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Around Town 2/7/2005

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CURRICULUM FAIR Lincolnton High School will hold a curriculum fair for parents and students Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the commons area for rising 9th to 12th graders. The fair will provide more information about upcoming courses. For more information call the school at 704-735-3089. PANCAKE SUPPER…

Within The Week

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The Lincoln Cultural Center is hopping this week with two exhibits celebrating Black History Month. The first, which opened this weekend, is the oil paintings and pastels of noted black artist Nathan Parker. Parker’s images of historical buildings and their modern day counterparts are on show in the Cochrane and…

50th Wedding Anniversary

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Police officer, teacher honored

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Awards given at FOP banquet He is a police officer with an unwavering dedication and passion for the job. She is a teacher who goes the extra mile for her students. Both were honored Thursday by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85. Dennis Harris, who has been…

Arts council celebrates black history

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Oil paintings and pastels by noted black artist Nathan Parker will be on display at the Lincoln Cultural Center starting this Sunday. “He had come with a group of artists before, and we were very impressed with him, so we wanted to give him his own show,” said Mary Jane…

The healing power of touch

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The average American is constantly being pushed to do more, work harder and get things finished faster. For some, a constant state of stress has become the norm. “Our culture feeds off stress, I think,” said Betsy Okonski, a massage therapy student. “Americans work harder and longer than just about…

Soldier Promoted

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Businesses train workers in CPR

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Local businesses are taking steps to make sure their employees are trained in a basic emergency procedure. Lt. Kent Lukach of the Lincolnton Police Department, who is also an instructor for the American Red Cross, taught and certified a group of people in first aid and CPR last week. The…

Around Town 2/4/2005

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RECEPTION First Presbyterian Church will host a reception honoring the Rev. Mary McKey at 2 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall, 114 West Main St. Everyone is welcome. NARFE MEETING The Lincoln Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steak…