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Upcoming pottery show seeks artists

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The Lincoln Arts council will host a pottery show October 2005 at the Lincoln Cultural Center to feature the work of potters in the Catawba Valley region and will be a mixture of contemporary and traditional pottery. The show is entitled “Pottery: Catawba Valley Region.” Each artist will be allowed…

Meet Christian Ministry’s LINC Home Delivered Meals

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LINC Home Delivered Meals is a program that delivers a lunch time meal to Lincoln County shut-ins who can not prepare a balanced meal. Now, you’re saying to yourself, “Meals on Wheels, right?” Nope, we’re something different — a charitable ministry organized by Christian Ministry of Lincoln County over 23…

Transforming the old, making art

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Furniture sitting by the side of the road, old post cards with scribbled messages, sewing patterns from the early 1900s — to Cherryville artist Laura Lefevre, all these items were meant to be art. A mother of four boys, Lefevre has discovered a passion for taking old things and turning…

Stopping to smell the roses

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Since 1973, Bill Shull has been devoted to his rose bushes. The former farmer loves the beauty of roses and the joy of growing them. The flowers also offer another kick. “I like the competition,” Bill said. Bill and his wife, Sasis, have entered their roses in competitions for nearly…

Poets to convene at cafe

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The Witches’ Brew Cafй’s first poetry night will take place at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Owners Leigh Hewitt and Kym Miller have high hopes for the event, which will have featured poets and an open mic. “Poetry Night’s just going to infuse this place,” said Hewitt. The event will begin with…

Collision sends motorcyclist to hospital

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“Big Sweep” set for Oct. 1

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The North Carolina Big Sweep, the nation’s first statewide waterway cleanup, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1. Over the years, the event has attracted more than 200,000 volunteers and has collected over 7 million pounds of trash from North Carolina watersheds. The event, which started in 1989, is held…

Controversy swirls despite ELBA, Wal-Mart consensus

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DENVER — Denver resident Ina Young remembers running into a neighbor in Lowes Foods five years ago and the prediction that neighbor made. “She said ‘Oh, you’re getting a Wal-Mart,’” she said, “and I thought that was strange.” Members of the East Lincoln Betterment Association and residents sat down with…

Are you ready? Are you excited?

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Lake Calendar

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BOATING CLASS A safe boating class will be held on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kings Point Marina. For more information call (704) 587-0325 or e-mail uscgc17@bellsouth.net or visit their Web site at www.lmservice.org. THE EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE OF LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN The Education…