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Play tells Confederate`s war stories

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The story of one nameless Confederate solider will be told this Saturday night in the musical play “Soldiers in Grey.” The play, which will be held at the American Legion Building on North Aspen Street in Lincolnton, touches on life before during and after the Civil War. The performance begins…

Odd Fellows welcomes first female member

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Although Pauline Roach is the first female member of the Lincoln County Odd Fellows, the group has never made her feel odd about not being a fellow. “I was a little apprehensive at first. I didn’t know what to expect,” she said. “I didn’t know how they would accept me,…

Fashion divas formed at academy

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Anyone who’s looking to get pampered from head to toe and still stay on a budget needs look no further than the Cosmetic Arts Academy in Lincolnton. “Anybody and everybody is welcome as a customer,” said Kathy Pitman, instructor. Need a haircut complete with a shampoo? Five dollars please. Looking…

Cubs Scouts` Day Of Fun

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Lincoln receives grant for food, shelter help

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Lincoln County has been chosen to receive $47,224 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army; American Red Cross; United Jewish Communities;…

Lake Calendar

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LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING La Leche League of West Norman will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Denver United Methodist Church. Mothers and their breast fed babies, and expectant mothers are welcome. For more information or questions please call Caroline at (704) 483-0758. 2ND FRIDAY…

Around Town 1/19/2005

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FORMAL PINK ICE BALL Zi Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will have it’s seventh annual formal pink ice ball and dinner on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Park in the conference center, Hickory. Tickets are $40 a person. For more information call…

Honoring Martin Luther King

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At a breakfast honoring Martin Luther King, speaker O.T. Tomes chats with Michael Hill of Providence Baptist Church (above). Bill Walker (right) helps himself to some fruit. Walker was honored for his service during a program held in the evening. Sarah Grano / LTN Photos…

Steele Rubber Helps College

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Free smoke detectors offered

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Placing free smoke detectors in the homes of residents at high risk is the goal of a new project by local fire departments. The five-year statewide project is in its fourth year, but this is the first time local departments have participated, said Bill Fortenberry with the Lincolnton Fire Department.…