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Students take foreign language as a ‘sign’

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Once a week after school, students at the Lincolnton Middle School spend time learning a foreign language, but a lot of the time, “words” aren’t needed. The approximately 24 middle-schoolers are members of the Wildcat Signers, a sign language club started by sixth-grade math and science teacher Karen Robbins. A…

Church may be the last of its kind in state

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Many years ago, it wasn’t that uncommon to see union churches – two churches that share a common building – across the state of North Carolina. Today, it’s very rare, and Lincoln County may have the only one left in the state. Salem Lutheran and United Church of Christ, located…

Theatre Guild to hold auditions

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Auditions for the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of “Come Blow Your Horn” by Neil Simon will be held at the Lincoln Cultural Center May 11 from 6-8 p.m. and May 12 from 2-5 p.m. Call backs will take place May 13 from 6-8 p.m. The Cultural Center is located at…

Taking the ‘Opportunity’

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National Day of Prayer

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4-H Talent winners

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Positive attitude, faith help healing

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Tommy Hartsoe knows cancer affects all families – whether the threat is big or small. He battled cancer 22 years ago, and at age of 58, is proof of the importance of early detection. He also knows how important it is to approach things positively. “Don’t give up,” Hartsoe said.…

Farmers Market opens in Denver on Saturday

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This coming Saturday, May 5, is a date that I hope will be the start of something big. The Denver location of the Lincoln County Farmers Market will open at 8 a.m. that morning and operate until about noon (or until sell-out). The market will be held in front of…

Around Town 5/4/2007

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BLESSING OF THE VINES The second annual blessing of the vines at Woodmill Winery takes place 11 a.m. – noon Saturday, followed by the Muscadine Festival noon – 6 p.m. and spring fling dance 7 – 11 p.m. Admission free for festival. Tickets $25 couple for dance. Call to make…

Elevator going up at Trinity Lutheran

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The congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church, located on Reepsville Road in Vale, has been facing a dilemma for the past several years, a dilemma which will soon be solved thanks to a lot of planning and some fairly major construction. The majority of the church’s Sunday school classes are held…