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ELAC head focuses on N.C. 16

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Denver machine shop owner, Bud Tschudin, is the new chairman of the East Lincoln Area Council. From strengthening ties between business groups to better managing growth, the 61-year-old New York state native said he is planning several accomplishments during his tenure at the eastern arm of the Lincolnton-Lincoln Chamber of…

Around Town 1/23/2008

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BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the East Campus. For more information, contact Robin Harwood at (704) 483-6611. OPEN HOUSE Lincolnton High School will hold an open house at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the new gymnasium. Following a brief meeting, parents will…

Menagerie pays visit to church

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Tonight at Denver Baptist Church, people might be saying, “It’s a jungle in there.” Dan Breeding of Creatures of Creation, a ministry that uses animals to discuss creation and other elements of the Bible, will bring his menagerie to the church for a 6:30 p.m. program. According to Jeff Cornette,…

Campground offers variety to vacationers

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The rising cost of gasoline prices makes traveling long distances difficult for many vacationers. Cross Country Campground in Denver provides campers a place to get away from the stress of everyday life without having to break the bank. “The campground is located in a wooded area but we are just…

Around Town 1/21/2008

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SUPPORT GROUP The Caregivers Support Group will be meeting 4 p.m.Tuesday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, located at 115 West Main St. in Lincolnton. A representative from Clerk of Court will be presenting a program on estate planning, wills and other legal matters. This program will be pertinent…

Backyard buddies opens

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Artist transforms trash to treasure

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It has been said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. For one local artist, that saying couldn’t be more true. Vickie Jo Franks, a Cleveland County folk artist, turns things others might dismiss as garbage into art. “It’s all recycled things,” Franks said of her materials-of-choice. Franks makes…

Officials view preliminary plans for N.C. 150

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Planning officials from Lincolnton, Cherryville and Lincoln and Gaston counties met recently to discuss very preliminary plans for changes to N.C. 150, and the public will have an opportunity to weigh in soon as well. Bill Duston of Centralina Council of Governments facilitated the meeting, helping city and county officials…

Historic cotton mill becomes wedding venue

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Laboratory Cotton Mill began its life in 1887 when it reintroduced cotton manufacturing to the economy of Lincoln County. Now, the 20,000 square foot structure sits in disrepair on Fork Road in Lincolnton, but it will soon see a rebirth as an events venue. “It’s a nice building,” said Cynthia…

Fireman of the year

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