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Community reaches out to victim of fire

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Since Ralph Hull’s home on Cat Square Road burned down Valentine’s Day, local residents do not believe the outpour of support from across the county. The fire started around 4 a.m. Feb. 14 and firefighters believe it stemmed from a wood stove. Hull made it out of the home with…

Lincolnton’s Barry Matherly honored

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On Jan. 25, Barry Matherly was honored as a 2006 Main Street Champion at the North Carolina Main Street Annual Awards Dinner in Morganton. He was selected for this special recognition by the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton in appreciation of his exceptional contributions to the downtown revitalization process. Along…

Gold Star mothers

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Oratorical contestant

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Fees being considered for businesses re: false alarms

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With manpower shortages in county law enforcement in East Lincoln, there is a major problem plaguing the already over-worked officers in the east end. Burglar alarms. According to LCSO chief deputy Barry Taylor, burglar alarm calls are the number one call received through the communications center. “More than 95 percent…

Crime victims requesting magistrate for east Lincoln

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Ken and Barbara Phillips, owners of the Triangle Food Mart and Beach’s Grocery, say that larceny costs more to them than just items taken from the store — it costs time as well. “It takes all this time to drive to Lincolnton and get papers taken out at the magistrate’s…

Out and About

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church on Unity Church Road in Denver. The topic will be the East Lincoln sewer system. For more information, call (704) 489-0011. New Beginnings Singles Club of Lake Norman holds its monthly dinner meeting at 6:30…

Around Town 2/21/2007

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POETRY READING Local poet Carolyn Burgess will be at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St., for a reading of her poetry from 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the assembly room. WEDNESDAY SERVICE St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Old N.C. 150, Crouse will hold Ash Wednesday services today at 7:30…

Music raises funds for Relay

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Principal Vista Rainey wasn’t sure what to think when students at East Lincoln Middle School approached her about putting on a concert at the school to raise money for Relay for Life. “Initially, I thought, ‘I don’t know if this is a good thing or not,’ but the students convinced…

Girl Scouts say ‘Guten Tag’

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