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Political parties name new officers

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Moooosse’s Pizzas opens new location

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Moooosse’s Pizzas & More has seen success since it opened in Lincolnton almost a year ago. Recently, the restaurant opened its second location in Vale, and manager Larry “Moose” Turner hopes to open Moooosse’s in Maiden and Denver in the future. “We got a lot of requests from people on…

Trantham, Fortenberry Engagement

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Sandie Renee Trantham of Gastonia and David Justin Fortenberry of Stanley announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Sandie is the daughter of Greg and Dena Trantham of Lincolnton. She is a 1999 graduate of East Lincoln High School and a 2003 Mars Hill College graduate with a B.A. in Business…

Family-owned Freeman Gas sets up shop in Denver

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Freeman Gas, one of the largest propane gas dealers in the southeast, has opened a location in Denver. “We are here to stay,” said Jim Cannon, vice president of Freeman Gas. “We don’t go and open a store for just a couple of years. This will be a permanent location.”…

Coffee and art combine in downtown exhibit

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Since taking over Fausto Coffee in September, co-owner Miriah Truluck has made sure it’s always filled with art. “It’s what I really love — that and coffee,” said Truluck, who has a degree in art history. Now, art and coffee are being combined in the shop’s new coffee-centric art exhibit.…

Campers make most of spring break

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Children played challenging games, hunted for Easter eggs and rode bikes as part of Lincoln County Parks and Recreation’s spring break camp. The camp was held for kindergartners though sixth graders this week at East Lincoln Community Center in Denver and Howards Creek Community Center in Lincolnton. A total of…

Event offers education

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Seniors will be asked “Would you recognize a wolf in sheep’s clothing?” at the 18th annual Healthy Living Series Wednesday at the Lincoln County Senior Center. Those attending will learn about the dangers of frauds and how criminals often see seniors as easy targets. “They’re know they’re trusting and vulnerable,”…

Clubs combat hunger

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Three Lincoln County Rotary clubs participated in a Stop Hunger Now event to feed hungry people in Haiti. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other live-saving aid around the world. Denver Lake Norman, Lincolnton and Sunrise Rotary clubs, all Lincoln…

Current ESC job listings

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The “ESC Job Listing Sampler” is provided as a joint effort between the Lincolnton Employment Security Commission office and the Lincoln Times-News. You must be registered with ESC to be referred for any of these jobs. Call (704) 735-8035 or visit the office at 526 N. Aspen Street in Lincolnton.…

Cooking for a Cure raises funds for EL Relay for Life

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Westlake Restaurant is hosting its Second Annual Cooking for a Cure to benefit East Lincoln Relay for Life. Team Fishing for a Cure is hosting the event from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the Denver restaurant. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. “It just blows…