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Fire destroys home

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VALE — Officials are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a house in western Lincoln County Monday evening. The fire broke out at 6454 Sain Milling Road at about 5:15 p.m. Monday, said Kelly Yount, captain of the Union Volunteer Fire Department. Three other departments…

Learning a love of reading

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For many kids living in west Lincoln, Thursday morning is a time of crafts, songs and storytelling. For their mothers, it’s a time to get some peace and quiet. During the three years the West Lincoln Branch Library has been open, Thursday morning at 10:30 p.m. is story time for…

County may add more bus trips to Charlotte

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The county has applied for funding from the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program to possibly expand the bus route from Denver to Charlotte. The motion to go forward with the process was made by Commissioner Marie Moore at Monday night’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.…

Alpharma Fund Raiser

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Alpharma’s corporate office agreed to match dollar for dollar funds raised by a hot dog lunch at the local plant for victims of the tsunamis. Employees are shown at the serving line in top photo. Deanna Hardey, shown at left serving a hot dog, John Allou and Elaine Childs headed…

Around Town 1/28/2005

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CONCERT The Road to Calvary from South Mountain will be in concert at Leonard’s Fork Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome. LIONS CLUB The Lincolnton Branch Club will meet Monday, Jan. 31 at the Lincoln House at 12 p.m. The Lincolnton Lions will meet at 6:30 at…

Around Town 1/26/2005

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CUP OF GRACE The following events will take place this weekend at Cup of Grace Coffeehouse: Maple Creek, bluegrass harmonies with a traditional flare, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Phat Chance, oldies, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cup Of Grace Coffeehouse is located at 115 W. Court Square.…

Science students to `hit the kits`

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Students studying science will soon be hitting the kits rather than books. The curriculum committee of the Lincoln County Board of Education discussed the need to move towards hands-on activities rather than textbooks in science Monday night. “Children have got to have hands-on, active learning,” said Michele Bowen, second-grade teacher…

Accident-Free Atmosphere

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Lake Calendar

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EL COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden club will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Webbs Chapel Church, Denver. The program will be presented by Marta Carlson, of Paradise Gardens. Membership is open to area residents and…

Money grows on trees

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