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Mural maker follows calling

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Driving up to Lamp and Home Outlet, muralist Roger Carroll, 55, immediately had a vision of what to paint on the stucco building. He took a piece of Styrofoam from the building site and sketched out a design for owner Jim Hoyle. “We connected,” Hoyle said. The fantasy rain forest…

West Lincoln’s homecoming queen walks for a cause

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It’s no surprise Jennifer Warlick is West Lincoln High School’s homecoming queen. In many ways, she’s typical of girls who take the crown – she’s petite, beautiful and a cheerleader. What is a surprise is the fact she has battled cystic fibrosis since birth, a disease that affects the lungs…

Around Town 3/14/2007

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YARD SALE The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 30, 1120 N. Aspen St. will hold a yard sale 7 a.m. – noon Saturday. Donations will be accepted. The building will be open from 6-8 p.m. on Friday to set up for the sale. For more information, call Libby Reel at (704)…

Art exhibit showcases special talent

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The art of students from A Place to Grow has filled the galleries at Lincoln Cultural Center. “I just think it’s exciting to see all the work they’ve done,” said Ellen Wilson, mother of 3-year-old Rilee. Decorating the walls are handprints and stamps, colored pumpkins and collages. The exhibit is…

‘Casting Out Cancer’ tournament raises record amount

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Reported record-setting performances highlighted the annual Jim Ledbetter memorial team bass tournament Saturday on Lake Norman. The “Casting Out Cancer” event drew more than 240 teams from five states. Net proceeds are donated to The V Foundation for cancer research. A record 1,199.59 pounds of bass were weighed in. A…

Campbell staff member recognized by NC DECA

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Jodi Stamey Peeler was recognized by North Carolina DECA (NC DECA) as an Honorary Life Member at the 2007 DECA State Leadership Conference in Greensboro. Peeler received the honor for her dedication to the organization and her influence on the lives of North Carolina’s Youth. The honorary Life Membership Award…

Her own home search leads to excellent opportunity of helping others find a home

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Habitat for Humanity is an organization its sole purpose to help families in need have houses of their own. Ironically, Habitat’s new Family Services Coordinator came to Lincolnton — and to her new job — because she found a house she wanted for her own. Ren Johnson, a California native,…

Groundbreaking

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(Top photo) Charter school officials, along with elected officials, members of the chamber of commerce and other key leaders in the county, both in the eastern section as well as throughout, prepare to “break ground” where the charter school will erect a permanent structure. (Above) Students at the school also…

Tour

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(Top Photo) 15 students from Kiser Intermediate School took a tour of the Doug Herbert racing facility conducted by Herbert himself (wearing the striped shirt) Students learned such performance information such as horsepower (9000 HP); fuel consumption (one gallon per second); top speed (300+ mph) and acceleration (zero to 100…

Around Town 3/12/2007

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COALITION OF CHURCHES The Coalition of Churches will meet 7 p.m. today at the Oaklawn Center. The program will be a discussion of Holy Week services and the 2007 yearly calendar. The public is invited to attend. DEMOCRATIC PARTY MEETING The Lincoln County Democratic Party will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday…