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Around Town 8/24/2007

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PRESCHOOL SLOTS Asbury United Methodist Church Preschool has openings for 4-year-old children. For more information, call (704) 748-2201. HOMECOMING Former members, friends and relatives of Antioch United Methodist Church in Crouse are welcome to the annual homecoming on Sunday. The church is located off of N.C. 150 in Crouse. Guest…

Around Town 8/22/2007

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KISER REUNION The J.S. and Minnie Mauney Kiser family will hold a reunion Saturday at Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church. Fellowship at 4 p.m. and meal at 5 to be followed by a business meeting. BLOODMOBILE The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Abernethy Chevrolet from 2:30 to 7 p.m.…

Supplies dwindling at Christian Ministry

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(This is the third story in an ongoing series celebrating the 30th anniversary of Christian Ministry of Lincoln County) The combination of a heat wave and the start of school has put pressure on Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. “It seems like everybody needs fans,” said Sheron Hovis, emergency services…

67th class reunion

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New school year, new changes for Lincoln Charter School

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The 2007-08 year brings several changes for Lincoln Charter School—one of which is its starting date. Although originally scheduled to begin classes Aug. 20, both campuses pushed back their start to Aug. 27 to allow for completion of the new middle and high school building in Denver. “Because the building…

Commissioners alter budget process

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Lincoln County Commissioners approved changes to the county’s budget process for the upcoming 2008-09 fiscal year. Commissioner Jim Klein brought the discussion to the board a second time Monday night. Klein and Commissioner Bruce Carlton were newcomers to the budget process this year and voiced their concerns after the budget’s…

Lincoln County imposes ban on burning

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As drought conditions continue, the Lincoln County Fire Marshal’s Office and North Carolina Forest Service have ordered a ban on burning materials in Lincoln County. “We are so extremely dry that even some of the counties around that are having fires, are just using large quantities of water,” said Director…

Grand Opening

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Choir brings the excitement of Broadway to the people

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Broadway is coming to Denver. The East Lincoln Community Chorus will be performing a number of musical favorites Saturday and Sunday when it presents “Broadway Blast” at Unity Presbyterian Church. “We’ve just gone in and picked selections from old and new Broadway shows,” said Gaile Broom, producer. “And the hard…

DABA draws crowd

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A good crowd turned out at Lineberger’s Cattle Company for this month’s meeting of the Denver Area Business Association. DABA president Gary Caldwell began the meeting by welcoming the group and thanking Lineberger’s for opening especially for the lunch meeting. Caldwell encouraged DABA members to attend the organization’s After Hours…