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Lowder alums hold second annual dinner

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S. Ray Lowder Elementary School hosted a successful second annual Alumni Dinner Thursday night with lots of support from the faculty and staff. “They always try to support everything the PTA does and get the kids involved,” PTA president Ann Rhyne said. Because S. Ray Lowder is one of the…

Around Town 2/22/2008

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CIVIL WAR ESSAY The Lincolnton Chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will grant a $500 college scholarship to the winner of a Civil War essay competition. For an application, contact Dan Bolick at 430 W. 20th St., Newton, NC 28658, or call (828) 464-1440 during the day or (828)…

Little Creek Cove proposals given

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The Lincoln County Natural Resources Committee presented six recommendations to the Board of Commissioners Monday to preserve water in the Little Creek Cove of Lake Norman. Sylvia Holmes and Ron Bost outlined the recommendations. Like other watersheds, the Little Creek Cove Watershed provides water for a large area. Little Creek…

Niche businesses taking hold as Denver grows

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It’s a typical weekday and Peter Fedur peers over the deli counter of his Euro Grocery store off N.C. 16 in Denver. With a flick of his knife, he cuts off a sliver of meat prepared like they make it in his home country, Romania. He lays it in butcher…

Around Town 2/20/2008

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PUBLIC HEARING The Howards Creek Volunteer Fire Department will have a public hearing on its budget at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 at the fire department, 3117 N.C. 27 W., Lincolnton. Anyone who pays taxes in the Howards Creek Fire District is welcome to attend. Individuals who attend will…

Question of the Week

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Are there enough parks in eastern Lincoln County? Lisa Arenella, Denver: “I think there is a lot of open space, but they are not using it to their full potential. I would like to see more places for families to go for recreation and picnics and ball fields. There are…

Potter sells wares at WoodMill Winery

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Libby Baxter blames her son for her pottery predicament. While he was studying at Appalachian State University, she and her husband bought him a wheel and a kiln for a pottery class. Once he graduated, started a career and got married, that wheel and kiln weren’t put to much use.…

Coming Up

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Art is Life: A vase by Raine Middleton is one of the items to be offered at the Denver-Lake Norman Rotary Club’s 6th annual art auction this Saturday will bring style to local living rooms, and perhaps, help save a life. The wide variety of pieces will help bring defibrillators…

Jarrett retires as volunteer firefighter

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Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Rotary meeting The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary Club holds its weekly meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Westport Community Club on Golf Course Drive. All members are welcome. For more information, call Andrew Johnson at (704) 682-1213. Credit seminar The N.C. Cooperative is holding a free “Credit Cents” seminar…