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CRAFT SHOW Unity Presbyterian Church will have their fifth annual craft show, Saturday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All crafts are handmade or hand decorated by church members. Crafts include baskets, purses, knitted scarves and Christmas items. A handmade quilt is also being raffled. Breakfast and lunch…

Carving Creations — Craft Fair to be held Saturday

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Terry Poovey’s grandfather taught him a thing or two about woodcarving when he was a child. But it wasn’t until four years ago that he made it a pastime. Poovey, who has won many ribbons and awards for his ability, is one of many Lincoln County residents who will participate…

West students work the polls on election day

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A handful of West Lincoln High School students spent election day right in the thick of things. “Politics have always been interesting to me, and I wanted to see how it all worked,” said Valerie Site, a senior at the high school. Site and six fellow students spent their day…

Local bands to perform at ELHS

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The Lincolnton High School Wolf Pack Marching Band traveled to Yadkinville and brought home trophies for 2nd place Overall Band in Class AA at the Forbush Festival of Marching Bands. The Wolves won 2nd place Guard and finished 2nd place in both Marching and General Effect. They will be completing…

Pumpkin Pals

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Carleigh Breeze Miller, dressed as a witch for Halloween, plays among the pumpkins with her great-grandfather Dorsel E. Cross at Boger City United Methodist Church. Carleigh is the daughter of Ned and Monica Miller. Contributed Photo…

Colorful Kids

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Young winners of Lincoln Times-News Halloween coloring contest announced About 200 children entered the Lincoln Times-News first Halloween Coloring Contest. Judges Donna McMahon and Vici Snyder tackled the task of judging the many entries. “The hardest group to judge was the nine to 12 age group,” McMahon said. “We hated…

DSS offers help with power bills

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Jo Ann Adams Starting today the Lincoln County Department of Social Services will be accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) this year. “This is a program that will assist low income families with a one-time check for heating, and they will get this check in February…

Pottery fires couple`s passion

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ROBERTA WILSON Contributing Writer ———————————— LAWNDALE — It’s romantic and sensuous but also a bit dirty – this business that has joined Corine Guseman’s and Hal Dedmond’s private and professional lives. Centered around slabs of wet clay, earthen kilns and hours of shaping, hauling and lifting, the couple seem to…

Store becomes a family affair

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Sandra Simpson and Scottie Jenkins reminisce about growing up in the family store. The establishment which is now 40 years old is like home to them. “That’s just one reason not to get rid of it,” Jenkins said. “It would be like losing something; it is part of us, and…

Good Growing

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Organic farm still going strong His clay-stained finger tips and earth-toned ball cap tell a story. The tale begins with a farm family in western Lincoln County. The plot thickens years later when young Donnie Cline takes an interest in the business. Years after that, the seasoned farmer — back…