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First National Bank completes move

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First National Bank has moved into its new building, although employees don’t have to travel much further to get there. The family-owned bank came to Lincoln County in 2008 and later that year, moved to its former spot at 2315 E. Main St. The bank operated out of a mobile…

Friends open new massage office in Denver

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Friends Nereid “Nee” Hayden and Cathy Peacock have opened Massage Therapy at Lake Norman. “We have a true interest and belief in what we do and we want to help people improve their lives,” Hayden said. “Massage should be a part of maintaining good health and not a luxury.” Hayden…

Fire destroys mobile home

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Firefighters are not sure yet what started a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Denver late Tuesday night. Denver Fire Department said they responded to a residence on Petite Lane around midnight. Fire officials said the home was unoccupied and have deemed the structure a total loss. The incident…

Denver hosting adult women’s volleyball league

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Amber Philbeck doesn’t get much time to herself as a working mother of a 2-year-old boy. But she does manage to squeeze in some time for volleyball twice a week. “It’s a way to get exercise, but at the same time, it’s ‘good for me time,’ ” Phibeck said. “I…

‘Hemicat’ being put together at Klassic Rides

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Klassic Rides, a Denver-based automobile restoration shop, is building a classic car unlike any other. The shop, owned by Floyd West, and his son, Billy, are creating The Hemicat, a blending of a 1949 Jaguar Mark IV and a 2008 Chrysler 300, for Humpy Wheeler. Wheeler is a legendary National…

Around Town 2/9/2011

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BLOOD DRIVES Two blood drives are available today in Lincolnton. From 1-3 p.m., the bloodmobile will be at Lincoln Nursing Center. From 5-7 p.m., the bloodmobile will be at Freedom Church on East Main Street. For more information, call (704) 972-4732. SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC The Humane Society of Lincoln County’s February…

Dog deemed ‘dangerous’ after mauling young child

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A pit pull that attacked and mauled a 7-year-old boy last month at a Denver residence was deemed a “dangerous dog” by the Lincoln County Board of Appeals on Tuesday in a hearing at Lincoln County EMS. As a result, Lincoln County Animal Services will maintain the dog on in-shelter…

Around Town 2/7/2011

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COUNTY MEETING The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will meet 5 p.m. Monday at the demonstration kitchen of the Cooperative Extension Service, located on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton, for that agency’s annual report to the commissioners. Commissioners will reconvene at 6:30 p.m. on the third…

Sheriff’s Office, others back Special Olympics Polar Plunge

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Lincoln County Sheriff David Carpenter and other local public officials are gearing up for the Special Olympics’ first Lincoln County polar plunge to take place later this month. However, anyone from Lincoln County and Mecklenburg County can participate in the event. But according to Susan Doggett, the Southern Piedmont’s area…

HorseFeathers completes renovations

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HorseFeathers Roadhouse in Sherrills Ford has undergone major renovations to meet the demands of its growing clientele. “We were overloading in the bar area,” said HorseFeathers owner Tim Anderton. “We had live music. We had dancing. We had people shooting pool. We had the bar activity.” Anderton opened the restaurant…