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Winners awarded in LCC and LAC art regional competition

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Gary Freeman’s “Surfside Pier” won first place in the Lincoln Arts Council and Lincoln Cultural Center’s annual regional art competition. The Lincoln Cultural Center and the Lincoln Arts Council held their annual regional art show awards presentation on Friday, March 26. A reception and awards ceremony was held from 7…

Strength and Strife

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Josh Davis and Mary Williams act out a scene where Williams is forced to the gas chamber. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Torturous experiences and great human strength combine and bring powerful images to the stage in the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of “And Then They Came for Me… Remembering…

Annual festival to include contemporary and traditional pottery

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Joe Reinhardt plans to sell and display his wares at the upcoming pottery festival. Contributed Photo VALE — Joe Reinhardt lives in Vale just across the road from where the late Burlon Craig, master potter, once lived. Craig was a great influence on his neighbor. “We were friends… I would…

Relay for Life event attended by 4,000 to help fight cancer

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A luminary lit in honor of John Haynes burns brightly Friday night at the sixth annual East Lincoln Relay for Life ceremony. A moment of silence was held to remember those lost to cancer. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Luminaries spell out “hope” on the bleachers of the East Lincoln…

Rotary Auction chairman: ‘We beat last year’

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At the Rotary Auction, James Wakulsky considers bidding on some dinosaur toys at the kids table. Behind him Braden Willis looks at a rabbit up for silent auction. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo The Rotary Auction has wound down, but donations continue to pour in. It may be a matter…

Lincolnton gears up for May 7 Relay

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(Left to right) Gail Gilbert and Cheryl Arrowood of the Daniels Lutheran Church team and Linda Jetton with the Lincoln County Democrat Women pick up signs and other materials at the Relay for Life Team Captain meeting Tuesday at the Senior Center in Lincolnton. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo As…

Librarian closes book on position at Pumpkin Center Middle School

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Jane Crouse (left) and Kaye Hollifield (right) enjoy each other’s company at Hollifield’s retirement party at Capt’n Pete’s Seafood restaurant Monday. Hollifield, the librarian at Pumpkin Center Middle retired Tuesday. Crouse took over as librarian today. The event raised $1695 to go towards purchasing library books for the school. Amy…

Residents support proposed Denver-Charlotte bus line at hearing

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Many Lincoln County residents were present at a public hearing in support of a proposed bus line from Denver to Charlotte at Monday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. The public hearing was held in order to get an idea whether people in east Lincoln County would actually use the bus…

Look at Lincoln

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Mike and Lil Turner give Jared Gibson with the Boger City Fire Department a donation as part of Saturday’s Fill the Boot drive. Firefighters raised $7,600 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, which helps buy medical equipment and send kids to camp. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Children brush up on Bible skills

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Members of the Children’s Bible Drill Team search for a passage Wednesday during practice. Pictured are, from left, Luke Mitchem, Tyler Bingle, Stephen Harris, Zane Pearce, Chris Mayhew and Casey Roark. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Children stand at attention — shoulders back, heads up and Bibles out. They flip…