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Church Briefs

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ZION HILL BANQUET Zion Hill Baptist Church of Cherryville will have an appreciation service and banquet for the Rev. Roger W. Fuller and the first family of Zion Hill Baptist Church beginning 6 p.m. this evening. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Ryan McCain of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church…

Around Town 4/22/2009

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SCHOOL MTG. The Lincoln Charter School will have a board meeting 6 p.m. this evening at the Denver campus. SPRING LITTER SWEEP Lincoln County Parks and Recreation in coordination with the North Carolina Litter Sweep 2009 will begin its spring litter sweep 7 p.m. Wednesday along Hull’s Grove Church Road.…

Food biz takes off for Grateful Growers

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Five years ago, Cassie Parsons and Natalie Veres envisioned owning a business dedicated to growing organic food for their community. Today, the Grateful Growers Farm not only serves Lincoln County but has also expanded services to other areas in the state. Parsons, a culinary chef turned organic landscaping owner teamed…

Childcare workers honored

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ELCM completes expansion

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With demand for their services skyrocketing, East Lincoln Christian Ministry just completed a $240,000 expansion to better serve area individuals and families who each month depend on the non-profit group for a helping hand. Nearly 3,600 square feet of space has been added to the ELCM center, 4278 Catawba Burris…

‘Super street’ critics try to get word out

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With time running out, local critics of so-called “super street” intersections may step of their efforts before sections of a new highway open this year in east Lincoln County. “As the old saying goes, time is of the essence now,” said Bo Moore, chairman of the transportation committee for the…

DABA serves up ‘Taste of Denver’

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Perhaps best known for their annual fireworks display, the more-than-160-member Denver Area Business Association last week expanded their recipe to raise the exposure of the lakeside business group by holding their first-ever exposition. “A Taste of Denver,” combined local culinary cuisine with more than 30 DABA members who set up…

Around Town 4/20/2009

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DIABETES EXPO Carolina’s Medical Center – Lincoln will host the second annual Denver Diabetes Expo from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Denver United Methodist Church, 3910 N.C. 16 N. Come learn about services available and new products. There will also be food sampling, educational materials and door prizes. Registration is required…

Ribbon cutting

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Around Town 4/17/2009

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FUNDRAISER Antiques Photography, a photography group that takes pictures of children, will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Relay for Life Friday and Saturday at Carolina’s Medical Center – Lincoln. For more information, call Pam Null at (704) 732-5510. THE CRUCIBLE The Lincoln Theatre Guild will perform The Crucible 8…