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Question of the Week

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“Do you think the south Triangle area would be a good place to develop a downtown or town center on N.C. 16?” Tim Proctor, Denver: “I think that would be a really good idea, mostly because the way it would be situated. I live in Cornelius now, but was a…

Senior focuses on studies as she leads ladies b-ball team

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Lady Knight’s basketball team is undergoing some changes this season. The biggest is new head coach David Johnson who took over for former head coach Mark Lackey. Another big change is the North Lincoln ladies team has gotten a lot younger. But one thing…

Scoopz offers new twist on ice cream

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Scoopz, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor in Denver, has put a modern twist on service. Not only does this ice cream shop sell an array of frozen treats but it also provides DVD rentals to customers. “We wanted to be a family-oriented business,” said co-owner William Morton. “Families (on-the-go) can…

‘Dump’ brings spiritual counsel to Mustangs

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His title is director of student ministries at Lucia Baptist Church, but most people call him “Dump,” a nickname bestowed on him by his mother. To players on the East Lincoln High School football team, however, he has another name: Chaplain. Over the past four years, Anthony “Dump” Harper has…

Around Town 11/24/2008

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SUPPORT GROUP Denver Diabetes Support Group will hold the program “Healthy Eating Through the Holidays” 6 p.m. today at Catawba Springs Commons, 275 N.C. 16 N., Suite 204 in Denver. The program, sponsored by CMC- Lincoln Diabetes Education and Self-Management Program, is free to the public. No registration is required.…

Students make, sell paper chains for charity

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Lincolnton Middle School ESL (English as a Second Language) students formed a chain for charity using small strips of construction paper linked by large doses of compassion. Under the guidance of ESL instructor, Cathy Treherne, ESL classes researched the “Save the Children” foundation benefiting children in Africa orphaned by the…

Ending academy with a ride-along

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final weekly installment by staff writer Lisa Brown as she went through the Citizens Police Academy training. Well, this is it. My final column about the Citizens Police Academy. I can’t believe 11 weeks have gone by so fast. I can’t even tell you how…

Benefit planned for association

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Michael and Racheal Christian of the Highlife Band will be performing with friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in downtown Cherryville. The Country Outlaw Guitar Jam will benefit the Horseman’s Association. The public is invited to join in on the playing. Musicians participating inclue Sonny Falls, Lindsey Castle, T.J.…

Youth group gives to ministry

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Holiday markets open this Saturday

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The Lincoln County Farmers Market is ready for its first-ever Holiday Markets on Saturday. Both the Lincolnton and Denver locations will be participating and will conclude their season with this special event. We’ll also be celebrating Farm-City Week with refreshments and cooking demonstrations, plus a wonderful gift bag and basket…