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Question of the Week

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“What effect do you think early voting at the East Lincoln Community Center had on voter participation in east Lincoln County this election year?” Ben Murray, Denver: “I just finished voting early here. I don’t know what the impact will be yet. It was convenient. I think it should increase…

Coming Up

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n Dinner and the theater! Satisfy both your cultural and real appetite at 7 p.m. Friday and Sunday. Come out for “Doc’s Holiday,” a dinner theater hosted by Salem United Methodist Church, 378 N. Pilot Knob Road in Denver. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for kids 12 years…

Consignment and specialty shop offers quality items

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Selling everything from custom jewelry to wedding dresses, Fran’s Consignment and Specialty Shop offers high-end products at a fraction of the cost. After her father became ill, Fran Pope said she needed a job that would allow her to work more flexible hours. In 1999, the consignment store opened for…

Area students collecting coats for those in need

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Area students are working to ensure everyone stays warm this winter. East Lincoln Middle School, along with the four county high schools, is sponsoring a coat drive in coordination with the United Way of Lincoln County. Coats will be collected through Nov. 13. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov.…

Program honors caregivers

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Present and past caregivers were honored Tuesday at Candlelight Reflections, which was presented by the Lincoln County Senior Center. “You feed them. You take care of them, but if you can bring a ray of hope in somebody’s life, you’re really doing the Lord’s work,” Doug Mayes, the event’s guest…

Professor presents program on Islam at Denver library

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On Monday, area residents will have the opportunity to educate themselves on a subject about which many may have misconceptions: the Islamic religion. Dr. Fasih Ahmed, a professor of sociology and social work at North Carolina A&T State University, will present a program on Islam at 6:30 p.m. at the…

Ready. Set. Hope.

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Freshman soccer player doesn’t let his size stop him

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DENVER — Standing at around 5 feet tall, East Lincoln freshman Damian Caracciolo certainly doesn’t let his size get in his way. “I’ve been the smallest really my whole life, except when I was really little, so I don’t let (my size) get to me,” Caracciolo said. Caracciolo, who moved…

Water main break cuts supply to middle school

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East Lincoln Middle School experienced a water outage due to a separated joint in the main line on Hwy. 73 near Furnace Rd., according to Steve Gilbert, Public Works director for Lincoln County. The problem was first reported to school personnel on Sunday evening. Despite the situation, East Lincoln Middle…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS CoveKeepers The Lake Norman CoveKeepers will have its next meeting Thursday at the Captain’s Cap Restaurant on N.C. 16 in Denver. Rick Gaskins, executive director for the Catawba RiverKeeper Foundation, is the guest speaker. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. For more…