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Payseur takes Wingate post

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WINGATE – Stephen Payseur of Iron Station, N.C., has been nominated to serve on the Wingate University Board of Visitors, effective June 2005. Payseur is a 1973 graduate of Wingate University and a 1976 graduate of Appalachian State University. Currently Payseur is the owner of Creek Side Industrial Solutions in…

Safety Awards

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Zoning requests on table

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Residents of east Lincoln can attend two public hearings on zoning at 6:30 p.m. April 4 at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting. The first public hearing is from applicant David Wulfhorst who is requesting to rezone a 0.24-acre parcel from residential single-family to conditional use neighborhood business in…

Comments on Duke invited

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East Lincoln residents can voice their concerns on Duke Power Co. services on April 21. A representative from Duke Power and a representative from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will be present to answer any questions. Comments are invited as Duke seeks relicensing. “Duke is the one that is going…

Fund raisers lead up to Relay

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Relay for Life is just two weekends away but the list of events has already started. · April 1 – Fish/Chicken Fry at Salem United Methodist Church for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drive thru pick-up for $7.50 · April 1 and 2 – Spaghetti Dinner at Holy…

Around Town 3/28/2005

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DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT MEETING The Denver, Triangle, Triangle East and Cowans Ford precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s By the Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver. Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria…

Within The Week

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If you’re one of those folks who goes ga-ga for glass (and believe me, there’s a lot of you), I suggest you visit Charlotte’s Mint Museum sometime between April 2 and August 21 to check out “Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection.” The exhibit brings in fancy glass from…

Loading the Tonka Basket

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Around Town 3/25/2005

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FISH FRY & AUCTION A fish fry and auction benefit will be held for Joe and Karen Morgan at the Lincoln Country Club on Saturday March 26. The fish fry will begin at 1 p.m. Tickets are $6 per plate. The auction begins at 3 p.m. For more information or…

ESC: Lincoln jobless rate up slightly

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Lincoln County’s unemployment rate for the month of January went up from a 5.8 in December to a 5.9 in January. Judi Morton, manager at Lincoln County’s Employment Security Commission said the small increase is linked to the layoffs after the Christmas hires. At this time last year, Lincoln county’s…