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Morrison, Wise Engagement

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Leah Dawn Morrison and Paul Robert Wise announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Leah is the daughter of Larry and Dawn Morrison of Pittsburgh, PA. She is a graduate of Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, PA. and has earned a Master`s Degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. She is…

Veteran honered

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Denver hunting instructor honored by wildlife board

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Denver resident Link Grass was recently named Hunter Education Instructor of the Year for District 8 by the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission. “Through his programs, Mr. Grass has helped reach countless area youth and apprentice hunters who may not have otherwise been exposed to hunting and firearm safety,” said…

Cost to convert sanitation building for Lincolnton fire squad goes up

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After getting the OK from Lincolnton City Council to begin renovations of new safety station, Lincolnton Fire Chief Mike Lee said they encountered a few surprises once construction began. Next year, some Lincolnton fire personnel will be housed at the former Boger City Sanitation Department building on Ross Street in…

LHS band in need of new uniforms

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Members of Lincolnton High School’s marching band are spending this year fundraising so next year they can look fabulous. “Theoretically, uniforms only have a 10-year life span, and we’re on year 11,” said Noell Baker, band booster president. “Literally, they are falling apart at the seams.” The band hopes to…

Art show features a multitude of mediums

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Denver artist Anne Michael has no interest in committing to one form of art. She loves photography, painting, sculpture, print making and computer-generated art. She’s even experimented with working with beeswax. “If there’s a medium out there, I’ll try it,” Anne said. Since retiring 10 years ago from her job…

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…