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50th Anniversary

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Native American couple bringing heritage, lore to Lincoln County

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To its owners, Richard Eagle and Maria Morning Glow Thomas, the Rising of the Eagle is more than just a store. Since opening four years, the establishment, located on N.C. 27 East, has become a Native American cultural center. “We are here to keep the Native American culture alive,” said…

When Lincoln County ruled boxing world

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On Tuesday, Jan. 9, some Lincoln County legends of boxing gathered at the Lincoln House for an informal reunion. They met to share breakfast, as well as stories about Ralph Conner, whose dedication to the sport through coaching has earned him a place in the Carolinas Boxing Hall of Fame.…

New Officers

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Around Town 1/15/2007

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MEETING The Lincoln Horticulture Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the James W. Warren Citizens Center demonstration room with a covered dish supper. The regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m. GASTON COLLEGE Enrollment at the Lincoln Campus is still underway, with a number of late start class…

Around Town 1/12/2007

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HOBO LUNCH Fellowship Baptist Church will hold a hobo lunch 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday. $3 per plate. Call (828) 428-9031. MEETING The Lincoln Horticulture Association will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center demonstration room with a covered dish supper. The regular meeting will…

Business straddles two ‘Worlds’ to a variated clientele

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Since 2000, when it first opened in Boger City, this store offers the best of both “Worlds” — cell phone/beeper products and accessories, and paintball supplies and paraphernalia It’s Beeper World World of Paintball, owned by Bonnie and Dennis Petro Sr. and currently located in the Lincolnton Plaza Shopping Center.…

Grand opening

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Amateur Photography Competition winners announced

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As the sun set over Lincolnton, anxious competition participants eagerly entered the halls of the Lincoln Cultural Center Friday, Jan. 5, awaiting the results from the judge for the Annual Amateur Photography Competition. Beginning 5:30 p.m. with a reception and the awards ceremony presented by the Arts Council of Lincoln…

Apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

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RALEIGH — At the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, visitors can see exhibits and artifacts from all over the state, demonstrating a tangible connection between the history of each county and the state as a whole. For Susan Friday Lamb, the museum’s public information officer, the connection between…