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School book fairs inspire reading, raise thousands

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The media centers of two west Lincoln schools will soon be overflowing with books of all shapes, colors and sizes. North Brook and Union elementary schools will be holding their spring book fairs next week much to the delight of students. “In Lincoln County there is not a major bookstore…

Love spud

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NLHS band members at festival

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Legends in Concert

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Around Town 2/24/2006

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MEETING The Lincoln County Singing Convention will be at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Vale, 7 – 9 p.m. Saturday. For more information (704) 276-1529. SUMMER DAY CAMP Asbury United Methodist Church Summer Day Camp will be held June 7 to Aug. 24. Kids who have completed kindergarten through rising seventh…

Around Town 2/22/2006

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MEDICARE Are you having trouble with choosing your Medicare Part D? Lincoln County Senior Services and the My Medicare Matters team are here to help. A few spaces are still available for March 7 sign-up day. Call (704) 732-9053 to reserve an appointment time. SENIOR TRIP A senior bus trip…

Teenage praise band releases album

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They stay away from sex, drugs and alcohol, spend time praying together and belt out songs about Jesus. The six members of Xtreme TRUTH Praise Band may not be your average rockers, but they’re definitely dedicated to the music. The group recently released their first album, “Set Me Free,” which…

A stitch in time

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Recipients recognized for dedication to building a strong downtown Lincolnton

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The Lincoln Cultural Center was the site Friday of this year’s Better Downtown Awards, presented by the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton Inc.. The second annual presentation, underwritten by First Federal Savings Bank, was a formal black tie optional event, celebrates the positive changes occurring in downtown Lincolnton, as well…

Denver’s Biggest Loser continues

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The seven contestants in the Fit Dimension “Denver’s Biggest Loser” contest continue working hard to lose weight. In these pictures, taken from the first day of the challenge, (Top) Jill Feldmeyer, owner of Fit Dimension on N.C. 16 coaches contestant Kim Dacunto on the stair-stepper. (Bottom) John Willis of Denver…