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ART CLASSES After school art classes will be held 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays and 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Lincoln Charter School in Denver. Call Nina Cartee at (980) 722-4088 or e-mail nina.cartee@carolina.rr.com. MAKEUP DAY East Lincoln Middle School was closed on Jan. 15 due to a breach…

Generous student puts prize money into school

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Trent Holland didn’t think he could win the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual essay contest, but he knew from the start what he’d do with the prize money if he did. Trent, a sixth-grade student at North Lincoln Middle School, won second place in the contest and…

Around Town 2/20/2009

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CONSIGNMENT SALE The La Leche League of Lincolnton will hold their third annual Kids and Teens Consignment Sale from 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the National Guard Armory, 1224 N. Aspen St., Lincolnton. Everything will be half price in the last 30 minutes of the sale. All proceeds will go toward…

Church Briefs

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PEARL BAPTIST BBQ Pearl Baptist Church will hold its annual Brotherhood Barbecue 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the church, located at 4657 East N.C. 27 in Iron Station. There will be chicken and pork for $7 per plate. Deliveries will be made for 10 plates or…

Troupe ready for first solo performance

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Their shows may be made up on the spot, but members of the Missing Lincs have put in a lot of hours rehearsing for their first solo performance. “It’s the rehearsing of how we’re going to handle ourselves in those situations,” said Ryan Gurganious, director. “It’s also about building chemistry…

Class teaches healthy living

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For only $10, Lincoln County residents can attend a 12-week course on healthy living and weight loss. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less will begin 5:30 p.m. Monday in the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Sponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Lincoln Partnership for Health, it will take…

State 4-H workshop planned

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The Lincoln County 4-H hopes to bring a group of aspiring horticulturists to Raleigh in April. A 4-H Horticulture Weekend will take place April 25 and 26 at North Carolina State University and the JC Raulston Arboretum. “It’s almost like a college course in horticulture, and if the youth is…

Maw Maw has second go round

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The name says it all. Maw Maw Annie’s 2nd Go-Round is a thrift shop devoted to getting Annie “Maw Maw” Johnson back on her feet. “Last year was the hardest year of my life, and I think it was the hardest for my mom,” said Leslie Carvajal, who along with…

Science students are building robots with blocks

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Lincoln Charter School students in Denver last week added to their math and science skills using a favorite childhood toy: the Lego. With the help of the Michigan-based All About Learning company, students in third grade through fifth grade built remote control cars out of the plastic, dimpled pieces. And…

‘Russian Nightmare’ has message for Denver

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For its four-year anniversary, Harvest Cove Church in Denver is hosting two larger-than-life personalities in a month-long celebration dubbed “The Main Event.” Retired football defensive legend and former Panther, Mike Minter, is scheduled to host a sermon on March 1. And beginning this Saturday, the church is coming off the…