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Peace poster winners

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Christmas giving

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Around Town 12/31/2007

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CLASS REGISTRATION Registration for spring classes at Gaston College is from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at both the Dallas and Lincoln Campuses. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 7, 2008. 2nd CHANCE CLASSES Second Chance Classes are available from Gaston College from now through March. The majority of the classes…

Kiddie Kollege dean thrives on success

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Betty Steele has been in college for 26 years – Kiddie Kollege, that is. “It’s been that for over 50 years,” said Steele of the daycare located on Battleground Road in Lincolnton. Founded by the late Ruby Lee Walden, Kiddie Kollege was originally located on Poplar Street. Walden moved the…

Around Town 12/28/2007

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CONFERENCE The Shepherd’s Heart Outreach Center will sponsor the Women’s Conference Premiere 2008 at 7 p.m. on Jan. 4 and 9 a.m. on Jan. 5 in the Northstate Conference Room on the third floor of the Comfort Inn, East Main Street, Lincolnton. The conference’s theme will be “Praise is THE…

Hof Textiles has expansion plans

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From Zetafelt to Zetatherm, a local company makes non-woven fabrics that can be found in almost every vehicle. In 1992, Hof Textiles began production of non-woven fabrics for automotive and apparel applications at the Indian Creek Industrial Park. “Non-woven fabrics have a huge variety of technical properties,” Dr. Lothar Hackler,…

Amazing glaze

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Although Sue Beatenhead has dealt with her share of battles over the years, her daily life is now devoted to relaxing, glazing and amazing. “My whole premise is ‘Come and have fun,’” said Beatenhead, owner of Glaze N Amaze in Crouse. “I’m not here to make a million dollars. I’m…

Jenny House Crouse landmark

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For most people, remembering long-lost relatives is a matter of sifting through yellowed documents or examining grainy photographs. For Robert Dellinger, it only takes a trip to Crouse. There’s a small house there known as the Jenny House. It was built by Alfred Mullen, an ancestor of Dellinger’s. For Dellinger…

Potter sticks with tradition

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Kim Ellington has lived in West Virginia, Germany and the woods of Waynesboro, but, in his opinion, Lincoln County is the most impressive place he’s ever called home. “Lincoln County as far as I’m concerned is the center of the earth for pottery,” Ellington said. Ellington, now 53, started studying…

Unconventional groundbreaking

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