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Kiser Intermediate hosts exhibit

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Students at Kiser Intermediate School are learning about American history through art. Picturing America, which features 26 reproductions of works by American artists, is on display a the school now. An open house for the art show will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the school. The…

Historical Association seeks archaeology volunteers

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The Lincoln County Historical Association has plans to start a new volunteer program for its archaeology department. “It’s just something we’ve never been able to do,” Jason Harpe, executive director of the Lincoln County Historical Association, said. It’s something the association can do now that it has archaeologist January Porter…

VFD spreads holiday cheer

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Santa Claus is coming to town, but he’s leaving his reindeer at home and opting for a louder mode of transportation — a fire truck. An estimated 500 treat bags will be given out by Santa Claus, courtesy of the Alexis Fire Department. The giveaway will take place Dec. 20…

Parade winners announced

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The Lincolnton Christmas Parade took place Dec. 7 in downtown Lincolnton. Float winners were announced Dec. 9. They are as follows: Odyssey AllStars Tumble and Dance of Lincolnton won Best of Show. Boy Scouts of America Pack 74 with Rhyne Heights Methodist Church in Lincolnton won first place. South River…

Second community tree being lit up in Denver

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Around east Lincoln County, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. In addition to the annual Christmas tree set up at Rock Springs Campground in Denver, residents for the first time have erected a second community tree at the intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 73. Denver resident Maeneen…

Ribbon cutting

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QUESTION of the WEEK

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“Where would you put a community Christmas tree in east Lincoln County?” Stephen Ringel, Denver: “Probably at N.C. 16 and N.C. 73, because I go through there more. If we put one somewhere, I’d like to see it there.” Joyce Freeman, Denver: “I’d like to see it here in the…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS Wayne’s Monthly Feasts Wayne’s Monthly Feast will be 9:45 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant on N.C. 150 in Denver. The meeting will feature a presentation by musician Jane Berget and “Santa Claus”. A drawing for Christmas gifts will be held and each person will receive a coffee…

Around Town 12/10/2008

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GRIEF/DIVORCE CARE First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, will host a divorce recovery and grief share workshop 7:30 p.m. tonight. The workshop will take place in the church fellowship hall and is free of charge. For more information, call Barry Long at (704) 735-7515. SENIOR RETREAT A Senior Citizens…

Census workers start in January

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Times are hard, but there is at least one agency hiring — the U.S. Government. Temporary workers are needed to put together the 2010 U.S. Census, and Norlinda Philbeck, a recruiting assistant with the U.S. Census Bureau, is having a hard time filling the positions. “I just don’t think the…