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Around Town 9/23/2009

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DENVER DAYS The Denver Days Fall Festival will be today through Saturday at the intersection of N.C. 16 and Triangle Circle Road. There will be rides, food, performances by local artists, dance teams and musicians, as well as a drive-in movie night and cruise-in. For more information, directions and time…

Best dressed deputy

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Around Town 9/21/2009

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WOMEN’S SEMINAR Today is the last day to register for a women’s seminar hosted by Reeps Grove United Methodist Church. The seminar, “Designed to be Pillars, God’s Dangerous Women,” will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Ruth Tuttle Conrad, the pastoral director of Designed to be Pillars,…

Five generations

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Five generations

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95th birthday

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Mrs. Bubbles expands business into Lincolnton

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Mike and Megan Shalvoy are bringing their car wash business to Lincolnton. The couple will open Mrs. Bubbles, a state-of-the-art car wash, at 124 General’s Boulevard on Saturday. Their other car wash is in Concord, but the couple plan on opening more car washes in Mooresville, and possibly, Denver. Ultimately,…

Celebrating the dawning of democracy

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The gymnasium at Lincoln Charter School’s Denver campus turned into Philadelphia’s Independence Hall as pint-sized delegates of the Constitutional Convention entered. “I imagine this is exactly what the Constitutional Convention was like,” said Melissa Lasarsky, organizer. The assembly, which took place Thursday, divided students up by the original 13 states…

ELHS alumni returns to play festival

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The founding member of the bluegrass band Conservation Theory is combining a gig at the Apple Festival with an unofficial high school reunion. “I’m extremely excited about it,” said band member Eddie Martin of his visit to Lincoln County. “It’s going to be great.” Martin attended East Lincoln High School…

West Lincoln student named state’s middle school poet laureate

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North Carolina’s new middle school poet laureate didn’t think much of poetry until he picked up a pen and tried it for himself. “I thought the way you write poems was all love and stuff,” said C.J. Murphy of Crouse, now a freshman at West Lincoln High School. While in…