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Family events ahead

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On Saturday, March 19 the East Lincoln Speedway will host a practice session from noon to 4 p.m. for all divisions. Spectators will be admitted free of charge. The speedway will open April 2 for the 16th consecutive season of weekly Saturday night racing. This time there are many new…

Four Friends

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Church to beautify the body and spirit

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Denver Baptist Church is offering the “Ultimate Makeover” to women in the area on April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church, which holds two events a year in the fall and spring, has never held a full day event. “It was something that we decided to do,”…

Ostrich Odds — an unusual purpose for nature`s flightless bird

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SHERRILLS FORD – Pat Roberts of Sherrills Ford never expected she would change her lifestyle to include ostriches. “If someone would have come to me and told me that I would be raising ostriches in 10 years I would have told them that they were taking some sort of hallucinogen…

Within The Week

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I’m going to be honest. I kind of don’t want to announce a certain, very exciting, upcoming event. I fear if lots of people know about it, they will all attend, and I’ll have to sit at the back, or even worse, be turned away at the door. But I…

Around Town 3/14/2005

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CHEERLEADING CLINIC Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is offering a cheerleading clinic Tuesday and Thursday, March 29 and 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Block Smith Gym (old Lincolnton High School gym). The clinic, open to boys and girls ages 4 and older, will focus on basic skill moves…

Around Town 3/11/2005

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BFI GRANT APPLICATIONS The Lincoln County BFI Grant Board is accepting applications for grants to non-profit groups and other eligible agencies. Available March 14, deadline for the applications is in June. For more information, call Sherri Barber at 704-736-8471 or go online to www.lincolncounty.org. SURVIVAL CLASS A free women’s street…

The second time around —
Consignment store keeps treasured name

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Angela Mayberry is following in her mother’s footsteps. Growing up in Charlotte, her mother ran a children’s consignment shop called Twice Treasured. Mayberry was in elementary school and junior high. Mayberry, now a Lincolnton resident, has opened her own children’s consignment store and has called it the same name. The…

Stellar Students

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Writing from the heart

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During a troubled time in her family’s life, Vicki Amerault would tell bedtime stories to her son about the world inside the looking glass. “He would say ‘Mom, wouldn’t it be great if we went into the looking glass, and we’d all be happy,’” said Amerault. Those stories of adventure…