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Buffing out the dings at speedway

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From a freshly painted press box perched above the Carolina red clay, East Lincoln Speedway’s new promoter and facility director, Clint Elkins, can see the transformation happen little by little. “We’ll install new speakers on those poles, a mixing board will go here,” Elkins said. “Victory lane will go in…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Public Forum Lincoln County is hosting a forum from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on March 31 to collect public input on a greenways and trails master plan at North Lincoln Middle School, 1503 Amity Church Road. Call (704) 736-8472. Spring Break Camp Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is…

Around Town 3/25/2009

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PRAYER BOOK CLASS St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 315 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, will have a class on how to use The Book of Common Prayer 7-7:30 p.m. this evening until April 1. Parishioners are asked to bring a copy of the book. A Lenten supper of bread, soup, fruit and…

84th birthday

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Around Town 3/23/2009

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PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB The Lincoln Photography Club will hold its monthly meeting 7-8 p.m. this evening at the Charles R. Jonas Library, 306 W. Main St., Lincolnton. Anyone with an interest in photography is welcome to attend. For more information, call Judy Broesder at (980) 241-0188. HOSPICE PROGRAM Hospice and Palliative…

Arts Council accepting submissions

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is holding its annual Flo Robinson Literary Competition. The trustees of Robinson’s estate established this competition to memorialize her lifelong interest in poetry and prose and to encourage writers to pursue excellence in their craft. Poetry Entries: one per person, on any subject, in…

Pirates take over Kiser Intermediate

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United Way honors 2008 supporters

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The United Way of Lincoln County has announced the following awards: Corporate Champion: The Timken Company Eagle Award: (over 100 employees) Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln, (under 100 employees) BB&T Spirit Award: CMC-Lincoln Participation Award: Salem Industries Community Service Award: First Federal Savings Bank and Duke Energy Division Chair Award: Rhonda Sigmon…

Honoring the Earth

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Country School Project helps kids

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The McKendree Methodist Men have helped area school children for a decade. The Country School Project has helped children with payment for eye, dental and medical care. “In the 10 years we’ve been doing this, we’ve never turned down a request,” said William Keever, a member of the group. And…