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Browne to lead East Lincoln group

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DENVER – The East Lincoln Betterment Association has established its new officers for the 2005-2006 year. Peter Browne, a Denver resident and past vice-president of ELBA, has taken the position of president for a two-year term. He takes over from Greg Coffey who was co-president for two years with Celeste…

Lake Calendar

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LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING La Leche League of West Norman will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Denver United Methodist Church. Mothers and their breast fed babies, and expectant mothers are welcome. For more information or questions please call Caroline at (704) 483-0758. 2ND FRIDAY…

Around Town 1/17/2005

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VOICE LESSONS AND OPEN HOUSE Free voice lessons will be given during the Carolina Style Chorus of the Sweet Adelines open house Thursday, Jan. 20 and Jan. 27 at Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Conover. For more information, contact Ruth at 828-328-1173, or Nancy at 704-735-9537. LINCOLN QUILTERS…

Breaking Ground

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Around Town 1/14/2005

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LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Lions Club meets on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at Ryan’s Steakhouse. Members and guests planning to eat should arrive at 6:30 p.m. For more information call Dan Johnson at 736-0894. RETIRED SCHOOLPERSONNEL MEETING The Lincoln County Unit of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30…

Denver rotary club to host art auction

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The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary is sponsoring another art auction on Feb. 17. The “Fall in Love With Art and More Auction,” is promising to offer a variety of roughly 250 different types of art, including sports memorabilia, sculptures, artist jewelry and Disney pieces as well as the usual brand name…

Amateur competition on exhibit

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Images of waterfalls, flowers, smiling children and old men in cowboy hats have filled the Cochrane and Carolina Mills Galleries at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Blue ribbons sit under the most impressive photographs, signifying the winners of the Lincoln Arts Council’s 2005 Amateur Photography Competition. Joseph Brymer, a local photographer,…

86th Birthday

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2005 Relay kick-off draws large crowd

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Lincolnton kicked off its 2005 Relay for Life Thursday to an unusually large turnout of approximately 100 including some 20 to 30 cancer survivors. Relay for Life is the signature fund-raising event for the American Cancer Society. The campaign will climax May 6-7 at Lincolnton High School stadium when relay…

Board honors scholars, teachers

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Students, staff and administration were recognized during Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting. More than 30 high school students were honored for being named Advanced Placement Scholars for the 2003-04 academic year. “It is a very challenging curriculum for academically gifted youngsters,” said Dr. Elaine Jenkins, associate superintendent for curriculum. “These…