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Guitarist focuses on Brazilian music

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The sound of Brazilian guitar is coming to downtown Lincolnton Thursday. “It’s so amazing how different countries have a different take on guitar music,” said Rosemary Hubbarb, co-publicity chairwoman for the Lincoln County Concert Association. Classical guitarist David Burgess will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center.…

100th birthday

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Truck driver hurt when unloading

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A truck driver was emergency airlifted after a large tree trunk he was unloading at an east Lincoln County timber yard reportedly fell on him, according to emergency officials. The unidentified man was transported to Carolinas Medical Center-Charlotte. His condition remains unknown, emergency officials said. The accident occurred around 1:30…

Johnston promoted, headed to Denver

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Lincoln County YMCA Executive Director Ron Johnston is headed east to Denver to help lay the last bit of financial foundation for Sally’s Y, the first YMCA facility in east Lincoln County. Armed with a promotion to YCommunity vice president of Lincoln County and Sally’s Y, Johnston will concentrate on…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Cove Keepers The Lake Norman Cove Keepers will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Catawba County Fire Station on Slanting Bridge Road near N.C. 150. Fire officials will speak about their new boat and dock procedures. A Duke Energy official will also be present to talk about…

Girl Scouts, YMCA, school have fitness partnership

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For three Saturdays in April, young girls in Lincoln County will have an opportunity to learn about fitness, make new friends and possibly join the Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts of the Pioneer Council is partnering with the Lincoln County Family YMCA and Lincolnton High School to give first- through eighth-grade…

Coming Up…

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nBusiness, politics: The Denver Area Business Association next Tuesday will give local businesses a chance to tell commissioner candidates about issues important to their bottom lines. The primary are May 6. The forum begins at 6:30 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center on Optimus Club Road. Call (704) 491-9109.…

Paying a visit

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ELPAC backs Arena, Oakes and Moore for commissioner

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The East Lincoln Political Action Committee decided late Monday night to endorse candidates George Arena, incumbent Marie Moore and Martin Oakes in the race for the Republican nomination for the Lincoln County Commission. “[Arena] is so knowledgeable,” Liz Craig, vice chairwoman of ELPAC, said Tuesday. “He’s just worked very hard…

RIDE FOR SALLY’S Y

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John Clancy got ready for the Sally’s Y benefit bicycle ride Sunday afternoon in Denver. The event raised $4,227 toward the last $1 million needed for the new Y. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Jo Clark (left), mother of Sally Clark, gets a friendly lick from boxer puppy, Brux. Holding…