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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…

A Taste of Judaism

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Relay for Life events

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RELAY FOR LIFE FUND RAISER First Wesleyan Church at 115 Bonview Avenue in Lincolnton is sponsoring a spaghetti supper and gospel singing tonight, March 3, to raise funds for Relay For Life. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall and the singing will begin at 7…

Apple Queen visits elementary school subjects

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With those long golden locks and a silver crown perched atop her head, it’s no wonder elementary school students are in awe of the Apple Queen. “I liked her story that she read to us, and I liked her crown, and I liked what she talked about to us, and…

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,”…

Only the sweet serve the sweets

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Women’s auxiliary donates to ELCM

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The Church of Scientology, Mission of Central Charlotte’s women’s auxiliary, recently held a successful food drive for Eastern Lincoln Christian Ministries according to auxiliary director Beth Ludwig. While not the first fund-raising project for the 25-member group, Ludwig said it’s the first large-scale project the group’s done. “We had the…

The Captain and his crew

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Banquet honors bass champions

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The Balls Creek Bassmasters held their annual Champions Banquet last Saturday to honor its 2005 annual and monthly tournament winners. The 30 member club holds 12 tournaments a year awarding points at each tournament. At year end the angler with the most points is crowned Club Champion. Point winner. 2005…

ELBA president, business owner involved in community

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Peter Browne of Denver is a man accustomed to wearing many hats. Not only is he the president of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA), he’s the owner/operator of The UPS Store located at the Waterside Crossing Shopping Center at N.C. 16/73. “I retired from First Union in 2002 and…