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Relayers share hope for a cure

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The word “HOPE” was spelled out with luminaries at Friday night’s sixth annual East Lincoln Relay for Life event. As the cancer survivors made their first lap around the track at East Lincoln High School, the word hope changed to “CURE.” That’s what it was all about: hope for a…

Lake Calendar

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BOATING SCHOOL CLASSES A safe boating school class will be held April 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kings Point Marina. For more information call 704-587-0325 or visit www.lmservice.org. ROCK SPRINGS FESTIVAL The Rock Springs Festival will take place Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

Parsonage Dedication

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Within The Week

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The folks at the Lincoln Cultural Center sure are busy this week. To start with, an exhibit called “Hail to the Chief” is stopping by from Tuesday to Sunday. The aptly titled exhibit features real life presidential memorabilia – everything from Roosevelt’s pewter plate to Gerald Ford’s baseball mitt. It…

Biggerstaff Fund Raiser

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A fund raiser supporting WLON radio personality Tim Biggerstaff was held this Saturday. Above, David Keever, Milton Baker and Daryl Harkey wait on customers. Right, Biggerstaff shakes a fan’s hand. Biggerstaff has been out of work for 13 weeks due to juvenile diabetes. After a pancreas transplant and gall bladder…

Around Town 4/11/2005

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REPUBLICAN WOMEN The Lincoln County Republican Women’s Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at House of Pizza. The meeting will include an important business session and discussion of the Charles Raper Jonas scholarship recipient. BASKETBALLTOURNAMENT River View Baptist Church located on 2230 Riverview Road in Lincolnton is having a…

Around Town 4/8/2005

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ANNUAL GIGANTIC YARD SALE Messiah United Methodist Church on N.C. 27 will hold a yard sale on Saturday, April 16 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Vendors are welcome for $5 a space. Call 704-276-2423 or 704-736-1988. Breakfast biscuits and baked goods will be available. MEETING Sons of the Confederate Veterans…

Business In Brief

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The Lincoln Cultural Center and the Lincoln Arts Council will host a Business After Hours at the Cultural Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m on April 14. During the event they will feature The Presidential Exhibit: Hail to the Chief. in the Cochrane/Carolina Mills Gallery and will offer new perspectives…

Nursing specialty shop opens

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One stop shopping for nurses is now available in Lincolnton. Scrubbin’ Up Nursing Uniforms and Accessories has been open since December, offering everything from uniforms to shoes and stethoscopes. “I tried hard to think of something that Lincolnton does not have,” said owner Heather Lineberger. “My best friend is in…

Disc jockey back on air

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Since leaving his job as a WLON radio disc jockey due to health problems, Tim Biggerstaff has received an onslaught of concerned calls and get well cards. “The listeners have been calling,” said Biggerstaff. Some fans have sent him a get well card for each of the 13 weeks he’s…