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Boat owners advised to take precautions against break-ins

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Keeping your boat safe from break-ins this summer is something that many boaters should be aware of. “We advise folks that if there is anything that they can take off boats that they should do so,” said sheriff’s Lt. Howard Eason, district supervisor for the eastern end of the county.…

New lake patrol officer a familiar face to many

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A new face will be on the lake this summer, but it’s one some long time residents may remember. Jeff Warlick is now the new Lincoln County lake patrol officer as of Friday, returning back full-time after retiring from the Sheriff’s Office four years ago. “Jeff is a really good…

Grant to upgrade fire equipment

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The Denver Volunteer Fire Department was awarded an $8,630.70 grant from the state of North Carolina in order to help provide updated equipment and supplies. The grant was issued on Dec. 15 from the Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal after the Denver Fire Department…

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Within The Week

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Hogs of all kinds will descend on downtown Lincolnton Friday. We’re talking motorcycles. We’re talking barbecue. We’re talking people who enjoy both motorcycles and barbecue (myself included). Lincolnton’s fifth annual Doug Herbert Hog Happenin’ will be happenin’ June 3 and 4. The event kicks off Friday night with live music…

Summer fun for kids

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West Lincoln kids who want a summer packed full of fun and activities can take part in the county’s Summer Playground Program. The west Lincoln site will be located at North Brook Elementary School. Other sites are located throughout the county. So far, few people have shown interest in the…

Summer camp encourages artists

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The Lincoln County Arts Council will host the eighth annual Summer Art Camp at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for students to be able to do something really fun and have a hands-on learning experience,” said Donna McMahon, freelance artists and instructor. “It gives them a better…

Around Town 5/27/2005

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YARD SALE Faith Olive Baptist Church Youth Group will hold a yard sale at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the Carpet Warehouse Outlet, at the intersection of N.C. 10 and N.C. 18 in Vale. Hot dogs and baked goods will be available. For more information call 704-516-9188. BUSY…

Games fill last days

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The enthusiastic yelling that took place at West Lincoln Middle School this week has little to do with the end of school. Instead, seventh-grade students were involved in games focusing on math and English. “We’re reviewing things they’ve learned all year,” said Christi Rykhus, a seventh-grade teacher. The educational games…