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New park goal of two

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On a typical day, Ivy Runyan enjoys taking her two sons, Ethan and Eric to the park. But instead of staying in the east Lincoln area, Runyan is finding herself having to drive elsewhere. “We are always driving to Huntersville, Cornelius and even Charlotte,” Runyan said. The lack of playgrounds…

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 9/5/2005

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LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet on Tuesday Sept. 6 at Ryan’s Steakhouse. All Lions are encouraged to attend. Those Lions planning to eat should arrive at 6:30 p.m. Meeting will start at 7 p.m. Topics to be discussed include the Lions Club Booth at the Lincolnton/Lincoln County…

Close Call

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World War II refugee talks of plight

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During her time as a German refugee running from the “raping Russians” during World War II, Johanna McCloskey recorded the harsh realities of her life in a small journal. That journal traveled with her on hikes through “snow up to your hips,” on rides hitched on freight trains, milk trucks…

Local and regional art fills downtown coffee house

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When the Witches’ Brew Cafй first opened in downtown Lincolnton, the walls were bare. Now, a mere six weeks later, those walls are filled with the work of local and regional artists. There are black and white photographs of Italian landscapes, colorful multi-media abstract paintings, pointillism pen and ink drawings…

Around Town 9/2/2005

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DEMOCRACTIC MEN’S GROUP MEETING The Democratic Mens Group of Lincoln County will meet 8 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln House Restaurant.. The theme is, “Be Gutsy, Be Charitable, Be Sincere, Be a Democrat.” The primary subjects will be planning for precinct picnics, the recently completed Democratic State Executive Committee and…

Innovative dance studio opening

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It was a chance comment made earlier this year between Carmen Phaup and Rob Miller. Phaup, a drama teacher with the Catawba County school system, was considering running a theater camp and Miller, the executive director of the Newton-Conover Auditorium Authority, which oversees the Civic and Performance Place facility, was…