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Question Of The Week

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“How much impact do you think the Wells Fargo takeover of Wachovia and drop in earnings for Bank of America could have on east Lincoln County?” Rick Dermott, Denver: “I don’t think it will have too much impact. Wells Fargo doesn’t have a huge presence in the eastern United States.…

Around Town 10/15/2008

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POWELL REUNION The Powell family reunion will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Reeps Grove United Methodist Church in Vale. TUPPERWARE PARTY The women of Leonard’s Fork Baptist Church will have a fundraising Tupperware party from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the church fellowship hall at 1462 Leonards Fork…

Soph helps put volleyball team on right path

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PUMPKIN CENTER — North Lincoln’s volleyball team has had its best season in school history so far this year and many different players have contributed to the team. Sophomore Addy Pound has held her own and contributed to the recent success of the Lady Knights, who currently sit tied atop…

DAR celebrates 80th anniversary

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Photographer turns passion into business

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Photography has always been a passion for Denver resident Heather Cieslinski. After moving to North Carolina from Illinois three years ago, Cieslinski decided to turn her passion into a professional career. In early 2008, Cieslinski started Heather Renee Photography at her home. “I’ve been fascinated with photography since I was…

60th Anniversary

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Meteorologist gives talk to fifth-graders

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Brad Panovich, meteorologist for Channel 36 News, the Charlotte-based NBC affiliate, talked to Pumpkin Center Intermediate School fifth-graders on Thursday. Panovich began his presentation with a history of how his interest in extreme weather began. The Ohio native credits a monster blizzard from his childhood as inspiration for a career…

‘Dinner with Poe’ brings terrifying tales to life

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of Dinner with Poe will be performed at WoodMill Winery 7 p.m. Oct. 30 and Nov. 1. The production includes three of Poe’s most famous works – “The Tell-tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.” It is directed…

Rising Sun pottery benefit Tuesday

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Rising Sun Pottery’s annual Open House Benefit for Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County takes place Tuesday, and customers shouldn’t expect any surprises. “It’s pretty much the same,” Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery, said of the fundraiser. “Over the years, we’ve kind of developed a rhythm. [Volunteers]…

Celebrating their rights

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Last Tuesday, a rather enthusiastic group of people took over the auditorium at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Some sang, some danced, and they all enjoyed a magic show put on by Rick Ramseur. This fun-loving group wasn’t made up of elementary school students. It consisted of residents from…