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Lincoln native a national finalist

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A Lincolnton native found herself a finalist in a national contest by focusing on sweetness. Shasta Story-Martin is one of three women competing for a $5,000 grand prize in the Pillsbury Make America Sweeter Contest. “I started crying,” Story-Martin said of her reaction to finding out she was a finalist.…

Lincoln Lodge cherishes its long history

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The Masons may not be a secret society, but its members do have their share of secrets. What the “G” stands for on the refurbished sign hanging outside its lodge in downtown Lincolnton is one mystery. “We won’t ever tell you that,” said Ken Mace, a Mason with Lincoln Lodge…

Bagel shop chain expands to Denver

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After moving from Costa Rica to the United States in the late 1980s, Armando Corrales said he is “living the American dream.” Corrales, owner of The Original New York Bagels, recently opened his third location at 3740 N.C. 16 in Denver. “This area is very diverse and it’s constantly growing,”…

Sydney’s return to Denver

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DENVER — Moving is never easy. Coming back to the same place where you left from can be hard, but don’t tell that to East Lincoln senior Spencer Sydney, who moved back to Denver over the summer. Sydney, a 6-foot-3-inch guard and post player, has recently been a nice addition…

Rotary Club art

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For the seventh year, the Denver-Lake Norman Rotary Club is auctioning art to help fund worthy causes in the community. Featuring a selection of artwork from both renowned and local artists, the art auction will be 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Charter School’s high school campus gym, located off…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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“In an effort to appease complaints, especially from waterfront property owners, about the last countywide property assessment being done at the height of a real estate bubble, the county commission voted 3-2 Monday to conduct the next reevaluation a year early. Do you agree with their vote?” Wes King, Denver:…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DFD BOD meeting The Denver Fire Department’s annual Board of Directors meeting will be 9–10 a.m. Saturday at the DFD headquarters, 3956 N.C. 16. The BOD is expected to discuss next fiscal year’s budget, affecting local fire tax rates. Call (704) 483-5115. Sailing and rowing classes The North…

Around Town 2/4/2009

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LIBRARY CLOSED The Cherryville branch of the Gaston County Public Library will be closed Thursday through Feb.14 for carpet installation. Public service hours will resume Feb. 16 or at the conclusion of the installation project. For more information, call (704) 435-6767 or (704) 868-2164. AUDITIONS The Lincoln Theatre Guild will…

Ribbon cutting

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Five generations

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