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Relay for Life events

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RELAY FOR LIFE FUND RAISER First Wesleyan Church at 115 Bonview Avenue in Lincolnton is sponsoring a spaghetti supper and gospel singing tonight, March 3, to raise funds for Relay For Life. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall and the singing will begin at 7…

Apple Queen visits elementary school subjects

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With those long golden locks and a silver crown perched atop her head, it’s no wonder elementary school students are in awe of the Apple Queen. “I liked her story that she read to us, and I liked her crown, and I liked what she talked about to us, and…

Ashes to ashes and dust to dust

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For many Lincoln County residents, Ash Wednesday was a day of public repentance. Attending church services, they were reminded “You are dust and to dust you shall return.” Participants took time to think about their relationship to God, divine forgiveness and eternal life. “We do not have very much control,”…

Class of 1955

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ELBA president, business owner involved in community

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Peter Browne of Denver is a man accustomed to wearing many hats. Not only is he the president of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA), he’s the owner/operator of The UPS Store located at the Waterside Crossing Shopping Center at N.C. 16/73. “I retired from First Union in 2002 and…

Lake Calendar

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FESTIVAL AND FASHION SHOW The 21st annual starwberry festival to benefit the East Lincoln High School parent/teachers association will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at ELHS. The group is also planning a fashion show at 6:30 p.m. at Verdict Ridge Country Club on Thursday, May…

Around Town 3/1/2006

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FISH FRY Bethlehem United Methodist Church on N.C. 182, will hold a fish fry from 4 – 8 p.m. Saturday (or until the fish runs out!). Plate includes fish, hushpuppies, slaw, French fries, drink and dessert. Dine in, carry out or drive through. Donations will be accepted for the building…

Theatre Guild cleans out closet, sells prom dresses

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild has a collection of more than 100 donated prom dresses ranging in size, style and era. There are shiny, sexy ones, demure tea length gowns and flirty numbers from the ’80s. “They’ve mostly been worn once if that,” said Betsy Okonski, vice president of the guild.…

Writers workshop to be held

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The International Women’s Writing Guild will be holding a workshop entitled “Each Life is Worth Telling” Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The workshop will be a chance for women writers to network, write and share their work. The event is being held in honor of Women’s History Month. Cost…

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