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Around Town 4/19/2006

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QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center for their monthly meeting. The program will be “Trunk Show” by Jean Funderburk, who will also provide helpful hints and tips for quilting. Visitors are always welcome. DABA NETWORK LUNCHEON The Denver Area Business…

4-H students learning to stitch in time

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Pint-sized sewers in the Lincoln County 4-H’s “Mom and Me Sewing Class” won’t have to worry about ripped hems or falling-off buttons. The students spent two days learning the basics of sewing, something many modern people don’t know. “I think it’s just a dying art,” said April Dillon, an extension…

Annual Poker Run Saturday

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The American Red Cross – Lincoln County Chapter will be holding it’s second annual Poker Run. Registration is at 10:30 am Saturday, starting at Zippers on North Generals Boulevard There are three additional stops and then it ends at Zippers with some great food and entertainment. Registrations Fee is $15.…

Golf Outing

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce announces its annual spring membership golf outing takes place Wednesday, May 3 at the Lincoln Country Club. Registration begins 10 a.m. with lunch to follow at 11 a.m. Tee-off starts at noon. Cost is $65 for members/$70 for non-members. Registration by individual handicap only,…

Lincolnton resident named home health award winner

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DALLAS – Two Gaston College nursing faculty are recipients of the Home Health Endowment for Nursing Faculty Enrichment Award through the Gaston College Foundation. Recently Janet Arthurs, RNC, MSN nursing instructor, and Sharon Starr, RN, MSN Coordinator of Evening Nursing Programs, received a $500 award each. The Home Health Endowment…

East Lincoln may get a YMCA

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David Clark remembered his daughter, Sally, called him around 1 a.m. after the Duke-Connecticut game on Palm Sunday in 2004. “She had called me from her brother’s apartment,” said Clark. “I remember waking up about an hour later and realizing she wasn’t home.” Clark said that Sally, along with her…

Music, props turns mime upside down

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Many people believe mimes to be whitefaced, silent performers. Hardin Minor of Charlotte thinks differently. Last Monday at the Florence Shanklin Memorial Library in Denver, Minor performed in front of about 20 people in a program called Omimeo (pronounced oh-mime-e-oh), or what Hardin calls “mime turned upside down.” In his…

Future site of active-adult community has historical significance from 1780s

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The future site of Denver’s new active-adult community, Carolina Ridge by Del-Webb at Ingleside, has historical significance according to county historian Darrell Harkey. Recently, Harkey spent a day with representatives from Pulte Homes touring the old Clark Property. The 600 acres across from East Lincoln High School will be home…

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Penny War for Relay for Life

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