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LCS recognized nationally for safety project

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Lincoln Charter School (LCS) students in Denver recently learned that driving while being distracted isn’t so easy. The high school’s local team for the national Project Ignition program is dubbed “Project Rewind,” and uses service-learning exercises to help address teen driver safety issues. Project Rewind was awarded a $2,000 grant,…

Lions’ camp for blind to be run by King

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Susan King has always enjoyed giving back to the community, and now, she is bringing that passion to Camp Dogwood. She became the new director of the camp for the visually impaired and blind Jan. 10. The North Carolina Lions Foundation has owned and operated the Sherrills Ford camp since…

Engagement: Helms, Hartzoge

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Kendra Dawn Helms and David Andrew Hartzoge announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Kendra is the daughter of Glenn and Robin Helms of Lincolnton. She is a 2006 graduate of Lincolnton High School and a 2010 graduate with an Associates of Applied Science Nursing degree. She is currently attending Appalachian…

Around Town 2/14/2011

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HEART SEMINAR Cason Chiropractic in Denver is presenting a free seminar “How to Be Heart Healthy” 6:30 p.m. today. February is National Heart Health month. For more information, call (704) 820-0147. ELHS REGISTRATION East Lincoln High will host spring registration information sessions beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Curriculum Fair for…

Notable News

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Natalie Elizabeth Wiseman, 20, is a student at North Carolina State University. She will be studying abroad in Australia this semester. She is a graduate of Lincolnton High School. She is the daughter of Beth Ewing Wiseman of Lincolnton and the late Howard Wiseman. She is the granddaughter of Mrs.…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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KIDZ KLUB Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church on S. Hwy. 16 is sponsoring Kidz Klub 6-8 p.m. tonight. Dinner, games, and crafts will be provided. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (704) 827-9511. MARVIN BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church on the Startown Road will host a full breakfast…

Around Town 2/11/2011

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PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS The Arts Council of Lincoln County is offering a photography class 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. “Editing and Special Effects for Digital Photography” will be taught by Jon Arrowood. Registration is $35. For more information, call (704) 732-9044. PANCAKE BREAKFAST A Place to Grow is having a pancake…

Mark Twain puts on a show

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Mark Twain will appear live and in person 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton. “He’s a great writer,” said Barrie Howard, who stars in the one-man play. “The other thing is, he’s just really funny. He can find humor anywhere.” Howard lives in Lincolnton…

Showcasing seniors

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The Senior Showcase, a pottery exhibit featuring the work of senior citizens, will be on display through Feb. 25 at the Lincoln Cultural Center in downtown Lincolnton. “It’s inspiring,” said Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery. “It just goes to show that you’re never too old to learn.” Rising…

First National Bank completes move

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First National Bank has moved into its new building, although employees don’t have to travel much further to get there. The family-owned bank came to Lincoln County in 2008 and later that year, moved to its former spot at 2315 E. Main St. The bank operated out of a mobile…