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EAST LINCOLN BETTERMENT ASSOCIATION MEETING The East Lincoln Betterment Association will have their annual meeting on Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. The location has not been determined yet. The meeting will announce ELBA’s new President, Treasurer and four new board members. LAKE NORMAN ORCHESTRA CONCERT The Lake Norman Orchestra and…

Seear recalls sights of a lifetime

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Physician retires from health dept. After resisting Nazis, going on whaling expeditions and providing aid in developing nations, a Lincoln County Health Department doctor is finally ready to retire. “Everything has to end,” said Torben Seear who has worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist with the Lincoln County Health Department…

Pipe organist to give smoking show

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The pied piper of the pipe organ is coming to Lincolnton promising both music and laughs. “He just has a very clever and fast paced presentation on how (the pipe organ) works and a very sparkling manner of playing,” said Daniel Hannemann, music minister at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Cj Sambach,…

Student computer skills up slightly

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SAT scores trail state average Lincoln County Schools has increased its number of computer literate children. Of the 1,110 students tested this year in the school district, 82.7 percent were found proficient. This number shows a slight increase over 82.2 percent of students found proficient in 2003. Most students take…

Chamber to hold banquet

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The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2004 Annual Banquet Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Each year the chamber, which has more than 500 members in Lincoln County, recognizes the Man of the Year, the Woman of the Year and the Small Business Person of…

Lincoln artist carves his own niche out of wood

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Reginald Lanier starts his creations with a simple block of wood. He draws the profile on for a side view and top view, then he cuts it out with a bandsaw. For the final creation he shapes the wood with knives and sandpaper and then uses a wood burner to…

Grand Opening

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Lincoln County Commissioner Tom Anderson cuts the ribbon Nov. 4 with Dr. Nadra, Dr. Tomovich and members of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Thursday at the grand openings of Lakeshore Pediatric Center and Shoreline Family Medicine at the East Lincoln Health Pavilion in Denver. Cecil Smith / LTN Photo…

`Funny Money` launders big laughs

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What do stolen money, a birthday celebration and a dead body have in common? Inquisitive minds can find the answer in the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s upcoming production of “Funny Money.” The play, written by Ray Cooney, has its main characters scampering all over the stage, dodging accusations and scheming to…

School Visitor

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Sid Luck from Seagrove, N.C. visited Iron Station Elementary School Nov. 4 to give small groups of students presentations of the process of shaping traditional pottery. He owns and runs Luck`s Ware Pottery in Seagrove where he welcomes visitors to watching him make traditional wheel- thrown pottery. Contributed Photo…

Art Winners Announced

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The Lincoln Arts Council has announced winners of the 2004 County-wide Art Show. Awards were given to winners during a ceremony Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Winners of this year’s competition are: Melanie Bell, first place Reginald Lanier, second place Andrea St. John, third place Honorable mentions were given…