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Denver Fire Department manpower, new facilities addressed in new budget

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A population increase, coupled with the simultaneous building of two new substations, has put the need for more personnel at the center of a proposed Denver Fire Department budget for 2007/08. The budget, already submitted to the Lincoln County Fire Marshal’s Office, represents a four percent operational increase according to…

Around Town 4/30/2007

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KIDZ CLUB Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church Kidz Club meets 9 – 11 a.m. Saturday. Children ages 3 to 5 are welcome, no reservations required. There will be a petting zoo, games and snacks. Call (704) 820-9879/827- 9879. LOCKS OF LOVE H2O Salon will offer a free hair cut and…

Kidsmart

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Several weeks ago, an event at the YMCA celebrated KidSmart, in which a number of activities took place in which parents and children alike learned about safety and other fun and interesting information. Preston DeRoche proudly poses after he has crossed the finish line on a bicycle obstacle course. Ron…

Congratulations being named to WCU squad

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Lincoln County Democratic Party leaders selected

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Tears, cheers flow at Second Chance prom

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On Friday night, April 20, a glamorous event attracted a lot of very dressed up people to the Dallas campus of Gaston College. There was no red carpet, but the students attending Gaston’s second chance prom sure looked like movie stars. Faculty members spent Friday turning the Myers Center Cafeteria…

West Lincoln’s Cross Creek Cowboy Church a growing place for worship, fun, fellowship

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There’s a different kind of church in west Lincoln. It may not be a new idea, but Cross Creek Cowboy Church is the only one of its kind in the county. It all started when Bobby and Marta Truitt began their horseshoe ministry, handing out gospel tracts and horseshoes stamped…

Teacher trains for deployment

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A west Lincoln native and teacher for Lincoln County Schools leaves for training this week in preparations for deployment to Iraq. “There is nothing set in stone, but all of our training is for a deployment,” Matthew Reep said of the possibility of going to Iraq. Reep, a 1994 graduate…

Around Town 4/27/2007

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NOMINATIONS Pathways Mental Health seeks nominations for its second annual Outstanding Provider Award. Deadline is 5 p.m. May 4. Send nominations to: www.pathmhddsa.org Call (704) 884-2501. SQUARE DANCING The Lincoln Squares will hold a square dance 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. SINGING The…

Grand openings

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(Top photo) Big Dog Holdings Inc., located in Lincoln Industrial Park held its grand opening ceremony April 17. Bearing the ceremonial scissors is Big Dog senior vice president John Wood. (Above) With the expansion of its dining space, Court Street Grille was the site of a grand opening ceremony. On…