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A stitch in time

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Around Town 8/18/2008

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SFVFD MEETING The South Fork Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual community meeting 7 p.m. today at the fire station. This will include board of director and fire officer elections. SCRABBLE RUN Scrabble Run, a poker run benefiting Amy’s House, will take place Aug. 24 beginning in Highland Park…

Azalea Tea

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Helping Habitat

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Stickies, to Alice, are a childhood memory

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Drew Chance of Lincoln County Parks and Recreation has been putting on the Social at Howards Creek, a once-monthly gathering in west Lincoln, for a few months now. At the July 14 event, it became a family affair. Chance’s mother, Alice, came to the gathering to teach a few ladies…

Continuing the tradition

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For more than 25 years, members of the Lincoln County Extension Community Association have sold fried pies made from a 100-year-old recipe. “It’s an old art,” Melinda Houser, family and consumer sciences extension agent, said of the homemade pies. Some things have changed. The dough now uses Crisco instead of…

Pottery entries wanted

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The work of potters from the Catawba Valley region will be on display beginning Sept. 2 at the Lincoln Cultural Center, and all area potters are invited to participate. “It’s not a competition,” said Gary Lee, president of the Arts Council of Lincoln County, which is organizing the show. “It’s…

New agent on board

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There’s a new face at the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. Libby Yarbor, 24, is the new area agricultural extension agent. “This is something I wanted to do,” she said. “I get to work with the community and work with agriculture at the same time.” Yale started at the extension Aug.…

Waitresses walk in support of cause

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Two Linebergers Cattle Company Steak House and Saloon waitresses are walking 39 miles together for a common cause. “Anything we can do to help,” said Jen Cendejas of Lincolnton. Cendejas and her friend, Kasey Kale, who is also a waitress at the Denver restaurant, are participating in the Avon Breast…

Boy Scouts named Super Troop

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