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Talent show

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Members of Lakeshore Presbyterian Church in Denver recently performed a talent show to raise money for a youth missions trip to Atlanta. (Top) Marylin Payne performed with a hula hoop during stupid human tricks. (Bottom) Members of the youth group displayed their artwork during the event. Jon Mayhew / LTN…

Law enforcement ensures safety on Lake Norman

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Motorists weren’t the only ones being watched by law enforcement during the Memorial Day weekend. Law enforcement also kept watch over the waters of Lake Norman to ensure safety during the weekend. The Lincoln County Sherriff’s Office (LCSO), the state Department of Health and Human Services, Coast Guard Auxiliary, wildlife…

Lake Calendar

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BOATING SAFETY An introduction to boating safety will be 7 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the Florence Shanklin Memorial Library. A certified boating instructor will conduct the course and refreshments will be served. WAYNE’S FEAST Renea Henderson, also known as Iama Klutz, will perform at 10 a.m. Friday, June 9…

Lunch with the Apple Queen

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Grinning Graduates

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Around Town 5/26/2006

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POOL OPENING The Lincolnton Recreation Pool located at Betty G. Ross Park will have a pre-season opening this coming weekend and Memorial Day. it will open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. , Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pool admission…

Teacher with Lincolnton roots named Excellence In Teaching Award winner

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Not content merely to implement successful teaching methods, Laurie Lyda was recently recognized by Catawba Valley Community College as an Excellence In Teaching Award winner for her willingness to invent new techniques to inspire her students. She is the daughter of Lincolnton residents James and Debby Lyda. “I’m drawn to…

Hundreds turn out for ESC job fair

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Nancy Blagg, 49, and her friend, Diane Habdas, 58, aren’t your typical job seekers. Besides middle age, both have vast experience in the field of customer service and both are looking for work. Blagg has been looking for some time, while Habdas just re-entered the job market. “The biggest obstacle…

Winning big with Bob

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They were the words she had waited over 30 years to hear: “Elizabeth Peeler, come on down! You’re the next contestant on the Price is Right.” Her heart starting pounding. Beside her, Peeler’s daughter and daughter-in-law jumped up in excitement. “Libbie” Peeler, as the west Lincoln woman is better known,…

Family business dishes up favorites

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For many, a family business is just business. For Maisie Wallace, however, it is a cherished piece of family history. Her restaurant, Kountry Kubbard, has served the west Lincoln area for 23 years and has earned itself many loyal customers. “I appreciate the public around here and everybody for supporting…