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JOB FAIR The ninth annual Small School Systems’ Large Job Fair is slated for Friday March 18 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizens Center. Teacher recruiters, personnel administrators, and principals will be on hand to conduct interviews. Applicants should bring resumes, letters of reference, and…

Scout`s Honor

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Practice makes perfect

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Champion gymnast Bobby Costea has broad shoulders, small hips and is 40 pounds of pure muscle. “He’s going to be hunky when he’s 20,” said Karen Costea, his mother. At the tender age of 7, Bobby has already won three first place medals at the 2005 North Carolina Men’s Gymnastics…

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…

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…

Interactive seminar cracks Biblical codes

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For the next month, Lincolnton will be part of an international religious network bringing in live information on Biblical codes. “Lincolnton is like a dot on a worldwide map right now,” said Kimberly Graves, communications secretary for the Seventh Day Adventist Church. “To me, what’s so exciting is people can…

A woman and her piano

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Despite taking 31 years off to raise a family, a local pianist still debuted in New York City’s Carnegie Hall to three standing ovations. Maria Navarro, a pianist and composer, spent her youth being classically trained by distinguished teachers. While raising two children, she continued to play and compose, but…

Tickling The Ivories

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A Close Inspection

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Electrical problem probably sparked Boger City fire

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An electrical problem appears to be the cause of a fire that destroyed a home Tuesday morning. County Fire Marshal Mike Futrell said the investigation into the fire at 937 Royal Drive finished up about noon Wednesday. The fire apparently started at a light socket above the pull-down stairs in…