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Planning board workshop Thursday

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Denver business owner Mark Cotter of Four Season Marine Supply is concerned about the county’s sign ordinance. Specifically, he wants the county’s planning board to consider lifting the ban on temporary signs, also known as “popsicle” signs. “Some businesses that are located in strip malls don’t have the capability to…

“Denver’s Biggest Loser” debuts at Fit Dimension

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Seven people from across the Denver area gathered at Fit Dimension, located on N.C. 16, Tuesday night, Jan. 17, for the start of a life-changing process: the process of bettering their lives through losing weight and watching what they eat. Fit Dimension owner Jill Feldmeyer is calling her program “Denver’s…

Lake Calendar

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MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver. Jack LaForce with Pulte Homes-Del Webb and developer Walter Fields will speak on a proposed development across from East Lincoln High School, while Pete Acker with Lincoln Medical Center will talk…

Enthusiasts

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Around Town 1/25/2006

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ELECTION Gaston Community Action will hold election for a board member to represent the low-income residents in the Lincoln County area of Gaston Community Action, Lincoln County Division. The meeting will be held at Creative Travel, 2002 E. Main Street in Lincolnton at 6 p.m. on Thursday. All low-income adults…

Hurricane evacuees say goodbye to Lincolnton, their adopted home

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The Sanchez family came to Lincolnton grieving the death of a relative and fleeing hurricanes Katrina and Rita. This weekend, the father, mother, son and daughter moved back to their New Orleans home. While packing up Friday, they found the move bittersweet. “Here we didn’t find friends, we really found…

Storyteller weaves tales for students

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Lincoln County children have listened to stories of elves and wishes, fat cats and steep roofs and slithery, sinister snakes this week. Professional storyteller Dianne Hackworth is making her way through each of the county’s 12 elementary schools. The Lincoln Arts Council has sponsored her visit. Hackworth will speak at…

Fun at the carnival

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Juvenile crime intervention funds available for services

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The Lincoln County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of $167,817 in intervention and prevention funds for services to youths most at risk of court involvement. JCPC funds require a local cash or in-kind match of 30 percent. Based on the JCPC planning process conducted to date, the…

Amy`s House Giving Tree set to debut in community

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The Giving Tree is a new community project for Amy’s House, the domestic and sexual violence shelter for Lincoln County. Its dual purpose is to raise awareness about domestic violence as well as solicit donations for the operation of the shelter from the community. The Giving Tree carries educational information…