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Lions Club poster winners

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On display at the Charles R. Jonas Library in Lincolnton are 28 entries from Lincoln County in the 2005-06 Lions International Peace Post Contest. The year’s theme was “Peace without borders.” Students who earned top honors received a cash award and their school placed their name on a plaque. The…

Family lives their Scottish heritage

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January marks four years the Howard family of Denver has been living their Scottish heritage through dance. Lisa Howard made the decision to have her three girls, Bethany, then 10, Brittany, then 6; and Baileigh, then 4, to learn Scottish dances at the Burgin Academy of Scottish Dance in Charlotte.…

Lake Calendar

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ELBA MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA) will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the East Lincoln Community Center. For more information, call ELBA president Peter Browne at (704) 820-0215. DIGITAL CAMERAS The Friends of East Lincoln branch library present an introductory class…

A place for Klassic Rides to go

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Billy West remembers his first car at age 16: a 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle. “My dad, Floyd, and I restored the paint, engine and interior,” said Billy. “It took a couple of years but now it’s completely restored.” The love for older cars and restoring older cars between father and son…

California woman seeks out local author

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After reading about an Iron Station woman’s Biblical visions, a California woman hopped in her car and headed for Lincoln County. She showed up at Nancy Grigg’s doorstep, ready to see the little church built in the Griggs’ backyard and hear more about her book “The Truth From God.” “She…

Holiday art

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“Holiday in the Woods,” which features the art of Don Olsen and Ginny Kozolvari, will be on exhibit at the Lincoln Cultural Center through Dec. 31. Above is Olsen’s wood sculpture “Surchin Urchin.” Below is Kozolvari’s painting “Transylvania.” Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Pharmacy a delightful step into the past

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Houser’s Drugs, a notable landmark for more than 50 years in Cherryville keeps tradition and a small town atmosphere alive by catering to citizens. “I’ve been coming for 10 to 15 years every morning,” said Ruth Black-Anthony. “It’s a friendly place to meet and they’re awfully nice here. It’s a…

Christmas concert

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Members of the seventh grade band at Pumpkin Center Middle School recently performed in the school’s holiday concert. Also performing were the sixth grade general music students, the seventh and eighth grade bands, seventh grade chorus, eighth grade chorus (pictured below) and the Pumpkin Center Middle School jazz band. Chris…

All aboard the Polar Express

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Around Town 12/22/2005

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BLOOD DRIVE The Lincoln County Red Cross announces two blood drives. The first will be held 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday at the Red Cross office on North Aspen, which is in the back of the Century 21 building. The second drive will be held from noon –…