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Award named after local

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The North Carolina Association for the Advancement of Health Education established the Linda Harrill Rudisill Lifetime Achievement Award at their 2004 convention. Rudisill has contributed over 41 years to education. Now retired, she serves as a member of the Board of Managers at the Lincoln County Family YMCA. She is…

Around Town 12/31/2004

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100TH ANNIVERSARY Amity Baptist Church will hold its 100th anniversary kick-off event at 11 a.m. Sunday. The time capsule that was buried 50 years ago in the old block church will be opened. Members of that era are urged to be present and will be recognized. Special memories will be…

102nd Birthday

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West Lincoln shows growth

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Growth in western Lincoln County has been consistent — but increasing slightly — over the past several years. That trend continued during 2004, said Kelly Atkins, director of Building and Land Development. Of the 1,035 lots created in Lincoln County, 212 of them are located in the western part of…

Crouse women remember creation of atom bomb

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CROUSE — During the summer of 1945, three young women from Crouse left home to aid in the creation of the atomic bomb. They traveled eight hours by bus to Oak Ridge, Tenn, which was also known as “the secret city.” Off from college on summer break, the girls only…

Posters feature former students

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The faces of three West Lincoln High School graduates are featured on posters promoting Western Carolina University. Kristina Reid, Emily Whitener and Amanda Stevens are each listed on personalized posters describing their successes at the university. “The purpose is to recruit students primarily and also to show how students from…

Cat rescued from well

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Looking at “Crazy Eight” today, no one would know that just days before Christmas, the kitten was rescued from a 75-foot well. Cindy Saull, a firefighter with the Crouse Volunteer Fire Department who later adopted the cat, could not ignore the information she heard on her pager the night of…

Outdoor Classroom

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From left Kevin Hullett, Chris Donaldson and Charlotte Thomas listen to their teacher, Debbie Michael, while studying at the outdoor classroom at North Lincoln High School, which recently received a $1,000 grant to assist environmental science classes. Diane Turbyfill / Lincoln Times-News…

Around Town 12/29/2004

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GOSPEL SINGING The Christianaires of Fort Mill, S.C. will perform Saturday at 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Horseshoe Lake Road, Lincolnton. For details call 704-735-1390. DEMOCRATIC MEN The Lincoln County Democratic Men’s Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at Zipper’s Restaurant. For more information call 704-736-9447.…

Coming untied — Lake residents remember raft-up`s past

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With the recent announcement of the Lake Norman Raft-Up coming to an end, people have been talking. Some are disappointed, while others are happy. Craig Willis, a Westport resident, has been involve with the raft-up for many years. “It’s too bad that the raft-up won’t be happening anymore. It’s sad,”…