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Question of the Week

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“Should there be a right turn lane installed southbound on N.C. 16 in front of Lincoln Charter School at Galway Lane?” Beth Davenport, Denver: “Yes. It would be safer for everybody.” Dene Smith, Denver: “It would make sense to me if they are putting a left-hand turn lane going north,…

Coming Up

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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…

Boy earns black belt

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North Lincoln band plans war theme shows

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The North Lincoln High School band is making a statement about war in its show this year. “War and Peace” will feature backdrops of “scenes from war times throughout American history,” band director Neil Underwood said. Art teacher Denise Neilson and her students will design the backdrops. Underwood said the…

Time to prepare for the Apple Festival

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The community is already gearing up for the Lincoln County Apple Festival, which will take place Sept. 20 in downtown Lincolnton. Fried Pies The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association will be making fried pies today through Friday and Monday through Aug. 20. Patrons were able to start ordering pies…

Environment theme evident at pet hospital

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After moving to Denver, veterinarian Lynn Reed opened an animal hospital with the environment in mind. West Shore Animal Hospital, located at 2558 N.C. 16 N., is the third facility Reed has opened in North Carolina. “I opened two animal hospitals in Asheboro and when my kids went off to…