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Around Town 2/7/2005

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CURRICULUM FAIR Lincolnton High School will hold a curriculum fair for parents and students Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the commons area for rising 9th to 12th graders. The fair will provide more information about upcoming courses. For more information call the school at 704-735-3089. PANCAKE SUPPER…

Within The Week

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The Lincoln Cultural Center is hopping this week with two exhibits celebrating Black History Month. The first, which opened this weekend, is the oil paintings and pastels of noted black artist Nathan Parker. Parker’s images of historical buildings and their modern day counterparts are on show in the Cochrane and…

50th Wedding Anniversary

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Police officer, teacher honored

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Awards given at FOP banquet He is a police officer with an unwavering dedication and passion for the job. She is a teacher who goes the extra mile for her students. Both were honored Thursday by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85. Dennis Harris, who has been…

Businesses train workers in CPR

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Local businesses are taking steps to make sure their employees are trained in a basic emergency procedure. Lt. Kent Lukach of the Lincolnton Police Department, who is also an instructor for the American Red Cross, taught and certified a group of people in first aid and CPR last week. The…

Around Town 2/4/2005

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RECEPTION First Presbyterian Church will host a reception honoring the Rev. Mary McKey at 2 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall, 114 West Main St. Everyone is welcome. NARFE MEETING The Lincoln Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steak…

Business rate up slightly in December

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Lincoln County’s unemployment rate for the month of December went up from a 5.6 in November to a 5.8. Judi Morton, manager at Lincoln County’s Employment Security Commission said she is relieved that the rate did not go up more than it did. “I think that because there was a…

55th Wedding Anniversary

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Slim down with fiber

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Fiber is essential to a healthy body, but more and more Americans are eating less and less of it. An average person needs 25 grams of fiber each day, but the average American only eats 15 grams. The high protein, low carbohydrate craze isn’t helping matters, and what’s more, many…

Super Bowl Sunday, a time to party

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It’s a national event – sitting on the couch, eating too much and watching a good game of football. On Super Bowl Sunday, almost everyone becomes a football fan, and those who can’t muster up enthusiasm for the game can still enjoy a good party. “What I usually do is…