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Around Town 3/20/2006

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LIONS CLUB Belinda Branson, health educator with the Lincoln County Health Department, will be speaking at the Lincolnton Lions Club meeting at Ryan’s Steak House at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Those planning to eat should arrive at 6:30 p.m. There will be a board meeting following and the nomination committee will…

Lions Club offers scholarships

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Calling all Lincoln County high school seniors. Are you a legal resident of Lincoln County and the United States of America? Are you planning to further your education in college? If you answered yes to these questions, you might be interested in applying for one of two competitive countywide scholarships…

Civil War intrigues history buff

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The fact there’s a black member in the Lincoln County Robert E. Lee Society may come as a surprise to some. For Rudolph Young, however, learning about the Civil War has little to do with race and everything to do with heritage and history. “If you have no history, you…

Gowns available through United Way

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The prom, one of high school’s most memorable – and most expensive – events is coming up for Lincoln County teenagers. Though many students and parents will be shelling out money for attire, accessories, dinners and transportation for the big event, the United Way Teen Board has found a way…

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Belk Charity Days event to run March 31 – April 1

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Belk customers will receive a merchandise discount in return for a $5 donation to their favorite participating local charity or non-profit organization during the Belk Charity Days event on Friday and Saturday, March 31 – April 1 at all Belk locations. A number of non-profit community groups will participate and…

Relay for Life committee, team meetings calendar

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Below are the dates and times of meetings and events: March 28 Committee meeting 6 p.m. – Holy Cross Lutheran Church April 4 Team captains meeting 6 p.m. – Lincoln Country Club April 25 Committee meeting 6 p.m. – Holy Cross Lutheran Church May 2 Survivors dinner 6 p.m. –…

Around Town 3/17/2006

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FUND RAISER Landers Chapel United Methodist Church, Long Shoals Road, will hold an indoor yard sale, bake sale and hot dog sale from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the church building fund. For information, call Norman Rash at (704) 922-3562. DOUGHNUT SALE The UMYF of…

Lincolnton fire truck dealer wins award

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Whether it be a commercial, industrial, or residential fire, citizens everywhere depend on the efficiency and speed of local fire departments to get potentially deadly situations under control in short order. But does anyone ever wonder where the fire trucks, apparatuses and gear come from? Lincolnton-based Metrolina Fire & Rescue…