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Active learners take on Easter

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UNION – Kindergarten is tough work. You have to color between the lines, learn to share with others and stay still for an entire nap time. If you’re in Angie Deal’s class at Union Elementary School, all this drudgery is broken up by jelly beans and bunny hopping. On Thursday…

Farm to offer blueberries fresh off the branch

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VALE – Planting blueberries is no easy task. Henry Helms, owner of Helms Christmas Tree Farm in Vale, is waiting for his blueberries to ripen. The Christmas Tree Farm, which has been in business since 1978, will offer pick-your-own-blueberries in 2006. “They should be in good demand,” Helms said. “Everybody…

Easter Coloring Contest Winners

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United Way presents fund-raising awards

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Several Lincoln County businesses were recognized for their fund-raising efforts Monday at United Way of Lincoln County’s Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon at First Baptist Church. Organization President Brad Guth presented fundraising awards to the following businesses: Largest amount Per Capita Increase – First Federal Savings Bank, Largest Employee Increase…

Duke hears outage criticism

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Concerned residents spoke out on issues regarding Duke Power at the East Lincoln Betterment Association’s meeting Thursday night. Many residents were concerned with the numerous power outages that have occurred in the area over the past two years. One of great importance was an area-wide all day outage which happened…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S SENIOR FEAST Wayne’s 2nd Friday feast will be held April 8 at 10 a.m. at Capt’n Pete’s Restaurant. Cost is $6. Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 3. Dennis Benton, music director with Westport Baptist will be providing entertainment. Call Celia or Paul Deese at 704-483-4355. LIBRARY MEETING…

Around Town 3/23/2005

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MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE Crouse United Methodist Church Choir will present a musical cantata “Harvest of Sorrows” Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Holy Communion will be celebrated during the cantata. The church is located on Hwy. 150 in Crouse. BLOOD DRIVE An American Cross Blood Drive will be held at…

The beginning of a church — Starting from scratch

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Members of the newly created Unity Baptist Church have learned that a place of worship is made up of more than just bricks and mortar. “The church is the people, and the building is just a building,” said Jerry Davis, a deacon at the new church. A group of 40…

AG Cooper lauds Lincoln schools

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Attorney General Roy Cooper Tuesday recognized Lincoln County schools that have prepared to respond to a crisis. “I’m pleased that schools here in Lincoln County have worked with law enforcement to complete their Critical Incident Response Kits and their training,” said Cooper, speaking at the School District Central Office. “With…

Good Faith Donation

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