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DARE Graduation

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Earlene Johnson (top photo) offered an inspirational presentation as the guest speaker at the 2008 DARE graduation Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Members of the Sheriff’s Office then passed out diplomas to students, including Cesar Rivera, a Kiser Intermediate School fifth-grader. Seth Mabry / LTN Photo…

4-H club introduces students to photography

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A new 4-H Club in Lincolnton is helping students discover their creative spirits through the magic of photography. The “Photographic Expeditions 4-H Club” meets at the Sunrise Community Center in Lincolnton twice monthly. Club leaders, Kevin F. James and Fran Senters, guide local students ranging in age from 5 to…

Mayor nominees announced

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The race to become honorary mayor of Cat Square is in full swing. A total of four Cat Square favorites were nominated Saturday at the Cat Square Superette. The winner’s sole duty will be to ride in the Cat Square Christmas Parade Dec. 13. “They are a wonderful group of…

A Place to Grow student in need of new wheel chair

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A Place to Grow may have its first dropout — a student who doesn’t have room to grow. “If his hips get much wider, I can’t fit him in it,” Sherry Reinhardt with A Place to Grow said of student Oscar Martinez. “He’s literally wedged in there.” A Place to…

Christian Ministry receives Bi-Lo grant

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The Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is $3,556 closer to its Christmas Fund goal thanks to a grant from Bi-Lo Charities. This year, the Bi-Lo Charity Classic, a golf tournament, celebrated its 25th anniversary and raised $5.6 million. Christian Ministry of Lincoln County is just one of several organizations benefiting…

Around Town 12/5/2008

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GIFTS FOR CHILDREN The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will host their annual “Gifts for Children” concert 7 p.m. tonight at Highland Free Will Baptist Church, 2742 Highland Drive, Lincolnton. The concert will feature a joint choir comprised of the sheriff’s office and Lincolnton Police Department. This event will raise money…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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CHURCH BAZAAR Zion Hill Baptist Church, 8173 Old N.C. 18, Lawndale, will have a bazaar 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The church will have breakfast, crafts, a yard sale, quilts, and baked and canned goods. For more information, call Joie Lovelace at (704) 538-9224. CRAFT AND BAKE SALE Crouse United…

New home for pottery studio

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Kimbrell Frazier has moved her pottery studio from Lincolnton’s downtown to the country, and she’s inviting the public to come visit her. “This is a nice change from being on Main Street for seven and half years,” Frazier said of her new studio, which is located at 2714 Union Church…

Five generations

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Abandoned animals an increasing concern

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The expanding housing crisis and rise in pet food costs are creating desperate times for Lincoln County pet owners and relief agencies. Totals for animal surrenders for the year in the county are staggering. From Jan. 1 to Nov. 24, there were 4,306 surrenders to Animal Services. Of those, 538…