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A time of penitence and renewal

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“Remember that you were dust and you will return to dust,” parishioners were told as ashes were pressed on their foreheads in the sign of the cross. On the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, Christians gathered at the First United Methodist Church in Lincolnton for a day of penitence…

Family in frames

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For a man born and bred in Charlotte, Nathan Parker certainly has a soft spot for country living. The artist’s exhibit, “Life Goes On,” now showing at the Lincoln Cultural Center, is full of images of old barns, road side stands and people working the land. These scenes were inspired…

Lincoln quilters` year end report

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This has been a good year for the organization. Since our report in April, more donation quilts have been made, bringing a total for the year to 44 preemie quilts. Of these, 26 went to the Lincoln Medical Center and 18 to Gaston Memorial. Amy’s House received a lap quilt…

Retired Lieutenant to speak

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A retired First Lieutenant of the United States Air Force will be speaking at the Lincoln Cultural Center this Saturday as part of an ongoing Black History Month celebration. Wilson V. Eagleson II was one of the original Tuskegee Airman and has many stories to tell. “We have been fortunate…

Five Generations

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DAR Essay Winner

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Rotary Farewell

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Chamber previews upcoming events

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce board previewed upcoming events at its monthly meeting Tuesday, which included the annual adult spelling bee and legislative breakfast, networking luncheon and business after hours events. The adult spelling bee, which last year raised $11,000 for the chamber and for Lincoln County Schools Education…

Essay Winners

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Dancing enthusiasts walk the line

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Merle Potuzak said when she line dances she can’t think about anything else. “You forget about the little problems,” Potuzak said. Wearing her jeans and red cowboy boots, Potuzak has been line dancing since the early 90s. Once she got started, she couldn’t stop. Now the Cornelius resident teaches line…