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Around Town 4/17/2009

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FUNDRAISER Antiques Photography, a photography group that takes pictures of children, will hold a fundraiser to benefit the Relay for Life Friday and Saturday at Carolina’s Medical Center – Lincoln. For more information, call Pam Null at (704) 732-5510. THE CRUCIBLE The Lincoln Theatre Guild will perform The Crucible 8…

Around Town – Church Briefs

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GOSPEL CONCERT The Maiden Church of God will have a gospel concert featuring Three Bridges and Jonathan Cox 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are available at the door and at Lighthouse Christian Bookstore in Lincolnton. The cost is $5 for adults and admission is free for children age 12 and younger.…

Lincoln Theatre Guild presents American classic

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Arthur Miller’s classic tale of accusations and hysteria in a Puritan community takes the stage this weekend at the Lincoln Cultural Center. “It’s very intense,” said Kirby Rice, who plays Elizabeth Proctor. “It deals with a lot of really touchy subjects – adultery, religion and how far people will go…

Good year for farmers

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The Lincoln County Farmers Market opens this weekend with plants, crafts and fresh produce. “Some people may decide to wait until the vegetables get more abundant, but I would encourage them to come out and see what’s there,” said Kevin Starr, director of the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. “I always…

Show focuses on bottles, pottery

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Bottle collecting can be a very delicate hobby. Those living in earthquake-prone states generally stay away from showy displays. “All we’re afraid of is a bird,” said Chuck Rash, a Lincolnton man, who has filled his garage with antique bottles. This fear is very real – Rash has dealt with…

Farmers market set to open

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At long last, it’s time for the Lincoln County Farmers Market to open. Both locations will open this Saturday. The downtown Lincolnton location at 225 W. Water St. will open at 7 a.m. The Denver location at Rock Springs School on N.C. 16 will open at 8 a.m. The Denver…

SWAT practice

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Farmers’ Market, other events mark spring in Denver

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Spring is here and several community events will come into full bloom this Saturday in east Lincoln County. While vendors set up their stands for the start of third annual Denver Farmers’ Market at Rock Springs Elementary School off N.C. 16, two other community groups will host a Earth Day…

Mustang soccer star playing better after ACL recovery

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DENVER — Two years ago Chelsea Tate tore her ACL, not knowing whether she would get back to playing the level of soccer to which she was accustomed. Now in her senior year the East Lincoln captain said she may be even better. “In some ways I feel better than…