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Local salon collects school supplies

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Staff report This month, a Lincolnton hair salon will work with local residents on giving back to public schools. Great Clips, located on 439 North Generals Boulevard, is collecting school supplies for students attending the county’s 12 elementary schools. Those who donate school supplies during the month of August will…

An unexpected birth

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist Bob Lebrec said he used to be a fireman. He told me of a time the fire department was called to a woman’s home, and when they announced themselves and entered, they found the woman in the bathroom sitting on the commode. The woman told them…

Gallery 27 hosts juried competition

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Curtis named to Catawba/Wateree River commission

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Staff report A familiar face to Lincoln County voters is joining the Catawba/Wateree River Basin Advisory Commission. Sen. David L. Curtis (R-Lincoln) recently announced his appointment to the commission by Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham). Curtis’s term is effective immediately. According to a press release from the Curtis’s…

Denver Martial Artists

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Ballard: Sheriff keeps county safe

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest columnist Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing our sheriff, David Carpenter. He has served Lincoln County for 31 years and has been our sheriff for four years. As we talked, I found myself in awe of how seriously he takes our safety. As citizens, we know…

Down by the river

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A baseball story

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist I had asked Sue Caldwell for a moment she would never forget, and she gave me this story about how Lincolnton’s first baseball team came to be. Caldwell tells me her dad, Giles Ballard, owned a country store located across the street from their house. The…

UMAR artists repurpose old typewriter parts

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Ballard: Woes of a first-time recital

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PAULETTE BALLARD Guest Columnist Alan Levins told me he inherited his mother’s piano, and he felt sad that no one was playing this beautiful instrument. He made a decision to take lessons himself. “I had been taking lessons for three or four years when my teacher approached me about being…