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4-Hers take on task of sewing

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Members of 4-H learned the art of sewing during three separate programs held Monday and Tuesday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. “I was a 4-Her. My daughter was a 4-Her, and this is my way of giving back,” said Joann Brooks, who helped teach the classes. Brooks, along…

ShoreLine activities

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CLUBS, GROUPS N.C. 16 steering committee The final day to apply to join a steering committee to help plan the future of old N.C. 16 is March 31. To apply visit: lincolncounty.org/Bald/default.htm or call (704) 736-8472. Relay for Life The American Cancer Society will hold a captain meeting for the…

60th anniversary

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Theo and Wanda Cochrane of Lincolnton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary March 27. They were married March 27, 1948 in Charleston, S.C. They are the parents of Carole Cochrane of Lincolnton, Bruce and Debbie Cochrane of Lincolnton and Ted and Lana Cochrane of Westerville, Ohio. Grandchildren are Brian Cochrane,…

Upcoming Events

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CONTACT US If you have a news tip or story suggestion, would like to place an advertisement or subscribe to the Lincoln Times-News, please call: (704) 257-0020 COMING UP nBond and backpacking: What do a $44.6 million school bond and nature trails have in common? Both will be topics at…

Helping out Habitat

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Enforcers stem sign proliference

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Lincoln County code enforcers Cindy Lovelace and Barbara Carpenter scan signs clustered at a corner of N.C. 16 in Denver. They decide quickly what stays and what goes. Real estate advertisements too close to the main road are snatched out of the ground. A faded “lost dog” notice taped on…

Board upholds Verizon order

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The Lincoln County Board of Adjustment voted unanimously Monday to uphold the county zoning administrator’s decision requiring Verizon to make revisions to its Catawba Springs Promenade building. The decision calls for Verizon to change the front and sides of its store to be more than 50 percent brick. Rampart L.L.C.…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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Mel Campbell, Westport: “I’ve only been a resident for more than a year now. I think they are good for security, but they are probably not needed.” Juanita Hoke, Denver: “It just depends on what the people who live there want. It doesn’t really fit in because Lincoln County is…

Denver church starts service for children

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There’s something new at Denver United Methodist Church, and it’s all about the kids. “We have children’s worship every Sunday morning at 10:30,” Kristi Johnsen, director of children’s ministries and wife of Rev. Jeff Johnsen said of Denver UMC’s G-Force. G-Force, or God’s Force, is a play on “the force”…

Rock Springs in line for $1.6 million

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If Lincoln County’s $44.6 million bond passes in May, Rock Springs Elementary in Denver would receive $1,605,350. In addition to more space, the school also needs extensive repairs. Rock Springs’ proposed 8,000-square-foot addition is not just needed – it’s legally required. At 111 percent enrollment capacity, Rock Springs is the…