order of Police, along with his son, Jake, carry food from a van to the front door…

Doors by Nalley breaks ground for new building

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Friends, family and colleagues gathered outside in the cold Thursday morning to honor Buford Nalley of Doors by Nalley of Mooresville and Denver. The gathering surprised Nalley, who discovered that Denver Construction will build a new facility for the business that will merge his Mooresville office with his Denver warehouse.…

Sign ordinance much-discussed topic at planning board meeting

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Proposed changes to the county’s sign ordinance were tackled during the Nov. 16 meeting of the Lincoln County Planning Board. According to East Lincoln Area Council Chairman Todd Wulfhorst, the meeting with the planning board was the culmination of ELAC’s work with the county. “We’ve been discussing the sign issue…

Denver business owners reacting to news of possible Lowes Home Improvement

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Business owners in eastern Lincoln County are reacting to recent word of another “big box” store coming to N.C. 73 near the N.C. 16 interchange. Initially, some, like Marta Carlson with Paradise Gardens Garden Center, are concerned about Lowe’s Home Improvement locating a 139,000-square-foot store and retail complex. “Lowe’s will…

Around Town 11/21/2005

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USED TOYS NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, 207S. Poplar St., is in need of used toys for its Christmas Fund. Toys can be donated Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. For more information call (704) 732-0383. MEMORIAL TREE AND OPEN HOUSE E.F. Drum Funeral Home will…

PeeWee Panthers

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50th Aniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family at the Lincoln Country Club. They have two sons, Mark Sain of Lincolnton and Chad Sain of Kernersville and six grandchildren.…

Cheering to victory

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Around Town 11/18/2005

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OLD FASHIONED DAY Lunch will follow the Sunday worship service at Roseland Baptist Church. Singing featuring the Followers, blue grass gospel, will start at 2 p.m. FISH/ HOT DOG SALE There will be a fish plate and hot dog plate sale Saturday at Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church, 4553 N.C.…

Easley declares November as Home and hospice care month

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Governor Easley has proclaimed November as Home and Hospice Care month. This year’s theme is “All Roads Lead Home,” in honor of home care and hospice employees who are victims of Hurricane Katrina. In honor of the occasion, the Lincoln County Home Health agency will hold an open house from…