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Teacher has power to lift both body and minds – hers and students

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When Jennifer Thompson met and married her husband, Donovan, back in 1998, little did she know their honeymoon would lead to a new-found passion —- one in which she couldn’t “weight” to get started. — powerlifting. It all started at the renowned Muscle Beach in Venice Beach, California. “I saw…

East Lincoln Relay for Life announces schedule

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The following is a schedule of events for the upcoming East Lincoln Relay for Life scheduled Friday, April 7 – Saturday April 8 at East Lincoln High School. Friday April 7 12-4 p.m.: Registration and camp set-up 5 p.m.: survivor check-in 5:30 p.m.: dinner for survivors 6 p.m.: performance by…

50th Anniversary

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Performers reading for fourth annual Heafner-Williams Vocal Competion

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(Editor’s note: Biographies on the first five vocalists who will be participating ran in Monday’s edition. The remaining five will appear in Friday’s edition.) Interest continues building for this year’s Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition. Word has it that this weekend’s event, which runs Friday – Saturday, indicate it will be one…

St. Luke`s acts as gallery for images of things `soon to be gone`

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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall has its walls lined with images of old barns and sheds, sides of buildings and covered bridges. The art is the work of Walter “Butch” Vess and is a result of photography, computer manipulation and old-fashioned hand painting. “I tend to do things that…

Before old City Hall there was

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Editor’s note: On Sunday, April 9, from 2 -5 p.m., the new City Hall/Fire Station complex will be officially dedicated. In anticipation of the event, the Lincoln Times-News is running a series of articles this and next week. This week’s articles are reprinted from 1970, when the previous City Hall/Fire…

$30k raised for

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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…