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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…

Around Town 8/27/2007

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G.R.A.C.E. SINGLES First Baptist Church of Lincolnton will screen the movie “A Perfect Stranger” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. The movie is a G.R.A.C.E. singles event. Pizza will be served as refreshment. The church’s Fall Bible Study will resume at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Bible study will be…

Coast to Coast having fun with their kind of songs

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When people think of beach music, they may conjure up images of Myrtle Beach, circa 1955. But there’s a group of guys right here in Lincolnton who are doing their best to put beach music back on center stage. The band is called Coast to Coast, and the guys are…

Band fundraiser

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New hospital cost issues loom

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Hundreds of thousands of dollars are expected to be added to the cost of a proposed $85 million hospital as state officials mull over whether a new health center is needed in Lincoln County. Almost one month after their initial request was denied, Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln officials attended a crucial…

Lincolnton Fire Department celebrating 100th anniversary

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Lincolnton Fire Depart-ment celebrates 100 years of service, dedication and history this year. Officials will hold an open house ceremony for the public to view the depart-ment’s scrapbook, exhibited items and the facility in celebration of this milestone event. Before the organization of the Lincolnton Volunteer Fire Department, there was…

Around Town 8/24/2007

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PRESCHOOL SLOTS Asbury United Methodist Church Preschool has openings for 4-year-old children. For more information, call (704) 748-2201. HOMECOMING Former members, friends and relatives of Antioch United Methodist Church in Crouse are welcome to the annual homecoming on Sunday. The church is located off of N.C. 150 in Crouse. Guest…