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Senior Games partnering with Gaston Co.

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Lincoln County has partnered with Mecklenburg and Cleveland counties’ Senior Games teams in the past, but this year’s partnership with Gaston County feels like the perfect fit, organizers said. “It’s just more convenient and just something that we felt would be better for the participants,” said Marti Hovis, director of…

Around Town 1/31/2011

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SOCCER SIGN-UPS Registration is underway for the 2011 Youth Spring Soccer League, sponsored by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Registration will be at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Players can register 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to 5…

65th anniversary

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Guy and Etrulia McIntosh of Mt. Holly will celebrate their 65th anniversary Jan. 26. They were married in 1946 in York, S.C. In 1950, they moved into their new home on the grounds of Guy’s birthplace and still live there. The couple has two sons, one daughter, five grandchildren and…

Woman loses residence as fire destroys apartment

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A Lincolnton woman is homeless after a fire deemed accidental destroyed her apartment over the weekend. According to Lincolnton Fire Marshal Patrick King, Catherine Dellinger came home Sunday afternoon after neighbors apparently called to tell her the apartment on Hillside Drive was on fire. King said the woman lived alone…

Time to think about taxes

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Certified public accountant Angela Lane suggests business owners and individuals get organized as they prepare to file their 2010 taxes before April 18. “Taxes are going to go up,” she said. “The only way we can pay off the debt in this country is raising taxes, so it has to…

Multimedia exhibit focuses on northern sky

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Carl Childs, a fine arts student at the Lincolnton campus of Gaston College, loves to paint the sky. He’s painted it at night, during the day, full of clouds and clear. Lately, he’s loved to paint the aurora borealis, also known as northern lights. “I’m trying to capture the energy…

Photography classes offered

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is hosting two photography classes this winter. The first, Basics of Photography, takes place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The cost is $35 and participants can register the morning of the class. The class will include inside instruction…

Around Town 1/28/2011

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SOCCER SIGN-UPS Registration is underway for the 2011 Youth Spring Soccer League, sponsored by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation. Registration will be at the William Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Players can register 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to 5…

Church Activities

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DEDICATION The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 105 Old Tram Street in Lincolnton, will dedicate its new building this Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Bishop Bohn and President Berry will speak during the dedicatory service, followed by special music and prayer. For more information, call (704) 517-2843. CHICKEN…

Scrappy Diva open for business in Lincolnton

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Scrapbook lovers now have a local place to visit to fulfill all of their scrapping and photo album needs. Koni Dotson opened Chic Custom Creations by Scrappy Diva in downtown Lincolnton Nov. 13. She started thinking about opening the business six years ago, but decided to wait until her children…