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Biz owner returns from Guard duty

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Joe DiPento is a businessman, a father, a husband and a Denver resident. But he is also a lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Army National Guard. DiPento, owner of a Denver Allstate franchise, returned from a tour three months ago. He is a logistics specialist, but was involved with a…

Ministry leader gives credit to volunteers

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East Lincoln Christian Ministry vice president Laura Moore said the nonprofit organization would not be as successful as it is without the help of dedicated volunteers. The Denver-based organization usually has 50 volunteers working when it’s open. They can be seen running the cash registers, stocking shelves, sorting clothes and…

Around Town 12/15/2010

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DIABETES EDUCATION CMC-Lincoln Diabetes Education is sponsoring a grocery shopping tour at 10 a.m. Dec. 16. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (980) 212-6037 to register. RELAY FOR LIFE Lincolnton Animal Hospital is hosting pet pictures with Santa. The event will be held from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m.…

Around Town 12/13/2010

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LIBRARY EVENTS “The Spirit of Christmas & Other Stories,” a storytelling event for adults, will be held at the Shanklin Branch Library, 7837 Fairfield Forest Road in Denver, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. For more information, call (704) 483-3589. L&L DONATIONS Every Monday in December, 10 percent of all purchases…

Donating to Christian Ministry

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DOT completes upgrades of two local RR crossings

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The N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) has made crossing safety improvements at two Lincoln County intersections in recent months. DOT revised signals and installed gates at the intersection of Academy Street and CSX railroad tracks in Lincolnton on July 28 for $175,086. The Academy Street project was paid with 90…

Cat Square mayor to preside over Saturday’s parade

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The newly elected mayor of Cat Square carries on a longstanding family tradition. Tracy Sain’s mother, brother, aunt and two uncles have all been Cat Square‘s honorary mayor as have several of his cousins. “It feels wonderful,” said Sain, 49, of being elected. “I’m proud to live in west Lincoln…

Mugs benefit LCHA

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The Lincoln County Historical Association teams up with potter Luke Heafner for Preservation by the Cup 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at 36th Street Bakery in downtown Lincolnton. “Any time we can have an event to keep people interested in Lincolnton and the Historical Association and businesses in Lincolnton, I…

DARE graduation

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Talon Challenge

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