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Around Town 5/27/2011

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HEATH HOUSE The DAV will conduct a Memorial Service for residents and guests of Heath House at 2 p.m. today. CAR WASH The Lincoln Co. Sheriffs Office Explorers will host a car wash from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday at the old fire station at Hwy. 73 and Pilot Knob Rd.…

Young at Heart Awards

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Church Activities

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YARD SALE Poplar Springs A.M.E. Zion Church will hold a yard sale beginning 7 a.m. Saturday. They will also be selling hot dogs, fish, seasoned fries and desserts. For more information call (704) 735-0960. BUSY BEE CLUB The Busy Bee Club will hold their 69th Anniversary Celebration 11 a.m. Sunday…

Around Town 5/25/2011

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RENEWAL CLASS A re-certification class in the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Automated External Defibrillation (A.E.D.) courses will be held 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the W.M. Lentz Recreation Center. Cost is $20 for the re-certification class. Participant’s certification should be current but close to expiring. For…

College student making his mark in fashion design

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Growing up in Lincolnton, Albert Cobb always liked looking different. Now in college, he’s turned his love of fashion into award-winning outfits made up of garbage bags, duct tape and lampshades. “Everyone knows that I like fashion and I like clothes,” Cobb said. “Now, to see me actually doing it…

Letters from a Lincoln soldier: Aug. 8, 1862

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On Monday, the Lincoln Times-News previewed a series of letters written by Jacob Jackson Brown to his wife, Christina Plonk Brown, during his military service as Confederate soldier during the Civil War. Jacob Jackson Brown was a blacksmith and bootmaker from Crouse. He enlisted in the Confederate army in the…

LHS Class of 1961 Reunion

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DSS sets focus on foster care

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During the month of June, Lincoln County Department of Social Services is observing Foster Care Awareness Month. A recent Social Services Board meeting focused on special events planned as well as an update on the current status of foster care in Lincoln County. Lincoln County DSS currently has 56 children…

Around Town 5/23/2011

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PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB The Lincoln Photography Club will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Classic Image Photography Studio located at 213 North Aspen Street in Lincolnton. The topic will be sports photography with Lincoln Times-News photographer Seth Mabry. LUPUS SUPPORT Lupus support group meeting sponsored by The Lupus Foundation of America…