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Crouse women remember creation of atom bomb

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CROUSE — During the summer of 1945, three young women from Crouse left home to aid in the creation of the atomic bomb. They traveled eight hours by bus to Oak Ridge, Tenn, which was also known as “the secret city.” Off from college on summer break, the girls only…

Posters feature former students

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The faces of three West Lincoln High School graduates are featured on posters promoting Western Carolina University. Kristina Reid, Emily Whitener and Amanda Stevens are each listed on personalized posters describing their successes at the university. “The purpose is to recruit students primarily and also to show how students from…

60th Anniversary

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It just kept growing

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Bobby Fields holds a 9 pound turnip that grew in his Iron Station garden. He credits a fertilizer, water, a good ground and a good growing season for the success.…

Kids prove they care

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It takes a lot of dedication to lick 700 card filled envelopes and travel the county to place every single one in the hands of a rest home resident. “We thought it would be nice to give everyone something at Christmas,” said Megan Avery, an 11-year-old Love Memorial Elementary School…

Five generations welcome soldier home

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Five generations sat together at Ramseur’s Sandwich Shop on Tuesday morning celebrating Christmas and fawning over the newest addition to the family. Ages ranged from 85-year-old Grady Abernathy to two-month-old Sydney Grace Hudson, the daughter of Shannon Hudson and her soldier husband, Shane. “It’s special because it was her first…

Seasonal scenes provide an eye full

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A dedicated group of people make sure to keep Lincoln County festive during the holidays. Inflatable snowman, life size creches and a plethora of Christmas lights fill up neighborhood yards. Those who created the most impressive scenes have put a lot of time, money and labor into their decorations, and…

50th Anniversary

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Dean and Bonnie Brackett of Vale will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 24. They have two children, Renee Brackett of Vale and Tonja McDonald of Huntersville. They have a granddaughter, Meagan McDonald of Huntersville. The family will celebrate with a Caribbean cruise.…

When Santa Claus came to town

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Santa Claus sat outside of his house in downtown Lincolnton for three weeks waving at passing traffic and learning the Christmas wishes of local children. If there was any doubt whether Lincolnton’s Santa was 100 percent real, all a child had to do was take a big tug on the…

50th Anniversary

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