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Around Town 3/5/2008

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OAK GROVE MEETING The Oak Grove Meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Building adjacent to the Marvin Methodist Church on Startown Road. SUNDAY LUNCHEON Homeplace Restaurant and the Realy for Life team at Norris Childers Elementary School will be hosting a buffet-style Sunday luncheon 11 a.m.…

Playing with a purpose

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The driving range at Cowans Ford Golf Club at Lake Norman in Stanley was a popular place before the shotgun start of the Relay for Life golf tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society. Ron McCann / LTN Photo Kenneth Primm keeps his head down and takes a divot during his…

Small animal hospital thrives with 8 vets

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In 1978, pets and their owners walked through the doors of the East Lincoln Animal Hospital for the first time. Thirty years later, the building has not only grown in size but also in technology. “We are a full service small animal hospital,” said David Wilson, doctor of veterinary medicine.…

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CONTACT US If you have a news tip or story suggestion, or would like to place an advertisement in or subscribe to the Lincoln Times-News, please call: (704) 257-0020 COMING UP n Shagariffic, baby: Safari Miles is now hosting beach and shag night beginning at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and…

Flo Robinson Literary Competition turns 25

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While she was alive, Lincolnton’s Flora Robinson was best known as a woman who picked through her neighbors’ garbage and lived in poverty. When she died in the early 80s, however, her reputation changed. Robinson left $46,000, which was divided up between various Lincoln County charities and non-profit organizations. These…

Community Activities

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours The Denver Area Business Association will host an after-hours event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Wexford House assisted living home, 3900 Wexford Lane in Denver. For more information, call (704) 489-2633. Rotary meeting The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary Club holds its weekly…

Around Town 3/3/2008

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BOARD OF HEALTH The Lincoln County Board of Health will hold its regularly scheduled meeting 7 p.m. Tuesdayin the board room of the Lincoln County Health Department, 151 Sigmon Road, Lincolnton. PRECINCT MEETING The Daniel’s/Vale Democratic precinct meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at the Union Volunteer…

Upcoming exhibit features two very different artists

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Roger Steele and Gail M. Little, two very different artists, will come together in a joint show opening March 8 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “Gail’s is so whimsical and wonderful and colorful and dance-like, and Roger’s is very spiritual and quiet and some of the techniques and some of…

Prom dresses available

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School comedy has writing focus

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Iron Station Elementary School teachers dressed as pirates Friday for a comical performance to get their students excited about writing. With the state mandated fourth-grade writing test looming Tuesday, the students have been preparing for several weeks. The teachers’ pirate skit, “The Pirates of the Writing Treasure,” reviewed the components…