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Lincoln penalizes developer

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County officials have fined a Burton Creek developer $3,700 for failure to clear drainage basins, one of the largest fines issued since taking over erosion and sediment enforcement from the state one year ago. Natural Resources director for Lincoln County, David Ledford, last week said the April 24 fine came…

Question of the Week

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Are there enough arts, music and cultural events and opportunities in east Lincoln County? Katheryn Campbell, Westport: “No. I’m fairly new to the area, but I have not seen many opportunities at all. I’d like to see more music, like jazz. We’ve been here for two years.” Ruth Queen, Denver:…

Coming Up

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n Explosive service: Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church will end a free community connection event this Sunday with a bang. Fireworks will round out an afternoon of fun beginning at 5 p.m. that includes music, a special speaker, concessions and inflatables for kids. Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs and…

SHORELINE EDUCATION
Students visit blood bank, Levine hospital

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East Lincoln High School’s Health Occupations Students of America recently experienced healthcare systems in person with tours to the Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center and the Community Center Blood Bank, both in Charlotte. For the students, however, the children’s hospital was the major part of the trip. The…

Around Town 5/21/2008

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ELHS BAND CONCERT The East Lincoln High School band will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Dustin Stamey at (704) 736-1860. SCHOOL REUNION The Harden School Reunion will be at 10 a.m. on June 7. Anyone who attended the school,…

SHORELINE BUSINESS
Stylist moves specialty salon to Denver site

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Denise Clark-Brotherton recently opened a specialty salon fit for a queen. Victoria’s Salon, located in Denver, specializes in hair, nails, makeup, and facial treatments. Clark-Brotherton decided to relocate her salon from Mount Holly after moving to the Denver area. The two-story building has individual rooms for each specialist. “I’ve been…

Habitat for Humanity Home Store in process of expanding

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Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County has two houses under construction, a new chairwoman and a soon-to-be-expanded store. According to Mitzi Malcolm, chairwoman, all this activity is a welcome change. “Habitat hasn’t done a whole lot for Lincoln County up until a year and a half ago,” she said. It…

SHORELINE SPORTS
North Lincoln senior finally is comfortable

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North Lincoln senior Kelly Skinner has gone through three coaches in four years and finally started to get comfortable in her last year under head coach Beth Pressley. “Finally having [Beth] Pressley the second year around we were getting comfortable. She knew our skills and that helped us with who…

Passing the torch

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SHORELINE RELIGION
Denver churches preparing for Bible schools

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A week of lessons, crafts, snacks and activities for masses of children is no small feat, so Denver churches already have begun to plan their Vacation Bible Schools. Kristi Johnsen of Denver United Methodist Church said they already are using props for Vacation Bible School. “We are doing a children’s…