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Pottery fundraising event to support Humane Society

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Rising Sun Pottery plans to conduct its 14th annual Mugathon benefiting the Humane Society of Lincoln County 5 p.m. Tuesday at the pottery studio. “We’ve got a good thing going,” said Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery. “We know how to do it. A lot of the students and…

Family in need due to rising medical bills

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Doctors initially thought Tommy Deason was having a stroke, but he soon learned he was afflicted with some-thing much more unusual. “When you wake up and the side of your face is numb, and you feel like you’ve been shot with novo-caine, something is wrong,” Tommy Deason said. “When you…

LCSO promotes Captain Caskey

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Captain W. Lee Caskey will now serve as second in command of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office after he made history Friday morning as the first county deputy to ever be promoted to the rank of Major. Sheriff David Carpenter announced the promotion to staff on Thursday. Caskey started out…

Pet of the Week

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Charter School hosts Paws at Park

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Lincoln Charter School and Pine Lake Preparatory are hosting Paws at the Park today to benefit the Humane Societies of Iredell and Lincoln counties. “We’ve got a lot of animal lovers here so it made sense for us to do it,” said Jonathan Bryant, athletics director and dean of students…

EL Garden Club plant sale Saturday

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The East Lincoln Community Garden Club will host its Sixth Annual Plant Sale Saturday in Denver. The event will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church. Shagreen Nursery and Arboretum, Eaker’s Nursey and Tree Farm, Witherspoon Rose Culture, Wild-Bird Mart and Gift Shop, W.K. Edwards…

Local musicians to join Triangle Brass in concert

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A friendship between North Lincoln High School’s band director and the director of the Triangle Brass Band has brought the Raleigh musical ensemble to Lincoln County. “He’s been a friend of mine and has worked with my bands for many years now,” said Neil Underwood, NLHS band director, of Tony…

Around Town 4/8/2011

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PAWS AT THE PARK Lincoln Charter School is partnering with Pine Lake Preparatory to host the 1st Annual “Paws @ the Park,” a K-12 athletic competition event. Competitions begin 3:45 p.m. today at the Denver MS/HS campus of Lincoln Charter School. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Lincoln County…

Lincoln quilters hosting show at Citizens Center

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Quilts come in all shapes and sizes ranging in style from traditional to artistic, but one thing they all have in common is the long hours and thought put into them. “Nobody just makes a quilt. There’s always a reason behind it,” said Cindy Beal, president of the Lincoln Quilters…

Church Briefs

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LENT DINNERS St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church will host a fish dinner every Friday during Lent, ending April 15. Dinners will be 5:30 – 7 p.m. and cost is $7. For more information, call (704) 735-0063. MARVIN BREAKFAST Marvin United Methodist Church on the Startown Road will have a full breakfast…