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60th Anniversary

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Dancing for Divinity

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The Liturgical Dance Ministry at Rock Hill United Methodist Church is growing in popularity. Ashley McLean, JarDearia McLean, Shaye McLean, Shasta Clinton, Crystal Bost and Jessica Shipp practiced Monday night for the upcoming recital. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo STANLEY — Young people at Rock Hill United Methodist Church have…

Having front row seats for victory

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Each election day provides a bit of irony for one Lincolnton resident. Florene Reinhardt lives directly across from Republican headquarters on Academy Street. During Tuesday night’s excitement, Reinhardt and her friend from Lake Norman, Ruby Lail, had a front row seat — sitting in rocking chairs on her front porch.…

Carving Creations — Craft Fair to be held Saturday

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Terry Poovey’s grandfather taught him a thing or two about woodcarving when he was a child. But it wasn’t until four years ago that he made it a pastime. Poovey, who has won many ribbons and awards for his ability, is one of many Lincoln County residents who will participate…

Pottery fires couple`s passion

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ROBERTA WILSON Contributing Writer ———————————— LAWNDALE — It’s romantic and sensuous but also a bit dirty – this business that has joined Corine Guseman’s and Hal Dedmond’s private and professional lives. Centered around slabs of wet clay, earthen kilns and hours of shaping, hauling and lifting, the couple seem to…

Store becomes a family affair

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Sandra Simpson and Scottie Jenkins reminisce about growing up in the family store. The establishment which is now 40 years old is like home to them. “That’s just one reason not to get rid of it,” Jenkins said. “It would be like losing something; it is part of us, and…

Good Growing

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Organic farm still going strong His clay-stained finger tips and earth-toned ball cap tell a story. The tale begins with a farm family in western Lincoln County. The plot thickens years later when young Donnie Cline takes an interest in the business. Years after that, the seasoned farmer — back…

Political Pumpkins

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With voting less than a week away, political statements are even popping up everywhere — even on holiday pumpkins. These Jack-o-lanterns were spotted on a porch on Pine Forest Court in western Lincoln County Amy Wadsworth / LTN Photo…

Senters receives regional award

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Fran Senters, 4-H program assistant with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, was recently recognized for outstanding contributions to Lincoln County 4-H Programs. Senters was awarded the “Crandall’s Cream of the Crop,” awarded by Dr. Deborah Crandall, Southwest District Extension director. One Southwest District Extension employee is recognized with this award quarterly.…

50th Anniversary

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Harold “Bill” and Jamsie “Sis” Shull celebrated 50 years of marriage on Oct.2 with a 1950s themed reception at the home of Ronald and Martha Fulbright, sister and brother-in-law of Sis. Garry and Annette Richard chauffeured the Shulls to the reception of 150 people in a 1957 Bel Air Chevrolet.…