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Denver-area Democrats Denver, Denver West, Triangle and Triangle East will meet 7 p.m. this evening at the East Lincoln Community Center. All registered Democrats are welcome and encouraged to attend this precinct meeting. Waterfront homeowners meetings Two Denver residents are organizing a meeting for residents to weigh in on the…

Around Town 2/25/2009

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GRACE BAPTIST Grace Baptist Church, 1185 Little Road, Newton, will host a King James Bible Jubilee until Thursday. Services are 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today and Thursday. The jubilee will be a time of fellowship, preaching, praying and praising. For more information, call (828) 464-7088 or (828) 464-7055. DANIEL’S…

Project Heal

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Project Heal is a University of North Carolina Chapel Hill student run and student funded global health organization. It delivers basic dental supplies and medical supplies to those in need. UNC students will be visiting Ghana this summer. Betty Royster of Lincolnton and Kristen DaCanal of Cherryville, both UNC sophomores,…

Surprising flora

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Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

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East Lincoln County residents and business owners are speaking out on possible laws that could dramatically shrink signs allowed along N.C. 16 — including those already in existence. While many agree sign clutter and appearance on east Lincoln County’s main corridor is a simmering issue, some are concerned the changes…

Around Town 2/23/2009

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DIABETES Dining in Denver with Diabetes, a workshop on keeping track of diabetes, will take place 6 p.m. this evening at Carolinas Medical Center East Lincoln Surgery Center, located at 1585 Forney Creek Parkway in Denver. MEETING CANCELED The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting from Feb. 16, which was…

School Activities

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ART CLASSES After school art classes will be held 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays and 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Lincoln Charter School in Denver. Call Nina Cartee at (980) 722-4088 or e-mail nina.cartee@carolina.rr.com. MAKEUP DAY East Lincoln Middle School was closed on Jan. 15 due to a breach…

Generous student puts prize money into school

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Trent Holland didn’t think he could win the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual essay contest, but he knew from the start what he’d do with the prize money if he did. Trent, a sixth-grade student at North Lincoln Middle School, won second place in the contest and…

Troupe ready for first solo performance

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Their shows may be made up on the spot, but members of the Missing Lincs have put in a lot of hours rehearsing for their first solo performance. “It’s the rehearsing of how we’re going to handle ourselves in those situations,” said Ryan Gurganious, director. “It’s also about building chemistry…

Class teaches healthy living

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For only $10, Lincoln County residents can attend a 12-week course on healthy living and weight loss. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less will begin 5:30 p.m. Monday in the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Sponsored by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Lincoln Partnership for Health, it will take…