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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…

Proud Graduates

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Art competition winners announced

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The Lincoln Regional Art Competition award winners were announced at the opening reception on June 17 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Winners were: First place: Brenda Beard Bostian for “Painting the Enchanted Forest,” second place: Renee Matthews for “Blazing Spirit” and third place: Amy Powell for “Light Cauldron.” Honorable mentions…

Doing good for heart, body and soul

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Fish Fry!

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People turned out in droves for the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s famous East Lincoln fish fry that took place Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Lakewood subdivision. The event, billed as a chance to network, was deemed a success. In addition to “the best fish in town,”…

8-year old Denver girl names library`s bear

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His name is Forrest the bear. He stands seven feet tall at the side of the walking trail at the Florence Soule Shanklin Memorial Library. Since the end of April, the bear has been waiting for a name so that he could be issued a library card. Children under the…

Grand opening at Grateful Growers truly grand event

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Hundreds of people gathered at Grateful Growers Farm in Denver Saturday to experience the great taste of organic food and the opening of the farm. Chefs from the culinary school of Johnson & Wales University’s Charlotte campus and chef Salvatore Friedel of the Velvet Hammer Restaurant in Mooresville were there…

Lake Norman Marine Commission studying motorboat noise issue

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Noisy motorboats have always been a problem on the lake. Terry Davis, who heads up the Preservation and Safety committee with the Lake Norman Marine commission is working on a noise study status. Some of the noisy motorboats on the lake include cigarette boats and those who have engines that…

Around Town 6/22/2005

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HOT DOGS/ICE CREAM Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 6753 N.C. 182, will hold a hot dog/homemade ice cream supper from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 a plate and $2 per bowl of ice cream. Proceeds will go toward the Building Fund. BIBLE SCHOOL Boger City Baptist Church will…

Lake Calendar

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BLUEGRASS REVIVAL Fairfield Methodist Church will hold a bluegrass revival on Sunday, June 26 at 6 p.m. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served. There is no charge. Bring lawn chairs. If there is rain, the event will be held indoors. For more information call 704-483-5464. BOATING COURSE A boating course…