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Teacher reflects as he draws down the curtain on his career

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As a boy, Lincolnton native Col. Jimmy Hull drew inspiration from his teachers. As a man, he became a teacher who inspired students who may have otherwise slipped through the cracks. Hull will retire in September after 17 years as an Air Force JROTC instructor at Eastern Wayne High School…

Lions Club now collecting cellphones, PDAs, eyeglasses

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Did Santa bring you a new cell phone and/or personal digital assistant (PDA) this Christmas? And do you not know how or where you can dispose of your old device(s) in a manner that won’t end up in landfills and harm the environment? That’s right, harm the environment. That’s because…

Soaring like Eagles

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Around Town 1/12/2007

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HOBO LUNCH Fellowship Baptist Church will hold a hobo lunch 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday. $3 per plate. Call (828) 428-9031. MEETING The Lincoln Horticulture Association will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center demonstration room with a covered dish supper. The regular meeting will…

Around Town 1/10/2007

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REVIVAL High Shoals Church of God will hold revival services Sunday through Jan. 19 beginning with Sunday services at 11 a.m. and evening services at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Kenneth Braswell will be the guest speaker. MEETING American Legion Post and Unit 30 will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Post…

In remembrance

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50th wedding anniversary

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94-years old

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Desire for ‘Something better’ leads to citizenship

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LINCOLNTON – Ailin Cabellero has been pledging allegiance to the American flag for 10 years, but the simple oath took on a greater significance when she said it during the ceremony Wednesday that made her an U.S. citizen. Waving the tiny American flag given to her by Immigration and Naturalization…

Georgia Dugout Club to induct Gerald Queen

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Gerald (Jerry) Queen has been selected for induction into the Georgia Dugout Club’s Baseball Hall of Fame. Queen will be inducted 11 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Sheraton Downtown in Atlanta at 11 a.m. At the same time all players and coaches of the year for 2006 will be announced.…