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Fun at the carnival

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Juvenile crime intervention funds available for services

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The Lincoln County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of $167,817 in intervention and prevention funds for services to youths most at risk of court involvement. JCPC funds require a local cash or in-kind match of 30 percent. Based on the JCPC planning process conducted to date, the…

Amy`s House Giving Tree set to debut in community

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The Giving Tree is a new community project for Amy’s House, the domestic and sexual violence shelter for Lincoln County. Its dual purpose is to raise awareness about domestic violence as well as solicit donations for the operation of the shelter from the community. The Giving Tree carries educational information…

Something delicious cooking at Tim Schafer’s at Lake Norman

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(Above) Schafer sits in front of one of his restaurant’s fire places with one of his most popular dishes, the double-cut stuffed pork chop, which he prepared earlier. (below). Chris Dean / LTN Photo SHERRILLS FORD — Tim Schafer`s first exposure to the Denver area came via his wife, Rebecca.…

‘Greater Tuna’ a casserole of characters

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There must be something in the water in Tuna, Texas. “The town is a town that you wouldn’t want to live in because there’s so much craziness going on,” said Tony Wentz, who stars in “Greater Tuna.” “People can expect hilarious nonsense.” The two-man play, which opened at the Lincoln…

Historic family home restored

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When she was in high school, Anne Keever sat on her front porch and watched the handsome neighbor boy drive by on his tractor. “I would sit there and just wait to wave at him,” she said. Despite this crush, Anne had “vowed and declared” never to marry a farmer.…

Lincolnton Lions Club members look back on 55 years

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Lincolnton Lions Club members celebrated 55 years of service at a banquet held Tuesday night. “It’s good to look back to where you’ve come from, and then you can look forward to where you’re going,” said Bob Spencer, a Lions Club member. The event, which was held at First Presbyterian…

Around Town 1/20/2006

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS SERVICE Members will be marching to Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church Worship Center, 1009 Main St. from Oaklawn School at 10 a.m. Sunday. The morning service starts at 11 a.m. followed by dinner from 2 to 3:30 p.m. At 3:45 p.m. there will be a praise…

Giving gardening a green thumbs up

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Over a year ago, Laura Kitchen and her husband, Ron, relocated to Denver from Chicago upon retirement. They purchased a house with a backyard a half an acre large. “Our yard needed to be landscaped,” said Kitchen. “We really wanted to do the work ourselves.” Kitchen can now share that…

Lake Calendar

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FISHING SEMINAR A discussion on fishing for pre-spawning stripers, largemouth and spotted bass will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Bass Pro Shop in Concord Mills Mall. Professional bass angler Mary Hencken, along with striper fishing guides Craig Price and Gus Gustafson. For more information, call…