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Denver Rotary Club intalls new officers

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The Denver-Lake Norman Rotary Club has installed new officers and directors for 2007-08. The club was chartered in October 1995 and currently has 53 members. Its goal is to support the needs of the local community and communities throughout the world. This year’s “Fall In Love With Art” Rotary event…

Around Town 8/8/2007

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SINGING Free Holiness Church of Vale will hold a singing Friday at 7 p.m. at Brookford Community Building. Singers include the Mullen Family, Gary Greene, Darrell McLeymore, and a Blue Grass group, The Followers. All proceeds go to the church. DOG DAYS OF SUMMER Poplar Springs AME Zion Church, 1205…

Scholarship winners

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Playing bluegrass with the big boys

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When a 10-year-old boy sat in on a bluegrass-picking session at First United Methodist Church, his fellow players found it adorable. Ron Ballard, one of the organizers of the bluegrass jam session, thought “Great, we’ll have a kid with us today.” “It soon became apparent we had a bluegrass picker,”…

Fried pies soon available from ECA

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The aroma from the James W. Warren Citizens Center kitchen can transport people back to the days when life was simple and the best sweet from mom’s kitchen was a fried pie. The Lincoln County Extension and Community Association will start selling fried pies August 13-17. Patrons may begin ordering…

Lincolnton opens backyards for National Night Out

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Siggy Hedewald serves up a healthy portion of his favorite German food to visitors during the National Night Out party in the Lithia Hills neighborhood. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Freezors full of different flavors of homemade ice cream awaited visitors to the National Night Out block party in Leewood…

Covekeepers are assigned specific areas of the Lake

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Covekeepers continue to keep Lake Norman clean. The Covekeepers invited the public and county officials to come out on their monthly patrol of Lake Norman last Thursday. Taking four boats out onto the lake, Covekeepers pointed out areas with good and poor buffer zones, low water levels, sedimentation, dredge material…

Home Expo draws crowd

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The Home Building and Products Expo filled the James W. Warren Citizens Center with thousands of choices for potential homebuilders Thursday night. “It used to be people wanted a house – now they want a house the way they want it,” said Mark Ingle, president of the Lincoln County Homebuilders…

Water Camp Week

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Students at Kenlin Academ recently enjoyed Water Camp Week. As part of the water-theme fun, the Boger City Fire Department visited with their fire trucks. The bathing-suit-clad children enjoyed playing in the firehouse spray. Pictured above is Chris Tomberlin holding the hose and Adrean Ari, Mary Tomberlin and others enjoying…

Pottery exhibit set for September

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host a pottery show in September at the Lincoln Cultural Center that will feature a mixture of contemporary and traditional pottery. The show is entitled “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” Each artist will be allowed to enter one piece of work and should bring…