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Promoting peace one poster at a time

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Sixth-grade student Andrew Stanley turned 60 minutes of work into a prize-winning peace poster. “I like how I can just put something down that came from my mind and look at it and be proud of it,” the Pumpkin Center Middle School student said. Stanley competed with students from five…

Denver school coat drive successful

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To the students at the Denver Campus of the Lincoln Charter School, helping those in need just seems to be second nature. “Last year we had a toy drive for kids at hospitals who couldn’t be home for Christmas,” said eighth-grader Chelsea Tierney, a member of the school’s student government.…

Feldmeyer named 2005 Rotary citizen of the year

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For Denver business owner Jill Feldmeyer, Friday night was supposed to be a “date night” with her husband Jim. Feldmeyer, however, was named the Denver/Lake Norman Rotary citizen of the year at the group’s annual banquet Thursday night at Verdict Ridge Country Club. “They got me this year,” Feldmeyer said…

Around Town 3/6/2006

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SCHOOL PERSONNEL Retired school personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Center. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP Christian Women’s Fellowship will meet at Westport Baptist Church’s fellowship hall, Denver at 10 a.m. Thursday. The speaker will be Judy Smith with Tri-City Baptist Church. There will be a spring fashion…

Students Visit

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(Above photo) Preschool 4- and 5-year-olds from First Presbyterian Church, along with their teacher, Glorianne Gatza (back row, right) recently toured Blue Ridge Radiology. While there, they learned as Chesanie Beam (right photo), an MRI technician explained how some of the equipment is used. The children were there as part…

Clay Pot Decorations

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Ashes to ashes and dust to dust

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For many Lincoln County residents, Ash Wednesday was a day of public repentance. Attending church services, they were reminded “You are dust and to dust you shall return.” Participants took time to think about their relationship to God, divine forgiveness and eternal life. “We do not have very much control,”…

Class of 1955

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Around Town 3/3/2006

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TRAINING SESSIONS Pathways will provide additional training on the continuum of the new Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse services. The new service definitions, effective March 20, will affect consumers, providers and community partners. The sessions will take place 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln County…