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Lincolnton team brings medals home

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Competing with an average 30-plus athletes per event, Twist and Tuck team members brought home nine medals, 21 top 10 finishes and 16 top 20 awards from the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics Trampoline and Tumbling National Championships held in Memphis, Tenn. during late June. Three team members Lukas Young, Graham…

Little Boy, Big Squash

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Church of God’s fried pie free for all

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The women of the Lincolnton Church of God have worked hard all summer producing homemade apple pies for September’s Apple Festival. “By one o’ clock, we’re sold out every year, and every year they say, ‘Make more, make more, make more,’” said Carol King, president of the Lincolnton Church of…

Proud graduates

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What began as a challenge…

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Because retirement didn’t sit well with Bill Noblitt, and with time on his hand, he began crafting lighthouses (above) as well as turtle-head footstools (below). Chris Dean / LTN Photo Bill and Judy Noblitt met on a blind date and have been married for 18 years, but it wasn’t until…

Infirmities no impediment training for the triathlon

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Despite facing individual health issues, a father, mother and son trained hard and took on a triathlon together. “For all of us to be at the park together – that’s a big thing,” said Linda Cantelmi. The trio competed most recently in a triathlon held at Latta Park Plantation in…

Farewell

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Public invited to Lake Norman Covekeepers Aug. 2

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Starting 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, Lake Norman Covekeepers invite the public to participate in a boat trip to look at water quality issues in the area around the Lincoln County water intake. Afterwards there will be a visit to the water treatment plant, and then lunch, where a discussion…

LEDA building process now underway

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Work began on LEDA’s (Lincoln Economic Development Association) eventual new headquarters Tuesday when Geymont Construction began tearing down the former First Charter bank drive-through kiosk located at 502 East Main Street, Lincolnton. The opportunity to begin the first phase Tuesday developed when Jerry Geymont, owner of Geymont Construction, alerted LEDA…

A whole lot of cabbage

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