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Church Briefs

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FISH FRY St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will have a fish fry from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Friday during Lent. Takeout orders will be available. GOSPEL MUSIC The Lincolnton Gospel Music Singspiration will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Citizen’s Center. For more information or to order tickets…

Love Memorial line-dancer retiring

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Love Memorial Elementary School’s physical education teacher loves to dance, and he’s passed on that love to his students. Johnny Colvard has been a P.E. teacher in Lincoln County schools since 1976. He’s been at Love Memorial since 1985 and has organized annual dance performances for 10 of the past…

Pondering the mystery of the abandoned shoe

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Growing up, there were all sorts of mysteries I wanted solved. I remember riding in the back seat late at night wondering how the moon goes so fast. How could it possibly be keeping up with our car? I also wanted to know how Santa Claus could give presents to…

Candidates filing to run in 2010 elections

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Candidates are currently filing to run for local, state and federal offices. The filing window opened at noon on Feb. 8 and closes at noon on Friday. That means there’s just a few days left for those thinking about running to make up their minds and either sit this one…

Furnace clean-up

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Denver nurse works to aid quake victims

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Vicki Dunbridge enjoys helping others, which is why she became a registered nurse 33 years ago. This week, Dunbridge is using her passion and skills to help the earthquake victims in Haiti. She left for Haiti this past Friday with the N.C. Baptist Men. The N.C. Baptist Men has already…

Optimistic Quilters

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Learning center offers education supplement

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Does your child need help with college entrance exams, or perhaps, having a tough time grasping a particular subject? Could those homework skills be improved? If you answered yes to any of these questions, NewPoint Learning Center, a supplementary education school, may be able to help. “The first thing we…

Yarbrough continues family racing tradition

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Adam Yarbrough grew up watching his father race cars. Now, he is carrying on the tradition. Last year, Yarbrough performed his best, winning 18 out of 40 races in North Carolina and South Carolina. The 24-year-old expected to win more races, but did have some car problems, such as a…

Club News

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4-H Lincoln County 4-H Council members met recently to plan for the year’s citizenship and community service projects and share upcoming 4-H events offered locally as well as statewide. While creating pink bunnies to encourage women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, they planned their next project. These 4-H…