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Puppet teaches kids about caring

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Jammin’ Joe was just a sad pile of fur lying on a heap of discarded items when Laura Baxter Munday found him. “I took him in and gave him a new home,” said Munday, who is a reading teacher at North Brook Elementary School. The puppet has since become a…

Bible Bee participants perfect study skills, learn scripture

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Local youth participating in the 2009 Inaugural Bible Bee Competition will have a chance to compete for $260,000 in prize money. “We’re anxious work together with anyone in the community to support these kids who wish to compete in this,” said Jeri Ballard a member of Harvest Church in Lincolnton,…

Around Town 4/8/2009

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LADIES SPRING EVENT Denver Baptist Church, 6917 Forest Hills Drive, will have a ladies spring event, Survivor (Get Gutsy for God) from 8:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. April 18. Featured guests are Leslie Nease, a former Survivor contestant and Terry Vaughan, a team building speaker. Gwen Smith will lead the…

Pumpkin Center Intermediate wins book battle

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Cub Scout Pack visits fire department

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Some boom, some go bust

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A Discount Tire store (above) is under construction near the Lowe’s Home Improvement store on N.C. 73 in eastern Lincoln County. However, some businesses along the old N.C. 16 corridor to the north, in Denver, have closed recently, including Pepperocini’s. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo As a final spurt of…

Committee envisions plans to improve east Lincoln

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More dedicated turn lanes along N.C. 16. Additional sidewalks and bike routes. Run utility lines underground and encourage some type of downtown development near the South Triangle area. These are a but a few of the two-pages of draft recommendations that a group charged with envisioning the future of east…

Auto restoration shop expands

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Following a recent expansion, Klassic Rides co-owner Floyd West says he hopes to add more in-house services. In August 2008, Klassic Rides, an automotive restoration business, formerly located on Burnwood Trail, moved to a much larger location at 4016 N.C. 16, Denver. “We went from a building with about 5,000…

Eagle freshman aces hurl a mean softball

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Hidden along Galway Lane in Denver sits Lincoln Charter School and the Lady Eagles softball team, which is off to a 6-1 start thanks to the pitching prowess of two freshmen. Olivia Eudy and Katie Cronin are Lincoln Charter head softball coach Mark Schild’s aces for his pitching staff. As…

Around Town 4/6/2009

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KIDS WALK The East Lincoln County American Cancer Society Relay for Life will host a walk for kids 15 and younger 10 a.m. May 2 at East Lincoln High School. The cost is $5 per child. Today is the last day to register. To register, visit www.relayforlife.org/eastlincoln or e-mail Carrie…