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Senior citizens put on dancing shoes

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Every Tuesday morning, the gym at Betty G. Ross Park turns into a dance hall and more than a dozen seniors shake their stuff. “Just get out there and wiggle around, we ain’t got no certain way,” said Wilma Dellinger, 80, of her and her friends’ dancing style. For the…

Area churches join together in song for `All Praise 2007`

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A total of 15 churches will join together this weekend for “All Praise 2007,” a musical celebration that will benefit Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. “This is a tough time of the year for the food bank, so I’m hoping this will really re-stock them,” said Charlie Tipton, organizer of…

90th Birthday

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WLMS Mathletes score! Now on to state competition

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Hours of number crunching and brain stumping paid off for the mathletes at West Lincoln Middle School. One of the school’s two teams placed fourth in the annual Central Piedmont Chapter Mathcounts competition held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center Feb. 6. The placement was the highest of Lincoln County’s…

Recording equipment recovered in `record` time

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There was praise in Bart Fortenbery’s voice as he sat amidst computers, keyboards, wires, plugs and, most important of all, a VS-2000 Digital Studio Workstation. “Prayers do work, that’s for sure,” he said. “You usually don’t get stuff back.” He was referring to equipment and musical instruments that had been…

Around Town 2/16/2007

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COMMUNITY MEETING The Lincoln Horticulture Association will meet Monday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center demonstration kitchen at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish supper. The regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. YMCA The Lincoln County Family YMCA is looking for a part-time program registrar. Call (704) 716-4508…

Grand Opening

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Around Town 2/14/2007

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RELAY FOR LIFE BREAKFAST Crowell Memorial United Methodist Church, 4018 Killian Road will sponsor a Relay for Life breakfast 7 – 10 a.m. Saturday. WINTERFEST Iron Station Elementary School will celebrate Winterfest 5:30 – 8 p.m. Friday at the school with food, fun, prizes and games. Pizza, drinks and dessert…

Valentine`s Day a time to think about the heart

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People associate Feb. 14 with romance and red Valentine hearts, but the day is also devoted to another sort of heart – the organ. While the official Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day takes place every Feb. 14., West Lincoln Middle School student Jacob Jackson is aware of the condition every…

Poster solicitations continue over free posters

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Sue Knittel of Sweet Things in Denver was working in her shop one day when the telephone rang. After she looked on her caller identification, she answered the phone and began speaking to a woman who said she represented a company called Labor Law Compliance out of Florida. It’s a…