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Home`s furnishings a delight

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According to Rick Ramseur, there are only three houses in Lincoln County known to have been built before 1800. One of them is Woodside, and, although the house itself is an important landmark, it’s what is inside the house that really makes this historical home something to see. What was…

Savor a `Taste of the Orient`

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Beginning Thursday, Lincoln County residents will be able to get a taste of the Orient that does not involve a trip to the Chinese buffet. The Lincoln Cultural Center will present “A Precise Relationship,” an exhibit of the work of Columbia, S.C. artist Patrick Mahoney, whose work has been heavily…

Students learn about the legacy and the meaning of the Medal of Honor

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Students at Long Shoals Wesleyan Academy spent their morning Thursday learning about real American heroes. In honor of national Medal of Honor Day March 25, the students planted a tree in their schoolyard in honor of the county’s only recipient, Rufus Z. Johnston and received a history lesson from American…

Cookbook selected as ‘Best of the best’

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“A Feast of Tradition” has been a popular cookbook at First United Methodist Church in Lincolnton for years, but it will now reach a wider audience. Selected recipes from the cookbook have been included in the recently published “Best of the Best from North Carolina Cookbook: Selected Recipes from North…

86th birthday

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Around Town 3/23/2007

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YARD SALE/BAKE SALE Lincoln County Moose Lodge, 517 N. Poplar St., will be hosting a yard and bake sale 8 a.m. – noon Saturday. Clothing, eatingware, chainsaws and miscellaneous merchandise will be available, as well as cakes and pies. VOLUNTEER LUNCHEON Reepsville Baptist Church in Vale will hold a Volunteers…

Grand Opening

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Grand Opening

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Grand Opening

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ABCs: Never too late to learn

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With the help of a dedicated teacher, Odell Hester of Lincolnton learned to read at the age of 72. “People told me, ‘It will open up a whole new world for you,’” Hester said. “I didn’t know what they meant, but now I do.” Hester enrolled in Gaston College in…