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Carp fishing made illegal

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MOORESVILLE — The Lake Norman Marine Commission passed an ordinance Monday night making it illegal to catch or possess sterile grass carp. The carp, minnows from Eastern Asia, have been put in Lake Norman to eat up the fast-growing weed called hydrilla. A violation of this regulation will result in…

Didtinguished gentlewoman

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Denver pregnancy center volunteer receives honor Crystal Regan said that on the afternoon of Sept. 17, she became a little girl again. It was something she said she never imagined would happen to her. She was meeting the president. Regan, who volunteers at the East Lincoln Pregnancy Center in Denver,…

Dames of Denver

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Dynamic Duo

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Merisa Stoner with her Shetland Sheepdog Stonerhaven Gypsy Traveller won Best Junior Handler at the United Kennel Club Dog Show sponsored by the American Hairless Terrier Assoc. Sunday, Sept. 12 in Charlotte. Contributed Photo…

Sharing a Smile

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Jacob Schronce, 4, recently shared a smile with Democratic Senatorial candidate Erskine Bowles last week in Gastonia. Jacob is the son of Cliff and Jennifer Schronce of Lincolnton. Contributed Photo…

Golfing Rotarians

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Golfers from throughout Lincoln County joined together Monday at the Lincoln Country Club to participate in a tournament celebrating Rotary’s Centennial Year. At right, Mike Krom putts as John Maxwell and Joel Murphy look on. Below, Chris Beard eyes the green. The funds raised by the tournament will go to…

Lake Calendar

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SILENT AUCTION East Lincoln Christian Ministry is holding a silent auction until 12pm Saturday, October 2. For more information call 704-483-4415. RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL The 11th annual Carolina Renaissance Festival will be held Oct. 2 to Nov. 14 Saturday and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will be…

Business by the pool

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Left to right, Joy Watts, Kim Suttles, ReneeÒ‘ Brooks and Sam Payne network Thursday evening at the Business After Hours at Riverwalk Apartments. The event was hosted by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and brought together county business leaders. Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo…

Seeking assistance — Lake-loving couple takes SOLO route

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DENVER — Save Our Lake Organization (SOLO) is heating up. The non-profit organization, headed by Jim and Jill Feldmeyer, is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of Lake Norman and the endangered Catawba River. “Somebody needed to do it,” Jill said. “I kept thinking surely somebody would do something about…

Pottery Sale

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Misty Warren of Lincolnton looks at pottery being sold outside Byrd’s Sundries on Main Street Saturday morning. The Lincoln County Apple Festival was scheduled to occupy downtown on Saturday, but it was canceled because of Hurricane Ivan. Josh Davis / LTN Photo…