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Residents voice concerns over roads, traffic

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Residents in east Lincoln voiced their concerns and frustrations Thursday over traffic and road problems. Approximately 100 residents who came to a meeting of the East Lincoln Betterment Association to learn more about some of the ongoing projects. The meeting was held at the East Lincoln Recreation Center. Questions were…

Strawberry Festival

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(Above) Emily FitzPatrick pets Gahndi the Savanna Monitor lizard held by Dr. Robert Mittan at the 20th annual Strawberry Festival held at East Lincoln High School Saturday. (Right) Crowds line up to buy strawberries from Lineberger’s Strawberries. The 20th annual festival was held at East Lincoln High School. Chris Dean…

Lake Calendar

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DEMOCRATIC WOMEN The Education and Recruitment Committee of the Lincoln County Democratic Women will meet May 24 at the parish hall of St. Peter by the Lake. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. REPUBLICAN WOMEN The East Lincoln Republican Women will meet May 24 at Fairfield United Methodist Church…

Around Town 5/18/2005

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REVIVAL Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church will hold revival services beginning May 22 at 6 p.m. and continuing May 23 through the 26 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Dale Angel will be the guest evangelist. The church is located on 318 West Ballard St. For more information please call (704) 435-6934.…

Lincolnton man attends Sunday school 22 years without a miss

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During the past 22 years, a 91-year old Lincolnton man has attended Sunday School class every single week, even when bedridden in a hospital. “That’s the best part of the week,” said Berlie Dellinger of going to the Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church. “That’s when you try to learn more about…

50th Anniversary

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Clarence Hughes Reep Jr. and Shirley Pauline Reep of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 6. They have five children, Vicky Goins, Kenneth Reep, Eddie Reep, Eric Reep and Alyece Ward; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family will hold a reception at Long Shoals Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall…

Around Town 5/16/2005

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LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet Tuesday. Al Dozier, editor of the Lincoln Times-News will be the guest speaker and will share some of his career experiences. Members and guests will arrive at 6:30 p.m. at Ryan’s Steak House. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Upcoming fund…

Lincoln seniors conquer games

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Many concerned over proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter

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A proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter planned for N.C. 73 could bring with it up to 500 jobs and more than $1 million in county sales taxes. But it could also bring out strong opposition from residents and small business owners. Andrew Johnson, president of the Denver Area Business Association, said small…

Hot topics on tonight’s commission agenda

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Several hot topics are on the agenda for the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners tonight. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Room of the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Commissioners Carrol Mitchem and Marie Moore will present recommendations on the proposed redistricting. Mitchem and Moore were appointed…