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Crucifixion re-enactment

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On Good Friday, the Hispanic community of St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church re-enacted “Via Crucis” (“The Way of the Cross”). The re-enactment is a tradition in many Latin American countries. Several stations of the cross are key elements. (Above), Jesus, as portrayed by Alberto Torres, carries the cross to one station…

‘Boot-scoot beauty’ has ’em lining up — line dancing, that is

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Every Friday night, Shirley Barrett-Howell, a teaching assistant at G.E. Massey Elementary School, moonlights as a dance teacher at the Frontier Country Club in Gastonia. Instead of teaching youngsters how to line up quietly in the hallway, Barrett-Howell spends her Friday evenings teaching grown-ups the finer points of line dancing.…

A challenging responsibility

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When Sherry Hamrick joined the Air National Guard 25 years ago, the world was a very different place. It was peacetime, and Katrina was just a girl’s name. In her years in the Guard, Hamrick, a colonel, has seen a lot of changes. Hamrick joined the Air National Guard after…

Around Town 4/6/2007

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ENROLLMENT Redemption Outreach Center Christian Academy is now enrolling for the 2007-08 school year for ages 2-4. For more information, call (704) 735-1294 or (828) 455-4591. CHURCH DRAMA Southside Baptist presents an Easter Drama “A Price Paid” 7 p.m. today. Refreshments will be served following the drama. CANTATA/DRAMA Cornerstone Church,…

Antique bottles a long-time passion for trio of brothers

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There’s a reason Chuck, Tim and Stan Rash are known as the “Bottle Brothers.” Go into Chuck’s garage, and you’ll find the walls covered with thousands of antique bottles. As if that wasn’t enough, the brothers also have a shed full. “We’re getting to the point where something is going…

Playing Dress UP

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Star Struck stunners

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Students get head start on spring style

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The students at Head Start in Lincolnton ushered in spring with a fashion show at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Thursday. “She liked pink, and I like pink, and pink is a spring color, so we decided to go with pink,” said Michelle Pulley of her 3-year-old daughter’s outfit.…

FFA members participate in conference

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GREENSBORO – Members from the West Lincoln High School FFA Chapter participated in the 2007 MEGA Conference conducted by the North Carolina FFA Association on March 9 – 10. “MEGA Conference provides students with an opportunity to explore the FFA and learn ways to impact their chapters after returning home,”…

Pressing matters

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