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Remembering Trey one purpose of DECA school group project

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One public relations assignment is not just a grade for North Lincoln High School students, but holds personal significance. As part of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), students will be holding a basketball competition in memory of their friend and fellow student, Trey Whiteside, who died in a car…

Dreamcatchers hold 1960s coffeehouse poetry reading

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Students from the West Lincoln Middle School seventh grade Dreamcatcher team recreated a 1960s coffeehouse, complete with sofas and posters. The students of Mrs. Meadow’s language arts class wrote and presented original poems, including haiku, limericks, free verse, narratives, concrete and sonnets. Pictured below are 16 of the students who…

Emergency preparedness topic of networking lunch

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Business people from across Lincoln County came out to network Thursday at the East Lincoln Community Center for Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s fourth and final business networking luncheon of the year. “We rotate where we hold the four luncheons between Lincolnton and Denver,” said Chamber President Ken Kindley. He…

Seminar teaches east Lincoln business owners how to compete against Wal-Mart, other `big box` stores

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Mike Collins of Raleigh started doing seminars 20 years ago on low-cost ways small business owners could market their product or service. “It was called dynamic marketing on a fire cracker budget,” he said. Six years ago, Collins received a telephone call that would change his seminar forever. “It was…

More million dollar homes to rise on east Lincoln horizon?

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Look to additional million-dollar homes possibly coming to eastern Lincoln County. According to county zoning administrator Randy Hawkins, developer Danny Fisher, of Fisher Properties in Salisbury, wants to turn slightly more than 187 acres in Denver into a proposed gated community, which will be located on Pine Ridge Drive and…

Lake Calendar

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BOOK SALE The Friends of the East Lincoln Library are holding a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Shanklin Memorial Library at Fairfield Forest Road of N.C. 16. The rain date for the event is the next Saturday, Nov. 12. For more information, call…

Around Town 11/2/2005

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BENEFIT St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church is holding a benefit from 7 a.m. – until on Saturday. For more information, call the church office at (704) 735-5575 or Lori Ann Fortkort at (704) 748-9448. The benefit is to raise money for the youth mission trip in 2006. BARBECUE SUPPER A barbecue…

Car-less and over 60? Try this transportation

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For many Lincoln County residents older than 60, driving is not an option. Without a car or license, few alternatives are available — especially in such a small county with limited mass transportation. Those unable to drive usually end up depending on the kindness of family members for trips to…

Reading is `fun`-damental

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Around Town 10/31/2005

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ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The Lincoln County Department of Social Services will offer a low income energy assistance program. Applications will be taken at the DSS on Nov. 7 – 18 each day except for Nov. 11, which is a holiday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. FALL FESTIVAL Cornerstone Church, Maiden, will have…