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Boaters reminded to keep in mind what state law requires, permits

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With the boat traffic on the lake heating up, law enforcement advises to remember some important boating laws. No one under the age of 12 can operate a motorboat. However, a person at least 12-years old but less than 16-years old can operate a motorboat if the individual has satisfied…

Shoreline Briefs

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BOATING COURSE A safe boating class will held from 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on June 14 and 16 at Queen’s Landing. For more information call (704) 587-0325 or email: uscgc17@bellsouth.net or visit www.lmservice.org. CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES Lincoln County Parks and Recreation will be holding children’s art classes at the…

Around Town 6/8/2005

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BIBLE SCHOOL Crowell Memorial United Methodist Church, 4018 Killian Road, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The theme is “Construction Zone.” All ages welcome. For information call (704) 735-8889. CAMP STILL OPEN The Meadows at Lake Norman still has room. The Meadows offers…

Theatre Guild survives struggles

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Despite trials and tribulations, members of the Lincoln Theatre Guild know the show must go on. The non-profit organization lost its administrative director in April and found itself deeply in debt. Since then, anonymous donations have cleared up financial worries and new board members are being recruited. “The reorganization has…

Strawberry sweetheart

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“Sooo-weeee-t!” BBQ ‘n’ bikes come to Lincolnton

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(Editor’s note: Because of technical difficulties, the Lincoln Times-News was unable to run this article June 6 as originally intended.) Maybe it was a coincidence, but after days of rainy weather, the sun triumphed over the clouds just in time for the fourth annual Doug Herbert Hog Happenin.’ Both bikers…

Medical practice opens

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50th wedding anniversary

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Hal and Prue Carpenter of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3. The couple has one child, Marcella. Hal is a retired dairy farmer and maintenance director of Gaston Day School. Prue is retired from substitute teaching in Lincoln County Schools. The couple are members of Bethel Lutheran…

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Within the week

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A variety of child-focused activities accompany this week of summer vacation. For one thing, the Gaston Public Library is hosting “Caught in the Web: A performance of Ananse Stories.” The African folk tales will surely delight young audiences at 10:30 a.m. on Friday. The library is located at 1555 East…