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Waterfront homeowners meeting. Two Denver residents are organizing a meeting for residents to weigh in on the process for assessing property taxes, or revaluation. Two meetings are scheduled for 2–4 p.m. Feb. 26 and March 12 at the Shanklin Library in Denver. Call or email Jerry Haney for reservations at…

Around Town 2/18/2009

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WIDOWED GROUP The Fresh Start Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host the program, Creating Hope: Life After Loss, at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Senior Citizens Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, Dallas, NC 28053. Marcia Todd Thompson will speak at the event. Covered dishes are appreciated. Beverages will…

Pacesetter winner

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State winner

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Westport Community Club nearing completion

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Out of the signature Carolina red-clay dirt, the Westport Community Club is beginning to rise and take shape. Construction on the new $2.5 million clubhouse, swimming pool and tennis courts off Fairfield Forest Road, across from the Shanklin Library, began work last October. Now it’s close to hitting a critical…

Science students are building robots with blocks

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Lincoln Charter School students in Denver last week added to their math and science skills using a favorite childhood toy: the Lego. With the help of the Michigan-based All About Learning company, students in third grade through fifth grade built remote control cars out of the plastic, dimpled pieces. And…

Around Town 2/16/2009

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BRANCH MEETING The Lincolnton Lions Club branch meeting will be meeting at noon today at Ryan’s Steakhouse. For more information, call Bonnie Edwards at (704) 735-4138 or Gwen Mcbee at (704) 732-5153. ANTIQUE SENIORS The Antique Seniors of Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Church Road, will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday.…

DAR essay winners

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School Briefs

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ECA SCHOLARSHIP The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association is offering $500 scholarships to high school seniors in each of the four local high schools. Forms are available from the guidance counselors at each school. the deadline date for applications is March 10. All students are eligible to apply, however,…

Improvisation group full of surprises

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Audience members don’t know what to expect going into a Missing Lincs performance and neither does the cast. “We don’t know where we’re going with it. We don’t know what we’re going to say,” said Ryan Gurganious, director. The improvisational troupe has had 15-minute performances before Lincoln Theatre Guild productions.…