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East Lincoln may get a YMCA

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David Clark remembered his daughter, Sally, called him around 1 a.m. after the Duke-Connecticut game on Palm Sunday in 2004. “She had called me from her brother’s apartment,” said Clark. “I remember waking up about an hour later and realizing she wasn’t home.” Clark said that Sally, along with her…

Music, props turns mime upside down

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Many people believe mimes to be whitefaced, silent performers. Hardin Minor of Charlotte thinks differently. Last Monday at the Florence Shanklin Memorial Library in Denver, Minor performed in front of about 20 people in a program called Omimeo (pronounced oh-mime-e-oh), or what Hardin calls “mime turned upside down.” In his…

Future site of active-adult community has historical significance from 1780s

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The future site of Denver’s new active-adult community, Carolina Ridge by Del-Webb at Ingleside, has historical significance according to county historian Darrell Harkey. Recently, Harkey spent a day with representatives from Pulte Homes touring the old Clark Property. The 600 acres across from East Lincoln High School will be home…

A special treat for senior citizens Sunday

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Uptegraft(left) sings to a couple of the residents. Her younger sister, Jaymi, 7, sings “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Chris Dean / LTN Photos…

Around Town 4/19/2006

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QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center for their monthly meeting. The program will be “Trunk Show” by Jean Funderburk, who will also provide helpful hints and tips for quilting. Visitors are always welcome. DABA NETWORK LUNCHEON The Denver Area Business…

Five Generations

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Easter Bunny coming to visit

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Hippity, hoppity, Easter‘s on its way, and the famous bunny himself will be in downtown Lincolnton Saturday to sign autographs and shmooze. The event is free and a real hit with the younger crowd. “I think most of the smaller children, they’re in awe of the Easter Bunny,” said Holly…

Series covered Medicare and more

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The 13th Annual Healthy Living Series, held at the Lincoln County Senior Center, covered a variety of topics — health, nutrition and end of life planning for starters. Of all the issues, however, Medicare Part D was first and foremost on the minds of participants. “I just don’t like it,…

Praise and worship

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Girls Scouts giving

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