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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…

Local woman learns to live with Alzheimer’s

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Adair Cantwell, 73, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease 10 years ago and everything changed. “To start with, I was embarrassed,” said Cantwell, who lives in Lincolnton. “It was the last thing you wanted to have.” She didn’t, however, choose to keep her disease a secret. “If you hide it, then…

Holy Spirit Bible school makes dramas

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Vacation Bible school at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver was a little bit different this year. Rather than being held in the evening, as it has been in the past, the annual summer event took place in the mornings of Aug. 4-8. “We had so many stay-at-home moms helping…

Around Town 8/11/2008

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COME READ WITH ME Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church offers “Come Read with Me,” a reading, math and mentoring program for kids ages 4 through 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Older students may participate in end-of-grade and PSAT sample testing during program hours. The program is…

Premier Opens

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Grand Opening

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Beatles moved Reid to play rock `n` roll

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Jeffrey Lynn Reid is no fly-by-night musician. The Lincoln County native has been making music since the age of 10, when he realized that, for him, “music is everything.” What started with guitar lessons blossomed into a career that has spanned a lifetime and included Reid’s penning The Fantastic Shakers’…

Annual Conservation awards presented

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Students, government workers and farmers were all honored at the Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation 2008 Annual Banquet. “It’s an occasion to get all the agencies together that support us during the year,” said Tommy Houser, chairman of the Lincoln County Soil and Water District. The Soil and Water District…