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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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Around Town 2/19/2007

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PRECINCT MEETINGS The Lincoln County Republican Party will be holding its annual precinct meetings 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Lincoln County Center of Gaston College/Senior Center, 511 South Aspen St.. During the county Convention, officers for the County and elect Delegates to the NC State Republican Convention…

Cupid

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YMCA Anniversary

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Senior citizens put on dancing shoes

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Every Tuesday morning, the gym at Betty G. Ross Park turns into a dance hall and more than a dozen seniors shake their stuff. “Just get out there and wiggle around, we ain’t got no certain way,” said Wilma Dellinger, 80, of her and her friends’ dancing style. For the…

Area churches join together in song for `All Praise 2007`

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A total of 15 churches will join together this weekend for “All Praise 2007,” a musical celebration that will benefit Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. “This is a tough time of the year for the food bank, so I’m hoping this will really re-stock them,” said Charlie Tipton, organizer of…

90th Birthday

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WLMS Mathletes score! Now on to state competition

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Hours of number crunching and brain stumping paid off for the mathletes at West Lincoln Middle School. One of the school’s two teams placed fourth in the annual Central Piedmont Chapter Mathcounts competition held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center Feb. 6. The placement was the highest of Lincoln County’s…