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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…

Staying healthy during holidays

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Our fall season holds many reasons to move more and stay healthy. The holidays are fast approaching and a few tips for staying healthy follows: Clean hand habit! Frequent hand washing is the number one way to prevent the spread of germs that cause colds and flu. Be handshake savvy!…

Hospital’s ‘Wall of Art’ showcases area talents

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Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln’s “James Harrill Memorial Wall of Art” is showcasing new artists starting this week. On Monday, a new batch of artists — Ginny Boyd, Gary Freeman, Katherine Gonzalez, Angela Van Every Johnston, Diane Pike and William Walker — began displaying their works in the exhibit. Their work will…

Denver church hosts concert series

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St. Peter By-the-Lake Episcopal Church is honoring one of its late longtime members with a new concert series that kicks off tomorrow (Saturday). The Alexander Community Concert Series named for the late Richard and Clara Alexander, who have been active members of the church for many years. Richard Alexander passed…

Around Town 11/5/2010

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BARBECUE SALE The North Lincoln High School Band Boosters will hold a barbecue sale until 7:30 p.m. tonight in the parking lot across from the football stadium. Proceeds will benefit the Band Boosters and students. For more information, e-mail Randy Belk at randybelk@bellsouth.net COMMUNITY SALE The Westside House of Prayer,…

New personal training studio opens in Denver

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Frank Terzino knows that most people do not like working out, but he tries to find a way to make it fun. “I like to work out, but I acknowledge that working out sucks and a lot of people don’t like it,” he said. “As much as you can tell…

New software changes game for auto recovery business

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Hickory Auto Recovery is using new software, Recovery Database Network (RDN), to offer more services to its clients. RDN is the nation’s largest web-based communications platform for the repossession and remarketing industry. RDN assigns more than 2.5 million assignments each year to its thousands of clients. The Lincolnton-based business has…

Attorney seeks food for needy

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Denver attorney Brad Champion is collecting canned goods for “A Feed Those in Need Drive.” The drive is done in conjunction with Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, which provides food for almost 650 partner agencies in 14 North Carolina counties and five South Carolina counties. Champion works at Knox,…

Library’s postponed book sale will be this weekend

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The Lincoln County library system skipped its annual book sale during the Apple Festival in favor of having it in a larger, less chaotic setting this Friday and Saturday. “We’re excited about this,” said Jennifer Sackett, library director. “This is a new thing for us, and we’ve never done it…

NC voters ban felons as sheriffs

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North Carolina voters overwhelmingly agreed Tuesday to amend the state constitution to permanently bar convicted felons from running for or serving as a county sheriff. With about three-quarters of the precincts reporting, unofficial results show 85 percent of voters casting “yes” ballots in favor of the amendment, compared to 15…