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Around Town 7/4/2007

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NEW PASTOR AND TIME CHANGES Rev. Jerry Evans is the new pastor for the Crouse United Methodist Charge (Crouse UMC and Pleasant Grove UMC) Pleasant Grove UMC services are: worship at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school following. Crouse UMC services are: Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. with the worship service…

Lincoln scouts honor the Red, White and Blue

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Ed House (above) plays taps when the Disabled American Veterans held a Flag Day ceremony at Cardinal Care Health Center. Scouts Tommy Harkey, Hannah McGirt, Makalah Gantt and Trinity Deon (below) raise the flag during the ceremony. Chris Dean / LTN Photos Scouts from Brownie Troop 18, Junior Girl Scout…

County official helps win award

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A mapping official with the Lincoln County Tax Department helped win an annual award for the State of North Carolina through her professionalism and continuing education. Janet Spears received a designation, making her the eighth person to receive a qualification in the state. North Carolina had the highest number of…

Scholarship Winner

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Collecting for Ronald McDonald house

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The students of Norris S. Childers Elementary School and North Brook Elementary School participated in a project with American Legion Post No. 30 during the past school year. With the help of the students, over 400 pounds of drink can tabs were turned in to help Ronald McDonald House in…

60th Anniversary

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Around Town 6/29/2007

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T.O.PS. WALK Lincoln County chapter NC 788 of T.O.P.S (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will be hosting its inaugural walk 8 – 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30 at the park on Highland Drive. The chapter meets every Tuesday at Asbury United Methodist Church, Asbury Church Road (off N.C. 27 East) starting…

Prescription for success

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(Above photo) George Brookins (third from left) was award the 2007 Samuel B. Burrus Award for Community Service. With Brookins are (from left) Burrus family members Stephen Burrus and Blanche Burrus Clark and Brookins’ daughter, Lauren and wife Sally. (Bottom photo) Also recognized at the same April ceremony for community…

Art a life-long passion

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At 86, Arie Reinhardt Taylor isn’t content to spend her days relaxing in a recliner, snoozing in front of the television. She’s an artist, and has been for more than 50 years. She isn’t planning on that changing any time soon. “It gives you a real sense of accomplishment when…

Summer reading made fun

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The Get a Clue at Your Library Summer Reading Program is in full swing at the West Lincoln Branch Library on N.C. 27 West. The for-fun reading incentive program encourages children to explore the wonderful world of books. Those who enroll in the program receive a free reading record folder…