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Around Town 2/29/2008

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2nd CHANCE CLASSES Second Chance Classes are available from Gaston College through March. The majority of the classes are online. For more information visit www.gaston.edu or call (704) 922-6232. ALTRUSA AWARD Completed nomination packets for the 2008 Altrusa Award of Excellence must be received by the Gaston College Foundation office…

Realtors Honored

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Book fair raises funds

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The North Brook Elementary School Book Fair has something special for all of its little customers. Emily Baker likes books about puppies and horses. Her fellow student, Dylan Wyatt, enjoys books centered around the movie “Cars.” Micah Hayes digs Barbie books. Caeden Acker has a taste for scary stuff, and…

Burlon Craig`s Cat Square home now on National Register

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Burlon Craig may be gone, but his house – as well as the pottery shop and kiln where he made his famous pottery – is set to remain for years to come, thanks to Jason Harpe. Harpe, executive director of the Lincoln County Historical Association, penned a National Register of…

Dealing with the difficulties of divorce

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Kim Fisher, facilitator of Hull’s Grove Baptist Church’s upcoming DivorceCare ministry, knows from personal experience how divorce can be traumatizing and isolating. “It’s almost like you have a sickness, and they don’t want to catch it,” Fisher said of people’s reactions. “I don’t think they mean to isolate, but it’s…

Wood-turned works of art

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How to avoid identity theft

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Lincoln County members of the Extension Community Association learned about the dangers of identity theft at a workshop held Tuesday. “This is something that is concerning everyone, every one of us,” said Rebecca Wesson, assistant manager of First Charter Bank in Lincolnton, of identity theft. “It’s very prevalent. In fact,…

SHORELINE—BUSINESS
Owner sees vision turn into reality

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Business owner Deborah Maynor says that her store is a reminder that any dream can become reality. Maynor opened Honeysuckle, a store specializing in accents and gifts, Sept. 15 in Denver. “I knew that I had always wanted to open my own store,” she said. “I just didn’t know what…

96th Birthday

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Rotary auction successful

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