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Music Man — Hannemann reaches milestone at Emmanuel Lutheran Church

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Southern hospitality goes a long way, according to Daniel Hannemann, music minister at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Originally from Iowa, Hannemann came to Lincolnton in 1979. He has since led music at the church for 25 years. He will celebrate this milestone in his career and faith Sunday, Aug. 15 at…

Class Reunion

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Union High School Class of 1954 held their 50th class reunion Saturday, July 31 at Lincoln Country Club. From front left: Bill Sain, Jerald Hallman, Sarah Hallman, Shirley Anthony, Mary Carolyn Leatherman, Martha George, Barbara Ritchie, Ida Ballinger, Joey Doergo, Harrilene Nantz, MaryU Sue Phillips, Frankie Sue Williams, Betty Sain,…

Kindergarten Grads

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The following Kindergartners graduated from the Lincoln Charter School this year: (from left) Jason Hopkins, Hannah Gold, Alexis Cйspedes, Caleb Welch, Lilly Martin, Scarlet Withers, Meleah Chesney, Karleigh Morrison, Jeremiah Helms, Holden Ritchie, Madison Pearce, Matthew Lowe, Kennedy Prorock Alex Barlowe, Carson Lovelace and Tucker Lovelace. Logan Dean is not…

Church nurtures holy rollers

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(Above) Micah Owensby jumps a trash can during Bethphage Lutheran Church’s Skate Ministry meeting Tuesday. (Below) Andy Hovis attempts a trick. Hovis will build a skate boarding ramp as part of his Eagle Scout project. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo Skate Ministry still growing strong at Bethphage Lutheran In July…

Frustration encourages art

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Since covering her yard with dismembered mannequins splattered with red paint, an artist living in west Lincoln has had to deal with vandalism and threats. “Every time they steal one, I put two up,” said Rachel Watkins, who lives on N.C. 18. “Vandalism will not stop my freedom of speech.”…

Harvest Presbyterian teaches the basics at Vacation Bible School

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Kids celebrate reading with annual Park Day

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Carefree kids darted through a spray of water shooting from an open fire hydrant, slurped ice cream and flipped through stacks of books Thursday during a program designed to reward them for reading. Park Day, put on by the Lincoln County Public Library and co-sponsored by Lincolnton-Lincoln County Parks and…

Clay Creations

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Joyce Kistler creates a bowl during a workshop hosted by the Lincoln County Senior Center and the Lincoln Arts Council. Gary Lee, owner of Rising Sun Pottery, instructed area seniors on how to make pottery. Their works will be on display in the galleries of the Lincoln Cultural Center in…

Local dairy family sets high standards

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Corey and Bridgette Lutz are on the cutting edge of environmental stewardship. The local farmers, named the State Conservation Farm Family of the Year award in 2001 by North Carolina’s State Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, milk 200 registered Jerseys on a scenic 240-acre parcel they purchased from…

81st Birthday

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