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Around Town 4/9/2008

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SENIOR YARD SALE Lincoln County Senior Services will hold a yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Center, located between South Academy and Aspen streets. More than 20 seniors will have items to sell. Depending on the weather, the sale may be held indoors. CAREGIVER…

Conference set to empower area women

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There’s an event coming to Denver United Methodist Church that could have a big impact on local women. Armed and Dangerous, Turning Worriers into Warriors: A Women’s Conference for Confident Growth will take place at 9 a.m. April 19 in the church’s new Family Life Center. “Our pastor said he…

Lincoln YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day

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The Lincoln County Family YMCA hopes to improve the health of local families with a day devoted to safety, nutrition and exercise. Healthy Kids Day will take place 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the YMCA’s parking lot. There will 15 vendors, fire trucks, police cars, cheerleaders performing stunts, a…

Isenberg hard at work, on and off trail

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Keith Isenberg, a competitive cyclist, wanted a career that he could be passionate about, on and off the trail. In 2007, Isenberg, his mother Robin, and wife, Tree, opened Blood, Sweat, and Gears, Cycle and Skate Shop in Denver. Blood, Sweat, and Gears, sells a large selection of bicycles, skateboards,…

50th Anniversary

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East Lincoln`s horticulture class motivated

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East Lincoln High School’s horticulture class has come a long way in three years – literally, from the ground up. Shane Norris, East Lincoln’s third-year horticulture teacher, said juniors and seniors have been present from the program’s building of its greenhouse to the plant sale it’s having now. “It’s been…

Derby Winners

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No changes in dispute over turn lane for charter school

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A dispute over land for a proposed turn lane at the new Lincoln Charter School facility off N.C. 16 remains in limbo. Commissioner Bruce Carlton said he would work to shut down the school by August unless a deal was reached compensating homeowners and businesses for roadside parcels near Galway…

Some farmers oppose nature trails

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Connecting Lincoln County to its neighbors through a system of nature trails could increase open space. But some farmers and large landowners are saying keep out. Several farmers around Lincolnton and at least one representative for National Fruit Product Company told County Commissioners Monday they oppose the creation of trails…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA special luncheon The Denver Area Business Association will host a large networking luncheon at 11:30 a.m. April 17 at Verdict Ridge Country Club in Denver. Duke Energy will provide the guest speaker. Cost is $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Checks can be mailed to…