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Tables parade helps youth at Hill’s Chapel

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There’s a parade coming to Hill’s Chapel United Methodist Church, but it won’t be the kind with marching bands and floats. The church, located on N.C. 16 in Lowesville, will have its second annual Parade of Tables at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. “A Parade of Tables is something our church sponsors,”…

Infant Replay offers variety in its sales line

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There is no better feeling then finding the shirt you wanted on sale. At Infant Replay, a children’s consignment store, customers can buy brand name clothing at a fraction of the cost. “Most of our clothing is under $5 … if it is a high brand name like Ralph Lauren,…

Knights make weapons from medieval times

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North Lincoln High School Knights lived up to their mascot recently by making medieval war weapons. Trebuchets, used to hurl rocks or flaming balls over the walls of castles during the Middle Ages, are also a valuable tool in physics. Alex Pedersen’s physics class learned about projectile motion and conservation…

Welcoming Healthy at Home

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QUESTION of the WEEK

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Would incorporation be good or bad for east Lincoln County? Nancy Cowan, Westport: “Yes. I feel we’re are not getting enough support in this end of the county.” Vivian Roggensack, Alexis: “It would just be a good thing all around for everybody. I think it would benefit the economy around…

Farmers Market opens Saturday

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This Saturday, the Lincoln County Farmers Market will open at 7 a.m. under the shade of its new shelter at 225 W. Water St. in downtown Lincolnton. Farmers and customers alike will be delighted with this improved venue. Sharp garden tools and kitchen knives are essential parts of enjoying local…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA special luncheon The Denver Area Business Association will host a large networking luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Verdict Ridge County Club in Denver. Duke Energy will provide the guest speaker. Cost is $20 at the door. An RSVP is required. Call (704) 483-4837. DABA Coffee Connection…

Actors needed for murder mystery

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild is searching for 11 actors to round out the cast of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery “And Then There Were None.” “It’s a whodunit. People love whodunits, and Agatha Christie’s ‘And Then There Were None’ is just a classic,” said Sherre DeMao, president of the guild. Auditions…

Coming Up

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n Vote informed: With primaries approaching May 6, the East Lincoln Betterment Association Thursday will give voters a chance to get to know commissioner candidates and the issues at its annual election forum. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver. n Rudy, Rudy! See…

Escapee shoots self in standoff

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Stacy Clinton, an inmate who fled a work site April 10, is back in custody after a three-hour standoff Tuesday with authorities. M.L. Paysour, superintendent with the Gaston Correctional Center, said that officers located Clinton, 27, after talking to several of his family and friends. Clinton barricaded himself inside a…