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Business Center offers services, snacks, games

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Freddie Smith has recently opened Lincoln’s Business Center, in Lincolnton. Customers can send and receive faxes, make copies and automatic teller machine (ATM) transactions. They can also use the computers to surf the Internet, check e-mail or play games. Snacks and beverages are available for customers too. To play the…

Willow Creek wins first place

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High Shoals man set for trial in slaying of his girlfriend

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HIGH SHOALS (AP) — A High Shoals man charged with killing his girlfriend in their home two years ago while six children were inside is going to trial. The Gaston Gazette reports jury selection was set to begin this morning in the murder case against 33-year-old Lindsey Morgan. The High…

Woman injured in wreck

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A Lincoln Times-News employee was injured after a car ran through a stop sign and struck her vehicle at the intersection of West Church and South Government streets. Michael Eugene Helms, 32, of Lincolnton, is accused of running a stop sign just before Noon Friday and striking a vehicle driven…

Denver church offers dramatic cantata

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Brad Dobson hopes people learn the true meaning of Christmas this year. Denver United Methodist Church will be performing its annual “Christmas Cantata” at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Dobson, director of music ministries at the church, is incorporating traditional Christmas songs into the performance, but has also added…

Leadership Lincoln meets city leaders

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Church Briefs

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BREAKFAST BUFFET Marvin United Methodist Church, located on Startown Road, will have a breakfast buffet from 7-10 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the parsonage fund. CHRISTMAS MUSICAL The First Baptist Church, located in the 600 block of N. Lincoln St., in High Shoals, will present their Christmas musical, “Jesus, Our…

Around Town 12/11/2009

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ELFD DONATIONS The East Lincoln Fire Department is collecting money for children who are less fortunate in an area school. The firefighters would like to take the children Christmas shopping and out to dinner. Donations may be dropped off at the fire department, located on South Pilot Knob Road in…

Symeon hopes Cafй brings people together

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Pete Symeon is hoping his new Lincolnton restaurant, City Cafй, becomes a place for families to gather. “The important thing is to establish my restaurant as a place people can come, be part of a family atmosphere, have quiet evening and have a really nice portioned meal,” he said. “I…

Big Dixie Boggers love seeking thrills

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Members of the Big Dixie Boggers enjoy a good mix of gasoline, adrenaline and mud. “It can be really dangerous,” said Chad Mackie of Iron Station, president of the club. “You don’t ever know what’s going to happen.” The club has around 50 members, who all love to ride in…