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Singing from the soul

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Growing up in Pumpkin Center, Adam Beard was always singing — as long as no strangers were around. He would sing for his family, sing while jumping in puddles and sing while shampooing his hair. “I sang in the shower because it had that echo effect,” he said. It wasn’t…

Author Ann B. Ross speaks her mind

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Nationally best-selling author Ann B. Ross shared her wit and writing wisdom with members of three Lincoln County book clubs Wednesday afternoon. The creator of the “Miss Julia” books spoke at the Lincoln Cultural Center on a variety of topics – women older than 50 riding motorcycles, the face of…

65th anniversary

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98th birthday

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First place finish for Winter Guard

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United Way event successful

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Around Town 5/10/2006

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RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL Retired school personnel will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Lincoln County Senior Center. WIDOWED GROUP The Fresh Start Widowed Group will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church (Family Life Center), 190 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia. The program will be “Motivation — Tooting My…

Literary winners to be honored

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The Lincoln Arts Council has announced the 2006 Flo Robinson Literary Competition Awards Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. in the Timkin Performance Hall at the Lincoln Cultural Center on Thursday. The program provides cash awards for poetry and prose writers from categories for adults, high school, middle school…

Debutante party

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Talented tots and teens

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The Lincoln County 4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Show was held Tuesday, April 25. Fashion show participants constructed their own garments. The Cloverbud Division (ages 5 – 8) participants were Ruth Perkins, dress; Scarlett Berryhill, shorts; Alexis Cespedes, skirt; Brielle Palmer, skirt and Hannah McCoy, skirt. The Junior Division (ages…