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Former NFL players to help at Verdict Ridge golf benefit

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Verdict Ridge Golf Course will hold a special charity golf tournament next month, featuring retired National Football League players, to benefit injured and sick kids. The sixth annual NFL Alumni/ Shriners Charity Golf Classic is set to tee off at 11 a.m. June 22. For $2,500, a team can pair…

Charter School displays work of art students

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Art teacher Nina Cartee focused the Lincoln Charter School’s recent art show on display – not competition. Although her students win awards and sell art outside her classroom, she decided not to give awards at the show itself. “I didn’t want there to be any kind of competitive spirit,” Cartee…

Around Town 5/28/2008

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YARD AND BBQ SALE Victory Grove Tabernacle will have a yard sale beginning at 7 a.m., and a barbecue sale from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 457 Victory Grove Church Road, Lincolnton. All proceeds will benefit the church’s youth camp. For more information, call (704) 735-9097. SPAGHETTI BENEFIT…

Church holds live pit crew demo tonight

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To see a live pit crew demonstration, Lincoln County residents don’t have to go to a race; they can see one in the worship center of Denver Baptist Church. That’s right – a pit stop inside the church. The second annual NASCAR Night will be from 6 p.m. to 8…

Sweet Dreams opens second mattress store

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A comfortable mattress is essential to have a good night’s sleep. Sweet Dreams Mattress Inc., a company specializing in mattresses and bedroom furniture, recently opened its second store at 7260 N.C. 16 in Denver. A husband and wife team, Greg and Katy Law started their business in 2002. Now, with…

Coming Up

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n Calling all residents: Denver Fire Department officials are holding a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday to inform residents about possible changes in fire coverage coming up this year and the outcome of a dispute with Catawba County that could increase taxes locally. The meeting will be held…

Poster child

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Debutantes honored

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Around Town 5/26/2008

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SPECIAL MEETING Fairview Baptist Church will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today through Wednesday at the church at 5084 Fairview Road, Lincolnton. The theme will be “Every Christian Is a Minister.” The guest speaker will be Bob Wise of the Baptist Association. The event will include special music, and…

Education Briefs

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CMC SCHOLARSHIPS Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln has expanded scholarship offerings to include two new scholarships in programs for pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech language pathology. CMC-Lincoln has awarded several annual $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in degreed clinical healthcare programs. For more information, contact human resources at (704) 732-5518.…