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Around Town 8/31/2007

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’72 REUNION CLASS The West Lincoln High School class of 1972 is planning a reunion. Those interested in helping or attending, contact Don Wise at (704) 735-6563 or Carolyn Beam Gantt at (704) 435-4423. SINGING A free concert will be held at Joy Fellowship Assembly on N.C. 27 East in…

4-H employee explores Puerto Rico

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A visit to Puerto Rico brought one Lincoln County 4-H employee face to face with rainforests, salsa dancing and edible octopus. “I have the best job in the world,” said Fran L. Senters, who spent 10 days in Puerto Rico as a chaperone for an environmental service learning trip. She…

50th anniversary

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Alfred E. and Bonne P. Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 8. They were married Sept. 8, 1957 at Antioch Lutheran Church in Dallas. Their family includes son David Johnson and wife Susie of Denver, son Mark Johnson and wife Samantha of Glen Allen, Va. and grandchildren Josh…

90 Birthday

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Making it on cue

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Most Denver residents probably aren’t aware that there’s a business right under their noses that makes sporting equipment for world champions. It’s called Carolina Custom Cues and it’s a business that will change everything you thought you knew about pool cues. It began when Trevor Donahue was approached with the…

Growth concerns getting a forum

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As rapid growth continues to strain relations between east and west Lincoln County, chamber of commerce officials near Lake Norman are hoping doing lunch will raise awareness that a business body remains ready to voice east Lincoln commercial concerns. While still months away from the October 17 luncheon, officials with…

Crime Stoppers get donation

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In support of the newly organized Crime Stoppers Program in Lincoln County, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Fraternal Order of Police has agreed to donate $3,000 to help the program get off the ground. “The Crime Stoppers Program is something we feel very strongly about. We feel it is a good organization…

Lincoln Arts Council

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Arts Council of Lincoln County is displaying Art About Town, a showcase of Lincoln County artists. The presentations will be located in various public venues in Lincoln County throughout the year giving the public the opportunity to view the work of artists who call Lincoln County home. The inaugural presentation…

Police Academy begins

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The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office first Citizens Police Academy begins Monday. The 11-week class will be held 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday nights and will run through graduation ceremonies Nov. 13. During the course, the 28-member class will be schooled on court procedures, criminal investigations, narcotics investigations, domestic violence,…

Red Cross sets barbecue

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The Lincoln County American Red Cross chapter will hold a barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser for the organization from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Crouse Community Center on Boy Scout Road. Tickets are $8 and include barbecue chicken, slaw, baked beans, chips, drink and homemade desserts.…