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Medal of Honor recipient in Lincolnton

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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…

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…

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…

Lincolnton business takes on the giant big-box stores

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In today’s modern times, the big-box stores – Office Max, Target, Lowe’s Home Improvement and others – seem to have a lock on attracting business across the country, offering large shops crammed with a multitude of goods at purported bargain-basement prices. The inevitable strangle-hold on customer base and profits causes…

The next American Idol?

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For Crouse resident Bucky Reynolds, life is a song — literally. The West Lincoln High School sophomore plans to spend his summer vacation honing his vocal skills. He hopes this will prepare him for the next season of American Idol. “Just the exposure, how many people actually see you, is…

4-H fashion and talent

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