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Around Town 5/5/2008

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SECOND FRIDAY FEAST All seniors are invited to Wayne’s Second Friday Feast at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant in Denver. The cost is $6 per person. This month’s program features music from E.C. Beatty. To register call Paul and Celia Deese at (704) 483-455 or (704) 483-5778. RABIES…

Education Briefs

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ADVISORY COUNCIL The Lincolnton Student Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. tonight at the Lincoln County Schools central office, North Generals Boulevard, Lincolnton. Council members are asked to invite the selected teachers and principals. Members should also bring a guest, a rising junior or senior at their school, who…

Older Americans Week celebrated by seniors

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Lincoln County senior citizens celebrated Older Americans Week with games, fellowship and food. “All us seniors, we do things whether we’re laughed at or not. We’re just out for the fun of it,” said Willena Rhyne, a participant. “We have to do this to stay young.” The Older Americans celebration…

Helping Hands holds open house

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The Helping Hands Health Clinic held an open house Tuesday in the lobby of the Murphy Cronland Medical Building, which houses the local clinic. Helping Hands was one of 79 clinics in North Carolina that participated in a Statewide Open House sponsored by the North Carolina Free Clinics Foundation. For…

Class teaches quilting technique

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The art of sewing and quilting is not lost. Kids can learn a little about sewing and quilting through a Raggedy Reverse Quilting class offered through the Lincoln County 4-H. The class will be taught by the designer of the technique, Kim DeNault. The Raggedy Reverse Quilting technique cuts through…

Projects teach citizenship for Pumpkin Center pupils

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Kim Dodgin is teaching third- and fifth-graders at Pumpkin Center Intermediate School about citizenship through projects for younger children. The third-graders are making a video for the second-graders at Pumpkin Center Primary School to reassure the younger children about moving to “the other side.” The fifth-graders are helping illustrate a…

POETRY COFFEEHOUSE

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Chris Dean / LTN Photos Mikayla McDowell (left), a fifth-grade student in Caroline Cunningham’s class at Kiser Intermediate School, reads one of the poems she wrote for the class’ poetry coffeehouse. Music teacher Leslie Eunis (right) played the guitar as students read. Fifth-grader Amber Alber shows her class a concrete…

Soup Kitchen dinner Thursday

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A $10 spaghetti supper will provide roughly 20 meals for future clients of Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s soup kitchen. “Every day we see new people and new faces, and this increasingly becomes more so as the economy gets worse,” said Susan Brymer, executive director. The third annual Soup Kitchen…

Welcoming ATV Sales and Repair

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Planning under way for July 4th

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It may still be three months away, but the City of Lincolnton is already gearing up for its July 4 celebration. “This is the first meeting to begin preparing for the July 4 celebration,” City Manager Jeff Emory said at a committee meeting held Wednesday at Lincolnton City Hall. According…