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Complications from pneumonia claim life of ELPAC founder

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Judy Browne, the founder of the East Lincoln Political Action Committee (ELPAC), knew the results of the run-off election between county commissioner Carrol Mitchem and opponent Bruce Carlton Tuesday night. According to family friend Ray Holmes, she was elated as founder of ELPAC at the results. The next morning, her…

Lake Calendar

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BOATING SAFETY Flotillas 17-6 and 17-8 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary are offering boating skills and seamanship courses 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at the Shepherd’s Volunteer Fire Department on N.C. 21 in Mooresville. Cost is $40 and lunch will be available at a small additional cost.…

Around Town 6/7/2006

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FRESH START The Fresh Start Widow Group of the Greater Gaston Area will have as its guest speaker Karen Willis, assistant manager of cardiac health and fitness center of Caramount Health, when it meets 6 p.m. Thursday at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Family Life Center), 190 E.…

Ministry helps men find faith behind prison walls

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It’s easy to drive quickly past the Lowe’s heading towards downtown Lincolnton, rushing to or from work and other daily obligations. It’s easy to forget what lays just behind the Lowe’s Hardware Store in Lincolnton – the Lincoln Correctional Center, a medium-security prison that houses 202 inmates serving a range…

Older Americans Celebration 2006

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Hog Happenin’ fixin’s ’n’ fun

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You call that trash “music?” As a matter of fact, yes, and we call it “Fresh Trash.”

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North Lincoln H.S. “Band of Knights” complete successful 2005 -06 season

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Recently, the “Band of Knights” of North Lincoln High School held its annual Awards Night Ceremony, celebrating the successes of the year in band, and recognizing students who had made outstanding achievements in the area of band music. High on the list of the band’s achievements was its recent trip…

Mind mapping: Thinking outside the box no clichй

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People recently packed a weekly meeting of the Lincolnton Toastmasters at the Lincoln Campus of Gaston College and were given different colored pens and paper where they drew circles, lines and words. It wasn’t an art or English class, however, that had people drawing: it was the introduction to a…

Jesus project

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