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Fall field trips

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Students at Learning Land Children’s Center have had a busy fall. Above, from left to right Daven Hall, Isaiah McKibben, Kyle Scanlon, Alexander Vaughn, Nathaniel Shook, Jessica Parker, David Williams, Dada Viera-Lewis, Larissa Vanicek, Jencie Ewing, Serenity Hope, Makala Rath and Shelby Richardson visit Sparky the firehouse dog who taught…

Youth recipe contest focuses on North Carolina products

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What’s your favorite North Carolina food product? Choose from these four categories and prepare a dish from commercially grown food products in North Carolina: fruit, vegetable, bread or dairy. Prizes will be awarded in three different age groups: 9-12, 13-15 and 16-18 years old. Awards, which include a $100 savings…

Art work leaves time for other things

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Kristin Lacy is a part-time artist. But she’s a full-time mom, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. The Lincolnton native says she didn’t study art in school, but was always artistic. “I just liked to play,” said Lacy. Lacy says both her maternal grandmother and an uncle on…

Around Town 10/29/2007

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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL The Purple Shoe Thrift Store will hold a candlelight vigil from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The store is located on Main Street in Lincolnton, beside Estate Jewelers. The vigil will be for Domestic Violence Awareness month, which is October. There will be food pick-ups and speakers. The…

National essay contest offers awards to high school students

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High school students can win up to $5,000 in cash through an essay contest sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute in Arlington, Va. Essays for the annual “Being an American” contest must be submitted by Dec. 3 and must be no more than 3,300 characters, or approximately 500 words.…

A fine group comes to Citizens Center

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Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group plan to present a more-than-fine performance Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. “Their performances are always entertaining,” said Rick Ramseur, co-chair of publicity with the Lincoln County Concert Association. “Because they’re such veterans, they know what will please the audience.”…

Music director stepping down

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After nearly three decades of directing choirs, coordinating Wonderful Wednesdays and Music Together, and serving in multiple other capacities, Peggy Buckner is stepping down. Twenty-six years after accepting the position of director of music at First Presbyterian Church of Lincolnton, Buckner plans to retire in May. But she’s going out…

Residents give opinions at planning meeting

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More open and usable space; better standards and access for neighborhoods, roads and streets. These were some of the major themes voiced by residents in three countywide meetings on planning held in mid-October. Their purpose was aimed at helping craft a new law, a Unified Development Ordinance, that will determine…

Around Town 10/26/2007

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UNITED WAY BENEFIT The United Way Masquerade Party will be 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 (Halloween) at WoodMill Winery. The cost to attend is $20 per person. To purchase tickets, please call (704) 732-8055. CLASS REUNION Lincolnton High School’s class of 1977 will have a 30th reunion at 7 p.m.…

Chippin` around

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