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Lincoln County Shriners raise funds to help children in need

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Steven Chambers has been through a lot in his 12 years. Born with cerebral palsy, he has spent his life in and out of hospitals. He lived through surgeries and injections and has been encased in a body cast twice. All these experiences, however, have made the Vale local into…

Everyone a winner at Special Olympics

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(Above)Justin Pace draws back and gets ready to toss the shot put during one of his attempts during Friday’s Special Olylmpics games. (Below)Brian Henderson is all smiles as he received his gold medal in the softball throw. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Cameron Carroll gets ready to spring from the…

Around Town 5/1/2006

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GRANT WORKSHOP A grant writing workshop will be held 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at the Rehoboth Church of Lincolnton, 608 Huss St. Cost is $50. The workshop will include the basic steps in writing a winning grant proposal. The workshop will cover local, state, federal and private…

School gets a visitor

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Students at G.E. Massey had a fun time as WBTV news anchor John Carter paid a visit. Carter imitated the main character from “The Large and Growly Bear” for Julie Wyatt’s class. Chris Dean / LTN Photo He also read from “Everyone Poops”. Chris Dean / LTN Photo He also…

Best foot forward

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Gaston College Lincoln Campus held a job fair Wednesday. Students learned a number of ways to make a good impression when interviewing and after being hired. Proper attire was a main attraction of the job fair. Michelle Byrd (left) points out how model James Davis (right) dresses for an interview…

Celebrating Earth Day 2006

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(Above) Shay Rooney, 4, the youngest participant at a recent Earth Day celebration, assisted Wendy Hutchinson, the organizer of a Lincolnton event. (Below) Shay holds one the many plants that were donated for the event. Contributed / LTN Photo A group of local Lincoln County residents joined together at The…

Seniors have many travel options in a variety of price ranges and destinations

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There are a lot of exciting options available when it comes to senior travel. This a very special time in your life where you can put the focus back on you and your mate. Chances are that your kids are grown with kids of their own. You have put them…

Husband, daughter are my two heroes

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What possible reason could an out-of-shape, post-middle-aged woman with an artificial knee and weak lungs have for even thinking that she should be walking in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life? For this woman, two very important reasons to make the walk. If my husband, Ken, and my daughter,…

Fair teaches students job market insights

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The talk was about skin care, resumes, dress and stress management at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College Wednesday, as the school held a fair entitled “Professional Imaging-Creating an Excellent You.” The fair, which consisted of booths from area businesses, was held to help students prepare for future job interviews…

Around Town 4/28/2006

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SINGING The Mclendons will be singing at High Shoals Church of God at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. WATER WORKSHIP The EELE Workshop: “Wild, Wonderful Water” will be held at South Mountains State Park from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. This workshop is for educators and people who want to learn…