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Around Town 5/3/2010

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REVIVAL Roseland Baptist Church, located at 1172 Rosehill Drive, at 6 p.m. tonight through Wednesday. The Rev. Jerry Phillips of Conway, S.C., will be the guest speaker. NAACP MEETING The NAACP will meet 6:30 p.m. this evening at the Oak Lawn School. HEALTH MEETING The Lincoln County Board of Health…

Cangiano, McHenry Engagement

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Dr. Giulia Cristina Cangiano of Washington, District of Columbia and The Honorable Patrick Timothy McHenry of Cherryville, N.C. are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. Massimo G. Cangiano of Newton, Mass. and Ms. Dianne Louise Callan of Dennis, Mass. Dr. Cangiano received a Bachelor…

Lincoln 4-H needs volunteers to help at-risk youth

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FRAN SENTERS 4-H Program Assistant ———————————— Has there been a nagging voice in the back of your heart and mind that says, “I want to give back, I want to get involved”? 4-H offers leader, club and youth support of typical youth as well as at-risk-youth. A Specialized Committee focusing…

Local gardener plans to host seed swap

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Rebecca White, a local gardener, is inviting other gardeners to a seed swap at her home on Saturday, May 8. The event will be held from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Rebecca lives a very short distance from the Indian Creek Industrial park near Lincolnton. To get directions or find…

Art Mill creates space for artists to create

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Four years ago, a group of Lincoln County artists searched for communal studio space. “We just came up empty-handed,” said Karen Banker, a local painter. “Everybody just kind of did their own things with their own studios.” This winter, however, Banker happened upon what she searched for years ago, and…

Seniors find fellowship and fun through activities

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Pictured above, Frankie Reinhardt, 63, and Mable Morrison, 76, do the Twist during an exercise class. Below, Vennie Cook, 82, moves her arms. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo Whether it be through a quilting circle, card club, bingo game or exercise class, the Lincoln Senior Center’s activity always offer one…

Ministry celebrates birthdays

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Someone always remembers the birthdays of Lincoln County’s nursing home residents. “It’s nice for them to be made to feel special and for some, this might be the only gift they get,” said Doris Little, head of the Nursing Home Ministry, which is a part of Christian Ministry of Lincoln…

Lincoln County active in Senior Games, Silver Arts

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Participants in Senior Games run, walk, jump, throw, play ping pong and more. Cheering them on are Lincoln County’s Red Hot Rockers (pictured above) Betty Devenney, Vivan Hodges and Richard and Sue Jane Sides practicing their routine. Pictured below is Sue Jane Sides competing in the 2010 Cleveland County Games.…

ECA and Senior Citizens Council offer volunteer opportunities

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Above, Extension Community Association members (pictured from left to right) Glenda Honeycutt, Lois Cook and Lucille Johnson fix fried apple pies in the demonstration kitchen at the Citizens Center for a fundraiser. Below, Jean Hoyle adds apple filling. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension has a…

AAA data shows which counties pose biggest highway safety risk

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AAA Carolinas recently released its statistics for the number of traffic crashes and fatalities in North Carolina for 2008. Luckily, Lincoln County is not high on the list. Hertford, Tyrell, Columbus, Robeson and Lenoir counties top AAA’s list of dangerous counties for 2008 fatalities, the latest year for which statistics…