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Volunteers keep Shanklin library grounds sparkling

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Keeping the grounds of the Florence S. Shanklin library in east Lincoln tidy and beautiful takes an entire community’s green thumb. Every Thursday morning a group of volunteers — both Master Gardeners and amateurs — gather to plant, rake and keep up the memorial garden and walking trail dedicated to…

Around Town 6/4/2007

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REVIVAL Howards Creek Baptist Church, N.C. 27 West, will hold revival 7 p.m. Wednesday – Friday with a guest speaker each day. Visitors welcome. DEMOCRATIC EXEC. COMMITTEE MEETING The Lincoln County Democratic executive committee meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at headquarters. Call (704) 483-3908. HOSPICE CAREGIVERS SUPPORT MEETING Hospice of Lincoln…

Around Town 6/1/2007

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FUNDRAISER A fundraiser for Clay Truesdale, who is in need of a kidney transplant, will be held starting 8 a.m. Saturday at the old Iron Station schoolhouse, N.C. 27. A little bit of everything will be on sale. BARBECUE A benefit barbecue for Debbie Ewing will be held June 8…

More than 40 years of riding

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Larry Leonhardt, 60, has always loved to ride. When he was 5-years-old, his parents propped him up on a motorcycle and took his picture at Chimney Rock. “Ever since then, I wanted one,” he said. At the age of 19, he made his wish come true. Back in the 60s,…

Pint-sized graduates

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Art Camp expanded

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This summer, students in all parts of Lincoln County can explore the world of art in a convenient location. The Arts Council of Lincoln County will have camps at Rock Springs Elementary School in Denver, the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton and Northbrook Elementary School in west Lincoln. “Lincoln County…

Around Town 5/30/2007

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AWARDS CEREMONY West Lincoln High School holds its 2007 Academic Awards ceremony 7 p.m. Thursday in the new gymnasium. OPEN HOUSE Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will host an open house 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, beginning with a brief ceremony in the lobby of the Law Enforcement Center, including…

Big Cart makes appearance at Denver farmers market

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Sure the Denver Farmers Market is best known for providing plants and fresh produce, but Saturday morning it had something extra – a giant shopping cart. “This is just complete and utter… I can’t even explain it,” said Jim Baney, a farmers market customer. The big cart was 14 feet…

Variety of 4-H summer programs open

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The Lincoln County 4-H Summer Ventures Program is gearing up for a fun-filled summer. The purpose of 4-H summer programs is to provide youth with experiential learning activities to keep their brains and hands busy while school is out. Programs will be led by 4-H staff, adult and youth volunteers.…

Coaches of the Year

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