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New Teacher bonds with kids

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A new teacher’s first day of school can be as nerve wracking as a child’s first day of kindergarten, but Jesse May, a recent college graduate, didn’t have any butterflies. “I am absolutely ready to go,” said May. “Kids! Bring me kids!” Just one week before the start of school,…

Work quality, safety suggestions a `ten`

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Rodney Robbins says his top priority is safety. Robbins’ list of “Top Ten Safety Tips” for a company is his way of giving back to the community. “I like things to run well and systems that work,” he said. “I want to share this with others.” Robbins is the quality…

Music Man — Hannemann reaches milestone at Emmanuel Lutheran Church

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Southern hospitality goes a long way, according to Daniel Hannemann, music minister at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Originally from Iowa, Hannemann came to Lincolnton in 1979. He has since led music at the church for 25 years. He will celebrate this milestone in his career and faith Sunday, Aug. 15 at…

Class Reunion

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Union High School Class of 1954 held their 50th class reunion Saturday, July 31 at Lincoln Country Club. From front left: Bill Sain, Jerald Hallman, Sarah Hallman, Shirley Anthony, Mary Carolyn Leatherman, Martha George, Barbara Ritchie, Ida Ballinger, Joey Doergo, Harrilene Nantz, MaryU Sue Phillips, Frankie Sue Williams, Betty Sain,…

Court upholds sentence in rebirthing case

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DENVER (AP) — The state Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld the verdict and 16-year prison sentence of a woman convicted in the “rebirthing therapy” death of a 10-year-old girl originally from Lincoln County. Attorneys for Julie Ponder had argued it was unfair to try her jointly with Evergreen therapist…

Faith among friends

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People slowly made their way to the arbor on Monday morning, just in time for the 11 a.m. worship service. The day was just beginning and starting to heat up. Children were outside playing, laughing, talking and doing cartwheels. Others were outside reading newspapers or sweeping the dust off their…

Lake Calendar

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SOUTHLAKE CHRISTIAN Southlake Christian Academy’s Upper School Open House will be held Tuesday, Aug. 10 from 1-3 p.m. Mandatory New Student Orientation for all newly-enrolled students in grades 7-12 will be held after the open house from 3-4 p.m. A Lower School Open House and Hot Dog Supper will be…

Kindergarten Grads

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The following Kindergartners graduated from the Lincoln Charter School this year: (from left) Jason Hopkins, Hannah Gold, Alexis Cйspedes, Caleb Welch, Lilly Martin, Scarlet Withers, Meleah Chesney, Karleigh Morrison, Jeremiah Helms, Holden Ritchie, Madison Pearce, Matthew Lowe, Kennedy Prorock Alex Barlowe, Carson Lovelace and Tucker Lovelace. Logan Dean is not…

National Night Out

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Paramedic John Dancoff shows Juan Lopez the inside of an ambulance at the Sunrise Community’s National Night Out event. Fish was fried; burgers were grilled; and neighbors visited with local law enforcement and emergency workers. Diane Turbyfill / LTN Photo…

Maiden names new police chief

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The town of Maiden has appointed a new police chief who will begin Aug. 16. Troy Church, 44, who is operation commander at the town of Longview Police Department, was chosen out of 35 applicants. Todd Clark, Maiden’s town manager, said out of the applicants who applied for the position,…