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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…

Sugar gliders make great pets

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Don’t call Stitch a flying squirrel. He’s a sugar glider, a marsupial native to Australia. Stitch belongs to Keith and Sherry Sampson, who also sell the little creatures at a store at the Springs Road Flea Market in Hickory. Besides Stitch, the Sampsons also own Skittles, Stitch’s girlfriend, and Gizmo.…

Drenched in Food

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Camp makes learning fun

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Burned children fund poker run Saturday, July 21

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The third annual poker run and fundraiser for the Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund takes place July 21. The ride begins with registration 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Buddy Stasney’s Pontiac Buick GMC, North Generals Boulevard, Lincolnton. The 100 mile ride will wind through Lincoln, Catawba, and Caldwell counties and…

Two Denver nurses among those cited for ADVANCE for Nurses Best New Unit Award

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KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.. — Denver residents Tonya Kirby, RN/Nurse manager; and Melondie Edwards, RN are among a team of nurses in the Children’s Emergency Department at Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte that ADVANCE for Nurses newsmagazine announces has won the Best New Unit award, one of five awards in the publication’s…

Overcoming adversity award now launched

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The Blue Chip Community Business Award started in Florida as a way of recognizing business owners who had overcome adversity to find success. Now the award is coming to the Lake Norman area and it’s all because of Denis Bilodeau. Bilodeau works for Oswald Trippe and Company, a Southwest Florida-based…

Around Town 7/11/2007

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SUNDAY LUNCHEON McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. will hold a luncheon 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Menu includes country ham, chicken and dumplings, vegetables, salads, homemade biscuits and desserts. Take out orders available. Donations accepted. Call (704) 735-4062. LONG SHOALS WESLEYAN Long Shoals Wesleyan Academy has received…