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94th Birthday

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Around Town 1/3/2005

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OPEN OBSERVATORY The Lucile Miller Observatory will be open this month for public observing on Friday at 7 p.m. The observatory is located on North C Avenue, just beside Maiden High School in Maiden. This is a free event open to everyone and will be held rain or shine. Weather…

First baby of 2005 arrives early

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Breanna Nicole Paul arrived just in time to be Lincoln County’s New Year baby. The 8-pound, 7-ounce girl was born at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday at Lincoln Medical Center. Her parents Ashley and Alvin Paul of Lincolnton were surprised by the early arrival. She wasn’t due until Jan. 9. Ashley…

102nd Birthday

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West Lincoln shows growth

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Growth in western Lincoln County has been consistent — but increasing slightly — over the past several years. That trend continued during 2004, said Kelly Atkins, director of Building and Land Development. Of the 1,035 lots created in Lincoln County, 212 of them are located in the western part of…

Crouse women remember creation of atom bomb

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CROUSE — During the summer of 1945, three young women from Crouse left home to aid in the creation of the atomic bomb. They traveled eight hours by bus to Oak Ridge, Tenn, which was also known as “the secret city.” Off from college on summer break, the girls only…

Posters feature former students

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The faces of three West Lincoln High School graduates are featured on posters promoting Western Carolina University. Kristina Reid, Emily Whitener and Amanda Stevens are each listed on personalized posters describing their successes at the university. “The purpose is to recruit students primarily and also to show how students from…

Cat rescued from well

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Looking at “Crazy Eight” today, no one would know that just days before Christmas, the kitten was rescued from a 75-foot well. Cindy Saull, a firefighter with the Crouse Volunteer Fire Department who later adopted the cat, could not ignore the information she heard on her pager the night of…

Award named after local

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The North Carolina Association for the Advancement of Health Education established the Linda Harrill Rudisill Lifetime Achievement Award at their 2004 convention. Rudisill has contributed over 41 years to education. Now retired, she serves as a member of the Board of Managers at the Lincoln County Family YMCA. She is…

Around Town 12/31/2004

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100TH ANNIVERSARY Amity Baptist Church will hold its 100th anniversary kick-off event at 11 a.m. Sunday. The time capsule that was buried 50 years ago in the old block church will be opened. Members of that era are urged to be present and will be recognized. Special memories will be…