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NLHS band members at festival

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Legends in Concert

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Around Town 2/24/2006

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MEETING The Lincoln County Singing Convention will be at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Vale, 7 – 9 p.m. Saturday. For more information (704) 276-1529. SUMMER DAY CAMP Asbury United Methodist Church Summer Day Camp will be held June 7 to Aug. 24. Kids who have completed kindergarten through rising seventh…

Three Town and Country Realty agents win top awards

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Judy Holland originally wanted to take cake decorating classes with friends at Gaston College, but she discovered the class was canceled. Her friends decided to take real estate classes instead. “We all decided to switch over,” said Holland. “I enjoyed taking the classes but never thought I’d work in real…

Good cooking funds cause

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If there’s one way to raise money in Lincoln County, it’s with good southern cooking. Crouse United Methodist Church knows this and hopes meals catered by the Home Place will bring in donations to their Building Fund. “Our church has grown so much in the last year or so that…

Winter no vacation for farmers

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What do farmers do during the winter? Well, there’s fishing, hunting and going to Disney World. “That’s it. End of story,” said Alan Davis, the son in Davis and Son Orchard. He’s joking of course, but some people really believe it. “They really do think that we do nothing in…

Softball showdown hosted by Optimists

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Thousands of people will converge on western Lincoln County in July for the Dixie Youth Girls State Softball Tournament. The tournament will be held in mid-July, said Nathan Workman, vice president of the West Lincoln Optimist Club. Excitement is already mounting within club. This will be the first time the…

A stitch in time

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Recipients recognized for dedication to building a strong downtown Lincolnton

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The Lincoln Cultural Center was the site Friday of this year’s Better Downtown Awards, presented by the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton Inc.. The second annual presentation, underwritten by First Federal Savings Bank, was a formal black tie optional event, celebrates the positive changes occurring in downtown Lincolnton, as well…

Denver’s Biggest Loser continues

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The seven contestants in the Fit Dimension “Denver’s Biggest Loser” contest continue working hard to lose weight. In these pictures, taken from the first day of the challenge, (Top) Jill Feldmeyer, owner of Fit Dimension on N.C. 16 coaches contestant Kim Dacunto on the stair-stepper. (Bottom) John Willis of Denver…