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Karate school emphasizes manners and self-defense

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Students at Sigmon’s Sport Karate learn more than just good self-defense moves. “Having good manners is really important,” he said. “If you can instill that into a kid early on, it will help them become a better person later on in life.” Cass Sigmon and his father, Barry, opened the…

School gets 2nd science, math grant

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St. James Elementary School has been awarded a grant from the Exxon/Mobil Education Alliance for the second year in a row. The $750 grant will go toward science and math supplies including calculators and meter sticks for fifth-grade students. . “It’s just a wonderful opportunity, and we’re just grateful for…

Deputies seek tips on Cowan’s Ford, Iron Station thefts

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Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating property taken last month or any information that could lead to the arrest of the persons in connection with the crimes. On Nov. 13, between 9-9:15 a.m., an unknown person took items laying next to a vehicle at the Cowan’s Ford…

Around Town 12/7/2009

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TOY DRIVE The Denver Fire Department are collecting toys for their annual toy drive until Dec. 22. Monetary donations will also be accepted to provide assistance to the families of these children. Drop-off sites include: the fire department headquarters, Kidville Station and Webbs Station, Care Mor Pharmacy, Giovanni’s Pizza, Denver…

Backyard Buddies expands with move

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Backyard Buddies has moved to a new location, but still remains in Lincolnton. Owners Kathy and Jack Woodward opened the shop at 2426 E. Main St. in Lincolnton two years ago. “This is something I enjoy doing and it’s a fun business to get into,” Kathy Woodward said. More space…

50th Anniversary

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Model Student

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Book examines county’s role in Revolutionary War

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Stephen Payseur of Iron Station was never very interested in history class during school. “It was always memorizing dates,” he said. “You’d have to memorize all those dates and take a test and proved you’d memorized it.” Local history, however, has been something he’s always loved. “I can go to…

Carriage rides available downtown

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The sounds of Christmas will fill downtown Lincolnton Friday and Saturday nights – holiday music, sleigh bells and the clip clop of horse’s hooves. “If you come to Lincolnton, and you go down Main Street in a horse and carriage and those sleigh bells a-jingling and the music playing and…

LEDA extends art show

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