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Around Town 1/24/2005

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BLOOD MOBILES The Red Cross will have two blood mobiles on Tuesday, Jan 25. One will be located at Robert Bosch Tool Company from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the second one will be at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church on S. Grove Street, from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.…

Community Partners

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Mark Twain comes to life

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Rumors of Mark Twain’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Find that hard to believe? Then just head to “Mark Twain! On Stage,” which comes to the James W. Warren Citizens Center on Jan. 27. “He is alive and well,” said Mary Whisonant, publicity chairwoman for the Lincoln County Concert Association.…

Play tells Confederate`s war stories

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The story of one nameless Confederate solider will be told this Saturday night in the musical play “Soldiers in Grey.” The play, which will be held at the American Legion Building on North Aspen Street in Lincolnton, touches on life before during and after the Civil War. The performance begins…

Odd Fellows welcomes first female member

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Although Pauline Roach is the first female member of the Lincoln County Odd Fellows, the group has never made her feel odd about not being a fellow. “I was a little apprehensive at first. I didn’t know what to expect,” she said. “I didn’t know how they would accept me,…

Fashion divas formed at academy

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Anyone who’s looking to get pampered from head to toe and still stay on a budget needs look no further than the Cosmetic Arts Academy in Lincolnton. “Anybody and everybody is welcome as a customer,” said Kathy Pitman, instructor. Need a haircut complete with a shampoo? Five dollars please. Looking…

Cubs Scouts` Day Of Fun

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Lincoln receives grant for food, shelter help

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Lincoln County has been chosen to receive $47,224 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities;…

BFI Grant

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ELMS student spells victory

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Nine boys and six girls lined up Thursday morning in front of a standing room only crowd at the Lincoln County Schools District Spelling Bee. Three rounds and multiple words later, John Workman out spelled them all. Workman, a student at East Lincoln Middle School, spelled his way to success.…