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SECU awards $40,000 in scholarships

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The State Employees’ Credit Union’s membership has presented four $10,000 four-year college scholarships to local students. Scholarships were awarded to the following students: n From East Lincoln High School, Chazlan Danielle Roseboro, who will study at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Roseboro is the daughter of Ronnie and…

High school graduates pay visit to former preschool

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At Kenlin Academy Preschool in Iron Station, director Annie Geerken has a motto: “Quality preschool years produce future stars.” On June 7, the first kids to experience their preschool years at Kenlin Academy reached another milestone: They graduated from high school. “I get chills because they’re all successful, and I’m…

Camp devoted to bugs

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For children who love all things creepy and crawly, Lincoln County 4-H provides the perfect way to spend the summer: catching bugs. “We’re just going to run around and see how many we can capture,” said Fran Senters with Lincoln County 4-H, which is organizing the bug-focused camp. “They’ll get…

Christian camp seeks people in need

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A Lincolnton Christian ministry will spend its 21st summer offering free assistance to those in need of minor repairs around their homes. Carolina Cross Connection – a non-profit Christian outreach ministry based in Lincolnton – will be working this summer to aid residents in western North Carolina. “The staff and…

Members of the teen board honored for publoic service

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The United Way of Lincoln County honored members of its Teen Board for their hard work and dedication. A banquet was held at Lincoln Country Club, where Matt Rosskamp and Jessica Beasley were recognized for their time spent volunteering at the United Way. After being nominated by someone in the…

Dellinger honored

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A total of 760 cited during Lincoln Click It or Ticket

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Traffic and criminal violations totaled more than 700 in Lincoln County during the recent “Click It or Ticket” campaign. “More than 15,000 drivers and passengers were cited [statewide] for seat belt and child passenger safety violations during the [May 19 to June 1] campaign,” Sondra Artis, senior assistant press secretary…

North Lincoln band members earn awards

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The North Lincoln Band of Knights recently recognized students for exemplary performance and attitude during the 2007-08 school year. Flautist, head drum major and All-American Band participant Molly Underwood won the John Phillip Sousa Award, the highest honor given by the NLHS band. Max Gratzer, Zack Reedy and Lucy Thomas…

Lincoln Teacher of the Year has held many other honors

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North Lincoln High School math teacher Fara Dellinger was named teacher of the year for Lincoln County for the 2008-09 school year. Dellinger said she wanted to be a teacher because she “wanted to be someone who consciously made an impact and attempted to help others reach their full potential.”…

Around Town 6/13/2008

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FAMILY REUNION The 55th reunion of the L.W. “Lightfoot” Williams and Rebecca Bragge Hoyle family will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s fellowship hall in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow the picnic lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket. LHS 45th…