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Around Town 5/28/2008

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YARD AND BBQ SALE Victory Grove Tabernacle will have a yard sale beginning at 7 a.m., and a barbecue sale from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 457 Victory Grove Church Road, Lincolnton. All proceeds will benefit the church’s youth camp. For more information, call (704) 735-9097. SPAGHETTI BENEFIT…

Church holds live pit crew demo tonight

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To see a live pit crew demonstration, Lincoln County residents don’t have to go to a race; they can see one in the worship center of Denver Baptist Church. That’s right – a pit stop inside the church. The second annual NASCAR Night will be from 6 p.m. to 8…

Around Town 5/26/2008

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SPECIAL MEETING Fairview Baptist Church will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today through Wednesday at the church at 5084 Fairview Road, Lincolnton. The theme will be “Every Christian Is a Minister.” The guest speaker will be Bob Wise of the Baptist Association. The event will include special music, and…

Education Briefs

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CMC SCHOLARSHIPS Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln has expanded scholarship offerings to include two new scholarships in programs for pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech language pathology. CMC-Lincoln has awarded several annual $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in degreed clinical healthcare programs. For more information, contact human resources at (704) 732-5518.…

Shag dancing growing in Denver

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A lot of people associate the shag, the popular dance born on the coasts of both Carolinas, with one of the area’s most famous destinations: Myrtle Beach. But there’s a place in Denver where shagging takes center stage two nights a week, and it’s becoming more popular each week. “We…

63rd wedding anniversary

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John C. Rudisill Jr. and Marcella “Teeny” Weaver Rudisill celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary May 8 with a family dinner at Lineberger’s Steak House. They were married May 8, 1945, which was Victory Europe Day, in York, S.C. J.C. served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He is…

ELHS recycles 5 tons of paper

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Through the work of a few students, East Lincoln High School recycled more than five tons of paper this school year. The East Lincoln Science club began with a few members, and science teacher Robert Chapp. Those few members have completed a successful recycling project, built a trebuchet roughly half…

Poppy power

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School immunization rules change

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North Carolina’s lawmakers have made several changes to the rules regarding vaccination of school-aged children, including college students. These rule changes will go into effect in the 2008-09 school year. A booster dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) vaccine is required for the following individuals: n All students…

Lincoln schools seek advance on bond funds

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The Building and Site Committee of the Lincoln County Board of Education ended two of its discussions with resolutions to ask the county for money. One request will be an advance for bond funds. The county does not expect to receive funds from the $44.6 million bond until fall, but…