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BOB PATRICK Special to the LTN ———————————— While the anglers were busy competing in the recent Casting Out Cancer Jim Ledbetter Memorial Bass Tournament, a national casting kids competition was being held at the weigh-in area at Queen’s Landing on Lake Norman. Three youngsters earned the right to advance to…

Lake Calendar

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PLANT SALE The East Lincoln Community Garden Club is holding a Spring plant sale from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 9, at Webbs Chapel United Methodist Church rain or shine. For more information, call Gloria Thompson at (704) 827-2520. HEALTH SERIES Current issues and concerns about thyroid glands will be…

Around Town 3/27/2006

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WILDFLOWER HIKES South Mountains State Park will hold spring wildflower hikes from 1-3 p.m. on Saturdays in April and the first Saturday in May. A ranger will lead these moderate two-mile hikes. Meet at the park office. Space is limited and pre-registration may be required for some of the programs.…

Performers readying for fourth annual Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition

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It is often said that a civilization is remembered more for its contributions to arts and science than for most anything else. One need only look to the Roman Empire as an example how much truth there is to that. Short of its military conquests and its decline in morality…

Looking back to December 1970, when the old city hall was newly dedicated

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Finally, the big day will soon be upon the citizens of Lincolnton, when the new City Hall/Fire Station facility, 114/116 W. Sycamore St., gets dedicated 2 – 5 p.m. Sunday, April 9. In honor of the upcoming event, the Lincoln Times-News this week will rerun articles and features from December…

`A Taste of Judaism`

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Fine dining comes to familiar Denver restaurant

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Lake Cottage Restaurant and Catering, formerly Westlake Restaurant, reopened Thursday with a new name, several new menu offerings and a new chef. Chef Jeanette Barbagli (left photo) stirs homemade Italian sauce in the kitchen. Barbagli, a Lincoln County native, has 24 years experience in the food industry and has spent…

Vroom Vroom

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Volunteers use their wheels to deliver meals

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LINC Home Meals volunteers, who spend their time, energy and gas money helping the less fortunate, were honored with a luncheon held at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Tuesday. “Real commitment doesn’t happen quite as often as it used to, so we certainly appreciate what you do,” the Rev.…

Arts Council director retires after 10 years

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When Mary Jane Howard first took the position of executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council, it seemed like a perfect fit. She was active in the theater, wrote poetry and loved art of all kinds. She also had a background in finance. At the time, the Arts Council had…