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Beatific ballerina

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Seeing double

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Educating through instruments

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Singing songs, tapping feet and playing music can have a lasting effect on a child. Sharon Atkinson, owner of Amazing Grace Studios in Lincolnton, believes that children who are educated with music are calm, balanced, well mannered and good students. “Children who have music early in life are good listeners,…

Around Town 6/20/2005

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FARMERS MARKET The Lincoln County Farmers Market will begin operating on its full schedule on Tuesday, June 21. The market will open Tuesday at 7 a.m., Thursdays at 3 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 a.m. BIBLE SCHOOL Circle “G” Ranch – Adventure Through the Open Door Bible School will continue…

Within the Week

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If you’re looking for something, free, fun and family friendly, then head out to the fourth annual Art on the Avenue this Saturday. The event is being put on by the Hickory Museum of Art through the sponsorship of Wachovia bank. It will be held on the grounds and inside…

History of two of area`s oldest funeral homes now unburied

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It was not unusual in the early part of the 20 century for furniture stores to double as funeral parlors (above). The services were often advertised (below). Contributed Photos Funeral homes aren’t typically associated as fun and exciting places to be, or where other forms of commerce were conducted. But…

Ramsour`s Mill

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Flames shoot out of a cannon re-enactors fired during Battle of Ramsour’s Mill festivities this past Saturday. However, the cannon was not part of the actual battle re-enactment. Chris Dean / LTN Photo (Above) Bill Ramsaur spoke on behalf of the Ramsour and Reinhardt families during Battle of Ramsour’s Mill…

Future Pool Sharks?

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Church exchange chance to learn and grow for all

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Trading spaces and swapping cultures isn’t a reality show for the Rev. Jane Kempster of St. Luke’s Episcopal and the Rev. Arthur Harris of Salisbury Cathedral Close in England. “The great advantage of exchanging through the channel of the church, as opposed to just going somewhere on holiday, is the…

Lamp outlet warehouse lighting the way

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It’s lamp heaven. George and Martha Washington lamps made of porcelain. Tiffany-style lamps. Leather lamps with silk shades. Harley-Davidson-looking lamps. Funky, sexy leg lamps with leopard print shoes and a leopard print shade. Radio lamps that people used to put on their TV sets to produce a soft glow as…