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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 –…

Chamber increasing scholarships from one to four

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has increased the number of scholarships given for 2006 from the proceeds of the annual adult spelling bee. Starting next year, the chamber will give out four scholarships — one to each Lincoln County high school — instead of just one scholarship covering four…

Grand opening

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