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Lincolnton Lions Club members look back on 55 years

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Lincolnton Lions Club members celebrated 55 years of service at a banquet held Tuesday night. “It’s good to look back to where you’ve come from, and then you can look forward to where you’re going,” said Bob Spencer, a Lions Club member. The event, which was held at First Presbyterian…

Around Town 1/20/2006

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS SERVICE Members will be marching to Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church Worship Center, 1009 Main St. from Oaklawn School at 10 a.m. Sunday. The morning service starts at 11 a.m. followed by dinner from 2 to 3:30 p.m. At 3:45 p.m. there will be a praise…

Something delicious cooking at Tim Schafer’s at Lake Norman

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(Above) Schafer sits in front of one of his restaurant’s fire places with one of his most popular dishes, the double-cut stuffed pork chop, which he prepared earlier. (below). Chris Dean / LTN Photo SHERRILLS FORD — Tim Schafer`s first exposure to the Denver area came via his wife, Rebecca.…

Lake Calendar

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FISHING SEMINAR A discussion on fishing for pre-spawning stripers, largemouth and spotted bass will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Bass Pro Shop in Concord Mills Mall. Professional bass angler Mary Hencken, along with striper fishing guides Craig Price and Gus Gustafson. For more information, call…

Around Town 1/18/2006

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MEDICARE PRESENTATION The North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), a division of the North Carolina Department of Insurance, will offer a presentation for Medicare beneficiaries and their families from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Thursday at the Citizens Center. Special guest speaker will be Josiah S. Bova, western…

Meeting in King’s honor

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During a breakfast held in Martin Luther King Jr.’s honor Monday, Lincoln County citizens took time to remember the past and look towards the future. “We’ve come a long way,” said the Rev. Robert Hamilton, president of the Lincoln County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored…

Continuing the dream

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The 77th birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. was celebrated all day long Monday. In the morning, a youth program (below) featured songs and dancing including (from left to right) Miracle Angel and Destiney James. The dance group “All for One” performed at the evening program as did members of…

Always something going on…

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There’s always something to do and see in downtown Lincolnton. (from top left, clockwise). For example, Amber Scharett (left), discusses with Judy and Nick Komas, owners of Classic Art and Framing, details of framing a shadowbox of Scharett’s husband’s college degree and tassel. (At top right photo) Peggy Wylie (left)…

FORE! Former golf course gets new life

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A golf course in Denver that closed in February 2003 is getting a new life, thanks to a Charlotte-area developer. Westport Lakeside Development LLC wants to reopen the Westport Golf Course this September on 200 acres that are mostly vacant. According to Lincoln County zoning administrator Randy Hawkins, the company…

Denver resident questions process

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New warehouses next to Harris-Teeter at Waterside Crossing. A new Wal-Mart and Lowe’s. A new Birkdale-style housing development. These projects are in the works for Denver, a place that Connie Zmijewski has called home for two years. “I’m passionate about this area,” said Zmijewski. “I’m concerned about the growth in…