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Online college-level courses for Lincoln County Schools high school students?

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Lincoln County Schools students may soon see their class options expand to the virtual world. The Board of Education is considering partnerships with the North Carolina Virtual Public School, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the NC Community College System to offer online college and high school classes next…

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Beloved minister retires at 70

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The Rev. Fred Falls became a minister for a very simple reason. “I was called,” he said. A minister since 1962, Falls retired this month for an equally simple reason. “At age 70, it’s mandatory,” he said. His congregations at two churches – Crouse United Methodist Church and Pleasant Grove…

Ministry celebrates its 30th year of service

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(This is the first story in a series celebrating Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s 30th anniversary.) Through 30 years and three different locations, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County has maintained its original mission – to help the less fortunate. “Christian Ministry is God’s ministry,” said Susan Brymer, executive director. The…

Christian Academy honor roll

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The following students have been named to Lincoln Christian Academy A/B honor roll for the fourth nine weeks: Pre-K students Jolee Longshore and Steven Penalver. Kindergartners Hayden Auton, Beth Glance and Wade Meroney. First- and second-grade students Katie Fox, Melinda Krohmer, Angel Krukowski, Shelton Radebaugh and Morgan Bennett. Third- and…

Junior Charity League of Shelby to present 55 debutantes

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Fifty-five young women from area cities and towns will be presented to society in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 61st Annual Debutante Ball June 16. The ball will be held at Cleveland Community College in Shelby and include the debutantes, their chief marshals, assistant marshals, mothers and invited guests.…

Around Town 6/6/2007

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Vacation Bible School at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 3240 Tryon Courthouse Road, Cherryville runs June 18-22 from 6:15 – 8:30 p.m. Call (704) 435-9605. GOSPEL SINGING There will be a gospel singing 6 p.m. Saturday at Iron Station Missionary Church, corner of Will Schronce and Hovis roads.…

Volunteers keep Shanklin library grounds sparkling

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Keeping the grounds of the Florence S. Shanklin library in east Lincoln tidy and beautiful takes an entire community’s green thumb. Every Thursday morning a group of volunteers — both Master Gardeners and amateurs — gather to plant, rake and keep up the memorial garden and walking trail dedicated to…

What happens in ‘Vegas’ stays in…

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Last Thursday night, members and friends of the Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) took to the waters of Lake Norman for food, fun and a little taste of Vegas. The third annual Stakeholder’s Event, held on a three-level yacht, was a way for LEDA to thank those in the community…