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Around Town 6/8/2007

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JEWELRY/FASHION FUNDRAISER St. Lukes Episcopal Church, 315 N. Cedar St. will be hosting a jewelry and fashion fundraiser 3 – 5 p.m. Sunday Join for fashion, fun, fellowship and door prizes. Call Cindy Gardner (704) 736-1664, or Sherry Hamrick (704) 736-0435. Brings your friends, and don’t miss it. FAMILY REUNION…

Remembering

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Grand opening

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Online college-level courses for Lincoln County Schools high school students?

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Lincoln County Schools students may soon see their class options expand to the virtual world. The Board of Education is considering partnerships with the North Carolina Virtual Public School, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the NC Community College System to offer online college and high school classes next…

Grand opening

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Beloved minister retires at 70

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The Rev. Fred Falls became a minister for a very simple reason. “I was called,” he said. A minister since 1962, Falls retired this month for an equally simple reason. “At age 70, it’s mandatory,” he said. His congregations at two churches – Crouse United Methodist Church and Pleasant Grove…

Ministry celebrates its 30th year of service

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(This is the first story in a series celebrating Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s 30th anniversary.) Through 30 years and three different locations, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County has maintained its original mission – to help the less fortunate. “Christian Ministry is God’s ministry,” said Susan Brymer, executive director. The…

Descendents try to save cemetery

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Plonk family descendents have found preserving the past a difficult task. The extended Plonk family hopes to raise $25,000 to purchase land surrounding a Crouse cemetery where their ancestors were buried. “We want to keep the cemetery in more or less the condition it’s been in for 200 years,” said…

Lincoln County Schools Top 10 – East Lincoln

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· Jessica Leigh Glenn, daughter of Jimmy and Crystal Glenn, plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and major in biology. · Scott Brady, son of Joseph and Margaret Brady, plans to attend Purdue University’s college of engineering. He received a NROTC scholarship. · Phillip David…

Free concert Thursday

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The North Carolina Symphony comes to town June 14 and everyone is invited. “One of the things we’d like to encourage is for people to make a party of it – bring their refreshments and lawn chairs,” said Adair Cantwell, publicity chairman of the Lincoln chapter of the North Carolina…