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60th anniversary

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Theo and Wanda Cochrane of Lincolnton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary March 27. They were married March 27, 1948 in Charleston, S.C. They are the parents of Carole Cochrane of Lincolnton, Bruce and Debbie Cochrane of Lincolnton and Ted and Lana Cochrane of Westerville, Ohio. Grandchildren are Brian Cochrane,…

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CONTACT US If you have a news tip or story suggestion, would like to place an advertisement or subscribe to the Lincoln Times-News, please call: (704) 257-0020 COMING UP nBond and backpacking: What do a $44.6 million school bond and nature trails have in common? Both will be topics at…

Helping out Habitat

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Enforcers stem sign proliference

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Lincoln County code enforcers Cindy Lovelace and Barbara Carpenter scan signs clustered at a corner of N.C. 16 in Denver. They decide quickly what stays and what goes. Real estate advertisements too close to the main road are snatched out of the ground. A faded “lost dog” notice taped on…

Around Town 3/24/2008

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QUILT GUILD The Lincolnton Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets 10 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of each month at the Lincoln County Senior Center, located at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College, 511 Aspen St., Lincolnton. Annual dues are $15. Guild members are there to teach and encourage those interested…

Paying his way paid off

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When George Edwards was around 13 years old, he got his first job. It wasn’t because he was ready to enter the working world. It was because he wanted to go to college. “I told my mom when I was in eighth grade I wanted to go to college,” said…

60th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Putnam will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary March 27. They were married in 1948 at High Shoals Church of God. They have two children, Melissa Groves and husband Lee of Dallas and Randy Putnam and wife Debra of Vale. Grandchildren are Tara, Jacob and Noble. Step-grandchildren…

Rock Springs in line for $1.6 million

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If Lincoln County’s $44.6 million bond passes in May, Rock Springs Elementary in Denver would receive $1,605,350. In addition to more space, the school also needs extensive repairs. Rock Springs’ proposed 8,000-square-foot addition is not just needed – it’s legally required. At 111 percent enrollment capacity, Rock Springs is the…

Battle of the Books competition heats up

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The Battle of the Books teams at Union Elementary and West Lincoln Middle schools have far surpassed the old advice not to judge a book by its cover. In fact, these students know everything there is to know about the books they read in preparation for competition. Both groups won…

Breaking Ground

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