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British invasion hits Lincolnton with movie, tribute band

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The British are coming! The British are coming! And they’re bringing with them rock and roll. “The Beatles are invading little Lincolnton,” said Rick Ramseur, president of the Lincoln Concert Association. Well, not exactly. The original Fab Four, sadly cannot make it. In their place, however, is the Return. Touted…

Lincoln County Shriners raise funds to help children in need

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Steven Chambers has been through a lot in his 12 years. Born with cerebral palsy, he has spent his life in and out of hospitals. He lived through surgeries and injections and has been encased in a body cast twice. All these experiences, however, have made the Vale local into…

Everyone a winner at Special Olympics

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(Above)Justin Pace draws back and gets ready to toss the shot put during one of his attempts during Friday’s Special Olylmpics games. (Below)Brian Henderson is all smiles as he received his gold medal in the softball throw. Chris Dean / LTN Photo Cameron Carroll gets ready to spring from the…

Sing-a-long

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(Above) Residents of Cardinal Care listened in to a musical treat Friday when musicians Allen Biggerstaff, Michael Wright and Bryan Ayers (partially obscured) were joined in song by students from Lincoln Middle School. (Below) Allen Biggerstaff, Michael Wright and Byran Ayers set about with a foot-stompin’ and hand clappin’ good…

YMCA Safe Kids

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(Above) Andrew Helms, 7, gets a brown dog face makeover from Mollie Taylor, Caring Clown coordinator at Lincoln Medical Center. Facepainting was one of many attractions during Saturday’s YMCA Safe Kids Week event. (Below) Is that a look of concern on the face of Madi Paysour, 6, a digital print…

Medal of Honor recipient in Lincolnton

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Carolina Mills to close Lincolnton, Maiden divisions

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MAIDEN — Carolina Mills announced Monday that as of June 30, all domestic yarn manufacturing operations will cease, permanently putting 311 people in plants in Lincolnton, Maiden and Statesville out of work. In a press release issued by the company, president and chief executive officer Steve Dobbins, he stated damage…

Celebrating Earth Day 2006

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(Above) Shay Rooney, 4, the youngest participant at a recent Earth Day celebration, assisted Wendy Hutchinson, the organizer of a Lincolnton event. (Below) Shay holds one the many plants that were donated for the event. Contributed / LTN Photo A group of local Lincoln County residents joined together at The…

Seniors have many travel options in a variety of price ranges and destinations

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There are a lot of exciting options available when it comes to senior travel. This a very special time in your life where you can put the focus back on you and your mate. Chances are that your kids are grown with kids of their own. You have put them…

Around Town 5/1/2006

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GRANT WORKSHOP A grant writing workshop will be held 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at the Rehoboth Church of Lincolnton, 608 Huss St. Cost is $50. The workshop will include the basic steps in writing a winning grant proposal. The workshop will cover local, state, federal and private…