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Water line crack floods intersection

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A six-inch hairline crack in an underground water main is responsible for grinding traffic and many businesses to a halt near the county’s busiest intersection for much of the day Tuesday, according to officials. The leak was discovered at approximately 8 a.m. by construction crews widening N.C. 16 a few…

Rock Springs class’ book wins award

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Not only is Rock Springs Elementary School home to several classes of published authors; one of those classes won a national award for its book. First-grade teacher Shanti Ammen used the book, “If I Were President…” as a writing exercise and submitted it to Nationwide Learning, which publishes books written…

Around Town 5/12/2008

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SENIOR MEETING The Iron Station Seniors will meet at noon on Wednesday at Ironton Presbyterian Church. LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Citizens Center. Debra Hissom will present her program entitled the Demonstration of Custom Designing Fabric – The Resist…

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…

Salem Baptist to be used as campus for theology

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Beginning in the fall, Salem Baptist Church will serve as a satellite campus for the North Carolina College of Theology, an accredited institution entering its ninth year of operation. The campus at Salem Baptist will be called the Dr. Charles Cranford School of Theology. Cranford was the pastor at Salem…

Tackling homelessness

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Raising funds for food

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Message given on prom night decisions

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Amid the final steaming of the dresses, remembering to refrigerate the corsage and counting seconds of class until the big night, West Lincoln High School prom-goers received a sobering experience. The school’s Students Against Drunk Driving group organized an assembly to discuss safety and good decisions with the students. The…

LCHA participates in Charlotte celebration

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The Lincoln County Historical Association will be participating in celebrating the Mecklenburg Declaration Through the Ages 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Charlotte Museum of History, which will be hosting the gathering. Representatives from Historic Charlotte, Latta Plantation, Historic Rosedale, Levine Museum of the New South, May 20th…

Church Briefs

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CHURCH OUTING Daniels Lutheran Church is planning a church outing for 4 p.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited to join the congregation on a trip to Sims Bar-B-Que, which has live bluegrass music and dancing. PIANO CONCERT Sharon Baptist Church’s Chosen Generation will present a Rex Smith piano concert 4 p.m.…