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Bike safety encouraged

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APRIL B. DILLON Extension Agent ———————————— When warm weather begins, so do outdoor activities for youth and families. Bike riding is a popular sport for many during the summer, but how many bike riders are prepared for safety on their ride? While an excellent source of exercise, bicycles are also…

Student dreams of flying high

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When Lincolnton High School senior Ryan Moore was in the third grade, he visited the United States Naval Academy for the first time. He knew then what he wanted to do with his life. “It’s awe-inspiring just seeing everyone walk around in full uniform,” he said. After excelling as both…

No make-up for festival

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Rain or shine, there will be only one date set for the 2005 Lincoln County Apple Festival. Following the cancellation of last year’s Apple Festival due to predicted severe weather, officials considered setting a make-up date for the annual event. After meeting, however, the Lincoln County Apple Festival Board of…

Loch Norman games popular draw

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Clay Icard has not missed a single Loch Norman Highland Games event for 12 years, and this year’s event was no exception. “Each year we come back we see people we haven’t seen in a year, but it’s still just like yesterday,” Icard said. “The clan is just like family.”…

Lake Calendar

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EDUCATION & RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE OF LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN The Education & Recruitment Committee will meet on April 26 in the parish hall of St. Peter by the Lake at 7 p.m. REGULAR EVENTS Yoga Classes will be held twice each week from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Monday…

Around Town 4/20/2005

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FREE SCREENING CLINIC The Lincoln County Preschool Interagency Coordinating Council is sponsoring a free clinic for three and four- year olds. Screening dates are April 22 – 23 at Boger City United Methodist Church, or April 29 at Messiah United Methodist Church. Developmental areas screened are vision, hearing, dental, social…

Battling Bookworms

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Middle school band needs tune up

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The East Lincoln Middle School Band has enthusiasm, passion and a “superior” rating, but it’s a few things – new instruments and the money to buy them. “Right now we’re in a situation where we’re continuously fund raising and trying to replace old instruments,” said Kimberly Wise, the band’s director.…

Dutiful Daughters

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Dancing Girls

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