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‘Steel Magnolias’ a story of friendship and family

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The great thing about Belmont Abbey College’s production of “Steel Magnolias” is the witty script and touching story. The not so great thing? It can never be as good as the movie. Sure the actresses do their best — especially Sandi Weaver as Truvy – but it’s hard to compete…

Former Lincolnton resident named judge of S. C. bankruptcy court by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Beth Burris, a former Lincolnton resident whose father and sister still live in town, has been appointed by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to serve as a bankruptcy judge in South Carolina. She is the daughter and stepdaughter of Richard R. “Dick” Burris and Louise Shuford Burris; and the…

Scronce brothers ‘The Magnificent Seven’

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Many people are familiar with Steven Spielberg’s movie, “Saving Private Ryan.” It is believed the genesis of that film took its inspiration from a real-life occurrence during World War II, in which five brothers served in the same battalion and lost their lives in an attack at sea. In Lincoln…

Around Town 11/14/2005

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PRESENTATION The Lincoln Natural Resource Committee is hosting a presentation on changes that are occurring in the area concerning land cover which includes trees, open space, and urban area. The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the multi-purpose room at the Senior Center on the Lincoln…

Remembering those who serve and served

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Ric Goodhue commander of American Legion Post #30 waved to the crowd as the parade wended its way. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Those who served during the Vietnam era were also a part of the tribute. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Veterans from several wars displayed their colors. Chris…

Area pets get quality care at the Maiden Small Animal Hospital

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MAIDEN – Since 1997, Dr. Kim Mitchell has owned up to having a wonderful position with a terrific company. The best part about her job is the thanks she gets from grateful clients. “It’s a great job,” said Mitchell. “I get a thousand kisses from my patients every day.” Mitchell,…

Lakeshore Presbyterian Church coffee house benefit held for East Lincoln Pregnancy Counseling Center

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Friends, supporters, volunteers and members of Lakeshore Presbyterian Church turned out in droves Thursday night for the church’s monthly coffee house and a benefit for the East Lincoln Pregnancy Counseling Center. The featured speaker was Christian comedian Keith Deltano. “My message is that this center matters,” he said. “We’re making…

’Tis the season to tour homes

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The Lincoln Arts Council is proud to announce its fourth Star Light Tour of Homes, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. The tour includes seven locations — four private homes, a church, a business and the Lincoln Cultural Center. The them for this year’s…

Woman wins Amy Grant tickets after years of volunteer service

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While stopped at a red light, Gail Lineberger learned her years of volunteer work had won her free tickets to an Amy Grant concert. “I happened to have the radio on, so I heard Kathy talking about me,” Lineberger said. Kathy Vinzant, director of the Lincoln County Coalition Against Child…

Remembering life during war

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The life of Bill Carter is one steeped in war, love and history. The 85-year-old World War II veteran spent several years stationed in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands as a mess sergeant. Back surgery kept him out of the battle zone. A Lincolnton native, Carter entered the guard in…