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Survivors recount cancer fight

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T’lene Barker of Denver knows first hand what being a cancer survivor means. Like many of the years that she has come to the East Lincoln Relay for Life Cancer Survivor dinner she has traced her handprint on the banner and has written how many years she has been a…

Relay for Life kicks off Friday at ELHS

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The 2005 annual East Lincoln Relay for Life kicks off this weekend at East Lincoln High School. Patsy Black, chairwoman of the relay, said the goal for this year is $205,000. Relay for Life is the signature fund raiser for the American Cancer Society. Teams from schools, churches, businesses and…

Around Town 4/6/2005

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COMEDY SHOW James Gregory, “The Funniest Man in America,” will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased with cash at the door. The box office opens at 6 p.m. To pay with a credit card, go to www.ticketweb.com;…

Winning Words

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Kid inventor becomes toy specialist

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Compulsive jump roper, Michelle Painter, felt there were a few things missing from her toy of choice. For one thing, she couldn’t change its length, which was a real hassle for a growing girl. Another problem was the lack of a timer. How could she know how fast she went?…

Program puts spotlight on child abuse

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The voices of children kicked off Child Abuse Awareness month at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Tuesday night. “Seeing kids singing up there, how can you hurt someone like that?” asked Dwight Stone, a former Carolina Panther and the evening’s keynote speaker. The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse…

Citizen of the Year banquet planned

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The fourth annual Citizen of the Year banquet will be held April 14 to honor an individual who has improved the quality of life in east Lincoln. Last year, Patsy Black was honored for her work with Relay for Life. This year additional honorees have been included to honor a…

Around Town 4/4/2005

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WLHS BAND BOOSTERS The West Lincoln Band Boosters will meet Tuesday April 1 at 7 p.m. at West Lincoln High School. All parents and friends of the band program are urged to attend. Final details for the Washington, DC trip will be discussed. The drawing for the 2005 Mustang will…

Within The Week

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Want to kick off spring the right way? The Steely Pan Steel Band is bringing Caribbean rhythms and an ocean front sensibility to Lincolnton this week. The steel drum band will perform at the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center this Friday at 7:30 p.m. They bring with them 19 performers,…

Cactus Care

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