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Raising money with golf

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Want to tee up and support a good cause? This spring offers two opportunities to mix charity with pleasure. First up is a golf tournament organized jointly by the Relay for Life teams at Pisgah United Methodist Church and Salem Baptist Church. “We’re just trying to raise as much money…

Lessons taught in `Parenting Matters` class

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It’s easy enough to become a parent, but learning the proper way to care for a child can be challenging. “We don’t come into the world knowing how to be a parent. No one does,” said Melinda Houser with the Cooperative Extension, who teaches the class “Parenting Matters.” The eight-week…

Sons of Confederate Veterans Scholarship winner

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Around Town 4/21/2006

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POKER RUN CANCELED Due to possible inclement weather, the Red Cross Poker Run set for Saturday will be rescheduled at a later date yet to be announced. GOSPEL SINGING There will be gospel singing by Tri-City from Alabama at 11 a.m. Sunday at Spirit Life Praise and Worship Center (formerly…

Music, props turns mime upside down

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Many people believe mimes to be whitefaced, silent performers. Hardin Minor of Charlotte thinks differently. Last Monday at the Florence Shanklin Memorial Library in Denver, Minor performed in front of about 20 people in a program called Omimeo (pronounced oh-mime-e-oh), or what Hardin calls “mime turned upside down.” In his…

Future site of active-adult community has historical significance from 1780s

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The future site of Denver’s new active-adult community, Carolina Ridge by Del-Webb at Ingleside, has historical significance according to county historian Darrell Harkey. Recently, Harkey spent a day with representatives from Pulte Homes touring the old Clark Property. The 600 acres across from East Lincoln High School will be home…

A special treat for senior citizens Sunday

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Uptegraft(left) sings to a couple of the residents. Her younger sister, Jaymi, 7, sings “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Chris Dean / LTN Photos…

Around Town 4/19/2006

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QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center for their monthly meeting. The program will be “Trunk Show” by Jean Funderburk, who will also provide helpful hints and tips for quilting. Visitors are always welcome. DABA NETWORK LUNCHEON The Denver Area Business…

4-H students learning to stitch in time

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Pint-sized sewers in the Lincoln County 4-H’s “Mom and Me Sewing Class” won’t have to worry about ripped hems or falling-off buttons. The students spent two days learning the basics of sewing, something many modern people don’t know. “I think it’s just a dying art,” said April Dillon, an extension…

Annual Poker Run Saturday

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The American Red Cross – Lincoln County Chapter will be holding it’s second annual Poker Run. Registration is at 10:30 am Saturday, starting at Zippers on North Generals Boulevard There are three additional stops and then it ends at Zippers with some great food and entertainment. Registrations Fee is $15.…