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Lincoln schools seek advance on bond funds

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The Building and Site Committee of the Lincoln County Board of Education ended two of its discussions with resolutions to ask the county for money. One request will be an advance for bond funds. The county does not expect to receive funds from the $44.6 million bond until fall, but…

Lincoln receives money for food, shelter programs

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Lincoln County has been awarded $19,888 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. A National Board chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) made the selection. The board was charged to lend funds suitable by Congress to help expand food and shelter programs in high-need areas. The National Board…

Around Town 5/23/2008

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50th ANNIVERSARY The Providence Missionary Baptist Church on 1116 East Pine Street will celebrate its usher’s 50th anniversary on at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Clement Morris Jr. will be speaking. All former ushers are invited to attend for a special recognition. SCHOOL REUNION The Harden School Reunion will take…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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MOVIE NIGHT The Christian Singles Fellowship at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton will host a movie night 7 p.m. June 7 in the fellowship hall. The film “Another Perfect Stranger” will be featured. CHURCH SINGING First Freewill Baptist Church, 313 S. Main Ave., Maiden, will have a hot dog plate…

Dazzling Designs in bigger place

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Dazzling Designs Unleashed makes customers feel like stars. Donna Harris first opened her business, which specializes in hair, nails, tanning, and massage, in 1987. “When I was younger I did hair for some of my friends,” Harris said. “They told me that I did a good job and suggested that…

Shepherd`s Ranch offers unique therapy

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The Shepherd’s Ranch in Lincolnton uses horses to heal. Individuals dealing with mental health issues including abuse, anxiety, anger management, depression and more, come to the ranch for equine-assisted therapy. “I think it’s an excellent model of therapy,” said Kanaya Dinkins with Alexander Youth Network. “Traditional talk therapy is not…

SHORELINE EDUCATION
Students visit blood bank, Levine hospital

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East Lincoln High School’s Health Occupations Students of America recently experienced healthcare systems in person with tours to the Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center and the Community Center Blood Bank, both in Charlotte. For the students, however, the children’s hospital was the major part of the trip. The…

Around Town 5/21/2008

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ELHS BAND CONCERT The East Lincoln High School band will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Dustin Stamey at (704) 736-1860. SCHOOL REUNION The Harden School Reunion will be at 10 a.m. on June 7. Anyone who attended the school,…

SHORELINE BUSINESS
Stylist moves specialty salon to Denver site

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Denise Clark-Brotherton recently opened a specialty salon fit for a queen. Victoria’s Salon, located in Denver, specializes in hair, nails, makeup, and facial treatments. Clark-Brotherton decided to relocate her salon from Mount Holly after moving to the Denver area. The two-story building has individual rooms for each specialist. “I’ve been…

Habitat for Humanity Home Store in process of expanding

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Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County has two houses under construction, a new chairwoman and a soon-to-be-expanded store. According to Mitzi Malcolm, chairwoman, all this activity is a welcome change. “Habitat hasn’t done a whole lot for Lincoln County up until a year and a half ago,” she said. It…