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Around Town 7/14/2006

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County needs volunteers who are skilled in roofing or laying ceramic tile. If interested, call John Hall at (704) 748-4961 FRESH PRODUCE NEEDED Christian Ministry of Lincoln County needs fresh produce for their soup kitchen and food pantry. Items can be dropped off from…

Around Town 7/12/2006

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MEETING The Fresh Start Widowed Group of Greater Gaston Area invites all single, divorced or widowed men and women to their meetings Thursday and Saturday at 6 p.m. Thursday’s topic is “Unraveling the Mystery of Healthcare” with Jamie Christopher, RN, BSN. Saturday’s topic is “The Art of Magic and Special…

Reunion

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(Top photo, from left) Nancy Guilliams, Bobby Joe Weems, Susimaye Inmane, Rubilee Craig and Nell Schur, all of Texas and all descendents of Revolutionary War soldier Adam Reep, were on hand for the 16th national Reep family reunion, which took place besides Daniels Reformed Church on Reepsville Road. (Above) Other…

Jennifer Dellinger in Munich studying children`s literature

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BOONE — Eight students in the master of library science degree program at Appalachian State University are in Munich, Germany, studying at the International Youth Library. This is the second year that Appalachian has offered the study abroad course “International Youth Library Research,” which is hosted by the International Youth…

Readying for the footlights

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Lights, camera, action! It’s time once again for the 14th annual Footlights Drama Camp, sponsored by the Lincoln Theatre Guild. This year’s theme for the camp is Fantasy, Folly and SciFi. The camp is 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. through July 14 and again from July 17-21. According to a…

Chamber of Commerce to hold east Lincoln meeting

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to the east Lincoln community to gain input on how the Chamber can better serve the growing Denver area. A community meeting will be held at the East Lincoln Community Center, located on Optimist Club Road 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July…

Lincoln racer tears up track

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For Mark Woody and his relatives, Saturday evenings at East Lincoln Motor Speedway have become a family affair. The Dallas resident and owner of Under Water World in Lincolnton took up dirt racing this year after watching his brother-in-law and friend tear up the track. “I figured if they could…

Bowling league right up these seniors’ alley

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For two hours twice per week, Striker’s Lanes and Lounge becomes a gathering place for active senior citizens who visit with each other, eat and bowl. Helen Shaw, one of the organizers of the league, said the Thursday league has about 40 bowlers which split into 10 teams of four…

Around Town 7/7/2006

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NARFE MEETING The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse. The guest speaker will be Darrell Harkey. FUNDRAISER The West Lincoln Rockets U.S.S.A baseball team will host a fundraiser beginning 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wal-Mart shopping center.…

Campers get a taste what it is like to be in the media

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The campers at YMCA day camp Seven Springs at St. James Elementary School and Camp Creekside at the Lincolnton YMCA learned the ins and outs of the media. This week’s camp theme “Extra, Extra Read All About It” had the children making magazine collages, performing news broadcasts, writing articles and…