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Christian singer has secret smile

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She loves to sing, and she loves the stage, but this 19-year-old Christian music singer’s favorite part of performing is praising God. “I like the ministry aspect,” said Laura Mosteller, a bank teller and Gaston College student. “I don’t think there’s anything better than seeing somebody ‘God bless’ somebody else…

101st Birthday

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50th Wedding Anniversary

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Long-time minister bids farewell

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On her first trip to Lincolnton, it became very clear to the Rev. Mary McKey that this was the place she was meant to preach. She vowed not to leave until it became equally clear that it was time to move on, and after eight years, that time has come.…

Local stylists help cancer patients cope with chemo

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The American Cancer Society recently recognized local cosmetologists for their volunteer service to the Look Good…Feel Better program. The program, a joint partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Cosmetology, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation, and the National Cosmetology Association, utilizes licensed cosmetologists to teach beauty and skin care techniques…

Erosion committee studies options

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With erosion becoming an issue in Lincoln County, a committee has been formed to consider a proposed ordinance that would help combat the problem. Building and Land Development staff members formed the group in September in order to help review how to maintain the overall natural condition of the shoreline.…

Twice the space

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Around Town 1/5/2005

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CUP OF GRACE The following events will take place at the Cup of Grace Coffeehouse this week: the 3:16 band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday; the contemporary band Unified will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and the Second Saturday Scribblers will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday. Cup of Grace…

94th Birthday

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Learning to fight without fists

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Most people would assume teaching a child to deal with bullies through martial arts would result in confrontation. At Lincolnton Aikido and Fitness, however, the approach veers more towards pacifism. “It gives them a way to use their mind instead of their fist,” said Pete Nappier, co-owner. The center’s Bully…