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Diabetes fair raises awareness of the disease

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Richard Neybert has lived with diabetes for the past 8 or 9 years, where he’s taken oral medication to offset high blood sugar. While diabetes can be caused by poor lifestyle choices, Neybert’s diabetes was hereditary. “My parents and siblings have it,” he said. According to statistics from the Diabetes…

Women’s health fair

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Those attending DABA networking lunch pleased

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The Denver Area Business Association (DABA) held its second and final networking luncheon of the year Thursday at Verdict Ridge Country Club in Denver. DABA President Andrew Johnson called the luncheon successful. “We had 77 people attend, about 10 more than the first one we held in April,” he said.…

Denver businesses reaction to Wal-Mart pro and con

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Business owners and operators in eastern Lincoln County have surprising reactions to county commissioners’ 4-1 vote that now brings a new 203,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter to the N.C. 73/16 intersection. Harry Heesch, who owns Fine Frames, a custom-frame shop located in the Food Lion Shopping Center, is glad Wal-Mart was approved.…

Lincoln Charter raises $25,000 in “Track Attack”

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For the second year in a row, Lincoln Charter School students laced-up their walking shoes and held their “Track Attack” fund-raiser. The all-day event was held this past Friday at the school. According to Parent-Teacher Organization president Debbie Byars, not only did the fund-raiser double in corporate sponsors, but they…

ELAC to work with planning board on sign ordinance

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The East Lincoln Area Council (ELAC) is now prepared to work with the Lincoln County Planning Board regarding changes to the county’s sign ordinance. At the monthly ELAC meeting Oct. 18 at the East Lincoln Community Center, members received proposed changes to the sign ordinance presented by county zoning administrator…

Around Town 10/24/2005

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HALLOWEEN BINGO The Lincoln County Senior Center Halloween Costume Bingo will take place Oct. 28 from 3-5 p.m. Bring a friend or a ghost with you. You do not have to wear a costume. Please call (704) 732-9053 to register. CHRISTMAS PARADE High Shoals’ third annual Christmas Parade will be…

Chamber Fall golf outing, held at Verdict Ridge, deemed successful by all golfers

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce held its Fall membership golf outing Oct. 19 at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Ninety-three members and guests signed up to play in this year`s outing. Winning teams at the outing are as follows: First place went to the team of Brad Simmons, Todd Lautenheiser,…

Around Town 10/21/2005

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FILM NIGHT Southside Baptist Church, 1725 Southside Road, Lincolnton, will have a Church Film Night Saturday and Sunday. The film is “Left Behind: World At War,” starring Lou Gossett Jr. and Kirk Cameron. On Saturday a Youth Pizza Blast will start at 6 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7…

Nutrition helps learning

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