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Lake Calendar

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ELBA MEETING ELBA will meet Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church. Duke Power will be doing the program. COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden Club will meet Monday, March 14 at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Webbs Chapel Church. The program will…

Around Town 2/23/2005

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REVIVAL A Revival will be held at Maiden Church of God, corner of Union Street and N 3rd Avenue, Sunday Feb. 27 to Friday March 4. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday to Friday they will be held at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will…

The Lincoln County Outlaw goes bluegrass

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The banjo strumming Lincoln County Outlaw has friends in high places. Butch Jenkins, a local musician, regularly shares the stage with his idol – Raymond Fairchild, a bluegrass legend. “I didn’t think I would ever get to see Raymond play in person, and here I am picking with him on…

Losing Big

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School officials set priorities

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School officials have unanimously marked mandated expenses and teacher supplements as high priorities in the 2005 to 2006 school system budget. What the next most important need is, however, has caused debate. “The needs always exceed the resources,” said Superintendent Jim Watson. School board members ranked their top priorities and…

The future will stop for those who drop

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ASHLEY CUNNINGHAM, JENNY BOYLE, HANNAH HOOVER and JESSICA LESTER North Lincoln High School ———————————— A Chinese Proverb says, “Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.” Dropout rates across the board seem to be lowering. For example, in Lincoln County last year, 167 people dropped out.…

Around Town 2/21/2005

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TAX ASSISTANCE The NC Extension Office offers help with tax returns residents 55 or older. For more information call the NC Extension Office at 704-736-8461. REVIVAL Crowell Memorial United Methodist Church at 4018 Killian Road in Lincolnton will have revival sermons Feb. 27 through March 2 at 7 p.m. Guest…

Within The Week

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Okay people, we live in Lincoln County, it’s not everyday an award winning, cute as a button, classical guitarist comes to town. When he does, we should take note. For that reason, I’m reminding you of the Robert Belinic’s performance, which will take place this Thursday at 7 p.m. at…

Celebrating Downtown

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Cleanwell taking steps to improve service

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Cleanwell Sanitation may be cleaning up its act. Numerous complaints against the Stanley trash company have been filed with the Better Business Bureau of the Southern Piedmont in the last year, making them a company with an unsatisfactory rating. Some of the issues have included creditor billing issues, delivery problems…