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Denver hunting instructor honored by wildlife board

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Denver resident Link Grass was recently named Hunter Education Instructor of the Year for District 8 by the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission. “Through his programs, Mr. Grass has helped reach countless area youth and apprentice hunters who may not have otherwise been exposed to hunting and firearm safety,” said…

Cost to convert sanitation building for Lincolnton fire squad goes up

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After getting the OK from Lincolnton City Council to begin renovations of new safety station, Lincolnton Fire Chief Mike Lee said they encountered a few surprises once construction began. Next year, some Lincolnton fire personnel will be housed at the former Boger City Sanitation Department building on Ross Street in…

Around Town 11/5/2010

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BARBECUE SALE The North Lincoln High School Band Boosters will hold a barbecue sale until 7:30 p.m. tonight in the parking lot across from the football stadium. Proceeds will benefit the Band Boosters and students. For more information, e-mail Randy Belk at randybelk@bellsouth.net COMMUNITY SALE The Westside House of Prayer,…

New personal training studio opens in Denver

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Frank Terzino knows that most people do not like working out, but he tries to find a way to make it fun. “I like to work out, but I acknowledge that working out sucks and a lot of people don’t like it,” he said. “As much as you can tell…

New software changes game for auto recovery business

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Hickory Auto Recovery is using new software, Recovery Database Network (RDN), to offer more services to its clients. RDN is the nation’s largest web-based communications platform for the repossession and remarketing industry. RDN assigns more than 2.5 million assignments each year to its thousands of clients. The Lincolnton-based business has…

LHS band in need of new uniforms

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Members of Lincolnton High School’s marching band are spending this year fundraising so next year they can look fabulous. “Theoretically, uniforms only have a 10-year life span, and we’re on year 11,” said Noell Baker, band booster president. “Literally, they are falling apart at the seams.” The band hopes to…

Art show features a multitude of mediums

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Denver artist Anne Michael has no interest in committing to one form of art. She loves photography, painting, sculpture, print making and computer-generated art. She’s even experimented with working with beeswax. “If there’s a medium out there, I’ll try it,” Anne said. Since retiring 10 years ago from her job…

LCHA kicks off campaign

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While the poor economy has resulted in other nonprofit groups shutting down, the Lincoln County Historical Association has remained financially strong through city and county government support and donations from the community. “We have a lot of interaction with people on a daily, weekly, monthly basis because of what we…

Staying healthy during holidays

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Our fall season holds many reasons to move more and stay healthy. The holidays are fast approaching and a few tips for staying healthy follows: Clean hand habit! Frequent hand washing is the number one way to prevent the spread of germs that cause colds and flu. Be handshake savvy!…