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Helping Habitat

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Grand Opening

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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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UW fundraisers urged to work ‘for the future’

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Fundraisers received a round of inspirational speeches at the United Way of Lincoln County’s Pacesetter’s Breakfast Wednesday. “What you’re doing now is for the future – you’re helping people through life,” said the event’s keynote speaker, Doug Mayes, a long-time WBTV personality. Pacesetter companies and representatives from the non-profit agencies…

First Presbyterian card game to benefit Christian Ministry

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Most people don’t normally think of church and card games as things that go together. But next week, people will be playing cards at First Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton, and it’s all to raise money for a cause a number of the church’s members have long supported. “A Card Game…

Around Town Church Briefs

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RECYCLING EFFORT Trinity Lutheran Church, located next to the post office in Vale, is conducting a recycling campaign. The church is accepting newspapers, cardboard and magazines. Proceeds will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. BIBLE SCHOOL Freedom Church, 102…