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This year’s Denver Days one for the record books

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Organizers of the 2005 Denver Days festival are calling the event “record breaking.” According to Denver Days chairman Jerry Earnest, in excess of 20,000 made the two-day festival. “It was the biggest and the best we ever had,” said Earnest. “We’re going to possibly expand to a three-day event. Last…

Enforce sign ordinance, east Lincoln business leaders demand

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East Lincoln business leaders gathered at the East Lincoln Community Center last Wednesday to talk about signs. Specifically, members of the East Lincoln Area Council are concerned that some businesses in the eastern part of Lincoln County are not complying with the sign ordinance. “For nearly a year, the council’s…

Lake Calendar

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FAMILY FUN EVENT The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Family Fun & After Hours Networking Event at the Lake Norman Yacht Club on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact the chamber at (704)-664-3898. MARINE COMMISSION MEETING The Mountain Island Lake…

Around Town 10/3/2005

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REUNION The descendants of Silas Pope, Anna Deal Pope and Margaret Wages Pope will have a reunion at noon on Saturday at Catawba Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2639 Catawba Church Road , Rock Hill, S.C. Participants should bring lunch and drinks. Paper products and ice will be provided. Donations will…

Staying Alive

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Sara Butler (right) also became involved in the fun as she fed her 1-year-old nephew funnel cake. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Helping with Katrina

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ROTC takes first place

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Members of the West Lincoln High School Junior ROTC accomplished more than expected when they took home top honors at the Newton-Conover Field Meet Sept. 10. “We knocked out (McDowell High School) that had won 10 straight years,” said Commander Karl Jordan, an ROTC teacher. The meet included 16 area…

Pottery festival coming

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The legend of master potter Burlon Craig will be honored during an October festival held in his name. The Burlon Craig Pottery Festival will take place in Vale at the Burlon Craig Home Place. The festival lasts from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Oct. 15. Around 45 potters and pottery…

Haunted mill means thrills and chills

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Those who visit “Terror By the Creek” at the 117-year-old Howard’s Creek Mill have experienced all the good scares. There’s the startle scare, the gross-out scare and the “You’ve got to be kidding me” scare. Participants have laughed, passed out, come back over and over and refused to ever enter…

Rebels take county cross country titles

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he West Lincoln Rebels cross-country team won both the Lincoln County mens and womens championships Tuesday at Highland Park. For the women, it was the third consecutive time they’ve bested their county competition; the men had not won the Lincoln County crown since the inaugural run in 1996. West Lincoln…