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Radio stars visit school for reading

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Battleground Elementary’s “Leaders are Readers” program featured Ace and T.J. of Kiss 95.1 Thursday. Battleground has promoted the “Leaders are Readers” program in conjunction with National Children’s Book Week for about 10 years. Tina Rash’s self-contained class of exceptional children, Nicole Dobbins’ third-grade class and Kendra McGinnis’ first-grade class heard…

Seminar covers end-of-life-issues

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Cardinal Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center and Hospice and Palliative Care of Lincoln County are teaming up to present a program for everyone who is presently alive. “The one thing we know is we’re all going to die; we just don’t know when,” said Leslie Barlowe, branch director of Hospice and…

Teens volunteer

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Six in running to be county manager

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Down from nearly two dozen applicants, county commissioners have narrowed to six their list of candidates who could be Lincoln’s next county manager. Chairman Tom Anderson said Thursday that commissioners will hold what will likely be a series of closed-door meetings with each of the six candidates in coming weeks…

Tallent to end 30-year career with Lincoln County Schools

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Lincoln County Schools announced Wednesday that Dr. Phyllis Tallent, assistant superintendent of support services, will retire January 31, 2008. “Dr. Tallent has left a tremendous legacy in Lincoln County in striving towards excellence in all of her encounters,” Dr. David Martin, Lincoln County Schools superintendent, said. “… She has touched…

Car of the year

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Learning about health

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School clubs help Christian Ministries

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A trio of North Lincoln Middle School clubs has been working since September on a canned food, toy and clothing drive for Lincoln Christian Ministry. The student council officers and representatives from each “home base” (homeroom) promoted the canned food drive to their classmates. Students from Communities In Schools and…

Around Town 11/16/2007

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HANGING OF GREENS First Baptist Church in High Shoals will prepare its sanctuary for the birthday of Jesus at 6 p.m. on Nov. 17. The choir will present music as the sanctuary is filled with greenery and symbols of Christmas. There will be a candle-lighting service. Refreshments will follow the…

Vale business wins big at Christmas show

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Last year, Larry’s Dried and Silk Flowers won first place in everything at the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte. This year, the Vale business took home first place in tree display, door display and second place in the wreath and mantel competitions, and that’s just fine with co-owner Kathy Somers.…