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Highway patrol training camp means business

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After a grueling week-long training, a high school senior has new respect for law enforcement. Matt Hovis, a student at West Lincoln High School, participated in a rigorous highway patrol training camp in Raleigh June 26 through July 1. “I just wanted to see if I could do it,” he…

Playing with the Memphis Sound

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Spending your summer with the Memphis Sound is like participating in extreme band camp. There are push ups and yelling. In fact, Rachel Dudley, a recent graduate of West Lincoln High School, threw up her first four rehearsals. Of course, she was required to run 20 minutes in the heat,…

Habitat house seeks an owner

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Habitat for Humanity volunteers are looking for the perfect family to move into a completed home in western Lincoln County. The four-bedroom, two-bath house is located on rural Alf Hoover Road and was completed in 2004. John Pagel, vice president of Habitat in Lincoln County, hopes to get the message…

Five generations

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Around Town 8/26/2005

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HOMECOMING AND REVIVAL There will be homecoming and revival at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Iron Station on Sunday. Services will be at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Welchi Caldwell of Faith Memorial Baptist Church, Charlotte will be the speaker. Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m., Rev. Doctor Lincoln…

LHS second county school to boast its own athletic trainer

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Lincolnton High School athletes now have someone new to fix their bumps and bruises. In conjunction with Lincoln Medical Center, the school has hired athletic trainer Sara Edwards. “It’s been good,” Edwards said. “The people have been very helpful.” Lincolnton High School is the second high school in the county…

“Anything Goes Photography” just about what the name says

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Tina Powell remembers photographing her two children all the time while they were growing up. “I took pictures like crazy. I had a camera in every room,” Powell said. “Everytime one of the kids would smile or giggle, I would grab one of the cameras.” She also took endless pictures…

Top honors

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A hundred year blessing

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Lookin’ for a home…owner, that is

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Habitat for Humanity is looking for a family to fill the recently-finished home in Pumpkin Center. The 1,200-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath home is located off of Lee Lawing Road close to North Lincoln High School. John Pagel, vice-president for Habitat for Humanity in Lincoln County and construction manager for the…