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Over $200k in grants awarded

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Two local fire departments recently received federal grants. The Hugh’s Pond Volunteer Fire was awarded $124,076 by the 2005 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The Lincolnton Fire Department received $81,244. The program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Thousands of fire departments throughout the country are benefiting…

Want to help Katrina victims?

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Below is a list of agencies, churches and other organizations that are mounting efforts to help Hurricane Katrina victims. The Lincoln Times-News will run this list at least once per week for the time being. If you know of or are part of a group that is not listed, please…

Right in the kisser!

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Recognize these people?

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Around Town 9/9/2005

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COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN A community kickoff campaign on safety and ways for residents to protect their communities will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oaklawn center. Information will be given to residents in Oaklawn and Georgetown communities. People are needed to pass out fliers and should meet at the center…

Around Town 9/7/2005

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DISASTER RELIEF FUND Donations for the Katrina Disaster Relief fund will be collected at Friday night’s football game at Lincolnton High School. Checks can be made out to the American Red Cross Society. SOUP SALAD AND SCRIPTURE Soup, salad and scripture will begin at First Baptist Church, Thursday. The lunch…

Isn’t she lovely?

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Want to help Katrina victims? Here’s where to turn

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Below is a list of agencies, churches and other organizations that are mounting efforts to help Hurricane Katrina victims. The Lincoln Times-News will run this list at least once per week for the time being. If you know of or are part of a group that is not listed, please…

What a catch!

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New park goal of two

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On a typical day, Ivy Runyan enjoys taking her two sons, Ethan and Eric to the park. But instead of staying in the east Lincoln area, Runyan is finding herself having to drive elsewhere. “We are always driving to Huntersville, Cornelius and even Charlotte,” Runyan said. The lack of playgrounds…