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Police: Boy took city truck

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A 12-year-old boy will face juvenile charges after police say he stole a vehicle and led police on a chase Saturday night. The driver, whose name was not revealed because of his age, allegedly stole a City of Lincolnton Waste Treatment Plant truck from 608 N.C. 150 W., Police Capt.…

Bobcats exec to address DABA

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A Charlotte Bobcats representative will be the guest speaker for the Denver Area Business Association’s (DABA) Mega Networking Luncheon on Thursday. Michael Thompson, director of corporate communications for the Bobcats, will be speaking on a subject that is hitting close to home for many people in today’s struggling economy. “His…

SailView hosting footrace Saturday

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SailView, a Denver neighborhood, will host a 5K Run/Walk to benefit Sally’s Y on Saturday. Steve Tucker and Krista Heavner, who both live in SailView, are coordinating the race. The neighborhood has done fundraisers for Sally’s Y in the past with a strong turnout. About 60 people have registered for…

Shop Automotive opens to fix cars in East Lincoln

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The Shop Automotive & More can fix just about any mode of transportation, from a car to a boat to a forklift. Chip Cassidy is the owner of the Denver-based business. He also owns The Tool Dude, a mobile tool truck. Cassidy said The Tool Dude, which he founded three…

More than 3,000 drivers cited in Labor Day effort

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The North Carolina State Highway Patrol cited more than 3,000 motorists for driving while impaired during the statewide Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which ran Aug. 20-Sept. 6. “We are pleased that so many law enforcement agencies participated in this statewide effort,” said David Weinstein, director of…

Around Town 9/13/2010

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LAST MAN’S CLUB A Last Man’s Club, for World War II veterans, is being formed in Lincoln County. All those who are interested in joining should see James at Leatherman’s Barber Shop, 210 S. Academy St., Lincolnton. BLOOD DRIVES The American Red Cross will hold blood drives from 2:30 to…

Sassy Cuts relocates salon to Cherryville

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Sassy Cuts has moved from Dallas to Cherryville. Lynn Gibson, of Vale, opened the business in Dallas five years ago, but needed more space. Gibson has been in the hair industry for 12 years. The other stylist in the salon is Heather Childers. Sassy Cuts offers haircuts for men, women…

Sentry Drug Center cuts ribbon

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Lincoln AP teachers celebrated at meeting

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Thirteen Lincoln County Schools high school teachers were recognized at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting because 60 percent or more of their students scored a 3 or higher on the 2009-2010 Advanced Placement exam, which is administered by the College Board. A score of 3, 4, or 5 on the…