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East Lincoln County park to be ready by Spring 2008

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After 10 years in the making, residents of east Lincoln finally saw visible progress for a park in their area. when Lincoln County Parks and Recreation held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday evening for the Beatty’s Ford Access Park, which is expected to be open by spring 2008. “It’s thrilling for…

Around Town 7/16/2007

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BLOODMOBILE The Lincoln County chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a bloodmobile drive at the James W. Warren Citizens Center 2:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday. Anyone wishing donate must be at least 17-years-old and weigh at least 110 pounds and furnish photo ID. YARD SALE The Westside House…

50th Anniversary

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Will you be next?

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The Chamber of Commerce “CRAZY CREW” was at it again, cruising the county delivering goodies and spreading Chamber cheer to various members in order to show appreciation for their membership. Recognize anyone? Some of the visits were (Top) West End Housing and (below) Carolina Hardware. Who will the “CRAZY CREW”…

Library exhibit local American Red Cross chapter

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“One thing about libraries is that they offer potential for creativity,” said Edward Trever, the Lincoln County Public Library director, who took on the position as director in May 2006. “And being able to offer that to the community is a major service.” The Charles R. Jonas Library showcases various…

A splashin’ good time

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It’s fun in the sun for these bathers at the pool at Betty G. Ross Park, and what a time it is! With hot weather, a cool, refreshing and relaxing dip is exactly what is called for when the sun beats down. Ron McCann / LTN Photo…

Hair stylist one of handful providing microdermabrasion

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When she was a little girl, Megan Schrum used to fold towels at her mother’s beauty shop. Now, she works there and has added a new dimension to A Cut Above, the salon owned by her mother, Robin, and Kay Houser. Schrum is one of the only people in town…

Drama campers focus on The Bard

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Those who attend this year’s Lincoln Theatre Guild Drama Camp will truly get a full experience. In addition to rehearsing and performing a play, the campers participated in improvisation, pantomime, playwriting, makeup, mask and set making and even theater history classes during the week at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in…

Extension hosting youth photo contest

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Parents looking for ways to keep their children busy this summer need look no further than their backyard. To commemorate the national Farm-City Week, the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension is hosting youth photo contest for elementary, middle and high school students. “We decided to do something different this year,” said…

Youth group spends week of service

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One local youth group has incorporated their experience from Carolina Cross Connection closer to home after spending a week of service and faith in Albermarle. The youth group at Emmanuel Lutheran Church plans to meet each Monday throughout the month and began this week at 7 a.m., bringing faith, fellowship…