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Nurse witnesses devastation in Haiti

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Vicki Dunbridge of Denver witnessed firsthand the strength and courage Haitians demonstrated after multiple earthquakes shook their lives. “I’ve been to Third World countries before and I have never seen the depth of destruction and poverty they had and a lot of it was there before I ever got there,”…

Stoops brings Attention to Detail to Denver

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Does you car need a little extra attention? Matthew Stoops might be able to help. A Huntersville resident, Stoops opened Attention to Detail in January. The business handles car detailing, auctions and onsite sales. Detailing services include interior and leather repair, headlight restoration, light paint and collision work, acid-rain removal…

Flurry of events slated to support Relay for Life

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East Lincoln Relay for Life has a flurry of events coming up to benefit the American Cancer Society. Mike Bradshaw, co-captain of Team Fishing for a Cure, said East Lincoln Relay wants to raise $175,000 for the American Cancer Society. “People are stepping up to do the right thing,” Bradshaw…

New before-and-after-school care business came from pastor’s vision

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A new childcare program, focused on providing reasonable rates and quality care, has opened in Lincolnton. The Alpha & Omega Before and After School Program, known as Alpha & Omega for short, has recently opened at Without Walls Deliverance Center next week. Although the childcare facility is separate from the…

Around Town 4/12/2010

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COALITION MEETING The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. this evening at the Oaklawn Center. THEATRE AUDITIONS The Lincoln Theatre Guild will hold auditions for The Rocky Horror Show from 7-9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday and Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Be prepared to do a cold reading from…

Egg Hunters

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Middle school students learning to love running

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When Lincolnton Middle School teacher Brian Soash was a middle school student himself, he gave running a try. “I was awful,” Soash said. His coach agreed and told Soash’s parents “Some people are runners and some people are not, and your son is not a runner.” Soash found those words…

4-H students take learn the art of wool

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Home-schooled students pressed water onto wool in hopes of creating colorful felt purses Tuesday. “To some people, it may be a lost art, but there are still people who value it,” said April Dillon, 4-H director. The wool art class was taught by 71-year old Charlene Hager, who has been…

LTG adds three days of auditions

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild will be holding a second round of auditions for its upcoming production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Auditions will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center, located at 403 E. Main Street in Lincolnton. Organizers are seeking…

Students gather shoes for Haitians

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Lincolnton Middle School students raised 500 shoes in two weeks to help the relief effort in Haiti. The students exceeded their 300-shoe goal. At the start of the project, students and staff were shown a picture of a Haitian child with shoes made from soda bottles and twine. Shoes collected…