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Local Bojangles ranks first out of 50 in Charlotte area

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Lincolnton’s Bojangles’ is the largest Bojangles’ restaurant in existence, in both building and site size. And the restaurant is No. 1 in sales out of more than 50 stores in the Charlotte area. Local franchisee and operator Kevin Archer says it blows his mind. “It blows corporate Bojangles’ mind, too,”…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours cruise The Denver Area Business Association will hold a special after hours with a yacht charter on Lake Norman. The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 12 and will feature music, heavy snacks and two drinks followed by a cash bar.…

Around Town 6/4/2008

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RODEO SATURDAY Southern Extreme Bull-riding will make its way to Price’s area in Dallas 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Davis Rodeo Stockdale Company based out of Archdale, N.C., will provide the bulls for the competition, some of which have been featured on television. Lakota the bull, which was raised…

Fire training facility planned

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Lincoln County firefighters and emergency officials in partnership with Gaston College are moving forward with plans to possibly build what would be the first fire-training facility in county history. The Lincoln County Fire and Rescue Association Monday presented a sketch of the two-story structure to the County Commission. The 2,400-square-foot…

Pageant set for Aug. 9

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Applications are being accepted for the 30th Annual Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Scholarship Pageant. The pageant will be held Aug. 9 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Contestants must be a rising high school senior as of Fall 2008 and no older than 23. They must also be…

Drowning victim’s body retrieved in lake

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Rescue workers recovered the body of 62-year-old Sandy Garris of Iron Station Sunday, two days after his boat capsized at Mountain Island Lake. Susan Roscoe, emergency medical technician for the Lucia-Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department, said Garris left his residence around 10:30 a.m. Friday to go on a fishing trip. Family…

40 senior citizens attend national health, fitness day

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More than 40 senior citizens attended the National Senior Health and Fitness Day Wednesday morning at the Lincoln County Senior Center. “This is our sixth year hosting the event, which promotes health and fitness among seniors,” Marti Hovis, program and services coordinator, said. The national event occurs the last Wednesday…

Center helps hold community together

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In 1951 Howards Creek School opened its cafeteria doors to a slew of elementary, junior and high-school students. Now, more than 50 years later, the cafeteria serves all ages as a renovated community center. “The school ended up closing in 1987, and the property went back to the community,” Carolyn…

West Lincoln seniors celebrate graduation

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Although the rain forced them indoors, West Lincoln High School seniors made the most of their class picnic. “This is a last opportunity to be as a class together,” said Matt Stover, principal. The students ate hot dogs and hamburgers on the gym floor and bleachers. A DJ played music,…

Opening Up

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