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CLUBS, GROUPS Blood drive The Denver Fire Department will host a blood drive from 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at their headquarters. Contact Josh Carpenter at (704) 483-5115 or stop in during donation hours. DABA holiday party The Denver Area Business Association will host its annual holiday party…

Ribbon cutting

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Service honors loved ones

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Hospice and Palliative Care Lincoln County and Emmanuel Reformed Church will present an interfaith memorial candlelight service 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, located at 329 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. “It’s a great way to start the holiday season – by remembering those that are very near and dear,”…

Bluegrass band wins first place

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Five generations

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The winding road from Lincolnton to Nashville

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Most people probably haven’t heard of Tammie Davis, but that could change soon. The country singer and Lincolnton native has recorded an EP that could be released as early as this month. Although she sings with a band backing her up now, there was a time when Davis was a…

Toys for Tots fundraiser in full swing

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The Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Detachment of the Marine Corps League has started its first annual Toys for Tots Toy Drive. The toys will be distributed to children in need Dec. 20 at Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. Gifts should be new and unwrapped. Businesses and stores that would like…

Middle-schoolers learn about life in era of Revolution

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North Lincoln Middle School eighth-graders stepped back in time last week to experience Colonial America. Lincoln County historian, Darrell Harkey, along with re-enactors Mark Ewing, Randy Whitworth and Angela Whitworth set up tent to show students how early settlers survived. Students braved freezing temperatures as they watched how resources such…

Battleground Thanksgiving

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Students at Battleground Elementary got an early taste of Thanksgiving last week by dressing as American Indians and roasting marshmallows. Above (from left) are Ruth Davis, Autumn Sweeney and Elisa McClure. Below, other students including (from left) Braxton Eley, Jewels Fernandez, Julian Davis and Abby Funderburk, demonstrated their own versions…

Around Town 12/1/2008

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FELLOWSHIP MEAL New Covenant United Methodist Church, 14514 Lucia-Riverbend Highway, Mount Holly, will have a community fellowship “breakfast meal” 5-7 p.m. tonight. Donations will benefit the parish building fund. For more information, call the church office at (704) 827-4468. LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m.…