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Graduating class

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Presenting Lincoln debutantes

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A total of 53 young women representing 15 North Carolina cities and towns will be presented to society Saturday, June 17 in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s Debutante Ball. Celebrating 60 years, the Debutante Ball began in 1946 and, in continuing with tradition, has included a season of social…

Lake Calendar

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BOATING SAFETY Flotillas 17-6 and 17-8 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary are offering boating skills and seamanship courses 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at the Shepherd’s Volunteer Fire Department on N.C. 21 in Mooresville. Cost is $40 and lunch will be available at a small additional cost.…

Around Town 6/7/2006

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FRESH START The Fresh Start Widow Group of the Greater Gaston Area will have as its guest speaker Karen Willis, assistant manager of cardiac health and fitness center of Caramount Health, when it meets 6 p.m. Thursday at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Family Life Center), 190 E.…

Ministry helps men find faith behind prison walls

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It’s easy to drive quickly past the Lowe’s heading towards downtown Lincolnton, rushing to or from work and other daily obligations. It’s easy to forget what lays just behind the Lowe’s Hardware Store in Lincolnton – the Lincoln Correctional Center, a medium-security prison that houses 202 inmates serving a range…

“God Rocks” area youth Sunday night at Denver UMC

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(Left photo) Benton Blount (right), lead singer of Seven Miles, led the youth rally “God Rocks” at the picnic shelter of Denver United Methodist Church Sunday evening. (Right photo) Youth from churches in both Catawba and Lincoln counties praised and worshipped during the second annual event. Jon Mayhew / LTN…

ELAC goes on offensive over temporary sign issue

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While proposed changes to the Lincoln County sign ordinance wait to be reviewed by the county planning board and approved by county commissioners, members of the East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) are going on the offensive in response to a petition given to commissioners at a recent meeting. The petition…

Complications from pneumonia claim life of ELPAC founder

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Judy Browne, the founder of the East Lincoln Political Action Committee (ELPAC), knew the results of the run-off election between county commissioner Carrol Mitchem and opponent Bruce Carlton Tuesday night. According to family friend Ray Holmes, she was elated as founder of ELPAC at the results. The next morning, her…

Older Americans Celebration 2006

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Hog Happenin’ fixin’s ’n’ fun

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