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60th wedding anniversary

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Alfred and Dorothy Byrnes of Lincolnton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this December. Al was from New York and Dottie was from Michigan, but the couple met over a telegraph counter in Madison, Wis. They were married in Schenectady, NY in 1945. Their children are James of Gibralter, Mich., Donald…

Golf shop open for business

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Lincoln County golf amateurs and professionals can now enjoy a full service pro-shop and driving range located in west Lincoln. “It’s a great idea for the community,” said Bill Cease, part-owner in Tee One Up. “You can teach a younger kid golf, and by the time they are 50 and…

Lions Club poster winners

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On display at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton are 28 entries from Lincoln County in the 2005-06 Lions International Peace Post Contest. The year’s theme was “Peace without borders.” Students who earned top honors received a cash award and their school placed their name on a plaque. The…

Several years in the making, Cline Farm community-to-be ready to debut

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Turnout was heavy several months ago as plans were unveiled for the projected development of what will be a premier residential community in Lincoln County, Cline Farm. Steve Steiner / LTN Photo It may have taken slightly longer than originally planned, but now that all the “i”s have been dotted…

For the children

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About the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce

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The Chamber’s leads group meets on a weekly basis to develop new, additional, profitable business for its members through referrals and/or recommendations by members to each other. Not only does this group provide leads and fellowship for each other, it is also are a community-minded group. On an on-going basis,…

Holiday art

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“Holiday in the Woods,” which features the art of Don Olsen and Ginny Kozolvari, will be on exhibit at the Lincoln Cultural Center through Dec. 31. Above is Olsen’s wood sculpture “Surchin Urchin.” Below is Kozolvari’s painting “Transylvania.” Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Pharmacy a delightful step into the past

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Houser’s Drugs, a notable landmark for more than 50 years in Cherryville keeps tradition and a small town atmosphere alive by catering to citizens. “I’ve been coming for 10 to 15 years every morning,” said Ruth Black-Anthony. “It’s a friendly place to meet and they’re awfully nice here. It’s a…

Family lives their Scottish heritage

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January marks four years the Howard family of Denver has been living their Scottish heritage through dance. Lisa Howard made the decision to have her three girls, Bethany, then 10, Brittany, then 6; and Baileigh, then 4, to learn Scottish dances at the Burgin Academy of Scottish Dance in Charlotte.…

Lake Calendar

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ELBA MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the East Lincoln Community Center. For more information, call ELBA president Peter Browne at (704) 820-0215. DIGITAL CAMERAS The Friends of East Lincoln branch library present an introductory class…