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The night before Christmas in Denver

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Santa Claus normally makes his arrival in a sleigh led by nine reindeer. On Christmas Eve, Santa rode through the Denver area in a red fire truck, driven by Denver Fire Chief Jay Flynn. David Noble, a Denver firefighter, was dressed as Santa, donning a thick, red suit and black…

Caldwell named Denver Area Biz Person of Year

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Rhonda Caldwell has been named the Denver Area Business Association’s Person of the Year. Incoming DABA President Brad Simmons said Caldwell is always willing to help out any way she can. “I don’t believe she has the word ‘no’ in her vocabulary,” he said. “She works tirelessly for DABA and…

Simmons set to lead DABA in new year

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Brad Simmons has several goals for the Denver Area Business Association (DABA) in 2010. As incoming president, effective Jan. 1, Simmons wants to make sure the organization’s Board of Directors and Ambassadors are able to directly communicate with members. Through the Web site, members will be contacted multiple times prior…

Around Town 12/28/2009

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SENIOR SOCIALS The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will restart their senior social and dance program in January. The program will be from 10 a.m. until Noon each Wednesday in the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. There is no cost to participate. For more information,…

Bradshaw, Davis Engagement

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Jessica Lauren Bradshaw and Michael Bradley Davis announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Melody Bradshaw of Charlotte. She is a 2005 graduate of Charlotte Christian School. She attended Meredith College and graduated from Southeastern School of Neuromuscular Massage in 2009. The groom…

50th Anniversary

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Volunteer of the Year named

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First Federal named winner

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Dollar General planned for Cat Square Road

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Piedmont Companies has announced plans to develop a Dollar General in western Lincoln County. The store will be at the intersection of N.C. 27 and Cat Square Road, with construction possibly starting in March or April, said Piedmont Companies President William Heafner. The 9,100-square-foot store would open in August on…

50th anniversary

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Louis and Barbara McConnell of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary Oct. 18 at Boger City Baptist Church. They are the parents of Julie Spake of Lincolnton and the late Todd McConnell and wife Darlene. Grandchildren are Lauren Putnam and her husband Bradley, Brent McConnell and Andrea McConnell. Great-grandchild is Kirsten…