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Ron Smith taking over as marine executive director

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Bob Elliott is phasing out. The executive director of the Lake Norman Marine Commission has handed over his title to Ron Smith, a former planning director for Iredell County and former executive director. The switch was made at Monday night’s marine commission meeting. “I’m looking forward to it, I have…

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Women golfers to tee off against breast cancer

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Frances Knox wanted to give back to the community. Having many friends and family who have been exposed to breast cancer, she wanted to reach out. “Breast cancer is one of the leading health risks for women,” Knox said. Because of that concern, Knox contacted Golf for Women magazine five…

Around Town 8/10/2005

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PERFORMANCE CANCELLATION Due to the death of cherished friend of several cast members, the Saturday performance of “Open-air Shakespeare” has been canceled. SENIOR CARE HELP SIGN-UP DAY Senior Care extra help sign-up day will be from 2 – 4 p.m. on, Aug. 16 at the Lincoln County Senior Center on…

Around Town 8/8/2005

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DANCE The Gaston County Parks and Recreation Department will host a Senior Citizens Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Citizens Resource Center. Doors will open at il 6:30 p.m. and the first 250 people present will be admitted. The Country Bucks will provide the entertainment. Ages 55…

50th Anniversary

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To Be A Good Citizen

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A Moment`s Rest

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Honors given Phyllis and Larry Baxter, others at annual conservation banquet

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The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual banquet last night at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Numerous Lincoln County Schools students and programs were honored for their commitment to environmental issues, as well as Larry and Phyllis Baxter, the Conservation Farm Family of the Year. In…

Lincolnton students participate in college math and science program

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Chavis Avery, Van Dinh, Andre Easter and Kimberley Zuniga of Lincolnton recently attended the Summer Academy of the Carolina Institute for the Multicultural Approach to Science (CIMAS) at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory. As CIMAS scholars, they participated in a three-week residential program designed to increase interest in math and science…

Bye-bye Winn-Dixie, hello to BI-LO

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Winn-Dixie won’t be packing groceries anymore. The store, located on N.C. 27 West, has been bought out by BI-LO/Bruno’s and is expected to open within a week to 10 days, said Joyce Smart, corporate communications with BI-LO. Smart said the store will try to employ as many Winn-Dixie employees as…