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Lake Norman Realty relocates its office

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Lake Norman Realty wants to continue to provide its customers with nothing less than superior service. To meet that goal, the business moved from Waterside Crossing shopping center, at the corner of highways 73 and 16 in Denver, to 1818 Highway 16 North, still in Denver. “Our new office not…

Around Town 5/12/2010

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FISH/CHICKEN FRY Calvary Baptist Church, located at 493 Calvary Church Road in Lincolnton, will hold a chicken and fish fry from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Proceeds will help send a local teen missionary to Alaska. RELAY FOR LIFE A Relay for Life event will be held beginning 6…

Relay for Life, a time of celebration and remembrance

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I started crying immediately because I am a daddy’s girl. And then I asked him “Do you promise you’ll be okay?” And he couldn’t say yes. That was years ago now, and every time Relay for Life comes around, I think to myself “Maybe I’ll write a column about my…

Anti-child abuse group will sponsor Apple Festival t-shirts

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The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse has been named the sponsor of the 2010 Apple Festival’s official T-shirt. “In this economic time, we’ve got to branch out and find new revenue sources,” said Sherry Reinhardt, executive director of the coalition. A design by Faisal Yousef of Catawba County was…

Five generations

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Library bridge honors Walt Shanklin

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Walt Shanklin built a garden at a Denver library in honor of his late wife, Florence. Now, he will part of that endeavor forever. On Saturday, Shanklin’s friends, family, including two daughters Mary Brown and Alice Greene, and neighbors attended the dedication of the Walt Shanklin Bridge at the Florence…

Around Town 5/10/2010

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MEMORIAL SERVICE The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1616 will hold a memorial service in honor of North Carolina Confederate Memorial Day this evening. The service will be held 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Confederate Memorial outside the courthouse. COALITION MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet at 7…

4-H offers variety of programs

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Only a few more weeks of school! What will your child be doing this summer? Lincoln County 4-H is offering Art, Science, Clothing, Agriculture, Foods and Health programs for youth ages 6 to 18. The following programs will be offered beginning June 14 and ending August 17: Pictures and Poetry,…

Foster parent pursues showbiz career

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In real life, Lincolnton resident Ronnie Paulley is a foster parent who works with mentally handicapped adults and loves to sing. In his life on screen, however, he has a tendency to attract serial killers. “For some reason, I seem to nail horror films,” Paulley said. Paulley, 25, has several…

Students show officials their Smart Board skills

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Superintendent David Martin hopes one day soon, despite the economy, Lincoln County classrooms are equipped with advanced technology. Students from Rock Springs Elementary School, North Lincoln Middle School and Lincolnton High School recently showed county officials what they could do with Smart Boards and Promethean Boards. “I believe it’s going…