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50th Anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Ledford of Vale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 4, 2005. The celebration was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vale and was hosted by their family: daughter Bobbi Watson and her daughter Anna and daughter Suzanne Parris, her husband Rick and their children Zach…

Around Town 1/27/2006

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CRAFT, HOT DOG, BAKE SALE The Mission Team at Crouse United Methodist Church, N.C. 150, Crouse, is sponsoring a Valentine Gift and Bridal Accessories Craft Sale featuring local crafters from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday. The church’s youth group will be selling hot dogs and baked goods with proceeds…

It`s a real gas

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While for many the smell of propane gas may at least make people nauseous and at most signal a greater problem, such as a gas leak, for Terry Rudisill of Denver, propane means a living. That’s a living for his wife, Vickie, and the couple’s three children; Trevor, 18; Lance,…

More development coming to east Lincoln

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More development is planned for eastern Lincoln County and residents will have a chance to voice their concerns at the East Lincoln Betterment Association meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church.. This time, it’s for an active adult community that will consist of 1,650 homes on 600…

Planning board workshop Thursday

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Denver business owner Mark Cotter of Four Season Marine Supply is concerned about the county’s sign ordinance. Specifically, he wants the county’s planning board to consider lifting the ban on temporary signs, also known as “popsicle” signs. “Some businesses that are located in strip malls don’t have the capability to…

“Denver’s Biggest Loser” debuts at Fit Dimension

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Seven people from across the Denver area gathered at Fit Dimension, located on N.C. 16, Tuesday night, Jan. 17, for the start of a life-changing process: the process of bettering their lives through losing weight and watching what they eat. Fit Dimension owner Jill Feldmeyer is calling her program “Denver’s…

Lake Calendar

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MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver. Jack LaForce with Pulte Homes-Del Webb and developer Walter Fields will speak on a proposed development across from East Lincoln High School, while Pete Acker with Lincoln Medical Center will talk…

Enthusiasts

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Around Town 1/25/2006

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ELECTION Gaston Community Action will hold election for a board member to represent the low-income residents in the Lincoln County area of Gaston Community Action, Lincoln County Division. The meeting will be held at Creative Travel, 2002 E. Main Street in Lincolnton at 6 p.m. on Thursday. All low-income adults…

Hurricane evacuees say goodbye to Lincolnton, their adopted home

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The Sanchez family came to Lincolnton grieving the death of a relative and fleeing hurricanes Katrina and Rita. This weekend, the father, mother, son and daughter moved back to their New Orleans home. While packing up Friday, they found the move bittersweet. “Here we didn’t find friends, we really found…