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East Lincoln residents hear more about ordinance

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At the East Lincoln Betterment Association meeting Thursday night, the some 20 people in attendance heard about the proposed Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance that could change the way property is developed in Lincoln County. Kelly Atkins, director of Building and Land Development for the county, said commissioners are pressured to…

Hundreds attracted to two church bazaars

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With the leaves changing colors and falling from the trees, cooler winds whipping around and Thanksgiving a mere three weeks or so away, bazaar-goers like Dorothy Boback of Denver spend their Saturdays looking for bargains. “It’s a beautiful day to get out and do some Christmas shopping,” she said. Hundreds…

It’s not what’s cooking but who’s cooking at Verdict Ridge?

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While many 16-year-olds were driving their first car and “hanging out” with friends, Sean Corsi was learning how to cook, which is something he did a lot growing up in Ohio. “My mother got me interested in cooking,” he said. “We didn’t have a lot of money then, and with…

Hollywood memorabilia finds it has a home in Denver

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When Robert Worsham opened Worsham’s Furniture this past June in Denver, one thing his store wasn’t going to feature is Hollywood memorabilia. His wife, Belinda, however, suggested that he have it as part of the store. “She thought it would be a good attraction to the store,” said Worsham. He…

Around Town 11/7/2005

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DOORMAT, FRUIT SALE The West Lincoln High School band boosters are selling door mats with the school logo which are gray with red “WL,” for $15 each. The group is also continuing to take orders for the band program’s annual fruit sale. Available are oranges, grapefruit and tangelos, as well…

Remembering Trey one purpose of DECA school group project

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One public relations assignment is not just a grade for North Lincoln High School students, but holds personal significance. As part of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), students will be holding a basketball competition in memory of their friend and fellow student, Trey Whiteside, who died in a car…

Dreamcatchers hold 1960s coffeehouse poetry reading

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Students from the West Lincoln Middle School seventh grade Dreamcatcher team recreated a 1960s coffeehouse, complete with sofas and posters. The students of Mrs. Meadow’s language arts class wrote and presented original poems, including haiku, limericks, free verse, narratives, concrete and sonnets. Pictured below are 16 of the students who…

Around Town 11/4/2005

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NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Ryan’s Steak House. REUNION Relatives and friends of Lucy and Blair Wise are invited to a Thanksgiving Day reunion held in their memory at Bethphage Lutheran Church. Bring…

Two new industries coming to the county

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There’s more good economic news on the homefront for industry in Lincoln County. According to Barry Matherly, executive director of the Lincoln Economic Development Association, two more international industries are planning to locate in Lincoln County. “One is definitely locating here, while we have a verbal commitment from the other,”…

Family building business “From the Ground Up”

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For Jannette Huggins and her husband, Harrison, every day is filled with things they love. Their new business, From the Ground Up Garden Center, is an extension of those loves. “We love the horses, dogs and plants,” said Jannette. Jannette, a former manager of Bumbargers in Lincolnton for 11 years,…