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Three decades of ‘do si do’

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It’s been 30 years since a group of square dancing enthusiasts founded the Lincoln Squares Western Square Dance Club. And the group is still going strong, despite the fact that most young people don’t seem to be interested in square dancing. “It is a concern that we have,” David Rhyne,…

50th reunion

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Middle schools sing with one voice

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The first All-County Middle School Chorus event took place Thursday at North Lincoln High School. A total of 216 middle-school students representing the county’s four middle schools joined forces to perform a moving and often-complicated program for faculty, students, parents and the public. According to Janet Hinson, choral director for…

North Brook students gather food for ministry

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North Brook Elementary School students are learning early the importance of giving back to their community. During Red Ribbon Week students held a canned food drive to help fill the pantry at Christian Ministries. Donations were received and processed Wednesday. According to North Brook Elementary guidance counselor, Wendy Dellinger, the…

North Brook High School class of ’58

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Craft fair set for Saturday

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Church hosts energy-efficiency program

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The Rev. Lutz Keller of Emanuel Reformed Church and Leigh Guth, extension agent with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, are teaming up to help educate folks on how they can make their homes more energy efficient – and save some money in the process. A program entitled “Low Cost/No Cost…

Don’t forget to fall back on Sunday

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Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday and the North Carolina Department of Transportation urges drivers to be alert to this change. Switching back to standard time means the sun will set an hour earlier in the day and leave less light for evening commuters. “For many people, it will be almost…

Around Town 10/31/2008

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TRICK OR TREAT Cardinal Healthcare residents will be putting together goodie bags for area children to enjoy. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, the residents will be dressed in their costumes awaiting community children to come and enjoy safe trick or treating. DEMOCRATIC MEN The Lincoln County Democratic Men will…

DSS program could help with heating needs

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The Lincoln County Department of Social Services will soon accept applications for their Low Income Energy Assistance Program. LIEAP is a federally funded program that provides families with a one-time cash payment to help pay heating bills, said Susan McCracken, Lincoln County DSS director. “With the loss of jobs, it’s…