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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…

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…

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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Husband, daughter are my two heroes

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What possible reason could an out-of-shape, post-middle-aged woman with an artificial knee and weak lungs have for even thinking that she should be walking in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life? For this woman, two very important reasons to make the walk. If my husband, Ken, and my daughter,…

Fair teaches students job market insights

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The talk was about skin care, resumes, dress and stress management at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College Wednesday, as the school held a fair entitled “Professional Imaging-Creating an Excellent You.” The fair, which consisted of booths from area businesses, was held to help students prepare for future job interviews…

Expressions Dance Studio competition team wins big

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The Expressions Dance Company from Denver attended Kids Artistic Revue Regional Competition under the direction of owners/directors Joanna Innocenti, Mandy Robinson, and Tracy Frazier in High Point, on March 17 – 19. The dancers brought home numerous first and top first placements, the highest honor in each division, as well…