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West Lincoln band raffles off Mustang

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A 2005 Mustang could be yours for only $10. You even get to pick its color. West Lincoln High School band students will be selling 3,500 $10 raffle tickets from now until April, and one lucky winner walks home with the new car, which is donated by Armstrong Ford in…

Growing through art

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The opening reception of A Place to Grow’s annual art show was full of noise, smiling children and colorful, wall to wall art Thursday morning. “We weren’t even able to get everything up,” said Denise Zock, director of the preschool. “We had to choose bits and pieces.” The art exhibit,…

Ordination

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Heard any good books lately?

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Want to catch up on the classics, but don’t have time? Hoping to learn from the good book, but your hands are full? Addicted to mysteries and working a factory job? Audio books come to the rescue! “I’m a tape worm,” said Sue Johnson, an audio book enthusiast. “I love…

Many who need hearing aids don`t have them

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Over 5,000 people in Lincoln County identify as having a loss of hearing. Of those, 313 people have a profound loss. The Lincolnton Lions Club hopes to aid those disabled with the assistance of the North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing. “Deafness comes…

Club cook finds life in the kitchen

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Brian Kilkenny never wanted to be a chef. He was a political science major and hated cooking. When he was a college student in New York State, his Italian roommate would make dinner and he would do the dishes. “It’s kind of ironic actually,” Kilkenny said. After taking a part-time…

P & R offers spring camp for kids

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Spring break is just around the corner. The kids will be out of school and what to do will be the popular question. The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Department is now offering a Spring Break camp to be held March 28 to April 1 for children in kindergarten through…

NLHS drama: `Be Our Guest”

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Brian Summers was overwhelmed with joy when he saw his name on the call board. Summers, who has always loved theatrical work and being in productions, is in his senior year at North Lincoln High School. “This being my senior year and last opportunity to be in a play, I…

Pavilion buys scannng tools

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The East Lincoln Healthcare Pavilion, an outpatient center of Lincoln Medical Center, is continuing to expand and improve. The Imaging Center has added a new CT Scanner and an ultrasound machine. The $400,000 CT scanner installed at the end of January helps doctors look inside parts of the body, such…

Lake Calendar

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ELBA MEETING ELBA will meet Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church. Duke Power will be doing the program. COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden Club will meet Monday, March 14 at 9:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Webbs Chapel Church. The program will…