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Lincoln seniors bring home awards

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Lincoln County participants triumphed at the Gaston County Silver Arts 2011 Awards Luncheon March 25 at the Gaston County Senior Center in Dallas. In 1983, North Carolina Senior Games began with a vision to create a year-round health promotion and education program for North Carolinians 55 years of age and…

Zumba Gold geared toward seniors

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Twice a week, you will find about 30 people, mostly senior citizens, participating in Zumba Gold classes at Sally’s YMCA in Denver. “It is like you are at a party and dancing,” said Marquia Price, fitness coor-dinator for Sally’s. “The en-ergy in this class is amazing. You can feel it…

Zumba Gold geared toward seniors

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Twice a week, you will find about 30 people, mostly senior citizens, participating in Zumba Gold classes at Sally’s YMCA in Denver. “It is like you are at a party and dancing,” said Marquia Price, fitness coor-dinator for Sally’s. “The en-ergy in this class is amazing. You can feel it…

Political parties name new officers

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Following conventions by both of the county’s major political parties this spring, the Democrats and Republicans have each announced their new officers. The Republicans have chosen Jason Saine as chairman, replacing Fred Jarrett. The new Democratic chair is Deanna McGinnis, who replaces Marsha Jordan. The other Republican officers are Vice…

Around Town 4/22/2011

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A. A. MEETINGS Alcoholics Anonymous has open meetings noon Fridays and 8 p.m. Sundays at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Hwy. 150 East in Lincolnton. COFFEE ART SHOW Fausto Coffee will host a coffee theme art show beginning 6-8 p.m. today. Any coffee theme art is welcomed. Items can be marked…

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.…