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Furnace Road going to Calif..

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Some Furnace Road band members are heading to Los Angeles, Calif., next summer to pursue their dreams. The band is made up of East Lincoln High School seniors Austin Cochran, a drummer; Colten Bell, a guitarist and vocalist; and Daniel Craig, lead guitarist; and Nascar Technical Institute freshman Jeb Seagle,…

DeMao’s newest book focuses on growth in hard times

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Sherre DeMao has published her second book, 50 Marketing Secrets of Growth Companies in Down Economic Times. DeMao, owner of SLD Unlimited Marketing/PR in Denver, released the book under Green Castle Publishing earlier this month. The book captures success stories of more than 60 companies that have double- and triple-digit…

Around Town 11/10/2010

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LIFESHARE DONORS Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln will hold a LifeShare Donor Sabbath Thanksgiving celebration beginning 11 a.m. Thursday. SCHOOL PERSONNEL The Lincoln County Retired School Personnel will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Ryan’s Steakhouse, on Generals Boulevard, Lincolnton. Pharmacist George Bookins of The Drug Store will be the guest speaker. For…

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…

Veteran honered

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Denver hunting instructor honored by wildlife board

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Denver resident Link Grass was recently named Hunter Education Instructor of the Year for District 8 by the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission. “Through his programs, Mr. Grass has helped reach countless area youth and apprentice hunters who may not have otherwise been exposed to hunting and firearm safety,” said…

Cost to convert sanitation building for Lincolnton fire squad goes up

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After getting the OK from Lincolnton City Council to begin renovations of new safety station, Lincolnton Fire Chief Mike Lee said they encountered a few surprises once construction began. Next year, some Lincolnton fire personnel will be housed at the former Boger City Sanitation Department building on Ross Street in…

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…