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Boy Scouts named Super Troop

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UW fundraisers urged to work ‘for the future’

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Fundraisers received a round of inspirational speeches at the United Way of Lincoln County’s Pacesetter’s Breakfast Wednesday. “What you’re doing now is for the future – you’re helping people through life,” said the event’s keynote speaker, Doug Mayes, a long-time WBTV personality. Pacesetter companies and representatives from the non-profit agencies…

First Presbyterian card game to benefit Christian Ministry

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Most people don’t normally think of church and card games as things that go together. But next week, people will be playing cards at First Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton, and it’s all to raise money for a cause a number of the church’s members have long supported. “A Card Game…

Around Town Church Briefs

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RECYCLING EFFORT Trinity Lutheran Church, located next to the post office in Vale, is conducting a recycling campaign. The church is accepting newspapers, cardboard and magazines. Proceeds will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. BIBLE SCHOOL Freedom Church, 102…

Away and apart — Military couple reunites

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Most couples spend their first year of marriage in bliss. Spc. E-4 Andrew Quezada, 23, and Pfc. Laura Quezada, 21, spent it apart in the war-torn countries of Iraq and Afghanistan. On Aug. 10, one year ago, the Army-enlisted couple exchanged vows in a county courthouse in Clarksville, Tenn. “We…

Denver appeal showing

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More than 55,000 square feet in retail and office space will soon buzz with activity as two new strip malls and a slew of restaurants get ready to open in the coming days, weeks and months. Near the end of the fast-growing intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 73, a…

Question of the Week

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“Should there be a right turn lane installed southbound on N.C. 16 in front of Lincoln Charter School at Galway Lane?” Beth Davenport, Denver: “Yes. It would be safer for everybody.” Dene Smith, Denver: “It would make sense to me if they are putting a left-hand turn lane going north,…

Coming Up

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n McHenry and Johnson: Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-10) is scheduled for a stop in Denver for a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. at East Lincoln Community Center. Daniel Johnson, his Democratic opponent, may also be stopping in Monday morning at several businesses and well-known eateries on N.C. 16. n…

Around Town 8/13/2008

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SYMPHONY MEETING The officers and Board of Directors of the Lincoln Chapter of the North Carolina Symphony will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Joe Lampron, chapter president, requests that all officers and directors be present. FUNDRAISER Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County will present “A…

North Lincoln volleyball will be athletic

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Fifth-year North Lincoln head volleyball coach Lynn Rhyne said this year’s squad will be a young and athletic group of young ladies. “This season we have a lot of good athletic potential within the girls at the school,” she said. “We’ve got some younger kids coming on from the middle…