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Okay people, we live in Lincoln County, it’s not everyday an award winning, cute as a button, classical guitarist comes to town. When he does, we should take note. For that reason, I’m reminding you of the Robert Belinic’s performance, which will take place this Thursday at 7 p.m. at…

Stray cat strut

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Stray cats are a common sight. They can be found rummaging in dumpsters, prowling in parking lots and even in your own back yard. These feral cats have a life span of five years, but because they keep having kittens, the number of feral cats in the county continually increases.…

Supporting tsunami victims

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For couples, Valentine’s Day is all about love, chocolate and smooching. For singe folks, it’s about embracing that singleness and being sassy. After all the good times to be had on Feb. 14, don’t you think Feb. 15 should be spent doing something a bit more serious? Something with weight…

Five Generations

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Sending Love Overseas

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Keeping your valentine for life

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In a world with an increasing divorce rate and many broken hearts, it’s easy to give up on love. Relationships are often a struggle, and yet many marriages last until death do they part. The key? A lot of love, forgiveness and laughter. Washing the dishes doesn’t hurt either. “Just…

A time of penitence and renewal

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“Remember that you were dust and you will return to dust,” parishioners were told as ashes were pressed on their foreheads in the sign of the cross. On the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, Christians gathered at the First United Methodist Church in Lincolnton for a day of penitence…

Family in frames

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For a man born and bred in Charlotte, Nathan Parker certainly has a soft spot for country living. The artist’s exhibit, “Life Goes On,” now showing at the Lincoln Cultural Center, is full of images of old barns, road side stands and people working the land. These scenes were inspired…

Lincoln quilters` year end report

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This has been a good year for the organization. Since our report in April, more donation quilts have been made, bringing a total for the year to 44 preemie quilts. Of these, 26 went to the Lincoln Medical Center and 18 to Gaston Memorial. Amy’s House received a lap quilt…