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Charter school students work to complete volunteer hours

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Lincoln Charter School students are learning the importance of giving back to the community. The school has implemented a new program, “Learn. Serve. Engage,” or LSE, this school year. High school students in Denver and middle school students at both the Lincolnton and Denver campuses are required to volunteer for…

Food Pantry helps area residents get through hard times

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Ginger Johnson is not sure where she would be without help from East Lincoln Christian Ministry. The Denver resident is adjusting to life as a single mother of three children, ages 8, 10 and 19. They are all living with Johnson’s mother. Johnson is trying to enter the workforce, but…

Lake Norman Realty relocates its office

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Lake Norman Realty wants to continue to provide its customers with nothing less than superior service. To meet that goal, the business moved from Waterside Crossing shopping center, at the corner of highways 73 and 16 in Denver, to 1818 Highway 16 North, still in Denver. “Our new office not…

Around Town 5/10/2010

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MEMORIAL SERVICE The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1616 will hold a memorial service in honor of North Carolina Confederate Memorial Day this evening. The service will be held 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Confederate Memorial outside the courthouse. COALITION MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet at 7…

4-H offers variety of programs

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Only a few more weeks of school! What will your child be doing this summer? Lincoln County 4-H is offering Art, Science, Clothing, Agriculture, Foods and Health programs for youth ages 6 to 18. The following programs will be offered beginning June 14 and ending August 17: Pictures and Poetry,…

Five generations

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Library bridge honors Walt Shanklin

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Walt Shanklin built a garden at a Denver library in honor of his late wife, Florence. Now, he will part of that endeavor forever. On Saturday, Shanklin’s friends, family, including two daughters Mary Brown and Alice Greene, and neighbors attended the dedication of the Walt Shanklin Bridge at the Florence…

Two county residents die in nearby crashes

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Authorities have released the names of two local men who were killed in separate accidents this week near Lincoln County. Just after 4 a.m. Tuesday, 21-year-old Christopher Michael Meyer of Denver, was killed in a single-car collision at the intersection of N.C. 150 and Mount Pleasant Road, near Sherrills Ford.…

Church Activities

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REVIVAL God’s Filling Station, located at 2977 Laboratory Road in Lincolnton, will hold a revival at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday. Guest Speakers will be Mo Hisler and John Johnson (tonight) and David Campbell and Daniel Hoyle (Saturday). For more information, call (704) 445-8849. BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church, located…

County to challenge federal health reform

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County commissioners will be asking North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper and Gov. Bev Perdue to consider challenging the new federal health care regulations passed by Congress earlier this year. A number of Republican attorney generals and governors around the country have said they will try to block portions of…