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Verdict Ridge holds annual drive for food

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Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club recently held its annual food drive. Members, residents and staff of Verdict Ridge all pitched in by donating bags of canned food for the Lincoln County Child Advocacy Center. The food drive was held to benefit local families in need. “We felt it was…

Around Town 12/12/2007

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BOARD MEETING The Lincoln Charter School will have a board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Lincolnton Campus, 133 Eagle’s Nest Road, Lincolnton. For more information, call Robin Harwood at the Denver campus at (704) 483-6611. PASTOR VISITS The Rev. Franklin Lowery and the Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church…

Grand opening

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Lions Club hosts party for the blind

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The Lincolnton Lions Club gave Lincoln County’s visually impaired a gift of food and fellowship Saturday afternoon at its annual Christmas Party for the Blind. “It’s a way of letting them know other people care,” said Jimmie Bowers, treasurer of the club. The party took place at the Lincoln County…

Exhibit opens, gala celebrates the arts

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Cat Square cutie

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Around Town 12/10/2007

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DEMOCRAT PARTY The Lincoln County Democratic Party will host a Holiday Party at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln County Democratic Party Headquarters, located at the corner of Water and Government Streets. All guests are asked to bring a covered dish item and a small gift for a nursing home…

ESL instructor sees impact on community

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Gaston College’s Lincoln Campus began offering English as a Second Language classes in January 1999. Now, nearly nine years later, ESL classes are making a real impact on the community, as individuals learn English and prepare for work or, in some cases, higher education. “We’re really putting an emphasis on…

Artist gearing up for own studio

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Laurie Bostian has only lived in Lincolnton for three months, but she’s already become a fixture. She’s the one sitting in the window at 105 E. Main St., painting barefoot. Plenty of locals have noticed her sitting in the window of Personal Artist Studio and Gallery. And soon, Bostian hopes,…

Timken promises to match $150,000 for Charter School

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If Lincoln Charter School is able to raise $150,000 by September, the Timken Foundation of Canton will donate another $150,000 to the school. Volunteer parent Cindy Riley wrote the grant to the foundation, requesting funds to update science and technology facilities at the middle and high schools. “The Timken Foundation…