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Flag donations to help deployed Lincoln troops

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Supporters of the North Carolina National Guard will be distributing flags in exchange for donations today and Saturday in Lincolnton. Members of the American Legion Post No. 30 and guard family members have organized the event, which they hope will raise money to send items to Lincolnton troops currently deployed…

Father`s Day – Locals recall father`s influence

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Fathers are more than just progenitors. They do more than pass on genetic replications. Personalities, values, lifestyles and choices are affected by fathers, too. If children are clay, then fathers are the hands that shape it. As Father’s Day celebrations get under way this weekend, these four prominent Lincoln County…

Around Town 6/16/2004

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FATHERS DAY SPECIAL Salem United Methodist Church will host the comedienne Jill Bryan of Jillybean Biker Ministries on Father`s Day, June 20, at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. She works with puppets, drives a bike and ministers in different ways and in different places. The theme for the evening…

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Students learn English at ‘boot camp’

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Many students new to the country spend their class time sitting in their seats in silent confusion. But when they come to Lincoln County’s English as a Second Language (ESL) camp, they find a whole new experience. “We find that they really open up here,” said Sandy Brown, ESL and…

EPA grant would boost water connect

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CHERRYVILLE — The city of Cherryville has qualified for a $241,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to go toward a water interconnect with Lincolnton. Before the city receives the money, however, they have to prove they meet certain standards. “We’ve got to jump through some hoops,” said Shelley…

First Rainbow Festival comes this weekend

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International foods will mix with arts and entertainment this weekend for the Lincoln Arts Council and Lincoln Cultural Center’s first multicultural festival. “The Rainbow Festival” will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Cedar Street. in front of the Cultural Center. Organizers are hopeful that the event…

1780 battle site comes alive

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Elaine Ramyer (above) works to prepare an authentic 18th century feast over a fire for her fellow re-enactors. Terry Raymer stands in period clothes outside of his tent on the battle site of the Battle of Rasour’s Mill. Throughout Saturday and Sunday re-enactors provided spectators with an up close and…

Retired pilot finds new mission with Habitat

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Bill Lifsey lay in his hospital bed after brain surgery with one thought on his mind. “Lord, if you get me out of this place with all my wiring intact, I promise to do nothing but good with my life,” said Lifsey. The Habitat for Humanity volunteer has done his…