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Around Town 12/12/2008

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GROUP MEETING The Lincoln County Horseman’s Association will host their annual meeting 7 p.m. tonight at Sagebrush Steakhouse. The meal is Dutch treat. All are welcome to attend. WLHS CHORUS The West Lincoln High School Chorus will be selling hotdogs and hamburgers Saturday and Sunday at WoodMill Winery. Proceeds will…

LEDA Art Invitational a success

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Karen Banker is an artist, and artists love empty walls. When the Lincoln County Economic Development Association opened its new building in June, she approached executive director Barry Matherly with a question. “I kind of came to him and said ‘Hey Barry, what are you putting on the walls of…

Kiser Intermediate hosts exhibit

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Students at Kiser Intermediate School are learning about American history through art. Picturing America, which features 26 reproductions of works by American artists, is on display a the school now. An open house for the art show will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the school. The…

Historical Association seeks archaeology volunteers

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The Lincoln County Historical Association has plans to start a new volunteer program for its archaeology department. “It’s just something we’ve never been able to do,” Jason Harpe, executive director of the Lincoln County Historical Association, said. It’s something the association can do now that it has archaeologist January Porter…

VFD spreads holiday cheer

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Santa Claus is coming to town, but he’s leaving his reindeer at home and opting for a louder mode of transportation — a fire truck. An estimated 500 treat bags will be given out by Santa Claus, courtesy of the Alexis Fire Department. The giveaway will take place Dec. 20…

Parade winners announced

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The Lincolnton Christmas Parade took place Dec. 7 in downtown Lincolnton. Float winners were announced Dec. 9. They are as follows: Odyssey AllStars Tumble and Dance of Lincolnton won Best of Show. Boy Scouts of America Pack 74 with Rhyne Heights Methodist Church in Lincolnton won first place. South River…

Most wanted

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Contact intensive surveillance officers Ted Overcash at (704) 732-2229 or David Carpenter at (704) 732-4784 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at (704) 736-8909 if you have information on the following criminal suspects. n Roy Scott Heafner Wanted by the North Carolina Department of Correction on charges of misdemeanor possession of…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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“Where would you put a community Christmas tree in east Lincoln County?” Stephen Ringel, Denver: “Probably at N.C. 16 and N.C. 73, because I go through there more. If we put one somewhere, I’d like to see it there.” Joyce Freeman, Denver: “I’d like to see it here in the…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Wayne’s Monthly Feasts Wayne’s Monthly Feast will be 9:45 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant on N.C. 150 in Denver. The meeting will feature a presentation by musician Jane Berget and “Santa Claus”. A drawing for Christmas gifts will be held and each person will receive a coffee…

Around Town 12/10/2008

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GRIEF/DIVORCE CARE First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, will host a divorce recovery and grief share workshop 7:30 p.m. tonight. The workshop will take place in the church fellowship hall and is free of charge. For more information, call Barry Long at (704) 735-7515. SENIOR RETREAT A Senior Citizens…