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ELPAC can boast of success over half-decade

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Since 2006, the majority of Lincoln County commissioners have come from eastern Lincoln County. There is a new county manager, a revamped planning department and an emphasis on laws and policies to manage growth better. And that’s just what they’ve been able to help push through in their first five…

Blood drive also raises funds for food bank

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Giving blood this Thursday could do more than save a life. It may help feed a family. The Denver Fire Department (DFD) is conducting a blood drive, 3:30–7:30 p.m. at its headquarters on N.C. 16, in conjunction with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC). When donors give, they…

Center offers chiropractic approach to wellness

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As a child, Dr. Ninette Marsocci knew she would one day be in a health-related profession. “When I was in the sixth grade, I got a knee injury from a soccer game and that that time, I was too young to have surgery,” Marsocci said. “I had to go through…

Selena Dunn lighting up scoreboard for Falcons

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DENVER — The East Lincoln Middle School girls’ basketball team has had some memorable players come through its program and eighth-grader Selena Dunn could just be the next player to add her name to the list. “Selena is an all-around player,” East Lincoln Middle School head girls basketball coach Alison…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Waterfront homeowners meetings Two Denver residents are organizing a meeting for residents to weigh in on the process for assessing property taxes, or revaluation. Meetings are scheduled from 2–4 p.m. on March 12 at the Shanklin Library in Denver. Call or email Jerry Haney for reservations at (704)…

Around Town 3/2/2009

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FOSTER PARENTS Lutheran Family Services of the Carolinas is looking for compassionate families to provide stable, structured and loving home for children and adolescents in Lincoln County. Qualified parents will receive respite care, 24-hour support, training, monthly support groups, appreciation events and reimbursement. Information sessions will be 6 p.m. Monday,…

School Briefs

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REGISTRATION Fall registration has begun for preschool classes for children ages 2 through 4 at Asbury United Methodist Church Preschool. For information, please call (704) 748-2201. Asbury Church Preschool. SCHOLARSHIP The Catawba Valley Cattleman’s Association has announced the availability of college scholarships for deserving young people that choose to pursue…

Board member honored

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North Lincoln to present ‘Guy and Dolls’

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Guys and Dolls may be a classic musical set in 1950s New York City, but the plot isn’t so different from the lives of the North Lincoln High School students performing it. “Everyone’s gone through ‘He loves her and she doesn’t love him,’ especially nowadays in high school,” said Daniel…

East Lincoln Middle School places second

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