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Jesse Greene Among Veterans At Gaston College

Many American military veterans have recently opted to go back to school and further their education. Among them is former military intelligence analyst Jesse Greene, who recently saw that Gaston College was a good fit for him and this purpose.

Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Russia has invaded Ukraine.  President Joe Biden addressed the nation Tuesday afternoon saying the US is imposing stronger sanctions and is prepared to go further if Russia expands its agression.  Senator Thom Tillis said Tuesday that Putin's invasion of Ukraine must not go unchallenged.

Car Show & Fly-In at Airport

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional Airport will host the Ralph Sisk Memorial Car Show & Fly-In this Saturday (Nov. 13th) from 10 - 3.

Lincolnton Celebrates Veterans Day

Lincolnton celebrated Veterans Day Thursday with a parade, a program on the Courtsquare, and a gathering of many who had served at the American Legion building.

Veterans Day

Thursday (Nov. 11th) is Veterans Day.
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Col. Jerry Baird To Address Veterans Day Event

Col. Jerry Baird, Jr., will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Veterans Day celebration at Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church on Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.

Veterans Day Celebration In Stanley Is Nov. 7

Locally and elsewhere, many will mark the occasion earlier. In Stanley, the Veterans Day celebration will be held Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. at Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church, located at 113 E. Parkwood St. in downtown Stanley.

They're Up!

Those who have seen and admired the banners saluting area veterans in Cherryville will be happy to know that the Veterans Salute banners are now up in downtown Lincolnton.

Captain Chris Goodson

Most Lincolntonians aren't familiar with Captain Chris Goodson; but then, he says most of those who have served with him in the the US Navy aren't familiar with Lincolnton, North Carolina.

Stanley Memorial Day

This week began with Memorial Day on Monday, a day to remember fallen American heroes.  Another important day of remembrance happens this Sunday.  That's the anniversary of D-Day, the Allies invasion at Normandy, a big step toward the eventual victory over Hitler and his Nazi empire.
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It's Memorial Day

Today (Monday May 31, 2021) is Memorial Day.

Cherryville's Salute to Vets

With Memorial Day being observed Monday (May 31st) the town of Cherryville decorated its Main Street with banners honoring American soldiers--some living, some deceased, some still serving.

Memorial Day

Monday (May 31st) is Memorial Day.  

Mahovsky Extols Veterans, Cemetery Project

Bob Mahovsky is a big believer in honoring living military veterans. And the Stanley man is also very keen on memorializing veterans who’ve gone on to their Great Reward.

Event Honoring Veterans A Big Hit In Stanley

It was an evening of patriotic music, tribute speeches and honoring local veterans. It was the inaugural Stanley Area Veterans’ Day Event, held Sunday night at Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church. Abraham Turner, a retired major general of the United States Army, was the featured speaker.
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