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Man accused of stealing truck in Iron Station

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An Iron Station man faces felony charges after he allegedly stole a truck Thursday night from his own residence authorities said. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Floyd Ladson Benenhaley, Jr., 46, of 1018 Monterey Drive in Iron Station, was arrested on charges of felony larceny and possession of…

Community garden up and running this year

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Last year, the Multicultural Center of Hope’s community garden faced a late start and little rain, but organizers hope this year fares better. “The garden is up and running this year, and we are very excited about the possibility of having a good harvest this year. We want to start…

Around Town 2/28/2011

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CHARTER SCHOOL Lincoln Charter School is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 school year. Applications are accepted year-round, with kindergarten openings filled by a lottery process. The deadline for applications to be included in the 2011-2012 lottery is today. Questions may be directed to registrarden@lincolncharter.org. ADJUSTMENT BOARD The Lincoln County…

Seagle, Shumard Wedding

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Stacey Connaree Seagle and Christopher Roger Shumard were married on November 5, 2010. Rev. Chris Orr officiated at the 5 p.m. candlelight service at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton. Stacey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Seagle, III of Iron Station. She is the granddaughter of Mr.…

50th anniversary

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Carrol and Ann Goodson of Maiden were married Jan. 21, 1961 in Alexis, N.C. at the home of the Rev. McClure. They are the parents of Todd Goodson and wife Jeanna of Maiden and Christie Moza and husband Rich of Newton. A celebration was hosted in the couple’s honor Jan.…

Notable News

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Luke Brake won the American Legion District 22 Oratorical Contest and the American Legion Division V Oratorical Contest. He will participate in a state-wide competition Saturday in Rocky Mount. He is a home-schooled student who is sponsored by the Denver American Legion Post 455.…

Economist: Recovery here, but road is long

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The economy may be out of a recession, but still has a long way to go to get back on track, according to an economics professor who addressed local business leaders last week. Dr. Harry Davis, a professor of banking and economics with the North Carolina Bankers Association, gave an…

Farmer’s market shelter named for Martin

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The volunteer coordinator of the Lincolnton Farmers Market will soon sit under a shelter named after him. “It was all about recognizing his contributions,” said Kevin Starr, director of the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. Giles Martin has coordinated the market for five years. A shelter was erected for the market…

New bistro serves up musical theme

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Rich Pittinaro and Johanna Tanon are bringing a new dining experience to Denver with the launch of their restaurant, The Music Box Bistro. “Our whole concept is to be the first upscale restaurant in Denver,” Pittinaro said. “We felt the area needed it. We found ourselves driving to Birkdale, uptown…

NLHS presents ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’

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The musical Bye, Bye Birdie was first performed in 1960, but little has changed when it comes to teenage girls going crazy for pop idols. The play takes place in Sweet Apple, Ohio, where one lucky teen girl gets to kiss her favorite singer, the dreamy Conrad Birdie. “It’s seems…