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Lake Calendar

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WESTPORT PARADE The July 4 parade for Westport will start at 10 a.m. in the Fairfield UMC parking lot and will end at St. Peter’s By The Lake Episcopal Church parking lot. Prizes will be given for the winners in the following categories: Best Home/Mailbox Decoration on the Parade Route;…

Around Town 6/29/2005

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COMPUTER USERS The July meeting of the Computer Users Group in Lincolnton will be held this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Library. The group will have a general question and answer session and will celebrate Independence Day. The meetings are open to the public. Anyone interested in…

Around Town 6/27/2005

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BIBLE SCHOOL Grace Baptist Church in Newton will have Vacation Bible School June 27 through July 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly. The church theme is “jungle adventures discovering God’s love.” Grace Baptist Church is located at 1185 Little Road in Newton. For more information call (828) 464-7088. GASTON…

A day in the park

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(Top photo) Savanah Donaldson enjoys a scoop of ice cream at the Highland Drive Park dedication Sunday. Is there more ice cream in her than on her? (bottom photo) Dylan Moore tries his best to keep his dad, Mike Moore, from getting the soccer ball. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Vacation bible school

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Boger City Baptist Church’s kickoff celebration began Saturday. The program will run everyday from 6 – 8:30 p.m. until Friday and is open to all ages. (Above) A variety of animals from Buffalo Beal’s Animal Park were part of the festivities Saturday. Here, Hunter Sain feeds some grass to a…

Farmers Market expands schedule

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The Lincoln County Farmers Market is now operating on its full schedule for the summer. The market opens on Tuesday mornings at 7 a.m., Thursday afternoons at 3 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 7 a.m. Vendors usually stay as long as they have produce and customers to buy it. The…

Around Town 6/24/2005

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MEDICARE PROGRAM Cooperative Extension’s Sr. Health Insurance Information Program counselors and representatives from Social Security will be presenting an informative program pertaining to the new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, which begins January 1, 2006. An Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs is being mailed to millions of…

And They Call It Puppy Love

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Lincoln County Job Fair

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Lincoln County will hold a job fair, “Lincoln County Works,” on July 13 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Betty G. Ross Park Gym. “The job fair will be even more important than last year’s because as the economy improves, there will be a greater need for connecting employers…

Incentive grants for two businesses approved

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Commissioners Monday night approved incentive grants to entice two existing industries into investing millions and deepening their roots in Lincoln County. B.R. Lee Industries, located on N.C. 16 in Denver, plans to invest $10.5 million in a new facility in the Lincoln County Industrial Park. Known as LeeBoy, the company…