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Around Town 11/8/2010

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BLOOD DRIVE The Denver Community Blood Drive will be held from 2:30-7 p.m. today at the West Campus of Denver Baptist Church. All donors must present a photo ID or an American Red Cross blood donor card at registration. THYROID WORKSHOP Dr. Steven Roach will offer a free thyroid workshop…

Morrison, Wise Engagement

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Leah Dawn Morrison and Paul Robert Wise announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Leah is the daughter of Larry and Dawn Morrison of Pittsburgh, PA. She is a graduate of Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, PA. and has earned a Master`s Degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. She is…

New personal training studio opens in Denver

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Frank Terzino knows that most people do not like working out, but he tries to find a way to make it fun. “I like to work out, but I acknowledge that working out sucks and a lot of people don’t like it,” he said. “As much as you can tell…

New software changes game for auto recovery business

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Hickory Auto Recovery is using new software, Recovery Database Network (RDN), to offer more services to its clients. RDN is the nation’s largest web-based communications platform for the repossession and remarketing industry. RDN assigns more than 2.5 million assignments each year to its thousands of clients. The Lincolnton-based business has…

LHS band in need of new uniforms

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Members of Lincolnton High School’s marching band are spending this year fundraising so next year they can look fabulous. “Theoretically, uniforms only have a 10-year life span, and we’re on year 11,” said Noell Baker, band booster president. “Literally, they are falling apart at the seams.” The band hopes to…

Art show features a multitude of mediums

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Denver artist Anne Michael has no interest in committing to one form of art. She loves photography, painting, sculpture, print making and computer-generated art. She’s even experimented with working with beeswax. “If there’s a medium out there, I’ll try it,” Anne said. Since retiring 10 years ago from her job…

LCHA kicks off campaign

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While the poor economy has resulted in other nonprofit groups shutting down, the Lincoln County Historical Association has remained financially strong through city and county government support and donations from the community. “We have a lot of interaction with people on a daily, weekly, monthly basis because of what we…

Staying healthy during holidays

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Our fall season holds many reasons to move more and stay healthy. The holidays are fast approaching and a few tips for staying healthy follows: Clean hand habit! Frequent hand washing is the number one way to prevent the spread of germs that cause colds and flu. Be handshake savvy!…

Hospital’s ‘Wall of Art’ showcases area talents

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Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln’s “James Harrill Memorial Wall of Art” is showcasing new artists starting this week. On Monday, a new batch of artists — Ginny Boyd, Gary Freeman, Katherine Gonzalez, Angela Van Every Johnston, Diane Pike and William Walker — began displaying their works in the exhibit. Their work will…

Denver church hosts concert series

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St. Peter By-the-Lake Episcopal Church is honoring one of its late longtime members with a new concert series that kicks off tomorrow (Saturday). The Alexander Community Concert Series named for the late Richard and Clara Alexander, who have been active members of the church for many years. Richard Alexander passed…