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Five generations

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St. Cyprian’s built on equality

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The Rev. William A. Wetmore, rector of St. Luke’s Epsicopal Church in Lincolnton was a great believer in religious rights for everyone. He truly believed this for all citizens, white, black, red or brown. He and his church board organized a Sunday school class for blacks at St. Luke’s in…

Few dairy farms left in Lincoln

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G.K. Davis wakes up every morning at 6 a.m., feeds his 1,000 cattle and runs Lincoln County’s largest dairy farm. “We don’t get up at four in the morning anymore,” Davis said referring to the past schedules of dairy farmers. As June is Dairy Appreciation Month, Davis has many hopes…

Transportation resolution receives endorsement

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The Lake Norman Rural Planning Organization approved a resolution endorsing the 2004-2010 transportation improvement program, which is the long range plan for Lincoln County, the northwest portion of Gaston County and the south portion of Iredell County. These areas were designated as part of the Metrolina Region non-attainment area by…

Boaters reminded to keep in mind what state law requires, permits

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With the boat traffic on the lake heating up, law enforcement advises to remember some important boating laws. No one under the age of 12 can operate a motorboat. However, a person at least 12-years old but less than 16-years old can operate a motorboat if the individual has satisfied…

Shoreline Briefs

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BOATING COURSE A safe boating class will held from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on June 14 and 16 at Queen’s Landing. For more information call (704) 587-0325 or email: uscgc17@bellsouth.net or visit www.lmservice.org. CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES Lincoln County Parks and Recreation will be holding children’s art classes at the…

Around Town 6/8/2005

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BIBLE SCHOOL Crowell Memorial United Methodist Church, 4018 Killian Road, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The theme is “Construction Zone.” All ages welcome. For information call (704) 735-8889. CAMP STILL OPEN The Meadows at Lake Norman still has room. The Meadows offers…

Theatre Guild survives struggles

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Despite trials and tribulations, members of the Lincoln Theatre Guild know the show must go on. The non-profit organization lost its administrative director in April and found itself deeply in debt. Since then, anonymous donations have cleared up financial worries and new board members are being recruited. “The reorganization has…

Strawberry sweetheart

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“Sooo-weeee-t!” BBQ ‘n’ bikes come to Lincolnton

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(Editor’s note: Because of technical difficulties, the Lincoln Times-News was unable to run this article June 6 as originally intended.) Maybe it was a coincidence, but after days of rainy weather, the sun triumphed over the clouds just in time for the fourth annual Doug Herbert Hog Happenin.’ Both bikers…