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Young sluggers go through week of baseball camp

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About 130 kids, ages six to 16, recently completed a baseball summer camp at East Lincoln High School. The kids learned every aspect of baseball, from fielding to throwing to hitting to base running June 28-July 2. The kids were spilt into teams and played against each other on camp…

Around Town 7/28/2010

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SUPPLIES NEEDED East Lincoln Christian Ministry, on Catawba Burris Road in Denver, is accepting school supplies to be distributed in their annual Back to School Book Bag Program. Parents may apply from 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday at ELCM. Donations may be taken to ELCM or to the Walgreen’s, at the intersection…

Red Tag Outlet store offers discounted household items

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Red Tag Outlet, which offers items at discounted prices, has opened in Denver. Ernie Elkins and his wife, Heather Croft, opened the store in May. They owned Your New Furniture, also in Denver, for nine years prior to opening Red Tag. Red Tag carries a variety of furniture, home dйcor,…

Boger City’s new TailWaggers shop to aid Humane Society

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A new shop to benefit The Humane Society of Lincoln County and its animals has opened in Boger City. The shop accepts donations of all kinds, including clothing, tools, antiques, artwork, appliances, furniture, automobiles, boats, electronics and household items. Large donations can be dropped off at the shop’s warehouse location…

Dillon, Garmon Engagement

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Andrea Elaine Dillon and David Shepherd Garmon announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Andrea is the daughter of John and Amy Blanton of Lincolnton, N.C. and Mark and Aleda Dillon of Smithdale, Mississippi. She is a 2004 graduate of West Lincoln High School, 2007 graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College, with…

Walker, Lockridge Engagement

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Lauren Walker and Sam Meek Lockridge IV announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Lauren is the daughter of Rick and Carolyn Walker of Cherryville. She is a graduate of Cherryville High School and Cleveland Community College, with an associate degree in nursing. Lauren is employed by Cleveland Regional Medical Center.…

Gaston Co. man faces murder charge after collision near Dallas

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A Gaston County man is in jail on second-degree murder after a 17-year-old girl was killed in a head-on collision Sunday night. Howard Clay Pasour, 28, of Bessemer City, was traveling west on Dallas-Cherryville Highway, near Dallas, when he struck a 1984 Oldsmobile at 60 mph, said First Sgt. Tracy…

Deputy recovering after motorcycle crash

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A Lincoln County Sheriff’s lieutenant, injured in a motorcycle crash last week, is on the road to recovery. Around 4 p.m. Friday, a vehicle driven by Brandy Leigh Dellinger, 28, of Stanley, was making a left turn into 636 N. Aspen St., when she pulled into the path of a…

Officer cleared in grazing of pedestrian

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An officer accused of grazing a teen with a patrol car last week has been cleared of any wrongdoing, according to Lincolnton Police Chief Rodney Jordan. On July 21, a patrol car driving by Officer Brent Heavner was traveling southbound on the N.C. 150 bypass grazed a person walking in…

National conference to spotlight local Chamber of Commerce

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has been chosen by Constant Contact to be featured in their booth at the upcoming Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Conference in Milwaukee, Wis. Sarah Barone, marketing coordinator with Constant Contact, said that the company will be honored to feature the Chamber…