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Festival hopes to bridge cultural gap

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The Festival of Hope will have all the makings of a good time – music, international food, story tellers and, of course, piсatas. “You can’t have a party without piсatas,” said the Rev. Mel Burton, a board member with the Multicultural Center of Hope. The event will be held April…

Tomorrow’s scientists

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Nuhfer wins first-ever “Denver’s Biggest Loser”

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For the last 12 weeks, seven individuals from around the Denver area have been pushing, pumping and pinching: pushing themselves to the limit by pumping iron and pinching themselves for the goal of losing weight. Since the inception of the first “Denver’s Biggest Loser” at Fit Dimension on N.C. 16…

I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree

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Internation Festival

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It’s a small world, after all, as these students of Ms. Thompson (left) and Ms. Willis, learn to dance the hula in the Hawaii room during Friday’s International Festival, which was held at the Lincoln Park Head Start Center. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Classmates look on as Sophia Kilpatrick…

Child Safety

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Pitching it, cleaning up

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Rotary Auction

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Rachel Hopson, a ninth-grade cheerleader at East Lincoln High School displayed a children’s shopping cart and some toys during this past weekend’s 14th annual Rotary Auction. Chris Dean / LTN Photo The annual Rotary Auction is always an fun yet intense event and this year was no exception. Helping were…

City Hall Dedication

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City Manager Jeff Emory was one of several speakers Sunday at the dedication of the new City Hall/Fire Department complex. Chris Dean, Steve Steiner / LTN Photo Prior to the start of Sunday’s festivities, Lincolnton Mayor Bobby Huitt spent a few minutes with Police Chief H.D. Abernathy and Captain D.E.…

Around Town 4/10/2006

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SIREN TEST Sirens located around McGuire Nuclear Station will be tested at approximately noon Wednesday. ROAD WORK The North Carolina Department of Transportation wants residents to be aware that crews will be patching sections of N.C. 27 between Boger City and N.C. 150 East throughout the day Tuesday and Wednesday.…