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Volunteers use their wheels to deliver meals

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LINC Home Meals volunteers, who spend their time, energy and gas money helping the less fortunate, were honored with a luncheon held at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Tuesday. “Real commitment doesn’t happen quite as often as it used to, so we certainly appreciate what you do,” the Rev.…

Arts Council director retires after 10 years

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When Mary Jane Howard first took the position of executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council, it seemed like a perfect fit. She was active in the theater, wrote poetry and loved art of all kinds. She also had a background in finance. At the time, the Arts Council had…

Cookies galore

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(Above) Girl Scout Myckala Whitlow poses with just some of the empty cases left over from the 1,043 boxes of Girl Scout cookies she sold. (Below) Of those 1,043, Myckala sent five cases to the military in Iraq and personally delivered 50 boxes to a military base in Rock Hill.…

Musicians, dancer make up Concert Association’s new season

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The Lincoln County Concert Association has announced its 2006-07 line up just in time for its annual membership campaign. The four-performance season includes a string quartet, folk singer, harpist and Chinese contortionist. Rick Ramseur, president of the association, hopes Lincoln County residents make time to attend. There’s nothing like a…

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Home school students dine at Ethiopian restaurant

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Three area homeschooling families recently experienced authentic Ethiopian culture by visiting The Blue Nile, an authentic Ethiopian Restaurant in Harrisonburg, Va.while on a fun and educational vacation. Following Ethiopian tradition, the group sat in a circle on stools around the serving area. Ethiopian cuisine is served on platters, “family style,”…

Taekwon-do more than a martial art

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Discipline and concentration in the martial art of taekwon-do is important. For parent Lori Ann Fortkort of Denver, discipline is especially important. Two of her three sons – Albert and Jacob – are autistic. Fortkort has been bringing her three sons to the C. Moran School of Taekwon-do in Denver…

DABA members encouraged to participate in events

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A crowd of around 40 people gathered, laughed and networked over pizza and salad at the monthly Denver Area Business Association (DABA) meeting held Thursday at Georgio`s Restaurant, N.C. 16, Denver. During the meeting, DABA member Joe DiPento pointed out that there was a “cross pollination” of leadership from Lincoln…

Lake Calender

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HEALTH SERIES Current issues and concerns about thyroid glands will be the topic at the next preventative health series that takes place 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, at Furr Hall of St. Peter’s by the Lake Episcopal Church. Dr. Rod Redelsperger and Kelli Miller with Carolina Internal Medicine will…