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Growing through art

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90th Birthday

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Around Town 3/13/2006

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UDC MEETING The United Daughters of the Confederate Southern Stars will meet at Memorial Hall Tuesday at 7 p.m. DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE Candidate for U.S. Congress, Richard Carsner will address Lincoln County Democrats on Tuesday at a barbecue dinner that starts 6:30 p.m. with the general meeting starting 7 p.m. The…

Cheerleader dreams of Hawaii

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Cody Blanton may not consider herself athletic, but she sure is peppy and loves being the center of attention. “I like to be on stage,” said the Lincolnton High School junior. “I like to entertain.” It’s her showmanship and ability to do impressive jumps that earned Cody a spot at…

Children’s theater camps planned

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The Creative Arts Shoestring Theatre announces its 2006 summer day camp program. “Tony and Oscar” is a two-week camp of “Hollywood pizzazz” and “Broadway dazzle.” Campers will learn songs, scenes and dances from Broadway and Hollywood’s most memorable productions. They create costumes, pick their own props and “strut their stuff”…

Winners, all

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Arlow named Chamber Ambassador of the Quarter

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Cristina Arlow, owner of Translations Plus and Director of the Lincoln County Literacy Council, has been named by her Ambassador Committee member peers as the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassador of the First Quarter of 2006. Arlow has been active in the Chamber of Commerce over the past several…

Childhood memory published

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When Rodney Black was a child in Cherryville, his father’s hobo friend, Caleb Farmer, came to visit. It was in the midst of World War II, and his father had not seen Farmer for 10 years. Their only contact was through penny postcards that Farmer sent from all over the…

Last art show for A Place to Grow?

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Students at A Place to Grow have filled the Lincoln Cultural Center’s galleries with brightly colored finger paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints. Despite the exhibit’s festive atmosphere, however, there was an underlying concern at its opening Wednesday. The school, which serves children with special needs, is facing a 40 to…

Following Cornwallis` Revolutionary trail

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British General Charles Cornwallis spent eight days in Lincoln County during the Revolutionary War, and history lovers will trace his path Saturday. “That week was his worst week as far as losing troops, not getting re-supplied, and in general it was just a bad, bad time for him,” said Darrell…