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Taekwon-do more than a martial art

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Discipline and concentration in the martial art of taekwon-do is important. For parent Lori Ann Fortkort of Denver, discipline is especially important. Two of her three sons – Albert and Jacob – are autistic. Fortkort has been bringing her three sons to the C. Moran School of Taekwon-do in Denver…

DABA members encouraged to participate in events

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A crowd of around 40 people gathered, laughed and networked over pizza and salad at the monthly Denver Area Business Association (DABA) meeting held Thursday at Georgio`s Restaurant, N.C. 16, Denver. During the meeting, DABA member Joe DiPento pointed out that there was a “cross pollination” of leadership from Lincoln…

Lake Calender

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HEALTH SERIES Current issues and concerns about thyroid glands will be the topic at the next preventative health series that takes place 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, at Furr Hall of St. Peter’s by the Lake Episcopal Church. Dr. Rod Redelsperger and Kelli Miller with Carolina Internal Medicine will…

Around Town 3/22/2006

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LUNCH Marvin United Methodist Church on Startown Road will have a chicken pie and ham lunch from noon – 1 p.m. Sunday. Lunch will include a main dish, vegetables, salads, casseroles, beverage and desserts. Carry-out plates will be available. The lunch will benefit United Methodist Women projects and Relay for…

Musicians, dancer make up Concert Association’s new season

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The Lincoln County Concert Association has announced its 2006-07 line up just in time for its annual membership campaign. The four-performance season includes a string quartet, folk singer, harpist and Chinese contortionist. Rick Ramseur, president of the association, hopes Lincoln County residents make time to attend. There’s nothing like a…

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Around Town 3/20/2006

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LIONS CLUB Belinda Branson, health educator with the Lincoln County Health Department, will be speaking at the Lincolnton Lions Club meeting at Ryan’s Steak House at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Those planning to eat should arrive at 6:30 p.m. There will be a board meeting following and the nomination committee will…

Lions Club offers scholarships

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Calling all Lincoln County high school seniors. Are you a legal resident of Lincoln County and the United States of America? Are you planning to further your education in college? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be interested in applying for one of two competitive countywide scholarships…

2005 awards given at annual Scout banquet

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The Heartland District Piedmont Council of the Boy Scouts of America held their Annual Recognition Banquet March 2 at First Methodist Church in Lincolnton. After the welcome by Jeffrey Taylor, district chairman, and invocation by Mike Strader, Pack 59 cub master, the group enjoyed a catered meal by the Home…

Civil War intrigues history buff

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The fact there’s a black member in the Lincoln County Robert E. Lee Society may come as a surprise to some. For Rudolph Young, however, learning about the Civil War has little to do with race and everything to do with heritage and history. “If you have no history, you…