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Bike ride benefits Hesed House

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Supporters of Hesed House of Hope will break out their bicycles Saturday for The Assault on Hog Hill. “Last year’s event was a huge success, and we decided to repeat it and make it an ongoing event,” said Cathy Davis, president of Hesed House of Hope, Lincolnton’s homeless shelter. The…

YMCA offering summer camp scholarships

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Registration is now open for both locations of the Lincoln Family YMCA’s summer camp. “My big focus is that campers are safe and have a good time and that they feel a sense of belonging,” said Julie Foreman, senior family services director. “Camp is a family. We want them to…

LCS organizes first foreign trip

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High school students at Lincoln Charter School traveled out of the country for the first time this spring break, but it won’t be the school’s last foreign excursion. “It was really fun,” said Michelle Gavel, a sophomore who lives in Denver. “I didn’t really know anyone well on the trip,…

Rotary Auction passes last year’s mark as money count continues

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The 2010 Rotary Auction for Education has already raised more than last year’s event, and money is still being counted. “It’s looking great,” said Gaye Howard, CEO of the Lincoln County Rotary Student Loan Fund. So far, an estimated $120,000 has been raised, which is $7,000 more than the 2009…

Coalition Against Child Abuse honors volunteers

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The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse recognized its most important volunteers and promoted the power of play at its annual banquet held Thursday at the Citizens Center. “Play is not only good for us, it’s essential for us,” said Lynn James-Smith, a counselor and keynote speaker at the banquet.…

Second suspect charged in abuse of infant

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A second person in connection with a child abuse case was taken into custody and detectives say he is facing felony charges. On Sunday, a Lincolnton woman brought her 2-month-old baby to Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln with the complaint of a hurt leg, Sheriff’s Detective Seth Bailey said. The child was…

Habit takes plea deal in hold-up

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A Lincolnton man who robbed a woman at gunpoint in August 2009 took a plea deal Monday in Lincoln County Superior Court. Michael David Habit, 54, of 427 McDaniel Springs Road, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to court officials. He was sentenced…

DABA prepares for 2nd Taste of Denver event

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The Denver Area Business Association (DABA) is gearing up for its second annual Taste of Denver event on April 29. The event has enough space for 26 vendors and six restaurants. As of last week, 17 vendors and three restaurants had reserved spots. Vendors will get a chance to meet…

Around Town 4/21/2010

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TRI-COUNTY REVIVAL A tri-county revival will be held 7 p.m. tonight at Long Shoals Wesleyan Church, located at 3032 Wesleyan Church Road in Lincolnton. BARBECUE Covenant Bible Church, located at 2168 Gastonia Highway in Lincolnton, will hold a barbecue fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Proceeds will benefit…

Woman charged in leg injury to infant

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A Lincolnton woman is facing criminal charges after an X-ray revealed that her 2-month-old baby had a fractured leg. On Sunday, the mother took her child to Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln with the complaint of a hurt left leg, Sheriff’s Detective Seth Bailey said. An X-ray showed that the child suffered…