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102nd birthday

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East Lincoln Fire Dept. opens facility

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The East Lincoln Fire Department showed off its new facility this weekend. On Saturday, more than 200 people visited the $3.7 million building on South Pilot Knob Road, only a few miles from the old station at the intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 73. Visitors were treated to tours…

LEDA celebrates international business at Denver location

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Locals got a chance to taste exotic foods without hopping on a plane and traveling overseas. The Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) hosted an International Appreciation Reception last Thursday at Vesuvius Vineyards. The reception wrapped up LEDA’s Industry Appreciation Month events. LEDA’s private members were treated to beverages, desserts and…

Around Town 11/4/2009

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COAT DRIVE SAM Outreach and El Shaddai Full Gospel Church will have a coat and sweater drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Outreach Center, located at 114-B E. Main St., in Lincolnton. Coat and sweater donations may be dropped off at SAM’s from 10 a.m. to…

Motorcycle event to aid family whose son died in Sept. crash

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After losing his son to a tragic motorcycle accident, Vernon Polson said he couldn’t be more thankful for the kindness of the community. “The people of this community have really stepped in when times have gotten hard,” he said. On Sept. 3, Vernon Polson received a call that forever changed…

County keeps eyes on well permits

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In July 2007, Lincoln County adopted an ordinance to establish a well program to meet state requirements. Permits are issued for new and abandoned wells, plus for wells that need to be repaired or replaced. From July 2007 to December 2007, Lincoln County Environmental Health, a division of the county…

Pancake breakfast

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50th reunion

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Around Town 11/2/2009

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COAT DRIVE SAM Outreach and El Shaddai Full Gospel Church will have a coat and sweater drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Outreach Center, located at 114-B E. Main St., in Lincolnton. Coat and sweater donations may be dropped off at SAM’s from 10 a.m. to…

Former celebrity stylist running Lincolnton salon

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A hairstylist who once catered to celebrities has opened a salon in Lincolnton. Jackie Schenck has opened Supatra Salon & Spa, which offers full nail and hair services. A Stanley-area resident, Schenck has been a hairstylist for 14 years. She worked with Michael O’Rourke, founder and chairman of Sexy Hair…