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Lincolnton teen to play volleyball in Holland

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While most athletes dream of competing in the Olympics, all but a few give up before they even come close. But 18-year-old Hannah Reynolds is grabbing her chance to play volleyball on a global level. Next July, on the heels of her high school graduation, she’ll fly to Holland, where…

Addition of clock completes the branch library’s interior

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After years of fund-raising, planning and working, the final finishing touch has been added at the Florence Soule Shanklin Branch Library in Denver. A new clock completes the newest library in the county. It is made from a durable wood composite that makes the clock lightweight and has been in…

School staff, students aid gulf victims

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During the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Lincoln County Schools staff and students collected change and checks to go to the American Red Cross relief efforts. On Oct. 12, Louann Freshour, executive director of the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Red Cross, was presented with a check…

Christian film debuts Oct. 22

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Coming soon to churches near you — a Hollywood-style production depicting the end of the world as foreseen in the Bible. “People do want to see factually based, spiritually sound movies that are entertaining,” said the Rev. James Jernigan, better known as “Brother Bud.” “Left Behind: World at War” is…

Pre-schoolers bike for a cause

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The 4-year olds at New Vision Ministries School did not have to wait until after school to ride their bicycles. The school held a trike-a-thon to raise money to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. While the 16 children raised money for each lap they made, most of the money…

Brass band plays favorites

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Grand opening

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Around Town 10/17/2005

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REVIVAL The Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church will be holding revival services Monday – Thursday beginning each night at 7 p.m. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Curtis Norris. There will be a special singing each night. The church is celebrating 80th anniversary this year and would like to extend…

60th class reunion

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Around Town 10/14/2005

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FREE CONCERT Biggerstaff Bluegrass Band will be in concert at the Lincoln Cultural Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Timken Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert is sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Association and the Lincoln Cultural Center. For more…