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SHORELINE – EDUCATION
Lincoln Charter students reach fitness goals

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With the Summer Olympics coming up and the Presidential Physical Fitness Challenge issued in March, Lincoln Charter School elementary students are wasting no time getting in shape. In fact, instead of the traditional Field Day to wrap up the school year, Denver campus physical education teacher Marta Shore organized the…

Debutantes ready for Saturday ball

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A total of 37 young women will participate in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 62nd Annual Debutante Ball Saturday at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs. The event benefits Cleveland County’s Clothing Room, which has given 900 children coats and clothing in the past school year, and Kids on the…

SHORELINE – RELIGION
Bible school alters theme to Power Lab

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Vacation Bible School at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford will be a little bit different this year. “The theme this year is Power Lab,” Gina Goodson, an organizer of the Bible school, said. “We try to do a different theme every three or four years.” The church…

Hog Happenin’ professional, tailgate winners announced

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The winners of the Toyota Tundra State Championship BBQ Cook-Off at the eighth annual RE/MAX Crossroads Hog Happenin’ have been announced. The competition is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. A total of 25 professional teams and 11 tailgate teams competed. Grand champions Professional Grand Champion – Cool Smoke…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours cruise The Denver Area Business Association will hold a special after hours with a yacht charter on Lake Norman. The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and will feature music, heavy snacks and two drinks followed by a cash bar. Orrell’s Outdoor…

Public invited to reception

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host an opening reception for British Boy, American Girl 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The show features the work of two emerging artists – Lydia Collier and Richard Stevenson. Collier, the American girl, paints with acrylics on…

Teacher of the Year

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Hog Happenin’

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Spotlight
Singing sisters connect with choir

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For Denver sisters Genevieve and Skye Allan, singing has been a lifelong passion. Although the girls’ lives are only just beginning – they’re 14 and 12 years old, respectively – they’ve already made singing more than just an activity for the car or shower. “We both like singing and our…

PLACE TO GROW GRADS

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Preschool coordinator Velma Pearson (right, above and below) presents a diploma to Constance Queen (above) and a “Class of 2008” ring to Christopher Moore (below) at A Place to Grow’s preschool graduation Thursday evening. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…