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How ya gonna keep`em down on the farm once the new school year starts?

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Two Lincoln County teachers, Pumpkin Center Elementary School’s Beth Blume and Irene Specht, recently participated in the North Carolina Farm Bureau’s “Ag in the Classroom” program at the Village Inn Conference Center in Clemmons. The workshop, entitled North Carolina Farm Bureau AITC Summer Reading Teacher in Service Workshop, which lasted…

Camping with a difference takes on new meaning

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While most campers are knocking down cobwebs and washing their sheets, the Sigmon family had to start from scratch. This camp meeting is a lot different than past years. It was not the midnight call Joy and Johnny were expecting that Thursday morning. The Denver Fire Department contacted the Sigmons…

Around Town 8/8/2005

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DANCE The Gaston County Parks and Recreation Department will host a Senior Citizens Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Citizens Resource Center. Doors will open at il 6:30 p.m. and the first 250 people present will be admitted. The Country Bucks will provide the entertainment. Ages 55…

50th Anniversary

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To Be A Good Citizen

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A Moment`s Rest

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Around Town 8/5/2005

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LINCOLN COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN The Lincoln County Republican Women’s Club will meet Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the House of Pizza. The speaker will be Johnathan Rhyne. Bring a friend. Husbands are welcome. For more information call (704) 735-3868. COALITION OF CHURCHES The Coalition of Churches will meet 7…

Honors given Phyllis and Larry Baxter, others at annual conservation banquet

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The Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual banquet last night at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Numerous Lincoln County Schools students and programs were honored for their commitment to environmental issues, as well as Larry and Phyllis Baxter, the Conservation Farm Family of the Year. In…

Lincolnton students participate in college math and science program

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Chavis Avery, Van Dinh, Andre Easter and Kimberley Zuniga of Lincolnton recently attended the Summer Academy of the Carolina Institute for the Multicultural Approach to Science (CIMAS) at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory. As CIMAS scholars, they participated in a three-week residential program designed to increase interest in math and science…

Bye-bye Winn-Dixie, hello to BI-LO

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Winn-Dixie won’t be packing groceries anymore. The store, located on N.C. 27 West, has been bought out by BI-LO/Bruno’s and is expected to open within a week to 10 days, said Joyce Smart, corporate communications with BI-LO. Smart said the store will try to employ as many Winn-Dixie employees as…