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Craft fair set for Saturday

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Church hosts energy-efficiency program

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The Rev. Lutz Keller of Emanuel Reformed Church and Leigh Guth, extension agent with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, are teaming up to help educate folks on how they can make their homes more energy efficient – and save some money in the process. A program entitled “Low Cost/No Cost…

Don’t forget to fall back on Sunday

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Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday and the North Carolina Department of Transportation urges drivers to be alert to this change. Switching back to standard time means the sun will set an hour earlier in the day and leave less light for evening commuters. “For many people, it will be almost…

Around Town 10/31/2008

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TRICK OR TREAT Cardinal Healthcare residents will be putting together goodie bags for area children to enjoy. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, the residents will be dressed in their costumes awaiting community children to come and enjoy safe trick or treating. DEMOCRATIC MEN The Lincoln County Democratic Men will…

DSS program could help with heating needs

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The Lincoln County Department of Social Services will soon accept applications for their Low Income Energy Assistance Program. LIEAP is a federally funded program that provides families with a one-time cash payment to help pay heating bills, said Susan McCracken, Lincoln County DSS director. “With the loss of jobs, it’s…

LEDA is honored for biz retention

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The Lincoln Economic Development Association received an award for its Existing Business Program from the International Economic Development Council at IEDC’s annual conference, held Oct. 19-22 in Atlanta. LEDA was recognized in the category of Business Retention and Expansion for organizations covering an area with a population of 50,000-200,000. “They…

Homecoming queen crowned

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Higher gasoline prices linger in east Lincoln Co.

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While pump prices are easing across North Carolina, gas station owners in east Lincoln County have been slower to lower their rates compared to others just a few miles away, an analysis of regional markets shows. Since Hurricane Rita rumbled ashore in Texas on Sept. 13 – wreaking havoc on…

Senior volleyball player a leader for Mustangs’ team

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DENVER — East Lincoln High School senior Darla Skidmore just finished her volleyball season under first-year Mustangs head coach Stacy Buchanan. Buchanan said that, even though she only had the senior for a season, she thought her leadership was evident in her style of play. “She is an outstanding leader.…

Passion for bikes becomes a career for Denver couple

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When he retired from the sport fishing industry, Leo DeMattia had one goal in mind: to ride. “I had been in the industry for about 30 years, fishing everywhere from Maine to Venezuela,” DeMattia said. “… We thought it was time for a change.” DeMattia, wife Lori and son A.J.…