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Shag dancing growing in Denver

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A lot of people associate the shag, the popular dance born on the coasts of both Carolinas, with one of the area’s most famous destinations: Myrtle Beach. But there’s a place in Denver where shagging takes center stage two nights a week, and it’s becoming more popular each week. “We…

63rd wedding anniversary

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John C. Rudisill Jr. and Marcella “Teeny” Weaver Rudisill celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary May 8 with a family dinner at Lineberger’s Steak House. They were married May 8, 1945, which was Victory Europe Day, in York, S.C. J.C. served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He is…

ELHS recycles 5 tons of paper

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Through the work of a few students, East Lincoln High School recycled more than five tons of paper this school year. The East Lincoln Science club began with a few members, and science teacher Robert Chapp. Those few members have completed a successful recycling project, built a trebuchet roughly half…

Poppy power

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School immunization rules change

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North Carolina’s lawmakers have made several changes to the rules regarding vaccination of school-aged children, including college students. These rule changes will go into effect in the 2008-09 school year. A booster dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) vaccine is required for the following individuals: n All students…

Lincoln schools seek advance on bond funds

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The Building and Site Committee of the Lincoln County Board of Education ended two of its discussions with resolutions to ask the county for money. One request will be an advance for bond funds. The county does not expect to receive funds from the $44.6 million bond until fall, but…

Lincoln receives money for food, shelter programs

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Lincoln County has been awarded $19,888 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. A National Board chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) made the selection. The board was charged to lend funds suitable by Congress to help expand food and shelter programs in high-need areas. The National Board…

Around Town 5/23/2008

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50th ANNIVERSARY The Providence Missionary Baptist Church on 1116 East Pine Street will celebrate its usher’s 50th anniversary on at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Clement Morris Jr. will be speaking. All former ushers are invited to attend for a special recognition. SCHOOL REUNION The Harden School Reunion will take…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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MOVIE NIGHT The Christian Singles Fellowship at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton will host a movie night 7 p.m. June 7 in the fellowship hall. The film “Another Perfect Stranger” will be featured. CHURCH SINGING First Freewill Baptist Church, 313 S. Main Ave., Maiden, will have a hot dog plate…

Dazzling Designs in bigger place

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Dazzling Designs Unleashed makes customers feel like stars. Donna Harris first opened her business, which specializes in hair, nails, tanning, and massage, in 1987. “When I was younger I did hair for some of my friends,” Harris said. “They told me that I did a good job and suggested that…