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Special Olympics needs volunteers

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Special Olympics North Carolina will return to Winston-Salem for the 2005 SONC Fall games held Nov. 4 – 6. An estimated 800 volunteers are needed for positions. Some volunteers are needed for sport-specific roles like officiating, scorekeeping and line judging. Others are needed for volunteer check-in, family hospitality or to…

Lions Club accepting glasses, hearing aids

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The Lincolnton Lions Club is collecting useable eyeglasses and hearing aids throughout Lincoln County. The club is accepting prescription glasses of all shapes and sizes in wearable condition; non-prescription glasses; glasses for infants, adults and children; and used recyclable hearing aids in all styles. Due to state and federal public…

Tumbling to victory

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Lemonade stand raises nearly $100

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A little lemonade, Kool-Aid and brownies went a long way Saturday. Motorists on N.C. 16 took time to give to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort as 8-year-old Kristen and 5-year-old Phillip Reese took up money at a lemonade stand set up in front of the East Lincoln Mini Mart. The…

What CAN can and cannot do

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Lincoln County’s Community Alert Network, known as CAN, is designed to let residents know about emergencies or important alerts. When an event occurs, the affected residents are identified and a recorded message is relayed to them by telephone. The system is not the county’s primary way of getting information out…

Around Town 9/12/2005

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LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATS The Lincoln County Democratic Party will host an official Executive Committee meeting and general party meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the East Lincoln Community Center. A low cost dinner will be provided and a cake auction will follow the meeting. The public is welcome to…

Leadership Lincoln 2005-2006

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Various members of this year’s class. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Want to help Katrina victims?

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Below is a list of agencies, churches and other organizations that are mounting efforts to help Hurricane Katrina victims. The Lincoln Times-News will run this list at least once per week for the time being. If you know of or are part of a group that is not listed, please…

Right in the kisser!

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Recognize these people?

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