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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.…

Council holds gala

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has changed the way it celebrates Christmas. Instead of its regular Christmas Tour of Homes, the council is organizing an event called Celebration of the Arts. The gala will take place at the Lincoln Cultural Center Dec. 7. “We’re hoping for public support because…

Around Town 11/14/2007

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LINCOLN QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizen Center. The program will be “Quilters Gallery Show and Tell Trunk Show” by Cindy Page and Patty Cline. Guests are welcome to attend. TURKEY BINGO Lincoln County Senior Services will have Turkey Bingo…

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Seniors explore pottery at Rising Sun

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After 87 years of living, Inez Hartsoe had her first experience with pottery, and she liked what she discovered. “I love it,” said Hartsoe, one of 10 seniors participating in a pottery class put on by the Lincoln County Senior Center and Rising Sun Pottery. Hartsoe believes working with clay…