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Playing with mud

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Bobbie Black believes she was born with a love of pottery flowing through her veins. The Denver potter, who owns Bh Black Pottery, grew up a creative spirit. She painted and drew. She performed elaborate shows “on the coffee table most likely,” with changes in costume, music and scenery. She…

Health fair held

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Lincoln County employees attended a health fair Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center for a variety of reasons. Some wanted to take advantage of the free health screenings. Others wanted the free Fatz Cafй lunch. Still others were excited about the five-minute massages. Carlos Woodard, a county maintenance…

Heafner-Williams 2006 champ wins big in New York City

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Erich Rene Barbera walked on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, faced thousands of people – including prestigious judges – and ended up with $15,000 and a few very impressive auditions. “I was a little taken aback,” Barbera said of first facing the nearly-full audience at the 4,000-seat opera house.…

Lincoln school bond compared to others

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The Citizens Committee for Education recently discussed how Lincoln County’s bond compares to bonds other school districts request. Citizen member David Baxter, from Denver, mentioned Cabarrus County. “We have the same problems,” he said, adding that the last he heard about Cabarrus County’s bond conversations involved a price tag of…

‘Steel Magnolias’ to be presented at East Lincoln

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The six young women chatting and laughing as they talked about putting on “Steel Magnolias” have lots in common with the women they portray. The playbill says, “the underlying group-friendship among all six women is prominent throughout the drama.” Similarly, the friendships that have developed among Bev Jones, who plays…

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CONTACT US If you have a news tip or story suggestion, or would like to place an advertisement in or subscribe to the Lincoln Times-News, please call: (704) 257-0020 COMING UP n Shagariffic, baby: Safari Miles is now hosting beach and shag night beginning at 7 p.m. every Wednesday and…

Flo Robinson Literary Competition turns 25

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While she was alive, Lincolnton’s Flora Robinson was best known as a woman who picked through her neighbors’ garbage and lived in poverty. When she died in the early 80s, however, her reputation changed. Robinson left $46,000, which was divided up between various Lincoln County charities and non-profit organizations. These…

Community Activities

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CLUBS, GROUPS DABA after-hours The Denver Area Business Association will host an after-hours event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 13 at the Wexford House assisted living home, 3900 Wexford Lane in Denver. For more information, call (704) 489-2633. Rotary meeting The Denver/Lake Norman Rotary Club holds its weekly…

50th Anniversary

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Make the call

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