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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,…

Spaghetti-slurping good

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Hannah Gilroy and her family attended Family Night at GE Massey Elementary School Tuesday night. Children and adults ate spaghetti dinners, entered drawings for door prizes and visited information booths in the school’s media center. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…

Smoke Out — Health workers take anti-smoking steps

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Breaking free from addiction isn’t easy. Mollie Taylor, smoking cessation facilitator at Lincoln Medical Center, has faced the experience firsthand. A former smoker, she now helps others fight their battle against nicotine through a program called Freshstart. Though the program is only held quarterly at the hospital, Taylor offers assistance…

Lessons In Legato — Teacher cellist has time for class

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When Carrie Adams is not teaching, one can probably find her practicing her cello. The 23-year-old started playing the cello at the age of nine and took private lessons all through high school. She has been in the Charlotte Youth Symphony and the Junior Symphony. Now she is involved in…

Best At The Beat — Denver hip-hop artist jumps on the talent train

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It’s every teenagers dream. To become somebody, to become a star, to get noticed. Nick Chubbs, 19, has been living the dream. Chubbs, a Denver resident, just returned from Los Angeles where he won the award for best songwriting in the United States with the Best New Talent Search, a…

Business leader in recovery

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R-Anell President Dennis Jones is expected to make a full recovery after a motorcycle accident on Saturday, Nov. 6. Jones, a resident of Mooresville, was traveling east on Mombo Road in Iredell County when the accident occurred at 2:25 p.m. According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, speed was…

Natural Nutrition

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Natalie Veres and Cassie Parsons love food — food that is good for you, that is. Veres and Parsons want to offer the community food that tastes good but is also good for one’s body. In order to make their dream a reality, Veres and Parsons recently purchased 10 acres…

Lake Calendar

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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…

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…

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…