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West Lincoln High hosts appreciation day

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Members of the community browsed the library at WLHS and enjoyed refreshments during a community appreciation day. Contributed / LTN Photo On Sunday, April 4, the West Lincoln High School Library Science classes and media coordinator Jackie Shaw held a Community Appreciation Day to thank the parents, community members and…

Teen Talent

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Broken Shackles, a contemporary gospel group from Lincolnton Church of God, won first place in a teen talent search held in Charlotte on April 2 and 3. They will compete in the national talent search in San Antonio, Texas in August. Band members from left are Daniel Adderholdt, drums; Mark…

Winners awarded in LCC and LAC art regional competition

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Gary Freeman’s “Surfside Pier” won first place in the Lincoln Arts Council and Lincoln Cultural Center’s annual regional art competition. The Lincoln Cultural Center and the Lincoln Arts Council held their annual regional art show awards presentation on Friday, March 26. A reception and awards ceremony was held from 7…

Strength and Strife

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Josh Davis and Mary Williams act out a scene where Williams is forced to the gas chamber. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Torturous experiences and great human strength combine and bring powerful images to the stage in the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of “And Then They Came for Me… Remembering…

Annual festival to include contemporary and traditional pottery

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Joe Reinhardt plans to sell and display his wares at the upcoming pottery festival. Contributed Photo VALE — Joe Reinhardt lives in Vale just across the road from where the late Burlon Craig, master potter, once lived. Craig was a great influence on his neighbor. “We were friends… I would…

Children brush up on Bible skills

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Members of the Children’s Bible Drill Team search for a passage Wednesday during practice. Pictured are, from left, Luke Mitchem, Tyler Bingle, Stephen Harris, Zane Pearce, Chris Mayhew and Casey Roark. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Children stand at attention — shoulders back, heads up and Bibles out. They flip…

Film to preserve history

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Annie and Calvin Johnson speak of their memories at Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church while Marsha Millsaps documents the interview. Millsaps is making a documentary of the church. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo The sagging ceilings and weathered walls of Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church hold many memories for Marsha…

Church plans to rebuild

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Members of Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church are ready to move forward. The congregation was forced to relocate three years ago due to structural problems of the church. They have been searching for a solution ever since. “I think we have explored all possible options. The church believes it is…

Gospel to hit the airways from Seventh-Day Adventist

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Scott Armstrong sits at the controls of WWGT FM100, a radio station that will broadcast out of the attic at Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Members of Seventh-Day Adventist Church will bring the Light of the World to Lincoln County. The Light of the World is the…

Community eyes grants for proposed west Lincoln park

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By early fall, residents will find out if plans for a park in west Lincoln will get a $500,000 boost. County commissioners recently pledged to match up to $250,000 in grants applied for through the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The park would be located on a 54-acre tract on…