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AG Cooper lauds Lincoln schools

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Attorney General Roy Cooper Tuesday recognized Lincoln County schools that have prepared to respond to a crisis. “I’m pleased that schools here in Lincoln County have worked with law enforcement to complete their Critical Incident Response Kits and their training,” said Cooper, speaking at the School District Central Office. “With…

Good Faith Donation

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ELBA events planned

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The East Lincoln Betterment Association has many goals for the new year including improvements and upcoming events. Citizen of the Year The Citizen of the Year banquet will be held 6:30 p.m. on April 14 at Verdict Ridge. It will honor an individual who has helped improve the quality of…

Sure-Fire wins conference award

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Sure-Fire Entertainment Inc. of Denver recently received an award for Best Promotional Pieces at a recent conference. The joint conference of the North and South Carolina Festivals & Events Associations took place in Greenville, S.C. in February. The pieces submitted by Sure-Fire were a full color poster and brochure designed…

Duke hears outage criticism

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Concerned residents spoke out on issues regarding Duke Power at the East Lincoln Betterment Association’s meeting Thursday night. Many residents were concerned with the numerous power outages that have occurred in the area over the past two years. One of great importance was an area-wide all day outage which happened…

Around Town 3/21/2005

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RELAY FOR BAKE SALE Peoples Bank, 1910 E. Main Street, will holed a Relay for Life Bake Sale March 24-25 from 9 to 5 p.m. HOLY WEEK SERVICE Holy Week Service will continue Tuesday at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with speaker Rev. Gary Dittman. Wednesday at Oaklawn Center will be…

Within The Week

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Rumor has it “Requiem” is a dream. The piece of choral literature by John Rutter will be performed on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. by the Lincolnton High School Concert Choir. If you go, you will hear a very dramatic piece about God and death and hope and light. Of course,…

LEDA pays tribute to local businesses

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DENVER —Local businesses accepted Milestone Achievement Awards at a banquet held Thursday by the Lincoln Economic Development Association at Verdict Ridge Country Club. From now on the awards will be handed out every five years. Last year the first awards were handed out to Timken and Blum who were both…

Schools receive grants

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A number of elementary schools in Lincoln County have received a $4,500 grant to go towards their after school programming. Pumpkin Center, Rock Springs, Iron Station, North Brook and St. James elementary schools have all received the North Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral School Age Project Grant. The grant,…

Around Town 3/18/2005

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PALM SUNDAY SERVICE First Baptist Church will hold a Palm Sunday service on Sunday, March 20. There will be Special Children`s and Adult Choirs participation. Services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 201 Robin Road. SPAGHETTI DINNER St. James United Methodist Church in Denver…