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Community Activities

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DINNER, DANCE The Fresh Start Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area is presenting a dinner and dance featuring musician Les Marple. The event is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Senior Citizens Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway in Dallas. Cover charge is $5. Bring a covered dish. Beverages…

Church Activities

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BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church on Startown Road will have a breakfast buffet on Saturday September 13 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The buffet will include eggs, meats, gravy, hot and cold cereal, juice, beverage and homemade biscuits. Donations to the benefit parsonage-fund. Call Joann Brooks at (704) 735-4327…

School wins Blue Ribbon

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Iron Station Elementary School has been honored for leaving no child behind. “It is the first time in the history of Lincoln County Schools that the federal government has recognized one of our schools as a Blue Ribbon School and that is Iron Station,” David Martin, superintendent of Lincoln County…

Entries needed in art contest

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County is seeking the work of local artists for its annual Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition. “We’re looking for any art – paintings of all different mediums, water color, acrylics, drawings, charcoal, things of that nature,” said Gary Lee, president of the council. “They have…

‘A Few Good Men’ ready for opening night

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild is hoping audiences can handle the truth. “A Few Good Men” will be performed 8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 and 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. The play, which was turned…

Hill’s Chapel plans first craft show

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Kristen Edwards is looking for a few good crafters. Edwards, the director of family ministries at Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Stanley, is planning a December craft show at the church, and she’s in need of some vendors. For a $25 fee, craft enthusiasts can sell their wares at…

Arts Council still seeking applicants for grants

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has an estimated $12,000 to give away and no applicants to receive it. That said, Gary Lee, president of the council, isn’t too worried. “We haven’t got any right now,” Lee said of applications. “The deadline is Sept. 30, and to be frank with…

Tennis captain looks to have good season

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As a senior captain on the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs tennis team, Janna Mills is striving for the best. After all, it is her last year. “One of my main goals is to go undefeated in conference,” Mills said. “I’d like to get MVP and possibly player of the year…

95th birthday

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Commissioners sink rescue boat plan

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A divided Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Monday sunk a plan to buy what would have been the first fire and rescue boat in Lincoln County. Despite staunch support from first responders, commissioners voted 3-2 against fronting $150,000 to the Denver Fire Department and the East Lincoln Fire Department to…