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Board member honored

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North Lincoln to present ‘Guy and Dolls’

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Guys and Dolls may be a classic musical set in 1950s New York City, but the plot isn’t so different from the lives of the North Lincoln High School students performing it. “Everyone’s gone through ‘He loves her and she doesn’t love him,’ especially nowadays in high school,” said Daniel…

East Lincoln Middle School places second

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Concert Association seeking new members

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While other area nonprofit organizations struggle to keep their doors open, the Lincoln County Concert Association is plugging along just fine. “We’re managing to maintain our level of income,” said Bob Cantwell, president. “We’re completing our 30th season, so I think we have a number of loyal devotees who look…

Financial Fitness Fair scheduled

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Local financial experts will be fielding questions at the Financial Fitness Fair March 5. Financial information booths will be open from 2 to 8 p.m. at the James Warren Citizen Center, 115 West Main Street in downtown Lincolnton. In response to economic uncertainty, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is…

Around Town 2/27/2009

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TRAPPING COURSE North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a trapping education course 6-9 p.m. this evening and 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Sportsman’s Club on Horseshoe Lake Road. The course is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Register at www.ncwildlife.org or…

Church Activities

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HOLY SPIRIT FISH FRY Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 357 N.C. 16 N., Denver, will have a fish fry from 5:30-8 p.m. this evening to benefit the 2009 Relay for Life. Dinner will include fish, shrimp, fries, hush puppies, slaw, dessert and a drink. The cost is $8 for adults and…

WLHS student granted wish

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Heather Hallman, a 17-year-old West Lincoln High School student, had heard stories about Hawaii all her life. Her grandmother was born there and fell in love with her grandfather in the wake of Pearl Harbor. They moved to the mainland, but stories of Hawaii stayed in the family. Two years…

Historic one-room school finds a new home

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She knows it’s a one-room school house. She knows it sat near Mt. Olive Church and served black children. She knows it was moved from its original location in the 1950s, but other than that, Amy Blanton’s most recent acquisition is a mystery. “We really don’t know anything else about…

Project Heal

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Project Heal is a University of North Carolina Chapel Hill student run and student funded global health organization. It delivers basic dental supplies and medical supplies to those in need. UNC students will be visiting Ghana this summer. Betty Royster of Lincolnton and Kristen DaCanal of Cherryville, both UNC sophomores,…