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Around Town 8/12/2005

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KIDDIE KOLLEGE Kiddie Kollege, a Bible-based, state approved preschool is taking applications for the 2005-06 school year. There are three openings for age 2, and three openings for ages 3 through 5. Call 704-735-5535. TRUMPET CONCERT Julian Kaplin, a trumpet player who recently graduated North Lincoln High School, will be…

Done in His name

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Reaches Eagle rank

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Local 4-H’ers announced state winners

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Lincoln County 4-H’ers traveled to Raleigh recently to attend 4-H State Congress. Congress is the high point of the 4-H year, bringing young people from across the state to the North Carolina State University campus for a week of activity. This year’s Congress was July 18-22. Casey Snyder, 18, son…

Crouse woman deals with illness, counts her blessings

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CROUSE – Myofaschal, an illness that causes chronic pain, keeps Derice Falls at home most days, but it hasn’t stopped her from enjoying life. “I do keep busy,” she said. “I’m amazed that I’m not bored.” Falls, a Methodist minister’s wife, has always led an active life – visiting the…

Lake Calendar

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KALEIDOSCOPE WALLHANGING The Quilter’s Haven, 4321 N. N.C. 16 will hold a Kaleidoscope wallhanging class on Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $45. For more information call (704) 483-5999. A machine quilting class will be held Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1…

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…

Ron Smith taking over as marine executive director

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Bob Elliott is phasing out. The executive director of the Lake Norman Marine Commission has handed over his title to Ron Smith, a former planning director for Iredell County and former executive director. The switch was made at Monday night’s marine commission meeting. “I’m looking forward to it, I have…

IT`S RALLY TIME!
Women golfers to tee off against breast cancer

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Frances Knox wanted to give back to the community. Having many friends and family who have been exposed to breast cancer, she wanted to reach out. “Breast cancer is one of the leading health risks for women,” Knox said. Because of that concern, Knox contacted Golf for Women magazine five…