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Not your typical Shakespeare

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The students at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton campus have taken on “Hamlet” as their first theatrical production. Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds. “It’s different,” said Jimmy Connolly, 17, who plays Hamlet. “It’s not the usually long, dreary Hamlet.” Instead, the Shakespearean tragedy is performed in just…

Around Town 4/18/2007

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CPR CLASS The American Red Cross will hold an adult CPR class 6 p.m. Monday, April 23 at the Red Cross office. Infant and child classes will be held 6 p.m. Monday, April 30 at the office. Please call to register at (704) 735-3500. HOT DOG SALE Salem Baptist Church,…

Women take on weights at Y

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The Lincoln Family YMCA’s program Women on Weights hopes to encourage its female members to take on muscle building. “What we’ve noticed is a lot of the women, they come in, and they’re intimidated by the weight machines and the free weights,” said Jenny Drennen, one of the program’s organizers.…

Dancer Performs

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South Mountain Adventure

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Denver/Lake Norman Rotary art auction popularity, funds raised growing at a fast clip

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More than $7,000 was raised at the recently-held fifth annual “Fall in Love with Art” auction sponsored by the Rotary Club of Denver/Lake Norman, but for a brief while, it was touch and go. Rotary president Jack Funk said he wasn’t sure at the first of the year if the…

Grant Received

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BBB president alerts DABA of scams

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Tom Bartholomy, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau – Southern Piedmont, who recently met with more than 40 business leaders at a monthly Denver Area Business Association (DABA) meeting, explained the purpose and function of the organization. In addition to discussing consumer complaints that arise between a consumer…

Around Town 4/16/2007

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RELAY FOR LIFE SHAG LESSONS If you don’t know how to Shag, this is an opportunity to learn the basic steps and help a good cause, too. During Relay for Life at East Lincoln High School on April 20, you can get a 30 – 45 minute dance lesson session…

Rousing start to new Farmers Market season

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The Lincoln County Farmers Market, 250 W. Water St., opened its season 7 a.m. Saturday with honey, baked goods, plants and produce. Only a few vendors were set up Saturday, but they saw a steady stream of customers. “We’re just about sold out,” said Diane Hawkins, owner of Diane’s Bakery.…