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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…

With our thanks

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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…

Paso fino stable soon opening its gates

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Starting June 25, the Blake-Cliff Stables in Denver will open their gates for the public to enjoy or purchase one of the newest and smallest breeds of horses in the country. George McKee, the owner of Blake-Cliff. has managed to breed nearly 40 paso fino horses from a starting group…

Reading away the summer months

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Summer vacation marks the beginning of a very busy season for local libraries. On Tuesday alone, 600 people visited the library, a number of them kids ready to take on summer reading. Luckily, a new and improved computer system should help with the increased load, that is, when the librarians…

Head of the class

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Around Town 6/3/2005

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HOT DOG/BAKE SALE Howard’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department Ladies auxiliary will hold a hotdog/bake sale on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. until. DEMOCRATIC MEN’S GROUP MEETING The Democratic Men’s Group of Lincoln County will meet Saturday, June 4 at 8 a.m. at the Lincoln House restaurant, 604 Clark Drive.…