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Around Town 7/17/2009

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY Habitat for Humanity Home Restore, 809 E. Sycamore St., Lincolnton, will feature “Christmas in July at Habitat” until July 31. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, call (704) 736-9490. FAMILY REUNION…

Names sought for anonymous children

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The little girl staring out the window has no name and a very short story. At 10 years old, she had been working at Rhodes Manufacturing Company for more than a year in Lincolnton. The photo was taken in November of 1908 by Lewis Hine. “This girl has been anonymous…

Ailing veteran visits World War II Memorial

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Jack. Earle, 87, had planned to visit the World War II Memorial with fellow veterans earlier this year, but his health made it impossible. After being diagnosed with lung cancer, his doctors told him he couldn’t participate in the Honor Air program, which flew veterans to the memorial. His grandson,…

Most wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n Oscar Raga Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on absconding probation supervision on a previous…

Man arrested in alleged assault

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A Lincolnton man was arrested after allegedly beating a woman, according to Lincolnton police. Dennis Wayne Rudisill, 39, of 511 Magnolia Street, was charged with assault on a female inflicting serious injury Monday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported that Rudisill was still in jail under a $5,000 bond as…

Church Briefs

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DAY CAMP Unity Baptist Church, 326 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton, will have a free day camp for children in kindergarten to 5th grade. The camp will be from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. every Monday in July. There will be Bible stories, music, crafts, outdoor play and movies. Lunch will…

Triad Corrugated Metal opens Lincolnton office

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Triad Corrugated Metal, a leading North Carolina metal roofing and building system manufacturer, has opened an office in Lincolnton. “We see consistent, aggressive growth as part of our commitment to a superior customer experience,” company president Patrick Smith stated in a news release. “Customers in our new Lincolnton store will…

50th Anniversary

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Christmas in July drive with ECLM

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Christmas might come a little early for some families this year. East Lincoln Christian Ministry, or ECLM, is once again hosting “Christmas in July,” a chance for shoppers to get their Christmas wares months before Santa Claus arrives. ECLM began the event four years ago with nothing more than a…

Project to bring disc golf to county park

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A recent North Lincoln High School graduate is building a disc golf course at Beatty’s Ford Park. Sarah Dummer, a member of Girl Scout Troop 239, is building the course to earn her gold award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive. The project requires at least 50 hours…