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Around Town 12/17/2008

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAM The First Baptist Church of Lincolnton’s Children’s Choir will perform 6:30 p.m. tonight. All are welcome to attend. CHRISTMAS CANTATA Members of the Reepsville Baptist Church Adult Choir will present Noel, a Christmas Cantata 7 p.m. tonight and 11 a.m. Sunday. All are welcome to attend. CHRISTMAS SCENES…

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CLUBS, GROUPS Toy drive Denver Fire Department and Fit Dimensions are sponsoring a toy drive in Denver until Saturday. Unwrapped gifts for donation can be dropped off at Fit Dimensions, 3273 N.C. Families who need assistance can stop by the Denver Fire Department headquarters, 3956 N.C. 16 to complete forms…

Students Singing

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Operation Santa USMC gives Christmas goodies to Marines

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When Wanda Patton of Lincolnton learned about Operation Santa U.S. Marine Corp in October, she knew she had to become a part of it. “That’s just really near and dear to my heart,” she said. “I’m married to a veteran, and I have an active-duty son.” Patton and friend Mimi…

Around Town 12/15/2008

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CHRISTMAS PARTY The Lutheran Men in Mission at Daniels Lutheran Church, 3290 Reepsville Road, will host their annual Christmas Party and Sing Along 7 p.m. tonight in the parish house. Please bring a heavy hors d’oeuvre to share. BLOOD DRIVE Lincoln County Charter School’s junior and senior classes in partnership…

Around Town 12/12/2008

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GROUP MEETING The Lincoln County Horseman’s Association will host their annual meeting 7 p.m. tonight at Sagebrush Steakhouse. The meal is Dutch treat. All are welcome to attend. WLHS CHORUS The West Lincoln High School Chorus will be selling hotdogs and hamburgers Saturday and Sunday at WoodMill Winery. Proceeds will…

LEDA Art Invitational a success

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Karen Banker is an artist, and artists love empty walls. When the Lincoln County Economic Development Association opened its new building in June, she approached executive director Barry Matherly with a question. “I kind of came to him and said ‘Hey Barry, what are you putting on the walls of…

Kiser Intermediate hosts exhibit

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Students at Kiser Intermediate School are learning about American history through art. Picturing America, which features 26 reproductions of works by American artists, is on display a the school now. An open house for the art show will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the school. The…

Historical Association seeks archaeology volunteers

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The Lincoln County Historical Association has plans to start a new volunteer program for its archaeology department. “It’s just something we’ve never been able to do,” Jason Harpe, executive director of the Lincoln County Historical Association, said. It’s something the association can do now that it has archaeologist January Porter…

VFD spreads holiday cheer

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Santa Claus is coming to town, but he’s leaving his reindeer at home and opting for a louder mode of transportation — a fire truck. An estimated 500 treat bags will be given out by Santa Claus, courtesy of the Alexis Fire Department. The giveaway will take place Dec. 20…