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Oh, my aching back

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When experiencing back pain, many people’s first instinct is to retreat to their sofa. What they should be doing instead is getting their bodies up and moving. “The main thing is just to exercise,” said Kathie Anthony, a group exercise coordinator at the Lincoln Family YMCA. She suggests starting with…

Steel drums bring spring

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There’s something about a steel drum band that banishes bad moods and conjures up warm weather and mild breezes. Steely Pan Steel Band, a steel drum band from Appalachian State University, is certainly not the exception to that rule. “When it was raining the other day and so cold, I…

Looking back at Lake Norman

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Residents of Denver can learn a little history at the Florence Soule Shanklin Memorial Library April 11. Edward Smith, 79, a former resident of Denver will speak on the growth of Lake Norman. “In the old days what we called dry pond is now the Lake Norman area,” Smith said.…

Weigh-in at Blythe Landing

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Lake Calendar

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DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT MEETINGS The Denver, Triangle, Triangle East and Cowans Ford precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s By the Lake, 8433 Fairfield Forest Road, Denver. Ore Bank and Pumpkin Center precincts will meet on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria…

Around Town 3/30/2005

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DEMOCRATIC MENS GROUP The Democratic Mens Group of Lincoln County will meet Saturday, April 2 at 8 a.m. at the Lincoln House Restaurant, 604 Clark Drive. Topics will include planning for the upcoming Relay for Life and implementing communications for the Democratic Party in Lincoln County. The Democratic Mens Group…

Symphony chapter starts recruiting

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In order to keep music in the air, the Lincoln County Chapter of the North Carolina Symphony is working hard to recruit members. “In North Carolina there’s only one town that’s smaller than Lincolnton that has the symphony (visit), and that’s Blowing Rock,” said Adair Cantwell, co-president of the chapter.…

Concert Association announces new season

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The Lincoln County Concert Association is bringing a hodge podge of entertainment to Lincolnton this year. There will be steel drums, funny pianists, singing, unicycling and Beatles impersonating. First up this season is the Steely Pan Steel Band, which will perform April 8 at the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center.…

Payseur takes Wingate post

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WINGATE – Stephen Payseur of Iron Station, N.C., has been nominated to serve on the Wingate University Board of Visitors, effective June 2005. Payseur is a 1973 graduate of Wingate University and a 1976 graduate of Appalachian State University. Currently Payseur is the owner of Creek Side Industrial Solutions in…

Safety Awards

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