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“Sooo-weeee-t!” BBQ ‘n’ bikes come to Lincolnton

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(Editor’s note: Because of technical difficulties, the Lincoln Times-News was unable to run this article June 6 as originally intended.) Maybe it was a coincidence, but after days of rainy weather, the sun triumphed over the clouds just in time for the fourth annual Doug Herbert Hog Happenin.’ Both bikers…

Medical practice opens

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Smooth Sailing

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Rafting concerns to be aired

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CORNELIUS – The Lake Norman Marine Commission will hold a public hearing Monday night to hear concerns from residents on its current rafting ordinance. The meeting will take place at the Cornelius town hall at 7 p.m. The ordinance may be revised after the hearing. Revisions to the current rafting…

Transportation resolution receives endorsement

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The Lake Norman Rural Planning Organization approved a resolution endorsing the 2004-2010 transportation improvement program, which is the long range plan for Lincoln County, the northwest portion of Gaston County and the south portion of Iredell County. These areas were designated as part of the Metrolina Region non-attainment area by…

Boaters reminded to keep in mind what state law requires, permits

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With the boat traffic on the lake heating up, law enforcement advises to remember some important boating laws. No one under the age of 12 can operate a motorboat. However, a person at least 12-years old but less than 16-years old can operate a motorboat if the individual has satisfied…

Within the week

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A variety of child-focused activities accompany this week of summer vacation. For one thing, the Gaston Public Library is hosting “Caught in the Web: A performance of Ananse Stories.” The African folk tales will surely delight young audiences at 10:30 a.m. on Friday. The library is located at 1555 East…

Paso fino stable soon opening its gates

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Starting June 25, the Blake-Cliff Stables in Denver will open their gates for the public to enjoy or purchase one of the newest and smallest breeds of horses in the country. George McKee, the owner of Blake-Cliff. has managed to breed nearly 40 paso fino horses from a starting group…

50th wedding anniversary

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Hal and Prue Carpenter of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3. The couple has one child, Marcella. Hal is a retired dairy farmer and maintenance director of Gaston Day School. Prue is retired from substitute teaching in Lincoln County Schools. The couple are members of Bethel Lutheran…

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