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United Way, Freedom Homes teamed up for community awareness Saturday

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Rain and thunderstorms predicted for last Saturday stayed at bay as the United Way of Lincoln County (UWLC) teamed up with Freedom Homes on N.C. 16 in Denver for a community awareness event. Some of UWLC’s 19 agencies – including the Literacy Council and the Coalition Against Child Abuse –…

United Way event successful

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Arts Council announces winners of Student Art Show

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The Lincoln Arts Council held an awards ceremony and reception for the winners of the 2006 Lincoln County Schools Student Art Show Sunday. The judge for this year was Allen Griffin. Around 400 people attended the event. The art will be on display through May 19 at the Lincoln Cultural…

Deal or no deal

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Around Town 5/8/2006

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CANCELLATION Tuesday’s meeting of Lincolnton Republican Women has been canceled and will be rescheduled for June. SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS Sons of the Confederate Veterans – Robert F. Hoke/ General William J. Hoke Camp 1616 will have its monthly meeting 7 p.m. today at Ryan’s Steakhouse. LITERARY AUCTION A literary…

60th Anniversary

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Around Town 5/5/2006

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GOSPEL CONCERT Lincolnton Band Booster Association hosts its First Spring Gospel Concert featuring Hope’s Call, Heart 2 Heart and the Pathfinders at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lincoln County Citizen’s Center. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door and are available from band members or by calling…

Author bicycles across the country

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She has her bicycle, 34 pounds of supplies and a mission to prove herself a whole person by riding from California to Washington, D.C. and back. This all comes on the heals of a “brain explosion,” which left Megan Timothy unable to write, read or speak. “I was imprisoned in…

Precious provides needed pet therapy

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Cancer, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia had caused Maragret Ellis to sink into a deep depression. “I spent two years just sitting in a chair,” she said. “Just sitting there.” It was the Squamous Cell Carcinoma diagnosis (a form of skin cancer) that was the last straw. Ellis’ mental state deteriorated,…

First haircut, the second generation

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