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Around Town 5/28/2007

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY American Legion Post 30 will present a Memorial Day service at 6:30 p.m. today on the east side (where the memorial markers are located) on the courthouse lawn. Service will include memorial observation and recognition of all the military services. Public invited to this free event. Call…

Student Art Show on display at Lincoln Cultural Center

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On May 20 hundreds of proud children excitedly brought family members to see their artwork on display at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The Annual Lincoln County Student Art Show hosted by the Arts Council of Lincoln County opened with an awards ceremony for all grade levels. Gary Lee, president of…

50th Wedding Anniversary

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Something very big coming to Farmers Market

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The “Big Cart” is coming to the Lincoln County Farmers Market at Denver this Saturday. This is no ordinary cart! It’s 13 feet tall, 15 feet long and has a Chevrolet 396 V-8 engine. The cart is used by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to promote…

Family honors its ancestor

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The descendants of Nathaniel Mitchum, who died in 1838, gathered around a new headstone Saturday to honor his life. More than 50 people attended the unveiling of the new headstone at the Macedonia United Methodist Church’s graveyard in Vale. Ages ranged from 9 months to 88 years old. “I’m very…

Brian Jackson feels privileged bring music to those touched by the Gospel

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There’s something different happening at Boger City Methodist Church. It’s a contemporary worship service that presents a traditional Christian message in a distinctively modern package, with contemporary music and a more relaxed atmosphere. Brian Jackson has only been the contemporary praise leader since February, but he’s been preparing for the…

Lincoln County Schools Top 10

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East Lincoln High School · Jessica Leigh Glenn, daughter of Jimmy and Crystal Glenn, plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and major in biology. · Scott Brady, son of Joseph and Margaret Brady, plans to attend Purdue University’s college of engineering. He received a NROTC…

Bingo!

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To celebrate Older Americans month, the Lincoln County Senior Center held its May bingo at Betty G. Ross Park May 18. (Top photo) John Leatherman (left) talks andlaughs with friends (Middle photo) Christine Barker (left) and Raynell Rumfelt examine their cards during a round. (Bottom photo) Evelyn Leatherman intently checks…

Around Town 5/25/2007

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BLOOD DRIVE A blood drive will be held at Boger City Baptist Church 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday. To schedule an appointment call (704) 735-5642. Walk-ins welcome. MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY American Legion Post 30 will be presenting a Memorial Day service 6:30 p.m. Monday at Courtsquare on the east…

Salon’s name says it all

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Lots of people dream of owning their own businesses, yet few of them have the courage to take that leap of faith. Valerie Canipe and Sherry Dills are among the few. The owners of Trends Unleashed Hair Studio, 524 E. Water St., Canipe and Dills both worked for other salons…