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Students visit blood bank, Levine hospital

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East Lincoln High School’s Health Occupations Students of America recently experienced healthcare systems in person with tours to the Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center and the Community Center Blood Bank, both in Charlotte. For the students, however, the children’s hospital was the major part of the trip. The…

Around Town 5/21/2008

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ELHS BAND CONCERT The East Lincoln High School band will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Dustin Stamey at (704) 736-1860. SCHOOL REUNION The Harden School Reunion will be at 10 a.m. on June 7. Anyone who attended the school,…

SHORELINE BUSINESS
Stylist moves specialty salon to Denver site

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Denise Clark-Brotherton recently opened a specialty salon fit for a queen. Victoria’s Salon, located in Denver, specializes in hair, nails, makeup, and facial treatments. Clark-Brotherton decided to relocate her salon from Mount Holly after moving to the Denver area. The two-story building has individual rooms for each specialist. “I’ve been…

Habitat for Humanity Home Store in process of expanding

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Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County has two houses under construction, a new chairwoman and a soon-to-be-expanded store. According to Mitzi Malcolm, chairwoman, all this activity is a welcome change. “Habitat hasn’t done a whole lot for Lincoln County up until a year and a half ago,” she said. It…

SHORELINE SPORTS
North Lincoln senior finally is comfortable

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North Lincoln senior Kelly Skinner has gone through three coaches in four years and finally started to get comfortable in her last year under head coach Beth Pressley. “Finally having [Beth] Pressley the second year around we were getting comfortable. She knew our skills and that helped us with who…

Eli astounded parents early

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Eli Hager had both legs amputated at the age of nine months, and doctors said he would never sit up. Now 9 years old and in third grade at Lincoln Charter School, Eli not only sits, but he also water skis, plays tennis, golfs, cycles and kayaks, among many other…

Education Briefs

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CMC SCHOLARSHIPS Carolinas Medical Center at 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…

For Piecemakers, it`s about learning

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In May 2001, three local ladies, Chris Blankenship, Vicki McBryde and Mary Breakfield, decided to start a group dedicated to the art they all love: the art of quilting. The threesome had gone to a quilt show in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and on the way back, McBryde’s friends kept hounding…

Women’s Ministries of Reconciliation conference planned

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Big things are expected from those who attend Women in Pursuit this weekend, a conference organized by the Women’s Ministries of Reconciliation. “Life changing experience for women – it has to be life changing,” said Joanne McSwain, founder of the Women’s Ministry of Reconciliation, on her expectations. Women in Pursuit…

LCCA seeks members

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The Lincoln County Concert Association has announced a season line-up that includes guitarists, a cellist, comedians and Siberians playing glass. “They’re great artists,” said Rosemary Hubbard, co-publicity chair for the organization. The 2008-09 season doesn’t kick off until September, but the organization’s membership drive is in full gear. Memberships range…