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Around Town 3/26/2008

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INDOOR YARD SALE Outreach Ministries will sponsor an indoor yard sale from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Messiah United Methodist Church, N.C. 27 West. Baked goods will be available. SCHOLARSHIPS Gaston College is accepting scholarship applications for the 2008-09 academic year and will accept the applications until Monday.…

Interest revs up as racing looms

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Cars, drivers, fans, friends and families gathered at Triangle Plaza on N.C. 16 Saturday as interest revs up before the first event of the season at the East Lincoln Motor Speedway in Denver. Opening Day at the speedway is April 5th. (Above) Brett Myers, 12, finished in first place last…

Denver gets family touch in car care

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A local family makes automotive care easier for Denver residents. Judy Yarbrough, co-owner of Yarbrough Automotive and Truck Service, said the company offers free pick up and delivery to locals and business owners. “It’s really convenient for those who work during the day and can’t make it to a service…

Lady Mustang knew how to give and take

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Rachel Denton hasn’t been a Lady Mustang long but the time she has spent with the team has been valuable. “Rachel was defensive-minded and all about what can I do to help this team and get the ball where it needs to go?” East Lincoln head coach Deidrea LeGrand said,…

4-Hers take on task of sewing

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Members of 4-H learned the art of sewing during three separate programs held Monday and Tuesday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. “I was a 4-Her. My daughter was a 4-Her, and this is my way of giving back,” said Joann Brooks, who helped teach the classes. Brooks, along…

ShoreLine activities

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CLUBS, GROUPS N.C. 16 steering committee The final day to apply to join a steering committee to help plan the future of old N.C. 16 is March 31. To apply visit: lincolncounty.org/Bald/default.htm or call (704) 736-8472. Relay for Life The American Cancer Society will hold a captain meeting for the…

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,…

Upcoming Events

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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…