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Cline, Williams Engagement

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Emaly Elise Cline of Lincolnton and Michael James Williams of Claremont announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Emaly is the daughter of Donald and Jeaniene Cline of Lincolnton. She is a graduate of North Lincoln High School and Appalachian State University. Emaly is employed by Cline Learning Center in Bessemer…

ECA offering high school seniors $1,000 scholarships

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The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association, Inc. is offering $1,000 scholarships to seniors in each of the four local high schools. Forms are available from the guidance counselors at each high school or from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension office, 115 West Main St., Lincolnton. The deadline date for…

Board of Realtors offering scholarships

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The Lincoln County Board of Realtors is offering a $1,000 scholarship to seniors from each of the county’s high schools. The scholarship is open to all graduating seniors expecting to enroll in a four-year college program. In 2011, the Lincoln County Board of Realtors expects to give away $5,000 in…

Lincolnton Lions Club

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Lion Jimmie Bowers, a retired registered pharmacist and 55-year member of the Lincolnton Lions Club, was presented by his Lions Club with a Jack Stickley Fellowship at an awards ceremony. This prestigious award, the highest bestowed from the North Carolina Lions Foundation, was named in honor of Jack Stickley, the…

Notable News

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William Wyatt Messer Ayers of Sherrills Ford was awarded the Eagle rank during a ceremony at Hopewell United Methodist Church March 26. For his Eagle Scout project, he designed and created a prayer garden nestled between the buildings of the church. Will is the son of Dale and Billie Ayers…

LPD Lieutenant Lukach honored by VFW award

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Lincolnton Police Lieutenant Kent Lukach has been named one of this year’s Veterans of Foreign War Officers of the Year. Lukach received the award at the Lincolnton VFW post last week along with Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly Paris and Marc Waller of the N.C. State Highway Patrol. The 26-year veteran says…

Pottery fundraising event to support Humane Society

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Rising Sun Pottery plans to conduct its 14th annual Mugathon benefiting the Humane Society of Lincoln County 5 p.m. Tuesday at the pottery studio. “We’ve got a good thing going,” said Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery. “We know how to do it. A lot of the students and…

Around Town 4/11/2011

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CHARTER BOARD Lincoln Charter Schools will have their board meeting 6 p.m. today at the Denver Campus, 7834 Galway Lane in Denver. This meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (704) 483-6611. NLMS ORIENTATION North Lincoln Middle School 6th grade orientation will be 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.…

Village on Main serves southern cuisine

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The Village on Main, serving southern-style cuisine, seafood and steaks, has opened in Lincolnton. Georgios and Kellie Kastanias own the restaurant, formerly the Italian Garden. Their head chef, Harold Young Jr., worked at Fox’s Fish Camp for 38 years. Young has brought many of Fox’s recipes, including hushpuppies, dressings and…

Doug Herbert moving

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Doug Herbert Performance, which has been located in Lincolnton since 1991, is moving to Concord. Doug Herbert, owner of the business, will open at 4030 Concord Parkway South, adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Monday. An open house will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7. Herbert Performance…