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Farmer provides fresh cut flowers

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The Denver and Lincolnton farmers markets open this Saturday. Denver opens at 8 a.m. at Rock Springs School on N.C. 16. Lincolnton opens at 7 a.m. on West Water Street at the Giles L. Martin Shelter. Both markets close around noon. I recently visited with Wong Victor Her, who is…

Rotary hosting tournament

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The Fourth Annual Bass Fishing Tournament on Lake Norman takes place Saturday. The event, hosted by the Rotary of Sherrills Ford-Terrell, is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Midway Marina in Denver. Leslie Auton, a Rotary member, hopes that the community will come to the tournament and support Rotary…

Denver cruises for cure

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The Fifth Annual Cruising for a Cure to benefit The American Cancer Society will be held Saturday. Team Cruising for a Cure is hosting the event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Denver United Methodist Church in Denver. The event will be held rain or shine. Anne Willis is…

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…

Around Town 4/13/2011

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SCHOOL BOARD The Lincoln County School Board will meet 6:30 p.m. today in the Board Conference Room on N. Generals Blvd. Agenda items include personnel recommendations as well as reports on concussion in school athletes, school budget, and redistricting. This meeting is open to the public. HOSPICE FACILITY There will…