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Fun at the carnival

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Juvenile crime intervention funds available for services

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The Lincoln County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of $167,817 in intervention and prevention funds for services to youths most at risk of court involvement. JCPC funds require a local cash or in-kind match of 30 percent. Based on the JCPC planning process conducted to date, the…

‘Greater Tuna’ a casserole of characters

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There must be something in the water in Tuna, Texas. “The town is a town that you wouldn’t want to live in because there’s so much craziness going on,” said Tony Wentz, who stars in “Greater Tuna.” “People can expect hilarious nonsense.” The two-man play, which opened at the Lincoln…

Historic family home restored

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When she was in high school, Anne Keever sat on her front porch and watched the handsome neighbor boy drive by on his tractor. “I would sit there and just wait to wave at him,” she said. Despite this crush, Anne had “vowed and declared” never to marry a farmer.…

Lincolnton Lions Club members look back on 55 years

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Lincolnton Lions Club members celebrated 55 years of service at a banquet held Tuesday night. “It’s good to look back to where you’ve come from, and then you can look forward to where you’re going,” said Bob Spencer, a Lions Club member. The event, which was held at First Presbyterian…

Around Town 1/20/2006

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS SERVICE Members will be marching to Greater Moore’s Chapel AME Zion Church Worship Center, 1009 Main St. from Oaklawn School at 10 a.m. Sunday. The morning service starts at 11 a.m. followed by dinner from 2 to 3:30 p.m. At 3:45 p.m. there will be a praise…

Something delicious cooking at Tim Schafer’s at Lake Norman

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(Above) Schafer sits in front of one of his restaurant’s fire places with one of his most popular dishes, the double-cut stuffed pork chop, which he prepared earlier. (below). Chris Dean / LTN Photo SHERRILLS FORD — Tim Schafer`s first exposure to the Denver area came via his wife, Rebecca.…

Continuing the dream

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The 77th birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. was celebrated all day long Monday. In the morning, a youth program (below) featured songs and dancing including (from left to right) Miracle Angel and Destiney James. The dance group “All for One” performed at the evening program as did members of…

Always something going on…

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There’s always something to do and see in downtown Lincolnton. (from top left, clockwise). For example, Amber Scharett (left), discusses with Judy and Nick Komas, owners of Classic Art and Framing, details of framing a shadowbox of Scharett’s husband’s college degree and tassel. (At top right photo) Peggy Wylie (left)…

FORE! Former golf course gets new life

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A golf course in Denver that closed in February 2003 is getting a new life, thanks to a Charlotte-area developer. Westport Lakeside Development LLC wants to reopen the Westport Golf Course this September on 200 acres that are mostly vacant. According to Lincoln County zoning administrator Randy Hawkins, the company…