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Bone marrow needed for man with leukemia

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The first time Michael Nichols learned he had cancer, he was shocked. “I was terrified, you know,” he said. “I’ve always heard cancer was a killer. That was my first thought.” It’s been eight years since Michael, a Lincolnton resident, was first diagnosed with leukemia, which eventually went into remission.…

YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day

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Fun activities for children and important health information for parents make up the two key components of the Lincoln Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. “Our main purpose is to provide kids and families with this information so the kids carry this with them into their lives,” said Melony Hipp, an…

Local events raise awareness during Week of the Young Child

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The needs of Lincoln County’s youngest residents were celebrated this week as several local child care facilities observed the Week of the Young Child, which lasts from April 2-8. The week was established to increase community awareness to foster better opportunities for all children, especially in the young stages of…

Competitors, all

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Around Town 4/7/2006

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HOTDOG SALE West Lincoln Rescue will hold a hot dog sale 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at the station. PETER THE ROCK Southside Baptist Church will present “Peter the Rock” 7 p.m. Sunday. The church is located at 1725 Southside Road. For more information call (704) 735-2418. EGG HUNT…

Grand Opening

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Grand Opening

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Around Town 4/5/2006

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GOSPEL SINGING Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, 318 W. Ballard St., will have gospel singing featuring The Travelers on Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. A love offering will be collected after the service. For more information, call (704) 435-6934. PASSION PLAY Reeps Grove United Methodist Church’s Easter Passion Play will be…

Block party reaches out to residents of McIntosh

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It’s the part of Denver nicknamed “The Hell Hole” – a section of Denver that rarely makes the news unless it’s bad news. On Saturday, several black churches from Denver gathered in the McIntosh neighborhood off N.C. 16 to change that negative perception. They held a block party to reach…

Park in East Lincoln draws closer to reality

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The dream of a recreational park in eastern Lincoln County took one step closer to reality last Tuesday. At the monthly East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) meeting held at Safari Miles in front of an overflow crowd, design renderings were displayed and presented by Denver resident Sylvia Holmes and the…