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Really “digging” a new charter school

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Around Town 4/4/2007

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REUNION Former employees of the Carlton NSCT Yarn Mill in Cherryville will hold their 19th reunion April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at DJ’s Restaurant in Cherryville. For more information call (704) 435-2295 or (704) 435-6182. DAV FUNDRAISER Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 53 will be giving out “Forget-me-nots” (poppies) for…

Heavenly Paws makes for pampered pets

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The owners of Heavenly Paws know dogs aren’t too different from their human owners. “A lot of my dogs love to be pampered,” said Kelly Gernert, co-owner of the boarding house and grooming salon. “They like to have people talking to them. They like to feel like they’re special.” Heavenly…

Easter production

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Carolina Hardware a one-stop shop for many

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For over 30 years, Carolina Hardware has been a staple for Lincoln County gardeners. The store has been a part of Sheila Reep’s life since her mother Dot Dellinger built the place in 1975. Reep says the store started out small and was only half the size it is today.…

10th annual adult spelling bee winners

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LHS High-Q team ready for face-off

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Lincolnton High School’s High-Q team will be making its second trip in two weeks to Mars Hill College, but they don’t mind at all. The group will be competing in the finals of the Knowledge Bowl Saturday, after placing third during preliminaries March 24. This weekend, the top eight teams…

Register now for kindergarten

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The first day of school may seem like a long ways away, but school officials are urging parents to enroll their kindergartners as soon as possible. Lincoln County Schools began its Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning (DIAL) screening for kindergartners Thursday at county elementaries for the upcoming year.…

Around Town 3/30/2007

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CROUSE UNITED METHODIST Crouse United Methodist Church, N.C. 150, Crouse, will have its annual Easter egg hunt 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday. Treats, games, light refreshments and egg hunt. The First Sunday lunch is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. this Sunday. Plates by donation, and proceeds toward the building…

Secret to success is loyalty and trust

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There are some people who know what they want to be when they grow up seemingly from birth. For others, it takes longer to figure things out. For Roger Williams, owner of Central Carolina Sprinkler Company, it just happened. “From the time I was in grammar school, all I ever…