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Crouse woman grows tomatoes ‘big and ugly’

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Wanda Avery has spent her retirement digging in the dirt. “I just like seeing things grow, and I enjoy seeing people at the market,” she said. Avery and her husband, Bob, have grown fruits and vegetables for the Lincoln County Farmers Market’s Lincolnton location since 2000. They’ve been gardening at…

Around Town 7/7/2008

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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM Hardin Baptist Church, Dallas, is adding two new programs to its children’s ministry this fall. There will be a half-day preschool for children ages 2 to 4 that will include the ABeka curriculum, music, art, sign language a snack and free play. An after school program for elementary-age…

Young Graduates

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Around Town 7/4/2008

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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM Hardin Baptist Church, Dallas, is adding two new programs to its children’s ministry this fall. There will be a half-day preschool for children ages 2 to 4 that will include the ABeka curriculum, music, art, sign language a snack and free play. An afterschool program for elementary-age children…

Pizza encourages visiting the library

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Pizza lured an endangered species into the Charles R. Jonas Library Monday afternoon: middle-school students who read for fun. “This is where we lose children. We lose them at age 11 and up,” said Stephanie Osborne, library associate. “We try to pull them back in with fun activities for them…

Lincoln residents enjoy Camp Dogwood

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Four of Lincoln County’s residents, along with residents from across the state, took a vacation last week and relaxed at Camp Dogwood. Located on Lake Norman, the camp was established in 1967 by the North Carolina Lions Foundation. The camp, which serves the blind and visually impaired, is the only…

Hair today, gone tomorrow

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Serving it up at Salem Industries

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Lincolnton declares ‘Independents’ Day

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The City of Lincolnton’s Business and Community Development Office is encouraging local residents to “Celebrate Independents Day” by shopping at locally owned, independent businesses. Mayor David Black and members of Lincolnton City Council declared July 1-14, 2008 Independents Days in Lincolnton at the council’s Thursday meeting. Residents of Lincolnton are…

QUESTION of the WEEK

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Where would you like to see a ‘downtown’ develop on the existing N.C. 16 in the next two decades, if at all? Lynne Gronning, Denver: “From a realistic standpoint, the only place I could really see it would be is down by Stacy’s Restaurant. There’s already so much development down…