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Touring homes by starlight

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This year’s Star Light Tour of Homes features four private homes, a church, a business and the Lincoln Cultural Center. “A lot of (the houses are chosen through) word of mouth,” said Mary Jane Howard, executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council. “Some people volunteer. Some people we get down…

Local children to sing with state symphony

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The North Carolina Symphony will be presenting its annual Lincoln County Holiday Pops concert Thursday, which features young, local talent. “There’s just something about children’s voices at Christmas time — they’re just so clear, and you just see the excitement in their faces,” said Adair Cantwell, co-chairwoman of the Lincoln…

Looking back on 101 years of life

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How can you live to the ripe old age of 101? Well, if you follow the example of Sarah Alexander, a resident of Wexford House in Denver, you should eat chocolate, avoid green vegetables, drink wine and stay away from the gym. “My mother does not believe in exercise,” said…

Lincoln Arts Council announces new exhibit

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An opening reception for the art exhibit “Holiday in the Woods” will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The Lincoln Arts Council is hosting the reception and exhibit, which will feature the work of Ginny Kolozvari and Don Olsen. The art will…

Leaders are readers

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Newlyweds honeymoon with Hurricane Wilma

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Billy and Beth Sisk’s wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico had a lot of firsts — first time on an airplane, first time out of the country… first time surviving a life-threatening hurricane. The couple cemented their nine-year relationship, which had produced a son, at an Oct. 15 wedding and by…

West Lincoln Optimists raise funds by selling trees

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With a new president on board, the West Lincoln Optimist Club has changes ahead, beginning with its first-ever Christmas tree sale. “This Christmas tree sale should be the catalyst in the restructuring of the club,” said Jeff Adams, who has been president of the club for two months. The trees…

Second competition brings home national barbecue title

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Patience, timing and a good piece of meat – that’s what it takes to make award-winning barbecue. Jerry Burgin of Alexis learned this over 15 years of cooking and that knowledge recently earned him first place at the National BBQ Festival in Douglas, Ga. Although he has a history of…

Denver business owners reacting to news of possible Lowes Home Improvement

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Business owners in eastern Lincoln County are reacting to recent word of another “big box” store coming to N.C. 73 near the N.C. 16 interchange. Initially, some, like Marta Carlson with Paradise Gardens Garden Center, are concerned about Lowe’s Home Improvement locating a 139,000-square-foot store and retail complex. “Lowe’s will…

50th Aniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sain celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception given by family at the Lincoln Country Club. They have two sons, Mark Sain of Lincolnton and Chad Sain of Kernersville and six grandchildren.…